On the eve of the U.S. House vote on the proposed American Health Care Act, Keith Rothfus sent a questionnaire to those on his email list.
Gynecological medicine had emphasized the need to gain enough weight to provide for healthy fetal growth. Now the coin has been flipped.
Despite some recent cold weather, the spring allergy season started early, said Allegheny Health Network allergist Allison Freeman.
While many mental-health advocates defend the ACA, Rep. Tim Murphy argues Obama’s reforms have betrayed those with behavioral health issues.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey wants the federal government to help these ‘grandfamilies,’ who are now raising 3 percent of the country’s youth.
The countdown quickened toward an expected vote Thursday on legislation undoing much of Obamacare.
Five Pennsylvania doctors have written an open letter to state residents saying they are “seriously worried” about the health care bill
Research suggests both physical and emotional health benefits come from pets, as many of their older owners would attest.
A New England Journal of Medicine article says cancer prevention efforts can cut its incidence by more than half, but obstacles remain.
A new program, WS CARES, offers a welcoming site for three-day evaluation process to address concerns about autism in children.
Support is falling off from Republicans in Pennsylvania, where 31 percent of residents are over 55.
What if patients had something better-tasting to get them through that terrible day?
The new willingness to compromise was a bid for more support from moderate Republicans.
The University of Pittsburgh plans to use its research and resources to develop community programs to inspire healthier lifestyle practices.
“This budget is a complete attack on poor people,” said Rochelle Jackson, public policy advocate at anti-hunger group Just Harvest.
PurePenn LLC said its 2,000-page application describes production plans for pharmaceutical-grade cannabis-oil products for Pennsylvanians.
Rep. Doyle’s town hall meeting hears stories from people who have benefited under Obamacare.
The drug radically lowers cholesterol levels and reduced the chance that a high-risk patient would have a heart attack or stroke
The House has scheduled a vote Thursday on the revised health care bill.
The city said the sulfur smell was not harmful and was the result of a temporary shutdown of the treatment plant earlier this week.
The new drug, Amgen’s Repatha, is part of a novel class of medicines that drop LDL to unprecedented levels.
Women don’t follow a healthy diet, reports a nationwide study of pregnant women, led by the Pitt Graduate School of Public Health.
Military spending would get the biggest boost in President Donald Trump's proposed budget.
Larry Leahy will be honored for his work in support of the HIV/AIDS community with the annual Kerry Stoner Award.
The 12.2M figure does not include an additional 765,000 people signed up under an option in the Obama-era law called the Basic Health Plan.
Your body changes, but because you’re already active, you’ll weather the new normal better than your non-active sisters.
Steelers Hall of Famer Franco Harris joined Braddock Mayor John Fetterman in an effort to garner support for a pot facility.
UPMC agreed to affiliate with PinnacleHealth on Tuesday, the same day PinnacleHealth announced it was buying four hospitals.
Fearing drug side effects, people at risk for osteoporosis are foregoing the drugs and ending the 17-year decline in bone fractures.
The Conversation Project has created a guide to help in choosing someone to make key medical decisions if you’re incapacitated.
Democrats say GOP should withdraw healthcare replacement plan after damaging budget office estimate, but Republicans distrust the figures.
A deal for PinnacleHealth would give UPMC entry into a market dominated by Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance plans, including rival Highmark.
As one disability advocacy group puts it, “this legislation ends Medicaid as we know it.”
When Congress passed Obama's health plan, it culminated a monthslong process that allowed plenty of time for public opposition to boil over
Rep. Jason Chaffetz stirred up a social media squall by suggesting that uninsured Americans should invest in healthcare instead of an
Memorial service honors legendary physician on what would have been his 91st birthday.
Worldwide, 1.7 million children’s deaths are attributable to environmental hazards
AHN’s Respite Medical Care program is region’s first to provide a place for homeless to stay after they leave a hospital.
House conservatives, however, who believe the bill isn’t aggressive enough, say the president remains open to addressing their concerns.
Former NFL players said the NFL had a culture with rampant prescription drug use.
Toradol and Vicodin were widely used in the NFL to kill pain, but both can have long-term health consequences if overused or abused.
Anchor announced her diagnosis on the air and on Facebook; says she will keep working.
A woman who resigned herself to being plump despite dieting has found the real reason for her weight troubles: She had a 140-pound tumor.
Organization that oversees training will lift cap limiting the physicians to 16 consecutive hours of patient care.
Study suggests overeating processed meats, and undereating nuts, seeds and seafood each were linked with about 8 percent of the deaths.
Two programs are planned -— one on the benefits of yoga and one on the diagnosis, prevention and recognition of eating disorders.
Kurt Kondrich, whose daughter has Down syndrome, urges an alternative to abortion for parents who get a prenatal diagnosis of a disorder.
Within six years of Dr. Starzl’s arrival in Pittsburgh, manufacturing job losses were replaced by ones in health and education services.
On Wednesday the Budget Committee will combine the legislation from the panels, and the full House is expected to vote the week of March 20.
Republicans on the panel held together and rejected a slew of Democratic amendments while doing little on their own to change the bill.