The cyber security breach at Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield with its 80 million customers has brought increased scrutiny to security issues in the health care industry.
By all accounts, the breach of Anthem, an Indianapolis-based Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance company, was stunning.
Tuesday, officials say a parent reported that their child – a student at Ben Franklin Elementary School – had a scarlet fever.
The measles – highly contagious, and according to most medical experts, highly preventable.
Experts have a better idea of how much sleep you need to get every night.
Is there a way to help your dog or cat live longer? And not just longer, but also with a better quality of life?
If you have nagging pain, headaches or stress, trouble sleeping or with digestion, a new self-treatment technique could help you.
A new study suggests that girls who drink a lot of sugar-filled drinks may start their menstrual periods earlier than girls who consume other beverages.
Governor Tom Wolf today met with parents who say their children’s health could be greatly improved – if they had access to medical marijuana.
We have phones, watches, even cars that are “smart.” Now, a group of researchers has come up with a “smart bandage” that could turn wound care on its head.
According to BetterDoctor.com, Pittsburgh ranked No. 6 on the list of America’s Healthiest Cities.
The Allegheny County Health Department says 15 people have now died from the flu in the Pittsburgh area, but that this season’s outbreak seems to be slowing down.
The most overcrowded section of your grocery store these days may well be the snack bar aisle. Sales are on the rise with 20 percent of Americans saying they munch at least one bar a day, according to Mintel Market Research.
With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
We are only halfway through flu season and seven deaths have already been reported in Allegheny County.