The Little River zone was declared an area where Aedes aegypti mosquitoes were actively spreading the Zika virus on Oct. 13.
For families in Pennsylvania who have a child with an intellectual or developmental disability, a 21st birthday can be an unhappy milestone.
Going into fourth year, future of marketplace plans uncertain.
In the past, rising health spending was due to increased prices, but this uptick was due to more people using health services.
Dr. Rachel Levine said it’s unknown what will happen but advocates need to remain vigilant.
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence will pay back $148K and change the makeup of its board under settlement deal.
The video, which urges HIV testing, is narrated by artist Vanessa German and shows Pittsburgh drag performer Alaska getting a test.
VA Pittsburgh doctor is lead author of a new study that found assessing frailty in elective surgery patients is linked to better survival.
Documentary filmmaker Tom Kurlander founded a nonprofit called 21 Voices and is raising money to spread awareness of the affliction.
Cameron County and state health officials were set to begin conducting door-to-door Zika screenings Monday evening.
Certain plants reduce airborne toxins, including carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and benzene, from the air in our homes and offices.
It could be “the final nail in the coffin” for the disease if it is successful, scientists say.
Jewish Association on Aging is adding assisted-living care level for those with dementia-related issues at its Squirrel Hill campus.
For years, reports haven’t changed: America has a shortage of family physicians with higher enrollment failing to meet growing demand.
Researchers and investors are urging the industry not to give up in finding a cure for the disease, a leading cause of death in the U.S.
Bennet Omalu is the pathologist who linked the progressive brain disorder chronic traumatic encephalopathy with professional football play.
A study including CMU students documents 127 selfie deaths with description of app technology to help prevent such casualties.
Bennet Omalu linked the progressive brain disorder chronic traumatic encephalopathy with professional football play.
Pittsburgh City Council will consider a resolution to ask the state to require doctors to offer HIV testing during routine checkups.
It is yet another setback to drugmakers and researchers who continue to seek a way to treat one of the most feared ailments in the world.
He was the first to implant a totally artificial heart in a patient. In the process, he set off one of medicine’s greatest quarrels.
But at the same time, the CDC released a study that found that microcephaly may not be apparent at birth but develop months afterward.
Focus on patient comfort helps with quality of life, but not extending it, according to a report published in the latest issue of JAMA.
Previous studies found the same trend but involved much smaller and less diverse populations.
Perinatal Hope pulls together group care and support, drug and alcohol counseling and addiction recovery assistance in one clinic visit.
Competition for patients in the region is intense.
A study based at Carnegie Mellon University adds insight about the brain’s neural architecture that’s forever changing.
Eat before going go the dinner or party, drink a lot of water, be mindful of alcohol consumption and be kind to yourself.
The Senate judiciary committee is deciding whether to reschedule the hearing, possibly with subpoenas to the witnesses.
A two-decade trend toward paying surgeons based on the number and type of operations is coming under scrutiny.
Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent Anthony Hamlet has joined the effort to have the settlement reviewed by the Supreme Court.
Richard King Mellon Foundation in Pittsburgh gives $6 million grant to Allegheny Health Network to improve provide “holistic” care.
Zika is now shown to be another dangerous mosquito-borne disease and should be treated as an ongoing problem, not an exceptional situation.
But there was a significant increase in preventable deaths from unintentional injuries, mostly because deaths from opioid overdoses are up.
Danny Chew, founder of Dirty Dozen bike race, was paralyzed in an accident after becoming friends with paralyzed hand cyclist.
In the last two years, House and Senate committees issued more than a dozen subpoenas to price-hiking drugmakers, including Mylan.
When given along with a cholesterol-lowering statin medicine, Repatha has proved able to shrink plaque that is clogging arteries.
The Mt. Lebanon native is called upon to help raise money and awareness to the hospital’s mission.
As naturopathic medicine gains popularity, Pennsylvania now requires doctors to be licensed to assure the public they are fully qualified.
As early as today, Pittsburgh City Council members could discuss where medical marijuana operations may do business in the city.
Opponents of the 6-year-old Affordable Care Act cite high costs as the reason it must be either abolished or completely reworked.
Organizations vow to fight incoming administration on rollbacks of environmental rules and denial of climate change.
Following 20 years of isolation after a sex crime, a Munhall man's slow recovery ended with a loitering ticket.
A new study has found that rats enjoy being tickled but, much like humans, only when they feel happy and safe.
Despite all the criticisms about the law coming from President-elect Trump and his allies, millions of people now depend on it for coverage.
Those malignancies go beyond cancer in the lungs to include a dozen other parts of the body.
For about 70 percent of Medicare recipients, the average premium will be about $109 a month.
The nutrient is crucial for strong bones and may play a role in other health conditions, though that is far less certain.
In a study released today in Nature, researchers use a wireless brain implant that helps paralyzed monkeys regain the ability to walk again.
If approved in February, the proposal by an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education task force would go into effect in July.