CDC: Flu Is Getting An Early Start In The U.S. This SeasonThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told doctors on a conference call this week that the United States is seeing more flu than is typical for this time of year.
Pennsylvania To Spend $3M To Study Possible Link Between Fracking And Spike In Childhood CancerPennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says his administration will spend $3 million on a pair of studies to explore the potential health impacts of the natural gas industry.
'Watching And Waiting' Trial Eliminates Surgery For Some Breast Cancer PatientsDoctors are working on a new way to treat breast cancer that does not include surgery, hoping it could be a better option for many patients.
New Drug To Fight Migraines Shows PromiseA new drug to treat migraines has shown promise in a large-scale clinical trial, offering hope to people unable to use current treatment options.
Salt Therapy Is A Growing Trend In Alternative MedicineA growing number of people are seeking natural solutions for stress, fatigue, respiratory issues and pain through salt therapy.
Study: Nearly All Toddlers, And Majority Of Babies, Eat Too Much Added Sugar In The U.S.A new analysis of national data published Wednesday finds 98% of toddlers and two-thirds of infants consume added sugars in their diets each day.
'Equipped To Act Immediately': Allegheny Co. Sheriff's Office Gets 20 New AEDs Thanks To DonationComing soon to Allegheny County Sheriff’s deputy patrol cars, new automatic external defibrillators.
Penguins: Sidney Crosby Undergoes Successful Core Muscle Injury SurgeryThe Pittsburgh Penguins say Sidney Crosby is recovering after undergoing successful sports hernia surgery today.
13% Of Americans Say They Know Someone Who Died After They Couldn't Afford Health Care, Survey SaysMore than 13% of Americans -- about 34 million people -- say a friend or family member recently passed away in the last five years after being unable to afford treatment for a condition.
Old Treatment For Parkinson's Disease Now Being Used For EpilepsyAn old treatment for Parkinson's disease is now giving epileptics a new option.
Man Receives Double Lung Transplant After Vaping Related InjuryDoctors at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit performed what they believe is the first double lung transplant in the US for a male patient whose lungs were irreparably damaged after vaping, according to the hospital.