Lawmakers Demand Information On EpiPen Price IncreaseMembers of Congress are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed, while the CEO of the Pittsburgh area company has reportedly seen a 671 percent increase in salary.
Some Lawmakers Trying To Expand FDA’s Authority Over CosmeticsCosmetic companies are not required to report injuries or "serious adverse" reactions to the FDA.
New Study Finds Certain Video Games May Be Effective In Warding Off DementiaA new study finds video games might just be the key to preventing dementia.
Pennsylvania Now One Of Top States For Zika Virus Pennsylvania now has one of the highest number of travel-related Zika cases in America.
Autopsy: Patient Died From Mold Linked To Other DeathsAn autopsy report for a transplant patient who contracted a fungal infection while at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center indicates he suffered from the same type of mold linked to other deaths.
DEP: Mosquitoes Capable Of Spreading Zika Found In 3 Local CountiesMosquitoes that are capable of spreading the Zika virus have been found in Allegheny, Beaver and Fayette counties.
Back-To-School Time Can Be Trying For Students With Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseFor some college students with an embarrassing condition, heading back to class is not always an exciting time.
Study Examines Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy, Child Behavioral IssuesAcetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, has been a go-to medicine for pregnant women with aches and pains and fever. Now a British study shows a pattern of behavioral issues in the children of mothers who took this drug during pregnancy.
New Procedure Claims To 'Melt' Fat Straight Off The BodyResearchers have found a new enzyme that works by dissolving the connections between fat cells, breaking them up.
'Sundowning' May Cause Increased Confusion At Night For Alzheimer's PatientsMore than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. For some of them, their confusion seems to be worse at night.
Study: Percentage Of Adults Smoking Marijuana Has DoubledThe percentage of American adults who say they smoke marijuana has nearly doubled in three years, according to a new Gallup poll.
Unusual Treatment Being Used To Treat C. Diff PatientsHundreds of thousands of people suffer from a bacterial infection in their intestines that could be life-threatening.