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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.
So, you’ve made your New Year’s resolutions and you’ve been sticking to it: eating right, exercising regularly. But your weight hasn’t budged. What gives? Well, maybe it’s your sleep.
Doctors say 75 percent of people who are physically active will get a knee injury at some point. For the more serious cases, the damage can lead to arthritis or to a total joint replacement, but there’s a technique that can prevent that.
The birth of a child is special for any parent and a long-standing tradition has been to film the event. However, some hospitals are cracking down and aren’t allowing cameras in the delivery room anymore.
A shooting sent officials to St. Clair Hospital on Friday night.
Remember the food pyramid? Well, it’s history. Welcome “the plate.”
Going on vacation is supposed to be relaxing. It was anything but relaxing for a local man who ended up with life-threatening problems in Aruba. Luckily, he was able to come home and get treatment that is becoming more available in the United States.