Columbia Professor Says Public Is "Misinformed" About Drug UseAs many people across the world become addicted to drugs, and locally people are dying from ultra-strong batches of heroin, one expert says we are misinformed about drugs and addiction.
Adult Vaccines Could Help Prevent Many Common Viruses As we get older we take less care on preventative vaccines, but the CDC is hoping to inform more adults about vaccines can prevent shingles, pneumonia, and cancer.
Miss Pa. Talks About Mother's Rape, Hopes To "Shed Light" On Sexual AbuseAlthough Valerie Gatto holds the title of Miss Pennsylvania USA and has aspirations of winning the Miss USA Pageant, she insists she’s more than just another pretty face.
What's New Dr. Frank; Double Robot, G-Flex Cellphone, And Phone SoapDr. Frank Viggiano is a gadget guru and dedicates his time to finding and researching all the new technology. Today he discusses the Double Robot, G-Flex cellphone, the curved Ultra High Definition TV and Phone Soap.
Dr. Capretto Discusses His Thoughts On Marijuana And HeroinKiller heroin has entered in to the Pittsburgh area, while medical marijuana is at the top of the conversation list. Dr. Neil Capretto comments on these and more drug problems.
Expert Offers Advice To Prevent Pipes From FreezingDon't worry, if your pipes are frozen, they won't leak. But what happens when you need to thaw them? Bob Tudi of Tudi Mechanical Systems is here to give you some helpful advice.
Woodland Hills High School Sets Out To Change Their 'Zero-Tolerance' PolicyWoodland Hills School District has been chosen by the American Association of Administrators as one of 10 school districts nationwide to participate in a private partnership initiative to explore discipline alternatives.
Seasonal Affective Disorder Causing 'Cabin Fever'Seasonal Affective Disorder, SAD, is also known as with winter blues, or even summer depression. But have no fear there are some techniques that can help you muddle through the sadness.
Are E-Cigarettes Considered Harmful Or Helpful?Employers are battling between allowing e-cigarettes in the workplace or banning them like traditional cigarettes.
PennDOT Plans To Team With Private Sector To Maintain BridgesPennDOT is looking for companies that they can pay to take care of some bridges around the state.
Senators Co-Sponsor Bill To Legalize Medical Marijuana"Every day that these kids aren't getting the medicine they need is a day of their life they'll never get back," Sen. Daylin Leach discussing legalizing medical marijuana in PA.
UPMC Doctor: "It's Better To Stay At Home When You're Sick"A UPMC doctor feels that if you start feeling sick, you should stay home and stop infecting those around you.
Winter Weather Hits The 'Burgh HardWith the weather dropping to a new record cold, many people have chosen to stay indoors. What are some precautions you should be taking?
Sen. Toomey Wants More Options To Raise EmploymentOnce a month PA State Senator Pat Toomey joins the Mike Pintek show to discuss the hot topics in our state. This interview brought up the subjects of Obamacare and raising the minimum wage.
Tips For Driving In Winter Weather ConditionsHave you ever felt like you've lost control of your car while driving in the snow? A Pitt Race Instructor gives some tips to make drivers more safe in the winter conditions.