Study Suggests Speed Training App Could Help Prevent Dementia; Specialist SkepticalIs there anything you can do to prevent dementia? A recent study suggests, you need speed.
New 3D Technique Helping To Diagnose Breast Cancer In Some WomenThere is a new technique helping to diagnose breast cancer. It's called automated breast ultrasound -- ABUS, for short.
Gov't Approves First-Ever Med With Digital Tracking SystemThe Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in the United States with a digital ingestion tracking system.
Half Of U.S. Adults Have High Blood Pressure In New GuidelinesNew medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition.
'You Need To Act Immediately': Cardiac Arrest Survivor Saved By Teen Son, Urges Bystanders To Jump Into ActionOnly about a third of sudden cardiac arrest patients get CPR, and a new study shows your chances are even more slim if you're a woman.
Drinking Water Blamed In Hundreds Of Illnesses, 13 Deaths, CDC ReportsIn 2013-14, a total of 42 drinking-water-associated outbreaks caused by infectious pathogens, chemicals or toxins were reported to the CDC from 19 states, including Pennsylvania.
UPMC Expansion Could Reach Far Beyond PittsburghLast week, UPMC announced a $2 billion plan to build three new hospitals in Pittsburgh and change health care as we know it. Now, we’re learning that the health care giant’s expansion could reach far beyond Pittsburgh.
PANDAS Often Misdiagnosed In Kids, Can Lead To Sudden Behavioral ChangesGetting strep throat is common for kids. For most, they take antibiotics and get better. However, in some children, it can lead to severe tantrums, OCD and tics - leaving parents baffled.
More Than 3,800 Sign Up For Medical Marijuana In Pennsylvania In First WeekMore than 3,800 patients have registered for Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program in its first week.
Quaker Valley H.S. Experimenting With Later Start Times, Says Students Need More RestStarting classes later for teenage students is becoming a national trend.
Teen Injured In Horrific Farm Accident Is Hoping To Get Movement Back In His Hand With Latest SurgeryA teenager whose arm was severed in a farming accident and reattached underwent a special surgery in St. Louis to restore movement to his hand.
ER Doc Says His Participation In Pa.'s Medical Marijuana Program Is A MustThe phone has been ringing off the hook at some area doctors' offices since the release of the list of physicians approved to prescribe medical marijuana.