As of Monday, the Florida Department of Health reported seven new travel-related Zika cases in the state.
The U.S. government’s Healthy People 2020 goals aim to have 81.9 percent of new mothers try nursing their infants.
Medtronic said its “artificial pancreas” technology available next spring will offer better diabetes control with less effort.
At the same time, many consumers will be down to just one insurer. This may stoke another “Obamacare” controversy days before the election.
Expansion of Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force offices in East Liberty includes new medical clinic for both HIV/AIDS treatment and primary care.
Four of the nation’s experts on a multitude of women’s health issues will be in Pittsburgh to speak.
The American Academy of Pediatrics today issues its first update of safe-sleep guidelines in five years.
Did chiropractic’s work lead to death of social media star from Pittsburgh area? Researchers have been debating this for decades.
He proposed providing larger tax credits to encourage young adults to buy coverage through the marketplaces and raising income thresholds.
The agency had sufficient authority and information to issue an emergency order, its inspector general said Thursday.
The agency is concerned that mosquitoes are spreading Zika throughout the county, not just in the identified zones.
The American Academy of Pediatrics, recognizing the realities of life, has released new recommendations on childrens’ media use.
Penn State University study reveals negatives and positives of viewing selfies on social media.
The final forecast was seen as both upbeat yet modest for the president’s signature domestic achievement before he leaves office.
After the agency adopted the advisory that also pushes spacing out the shots further apart, it’s easier to get the cervical cancer vaccine.
In addition the agency has received numerous reports of seizures and other ailments after children were given homeopathic products.
The first project will involve gathering national data on trauma cases, from the pre-hospital level through recovery and discharge.
Though Zika has been present on the island of Java for decades, the 145 million people might have developed immunity to it.
On Tuesday, a group of state health policy experts gathered in Pittsburgh and offered wide-ranging options for throttling drug costs.
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is helping the CDC understand the immune response to flu vaccines in children and adolescents.
University of Pittsburgh’s Rebecca Thurston says hot flashes and sleep disturbances are worth studying to help women avoid heart disease.
Sixteen Pennsylvania counties — including 11 in the western region — have only one insurer offering plans through the marketplace.
The doctors feel they are caught in the middle between the care they’ve recommended and what the patient’s insurance will cover.
Officials in 32 states gave that figure. The loss in plans will caused by insurers quitting the law’s markets for individual coverage.
Both sides anxious, agitate and fearful as Election Day approaches.
A new study suggests that hormone-blocking drugs for prostate cancer may increase men's chances for developing dementia
Daniel L. Krieg, 56, died July 9 from an infection that the lawsuit says he contracted at the hospital.
The Allegheny County Health Department also issued a closure order at Wilmerding Tobacco Outlet on Commerce Street in Wilmerding.
Nearly 10,000 have died from Cholera in Haiti since 2010. The WHO is sending 1 million vaccines to help prevent more cases.
A new study concludes a woman is more likely to be diagnosed with a small tumor that is not destined to grow
In March, a woman who didn’t know the family donated part of her liver to infant Ella. Wednesday, the family finally met Ella’s donor.
State officials credit Medicaid expansion with dropping Pennsylvania's overall uninsured rate to 6.4 percent.
A German company gets its specimens from donors who consent to have their bodies preserved in this manner for medical education.
The Carnegie Science Center exhibit focuses on the workings of the brain and central nervous system, heart, lungs, bones, muscles and more
The utility will seek no more than roughly $12.5 million in damages, said Alex W. Thomson, the PWSA board chairman.
The company said Tuesday that two deaths have been linked to the problem and 10 more patients fainted because the implants stopped working.
Washington County is collecting painkillers and reversing overdoses, but other area counties are slow to take such steps.
Bruce Rabin said he plans to leave UPMC early next year to focus on an intervention program at two schools to reduce childhood adversity.
The Obama administration is worried that insurers bailing out of the health law’s markets may prompt their customers to drop out, too.
Carlos A. Pardo of Johns Hopkins Medicine said the research bolsters concerns that Zika can lead to the disorder Guillain-Barre in adults.
A midlife women’s health specialist gives some helpful advice for mature women interested in reviving a satisfying sex life.
Doctors say midlife women experience changes in their sexual function, both negative and positive, but they can find helpful solutions, too.
On Dec. 1, Nancy E. Davidson will become executive director of the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium in Seattle.
The deaths have increased about 2.7 percent a year since 2000, to 26.4 deaths for every 100,000 live births, or 1,063 total, last year.
His causes went beyond hospital staffing. He advocated window guards, seatbelts in taxicabs and better training in emergency medicine.
Pittsburgh-area schools invested big money in crumb rubber fields. But how safe are they for your kids?
A federal inquiry into the safety of what’s called “crumb rubber” launched in February because of concerns that the product may cause harm.
Woman had two mild rejection episodes in the months after the surgery, but doses of steroids helped them pass.
A federal judge called him a predator, who contributed to the nation's opioid epidemic through profligate use of his prescription pad.
A task force report, two years in the making, outlines the stark challenge of curbing overdoses, but also offers hope.
He credits the PSA test with saving his life and urges men over 40 to get tested for prostate cancer.