Western Pa. Experiencing Extremely Mild Flu SeasonSevere flu is being reported nationwide, but here in southwestern Pennsylvania, we seem to be dodging the bullet, at least for now.
Respiratory Illness Runs RampantIf you're coughing and stuffy, you aren't alone. Doctors are getting pummeled by cases like this.
Guidelines Released For Prescribing Narcotics In Emergency RoomsAbuse of prescription pain killers has been a growing problem. It's now the leading cause of accidental death – more than even car accidents. With this in mind, the American College of Emergency Physicians came out with a policy statement about appropriate prescribing guidelines for narcotic pain medicine in the E.R.
Pittsburgh Doctor Explains Dangerous Dare Have you heard of the "Salt and Ice Challenge?" Chances are your kids have. Once again, social media sites like YouTube and Facebook have popularized a dangerous new game that's drawing alarm from parents and medical experts.
Medical Frontiers Talks About Epilepsy Dr. Pifer was joined in the studio today by Dr. Jack Wilberger and Dr. James Valeriano of Allegheny General Hospital Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery.