Getting to the doctor’s office isn’t always easy or convenient, and Pittsburgh Mercy Health System has spent 310-thousand dollars to change that.
Gubernatorial candidate John Hanger, a Hershey Democrat, was in Pittsburgh Monday to join UPMC employees at a downtown demonstration, saying senior UPMC executives are fostering income inequality by short-changing workers.
There is potential for a new device that is similar to a pace maker that would help people with sleep apnea.
Pittsburgh hospital officials say an older woman with an underlying medical condition has died and eight others have been so seriously sickened by the H1N1 flu strain that they require machine assistance.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients’ blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
CNN Money is out with a list of the best jobs in America.
Dr. Gerald Pifer talked to electrophysiologist Dr. Kenneth Judson on a heart health edition of Medical Frontiers.
George Washington Carver, David Crosthwait and Patricia Bath are just a handful of African Americans who have created products or devices to improve our living standards.
It’s been a merry Christmas for one couple who was able to bring their premature babies home for the holidays.
Forty-million Americans wear contact lenses. In the not so distant future, contacts may do a lot more than just help you see. What if the lenses could look inside of you to diagnose, monitor and even treat disease? Sound far-fetched? Well, it may not be too far away.
Medical Frontiers is joined by Mary Wasko, M.D. and Fotious Koupouras, M.D. The doctors are both experts in Rheumatoid pain and arthritis. They take your calls and answer your questions. Listen to Medical Fontiers every […]
Medical Frontiers welcomes Dr. Lauer and Dr. Paranjpe, both from Allegheny General Hospital. They discuss both of their respective specialties and take your questions, as well.
Medical Frontiers hosts Dr. Christine Gallis and Dr. Andrew Sword who answers your questions about women’s health.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Consumer Reports recently surveyed hundreds of doctors and patients, and their answers reveal ways you can optimize your medical care. Dr. Harold Federman has been in practice for more than 40 years […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It has been a busy year in health and medical news. The good news is the bad news wasn’t so bad for Pittsburgh. Here’s what made headlines in 2010: Hands-only CPR If […]