New Study Looks At Long-Term Effects Of HysterectomiesFor many women, a hysterectomy is necessary at some point in their life. But, can having it done too early cause more harm than good?
Can The Proper Amount Of Sleep Help Keep The Flu, Colds Away?If you've managed to escape the flu so far, there’s one thing you can do to increase your chances of preventing yourself from getting sick.
New Study Examines Health Effects Of Inducing Labor For Pregnant WomenA study, including more than 6,000 healthy women in their first pregnancy at 41 hospitals across the United States, including Magee-Womens Hospital, looked at the outcomes of inducing labor as opposed to letting it happen on its own.
Is It Possible To 'Catch Up' On Sleep On Weekends?During the work week, many people don't get the nightly recommended hours of sleep. So, can you catch up by sleeping in on weekends?
Peanut Desensitization Treatment Helping Some Overcome Their AllergiesSome Pittsburgh-area doctors are doing peanut desensitization treatments to help patients overcome food allergies.
Inhalable Insulin Providing Needle-Free Option To Some Diabetes PatientsFor most people with diabetes, managing it revolves around needles, especially those who have to take insulin.
Diagnosing Common Heart Problem Made Easier With Cardiac MRIA common heart problem, which could kill you, can also be easily fixed. Diagnosing it used to be difficult. Now, more hospitals have the tools they need to detect it.
Number Of Young Mothers Taking ADHD Medications JumpFor moms who feel like they are all over the place, there could be a medical reason for your personal chaos.
'So Far So Good': First U.S. Patient To Get New ALS Drug Doing Well Six Months LaterA Pittsburgh-area man made national headlines last summer when he became the first person to get a breakthrough new treatment for ALS. Nearly six months later, how's he doing now?
New Treatment Gives Doctors Longer Window To Treat StrokesWhen treating stroke victims, time is crucial, but a new study finds that doctors may have more than than previously thought.
Simple Steps Could Help Fix Common Eye Problem Affecting 16 Million AmericansIf your eyes have been bothering you lately, it may be because of a problem that is easily fixed.
Rough Flu Season Causing Supply Shortages At Some Doctors' Offices, HospitalsThe flu has hit so hard and heavy this year, some doctors are running out of supplies.