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.
Jefferson Regional Medical Center says that a medication labeled as the narcotic Oxycodone, actually contained a non-narcotic drug. The hospital says that a pharmacy technician who handled medication packaging in the hospital pharmacy substituted another medication for the narcotic. After an internal investigation the employee was fired.
Moon Township Police had a puzzling burglary case on their hands when prescription medication started disappearing from two units in a local apartment complex.
With the scorching hot temperatures, you might be able to beat the heat, but what about your medications? If you have a chronic condition and you notice your symptoms are worse than usual, think about where your meds have been.
Most people know you can get into serious trouble for drinking and driving. You can also get into trouble for taking that pain pill or allergy medicine and driving. It’s called DUI-D — or driving under the influence of drugs — even legally-obtained prescription drugs or over-the-counter medicines.
There’s a new warning for patients who are taking certain heartburn and acid reflux drugs. The FDA believes that taking proton pump inhibitors like Nexium, Prilosec, Zegerid and Prevacid may increase your risk of developing a stomach infection.
A missing woman in Munhall was found safe and sound Monday morning at her home.
Munhall police are searching for a missing woman.