Lawyers were expected to present opening statements in trial of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with killing his neurologist wife with cyanide – but when that happens will be determined by a last-minute problem with two alternate jurors.
The Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has teamed with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and catcher David Ross to raise awareness on concussion treatments.
As the nation grapples with Ebola, Sen. Bob Casey teamed up with doctors and specialists from UPMC Presbyterian Hospital Friday morning to discuss how prepared we are.
Officials say they’ve figured out how several patients at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital came down with a superbug.
The death of Thomas Eric Duncan, from the Ebola virus he contracted in West Africa, has now led to the first transmitted case of Ebola in the United States, in a nurse who cared for Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.
The mistakes surrounding the United States’ first Ebola case has been well documented.
There is a lot of hype and speculation surrounding the Enterovirus D68, so the KDKA Afternoon News looks to help set the record straight.
Predicting how prostate cancer will progress has been much like flipping a coin. But a local discovery could change that.
Officials with health insurer Highmark Inc. and the Pennsylvania Insurance Department have spelled out a plan for Highmark customers to continue using doctors from the rival University of Pittsburgh Medical Center once Highmark’s provider agreement with UPMC ends Jan. 1.
After nearly 700 area veterans waited up to a year for medical treatment, local VA officials have taken a pro-active stance.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says that the school bell should ring at 8:30AM for middle school and high school students. A later start to the day will produce higher G.P.A.’s for those students.
The Allegheny Health Network has announced that its hospital campuses will be going smoke-free.
A second American aid worker infected with Ebola has arrived in the United States.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed over 700 lives. Should we be worried about virus reaching the United States?
Organizers say 25 protesters have been arrested during a demonstration for a labor union and higher employee wages at the regional health care giant, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.