Janet Ghise’s 14-year-old dog, Maggie, died unexpectedly at a kennel while she was on vacation. The Bethel Park native was devastated at the loss of her pet.
New guidelines out today could put many more people on cholesterol-lowering drugs.
Emergency care for heart attacks is getting a new focus.
If you had a heart attack at work, would your co-workers know what to do?
Dr. Gerald Pifer talked to electrophysiologist Dr. Kenneth Judson on a heart health edition of Medical Frontiers.
It is possible that a lot has changed since you learned CPR, and the people at the American Heart Association are using National CPR and AED Awareness Week to spread the word.
Three new studies about salt were presented Thursday at a meeting of the American Heart Association. One shows that most packaged food for toddlers contain more than the recommended amount.
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.
On this edition of Medical Frontiers, Dr. Pifer is joined by West Penn System Cardiologists Dr. George Gabriel and Dr. Travis Wilson.
It’s a heart condition with no warning signs — not even chest pains — but it can quickly escalate into a medical emergency, even death.
On this edition of Medical Frontiers, the Doctors take your calls and answer your questions about heart health and medication.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Monday is essentially the start of another big holiday season for western Pennsylvania, hunting season. But sadly, each year, we hear multiple reports of hunters suffering heart attacks in the woods. KDKA’s […]