Heart Disease

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Research: Women With Diabetes More Likely To Develop Heart Disease

Forget what you think you know about heart disease. There’s new information that’s shaking things up a bit.

06/03/2014

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Study Finds Link Between Statin Users And High-Calorie Diets

Millions of Americans take medication to keep the cholesterol in check.

04/25/2014

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Homestead Lays Beloved Fire Chief To Rest

It was a sad day in Homestead where the community said goodbye to their beloved, long-time fire chief.

10/19/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Heart Disease

On this week’s edition of Medical Frontiers, Dr. Gerald Pifer welcomed Dr. George Magovern and Dr. Venkatraman Srinivasan to discuss heart disease.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/22/2013

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Kids Find Common Bond, Comfort At Heart Camp

Camp Kon-o-kwee offers a myriad of activities this time of year. But 130 kids at “Heart Camp” share a common bond.

06/14/2013

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Research: Certain Kinds Of Male Pattern Baldness Linked To Heart Disease

What does your hair have to do with your heart? It could point to your risk of heart disease.

04/04/2013

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New Research Shows Mediterranean Diet Is Good For Heart Health

The Mediterranean Diet has been around for some time, but Spanish research published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine claims a 30 percent reduction in heart disease, primarily strokes, compared to those favoring a low-fat diet.

02/26/2013

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Medical Frontiers: National Heart Month This February

On this edition of Medical Frontiers, Dr. Pifer is joined by West Penn System Cardiologists Dr. George Gabriel and Dr. Travis Wilson.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/18/2013

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“Heart Month” Shines Spotlight On Women & Heart Health

February is Heart Month and it kicks off with “National Wear Red Day” – a day that focuses on women and their hearts.

01/31/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Heart Disease

Dr. Gerald Pifer hosted Medical Frontiers and spoke with two interventional cardiologists from the West Penn Allegheny Health System.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/28/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Heart Disease

On this edition of Medical Frontiers, the Doctors take your calls and answer your questions about heart health and medication.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/10/2012

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Medical Frontiers Discusses Heart Disease

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio Monday on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA for Medical Frontiers by Dr. Walter McGregor and Dr. Raeg Jahh-Ali.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/25/2012

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Medical Frontiers: Women’s Heart Disease

Medical Frontiers is joined by Dr. Indu Poornima, a cardiologist and director of AGH’s Women’s Heart Center.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/14/2012

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Coroner: Cocaine Use Contributed To Whitney Houston’s Death

Cocaine was found in Whitney Houston’s system when she died, according to the final report from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.

03/22/2012

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Local Hoarder Died From Heart Disease

The medical examiner has determined that the Ingram man found dead in his home, buried among mounds of trash and junk he had been collecting for years, died from heart disease.

02/02/2012

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