Plastic Particles Found In Bottled Water, Study FindsA study examining 11 brands of bottled water sold around the world has found that nearly every sample tested was contaminated by plastic particles.
'Volunteer Cuddlers' Helping Babies Born To Drug-Addicted MomsResearch shows a gentle, soothing touch helps babies who are born to moms dealing with addiction. That's why a local hospital has their "volunteer cuddler" program.
Pa. House & Senate Bills Propose Changes To Abortion Law In Cases Of Down SyndromeA large rally was held in Harrisburg on Monday, focusing on people living with Down syndrome and new proposed changes to Pennsylvania's abortion law.
Beaver County Sees Uptick In STD Numbers Among Young PeopleNew disturbing information says there is a significant increase in sexually transmitted diseases for young people between the ages of 15 and 24.
Some Parkinson’s Patients Turning To Boxing To Battle SymptomsThere's no cure for Parkinson’s disease, but some patients are finding that something unexpected can help.
New Study Looks At Long-Term Effects Of HysterectomiesFor many women, a hysterectomy is necessary at some point in their life. But, can having it done too early cause more harm than good?
Company Claims 3D Scanner Can Diagnose Heart Diseases In 90 SecondsA scanner being developed uses artificial intelligence to create thousands of 3D maps of a patient's heart to tell doctors what is, or isn't, causing chest pain. The best part? The process takes about 90 seconds.
Can The Proper Amount Of Sleep Help Keep The Flu, Colds Away?If you've managed to escape the flu so far, there’s one thing you can do to increase your chances of preventing yourself from getting sick.
Opioids No Better Than Over-The-Counter Pain Meds, Study FindsIn patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.
Plans Unveiled For New Cancer Center At Allegheny General HospitalPlans for the first major expansion at Allegheny General Hospital in nearly two decades were announced Wednesday morning.
New Study Examines Health Effects Of Inducing Labor For Pregnant WomenA study, including more than 6,000 healthy women in their first pregnancy at 41 hospitals across the United States, including Magee-Womens Hospital, looked at the outcomes of inducing labor as opposed to letting it happen on its own.
West Virginia House Opposes Constitutional Abortion RightsWest Virginia's House has voted to end abortion rights under the state constitution.