Despite assembling an arsenal of pesticides and putting bait traps everywhere, roaches keep invading some homes in a Highland Park neighborhood.
Although we are in the midst of flu season, the flu has been off to a slow start this year.
A feral cat with end stage rabies was brought to Dr. Krewatch at the Bradford Hills Veterinary Hospital last Saturday by a Good Samaritan. But the rabid stray had to be euthanized.
Fall is just around the corner and so is flu season. The Allegheny County Health Department is suggesting people get their vaccination now to avoid getting sick later.
The health department has noticed the trend and is trying to stop any potential problems, namely outbreaks with the bacteria salmonella.
With the hot and humid weather, the region has already seen two air quality action days this week; but health officials say cloud cover is keeping us in the clear today. Most Air Quality Action Days are called on hot, muggy days when there is little wind, but lots of sunlight.
The American Lung Association says our area is one of the most polluted in the nation, but local health officials say the findings are flawed.