First Grader In Frazier School District Diagnosed With Whooping CoughThe superintendent of Frazier School District, William R. Henderson III, sent out a letter to parents and guardians yesterday informing them of a whooping cough case in the district.
The Number Of Vaping-Related Illnesses Increased To 530, CDC SaysThere have been 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung injuries related to e-cigarettes as of September 17, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. That's 150 more than was reported on September 11.
Penguins Captain Sidney Crosby To Miss NHL Skills Competition With IllnessPittsburgh Penguins Captain and All-Star Sidney Crosby will not participate in the NHL Skills Competition this weekend.
Tick-Borne Diseases Rising, Here's How To Prevent InfectionThe CDC says that if a tick is found attached to you early enough, there is still time to avoid infection.
US Steel Being Sued By Several Mon Valley ResidentsThe residents are seeking compensation for the loss of property value as well as other damages.
Malkin Out Against Detroit, Crosby Could PlayA day after absorbing a hit from Boston’s Chris Kelly and ultimately being unable to finish the contest – a 2-0 loss – Evgeni Malkin will miss more time.
New Findings Show Adults Less Likely To Get The Flu Than KidsWhen were the last two times you had the flu?
Doctors Detail Symptoms In Children, Which Parents Should Not IgnoreWhen your children are sick, you'll do just about anything to make them feel better.
New Study Shows Men Hit Harder By Flu Than WomenThe next time a guy you know gets the flu, you may want to show him a little more sympathy than you normally would.
Penguins’ Downie & Greiss Diagnosed With Mumps, Sutter Tests NegativeAdd forward Steve Downie and goaltender Thomas Greiss to the list of Pittsburgh Penguins dealing with the mumps.
Doctor Separates Enterovirus Facts From Hype There is a lot of hype and speculation surrounding the Enterovirus D68, so the KDKA Afternoon News looks to help set the record straight.
Erie Co. Reports 2 More Confirmed Cases Of Enterovirus D68 A respiratory virus is affecting children across the country and experts say this is just the tip of the iceberg.
Health Dept. Confirms 4 Cases Of Enterovirus D68 In Pa. Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have confirmed three cases of the respiratory illness, Enterovirus 68, in the state.
Local Doctor Addresses Worries Ebola Outbreak Could Come To U.S.The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed over 700 lives. Should we be worried about virus reaching the United States?
Pirates' Liriano Removed In Third InningPittsburgh Pirates starter Francisco Liriano left the game in the third inning suffering from flu-like symptoms and dizziness after walking Cardinals pitcher Tyler Lyons and going to a 3-0 count on leadoff man Matt Carpenter.