Allegheny General Hospital Expands Testing For Legionella BacteriaA Pittsburgh hospital has expanded testing for the bacteria that cause Legionnaire's disease after finding it in two water tanks earlier this month.
Local Doctors Using New Technology To Treat Peripheral Artery DiseaseNearly 20 million adults in the United States have peripheral artery disease, but local doctors are the first in the area to use groundbreaking technology to treat it.
Pepsi Reintroducing Aspartame, Bringing Back Crystal PepsiPepsiCo is putting aspartame back in some of its diet beverages less than a year after pulling the artificial sweetener as part of a marketing move over safety concerns.
Doctors Discouraging Early Induction Of LaborA few decades ago, a trend started, allowing mothers to decide if they wanted to be induced early. Now, doctors are trying to stop that trend from continuing.
Deciding Between Sugar And Sugar Substitutes For KidsDo you give your child sugar or sugar substitutes?
Selective Mutism In Kids Can Be Treated A Number Of Ways A lot of people have social anxiety to varying degrees. For some, it's so severe they physically can't speak around certain people.
State Fines 2 Health Systems For Illegally Dumping WasteThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined two health systems for illegally dumping medical waste in a landfill.
Local Doctors Stress Importance Of Cardiac Rehab Following Heart AttackIt's one of the best things for people to do after they've had a heart attack, but only one-third of heart attack survivors actually do it.
Having 'Dense Breasts' Could Require Additional Cancer ScreeningsForty percent of women have dense breasts, which could hide small abnormalities on a mammogram.
Pitt Researcher Contracts Zika Virus After Being Stuck With Needle In LabThe Allegheny County Health Department confirms that there have now been four confirmed cases of the Zika virus in the county.
Study Examines Effects Of Concerts On Long-Term HearingShould concert-goers protect their hearing?
Is Garcinia Cambogia Actually A Weight-Loss Miracle Pill?Garcinia cambogia is being advertised everywhere as the latest and greatest weight-loss miracle pill. But, is it?