As we get older we take less care on preventative vaccines, but the CDC is hoping to inform more adults about vaccines can prevent shingles, pneumonia, and cancer.
In a surprise move, the pharmacy chain CVS says it will discontinue the sale of all tobacco products on Oct. 1.
If you are on a kick to get fit in 2014, you are not alone.
Princess Diana, Mariah Carey, Bill Clinton, W.C. Fields — ever notice the redness or bumpiness in their skin? It’s called Rosacea, a collection of signs and symptoms that affects up to one in 10 Americans.
Computers, tablets, cell phones – is all this focusing on tiny electronic devices taking a toll on our childrens’ eyes?
A new study says signs of which children are at risk for childhood obesity can be detected earlier than some may think.
The statistics are stunning: 44 percent of American women will develop a life-threatening cancer in their lifetime.
Which is worse for your DNA – being sleep-deprived or shifting your sleep?
Employers are battling between allowing e-cigarettes in the workplace or banning them like traditional cigarettes.
Could a certain kind of brain imaging called high definition fiber tracking help diagnose concussion and assess recovery?
Wilma Fisher enjoyed walking with her family, but last August, when she couldn’t do it anymore, she knew something was wrong.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Heinz Endowments has given researchers $415,000 to study whether asthma rates among Pittsburgh Public Schools students are as bad as school nurses say. As many as half of the district’s 26,000 […]
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) Stem cells have been used to treat cancer patients, multiple scleroses, and other conditions. Now, a local practice, Rehabilitation and Pain Specialists, is now bringing to the Pittsburgh area a non-surgical adult stem cell procedure to treat pain in patients.
It’s high season for respiratory viruses, and health officials say there’s a whole lot of misery going around.
A UPMC doctor feels that if you start feeling sick, you should stay home and stop infecting those around you.