St. Clair Hospital
Kris Letang’s stroke is thought to be related to a hole in his heart.
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.
It used to be everyone got their medical care at or near a hospital in the city. Now, medical malls are springing up all over the region to bring medical care closer to the community with convenient locations, free parking, and one-stop-shopping.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking health care centers to be on the lookout for bacteria resistant to a class of antibiotics. The bacteria are called carbapenam-resistant enterobacteriaceae, or CRE.
It’s a heart condition with no warning signs — not even chest pains — but it can quickly escalate into a medical emergency, even death.
The flu vaccine is designed to protect against the most commonly circulating strains of the virus expected in a given season.
The ribs are designed to protect the vital structures in your chest, but when ribs get injured, they can actually do damage. That’s the concern now with what Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is saying about his injuries.
The quarterback is struck… and it seems Big Ben’s shoulder gets clocked. “Bruised ribs and bruised sternum are fairly common,” says Dr. Jon Tucker, an orthopedic surgeon at St. Clair Hospital. Turns out, it wasn’t his shoulder at all, but a sternoclavicular injury.
One woman was killed in an ATV accident in South Fayette Township Sunday night.
Newborns are priceless and hospitals take the safety of these precious babies very seriously – something they explain to new parents. Adam Kirk and his wife Kristin just had a baby at Magee Women’s Hospital 10 weeks ago. The baby got two ID bands — one for the wrist, one for the ankle. Mom got an ID band, too.
At Magee Women’s Hospital, new parents are no longer sent home with a bag of free formula. The hospital stopped doing this to urge mothers to breast feed instead for the nutritional benefits, immune system building and bonding.
A study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry looked at black pepper’s effect on fat.
Do you have a daily indulgence in your diet? Even in moderation, your everyday treat may sabotage your weight.
Going bald is on the mind of a lot of men. A protein in the scalp called PGD2 (prostaglandin D2) may be part of the problem.
Some foods are considered healthy, but the way they’re made or packaged may make them less healthy.