Certain Over-The-Counter Medications Could Increase Risk Of DementiaThere is growing evidence to suggest the long-term use of some very common over-the-counter medicines — from pain relievers, cold and allergy treatments, even some sleep aids — may increase your risk of dementia.
3 Ways To Ease Your PainAre you struggling? Peter Bedard, author of "Convergence Healing," shares his tips for easing your pain.
Recall Issued For Children’s Cold MedicineA recall has been issued for a certain kind of children's cold medicine.
State House Hearing In Pittsburgh Takes Testimony On Medical MarijuanaLegalizing medical marijuana -- the issue stirs emotion, as members of the state House Health and Judiciary Committees discovered at a hearing in Pittsburgh.
Local Doctors Using Google Glass To Help Trauma PatientsPittsburgh seems to always be on the cutting edge of new technology in medicine.
Local Pharmacies Experience Tamiflu ShortageIt's the flu season -- so maybe it's no surprise one particular pharmaceutical drug is in high demand -- Tamiflu.
Experts Share Tips On How To Get Rid Of Expired MedicationsIf you look in the medicine cabinet, chances are you will find some expired medications.
New Device Breathing Optimism Into Future Of Medical Testing A new generation of diagnostic tools may soon be able to sniff out all sorts of diseases using your breath, including various cancers, liver disease, kidney failure, diabetes, asthma and tuberculosis.
Express Scripts Cuts Payments For Customized DrugsThe nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, is dramatically scaling back its coverage of compounded medications, saying most of the custom-mixed medicines are ineffective or overpriced.
Germs That Outwit Antibiotics Found In ToddlersBefore there were antibiotics, people died from infections all the time.
Shakira and Blake Shelton to Perform Together at the ACM AwardsThe two artists will perform their duet "Medicine" live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.
Once-A-Week Drug For Diabetes Under FDA ConsiderationFor type 2 diabetes, how about a shot that's just once a week? The FDA is considering a medicine that would be a weekly shot. And it's not insulin.