Pennsylvania Doctors Say People Should Be More Concerned About The Flu Doctors in our region say people should be more concerned about the flu.
Report: Climate Crisis Will Profoundly Affect The Health Of Every Child Alive TodayThe climate crisis is already hurting our health and it could burden generations to come with lifelong health problems.
Concerns Remain After First-Grader In Fayette County Diagnosed With Whooping CoughA local elementary school is trying to stop an outbreak of whooping cough after a student was diagnosed with the potentially deadly disease.
Medical Company Claims They Have Discovered Cure For HIV/AIDSA Maryland pharmaceutical company believes it may have a potential cure for HIV/AIDS.
Mercy’s Mobile Medical Health Center Hits The StreetsGetting to the doctor's office isn't always easy or convenient, and Pittsburgh Mercy Health System has spent 310-thousand dollars to change that.
Gov. Candidate Embraces Legalization Of MarijuanaGubernatorial candidate John Hanger, a Hershey Democrat, was in Pittsburgh Monday to join UPMC employees at a downtown demonstration, saying senior UPMC executives are fostering income inequality by short-changing workers.
New Device Could Help With Sleep Apnea There is potential for a new device that is similar to a pace maker that would help people with sleep apnea.
1 Dead, 8 Have Swine Flu In Local HospitalsPittsburgh hospital officials say an older woman with an underlying medical condition has died and eight others have been so seriously sickened by the H1N1 flu strain that they require machine assistance.
Gene Therapy Scores Big Wins Against Blood Cancers, Including In Case Of Pa. GirlIn one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
25 Best Jobs In AmericaCNN Money is out with a list of the best jobs in America.
Medical Frontiers: Heart Rhythm DisordersDr. Gerald Pifer talked to electrophysiologist Dr. Kenneth Judson on a heart health edition of Medical Frontiers.
Black History Month: Local Doctor Develops Device To Detect Bed SoresGeorge Washington Carver, David Crosthwait and Patricia Bath are just a handful of African Americans who have created products or devices to improve our living standards.
Family Happy To Bring Premature Babies Home For The HolidaysIt’s been a merry Christmas for one couple who was able to bring their premature babies home for the holidays.
Smart Contact Lenses Keep Eye On Your HealthForty-million Americans wear contact lenses. In the not so distant future, contacts may do a lot more than just help you see. What if the lenses could look inside of you to diagnose, monitor and even treat disease? Sound far-fetched? Well, it may not be too far away.
Medical Frontiers 11-21-11: Rheumatoid Arthritis