Pittsburgh Today Live's Celina Pompeani talks with Sara Murphy, of the Alzheimer’s Association, about Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month.
Alzheimer’s Association Teaches Us How To Love Your BrainPittsburgh Today Live's Celina Pompeani talks with Sara Murphy, of the Alzheimer’s Association, about Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month.
Eye On Health: Behavioral HealthPittsburgh Today Live's Heather Abraham is talking Demetrios Marousis, the Director of Behavioral Health at Highmark, about taking care of your mental health.
Losing Pandemic Pounds (Pt. 2)As many people begin their journey to drop the pandemic pounds, KDKA's John Shumway spoke with Dr. Maria Schaefer about the simple and smart ways to exercise, diet, and drop those extra pounds.
Losing Pandemic Pounds (Pt. 1)As mask mandates lift, capacity limits are increased, many people are heading back out into the world, but many of us have packed on some pounds in the last year. KDKA's John Shumway spoke with Dr. Marie Schaefer about the best ways to work those pounds off.
FDA Approves Biogen Alzheimer's Drug, First New Treatment In 20 YearsThe FDA has approved the first new medication for Alzheimer's in almost 20 years.
Recall Issued For Certain Types Of SunscreensA recall has been issued for certain types of sunscreens and after-sun products after tests show a potentially harmful carcinogen in the products.
Moderna Asks FDA For Full Approval On COVID-19 VaccineThe company announced that it has started the process to try and receive full FDA approval for its COVID-19 vaccine.
Why Some People Aren't Getting VaccinatedThe push continues to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19. KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports on why so many people are hesitating.
Health Leaders Dispel Rumors About COVID-19 Vaccine And InfertilityDoctors continue to encourage pregnant women to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and they want to dispel rumors about how it impacts fertility; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Pandemic Has Affected Some Trying To Start FamiliesThe pandemic has affected just about everything, including fertility. As KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports, it has impacted some people in their journey with starting a family.
Eye On Health: Maternal Health MonthPittsburgh Today Live's Heather Abraham talks with AHN Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Lindsay Turner about issues facing moms for Maternal Health Month,
Transformation Tuesday: Satisfying Your Sweet ToothWeight loss coach and wellness expert Jackie Hale has some recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth while staying on your diet.
Reporter Update: Researchers Looking At Possible Link Between Myocarditis And COVID-19 VaccineKDKA's Amy Wadas is talking to local doctors and researchers about a possible link between myocarditis and the COVID-19 vaccine in young people.
UPMC Reminds People Of Dangers Of VapingLocal experts held a virtual meeting on Friday to remind people about the dangers of vaping.
Governmental Screening Task Force Recommends Earlier Colon Cancer ScreeningWhen actor Chadwick Boseman died last year, it put a spotlight on colon cancer, specifically colon cancer cases in younger people. Doctors say they're seeing more cases in younger patients. As KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports, doctors are now recommending screenings for younger people.
Young People Come Out To Monroeville Clinic To Get First Dose Of Pfizer VaccineKDKA's Lindsay Ward has more about a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Monroeville today, where many young people were seeking their first dose of the vaccination.
Reporter Update: Masking Guidance For The Most VulnerableKDKA Health Editor Dr. Maria Simbra is talking with local doctors about what people with serious health concerns should do now that mask guidelines are changing.
Pitt Researchers Say Ear Tubes May Not Be The Best Way To Treat Chronic Ear InfectionsWhat's the best way to treat chronic ear infections? Often children undergo surgery to place tubes inside their ears. But a new study done by Pittsburgh researchers says the procedure may not be the best option; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Something Good: Victory Float LoungePittsburgh Today Live's Celina Pompeani visits Victory Float Lounge in Lawrenceville to find out more about the special they are offering hardworking healthcare workers!
Eye On Health: Skin Cancer AwarenessPittsburgh Today Live's Celina Pompeani tells her dad's story about a battle with skin cancer and talks with AHN's Dr. Howard Edington about the importance of screenings.
Ask Dr. G: How To Overcome FONOResiliency and parenting expert Dr. Deborah Gilboa has tips for overcoming something she calls FONO, or the Fear Of Normal.
Vaccine Clinic Scheduled At Chartiers ValleyNext week, Chartiers Valley School District will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Chartiers Valley High School for students 16 and older.
Beating Back Allergy SeasonWith a brutal beginning to allergy season in 2021, maybe these masks we've become so accustomed to over the past year could be the answer to beating back the allergies. At least that's what KDKA's John Shumway learned when he spoke to a local allergist.
Allergy Season In OverdriveDoes it seem like 2021's allergy season is worse than usual? You'd be right! KDKA's John Shumway spoke with Dr. Deborah Gentile, an allergist and immunologist, about why it's been so bad.