Dr. Maria Simbra
Having a designated trauma center nearby in a mass casualty situation can make a difference in time, expertise and outcomes.
KDKA’s Dr. Maria Simbra has more on the emergency protocols in in mass casualty situations.
Computers, tablets, video games, TV — these entertaining devices can be hard on how much kids weigh, how well they see, and now a study hints at possibly how well their bones hold up.
A source of poisoning in Pittsburgh is actually electronic: e-cigarettes.
To train your body to handle what makes you allergic, there have been allergy shots. But now there are allergy tablets.
When you think of high cholesterol, your first thought isn’t usually children.
The polar vortex made it a bad winter… will it also make it a bad spring?
New research points to autism being set in motion even before birth.
For type 2 diabetes, how about a shot that’s just once a week? The FDA is considering a medicine that would be a weekly shot. And it’s not insulin.
Who is more worried about Alzheimer’s disease? Men or women?
Chronic pain, like the kind associated with arthritis, not only hurts, but can also be frustrating and depressing when it limits your ability to do the things you used to do.
A new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It’s called Zohydro. It’s the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.
Terilyn Gillespie has had diabetes almost her whole life.
The regularly scheduled pap smear — for many women, it’s a routine part of getting a checkup.
Could a headband be a fix for migraines?