Amid Increase In COVID-19 Cases, Doctors Say Don't Go To The ER For Minor Health IssuesHealth professionals are urging patients to not go to the emergency room for minor, non-life-threatening health issues.
Ellwood City Medical Center Facing Layoffs Amid Closure Of Emergency RoomNearly 100 people are being laid off amid the closure of the emergency room at the Ellwood City Medical Center.
'We Desperately Need This Hospital': Ellwood City Medical Center Closes To Inpatient, ER ServicesInpatient services at the Ellwood City Medical Center are banned, not all hospital employees have received full paychecks as of Thanksgiving and now the ER has been closed by the state Department of Health.
Not So Child-Proof: Report Shows Thousands Of Children Annually End Up In The ER After Getting Into MedsA new report shows that thousands of children each year are sent to the emergency room after they accidentally get into medications at home.
Consumer Reports: How To Avoid Surprise ER BillsA potentially lifesaving trip to an emergency room could result in exorbitant and unexpected bills even if you have insurance.
Doctors Seeing Some Cases Frostbite, Urging People To Bundle UpFrostnip, frostbite, hypothermia - or just plain cold - when the temperatures drop this low, these are all very real possibilities.
St. Clair Hospital Conducting Ebola Preparedness DrillsHospitals across the country are conducting drills to prepare for the possibility of a patient with Ebola-like symptoms.
Patient History, Education Important To Calming Ebola FearsThe UPMC Presbyterian Hospital ER is seeing patients worried about Ebola.
VA Patient Tests Positive For Legionella A VA Hospital patient tested positive for Legionella.
Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don't.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance?A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
How Do I Choose A Doctor?Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
Where Can I Get Care?Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
$415K Given For Asthma Study Of Pittsburgh Kids
Magee Hospital Set To Open New Emergency DepartmentMagee-Womens Hospital of UPMC is set to open a brand new emergency department, which will be available to patients beginning Sunday morning.