Medical Epidemiologist Kristen Mertz from the Allegheny County Health Department says officials are putting out the warning now in hopes that those who haven’t already gotten their flu shot this season will get one and soon.
A simple conversation with her doctor ended up being a huge tip for Annie Federoff.
You don’t necessarily have to be old and frail to get osteoporosis. It is possible to have it when you’re younger – even in your 40s and 50s.
A local grandmother is still reeling after a man with a gun barged into her home and threatened her life if she didn’t hand over her prescription medication.
To train your body to handle what makes you allergic, there have been allergy shots. But now there are allergy tablets.
A new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It’s called Zohydro. It’s the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark is making headlines after coming out and saying NFL players are using marijuana, including some of his teammates.
Justin Rushin’s blood pressure was way higher than the normal 120 over 80, despite increasing amounts of medicine.
An investigation is underway after a heart transplant patient allegedly overdosed on drugs at UPMC Presbyterian hospital.
A suspended Allegheny County police officer, charged in several road rage incidents, is now out of jail but he’s not exactly a free man.
Many people choose their pharmacy for reasons other than price. But shopping around on your prescription drugs can pay off.
It’s been one year since terror struck at Pittsburgh’s Western Psychiatric Institute when a gunman opened fire. Out of that tragedy, many questions arose. Why did this happen? And could it be prevented from happening again?
Nine people die from asthma each day in the United States. A new study is looking at patients who have trouble controlling their condition, and suggests possibly changing the way doctors treat them.
Triaminic and Theraflu products have been recalled for failing to meet child-resistant closure requirements.
Natlie Groves doesn’t feel well. She’s battling the flu. Her mom turned to over-the-counter medicines for relief, but was concerned about the ingredients in all the different options.