Uncertainty about their own health and the health of their children is taking a toll on the mental health of Flint’s residents.
Both spoke at a medical conference at the Vatican about the need for research into the disease.
Puerto Rican man had autoimmune condition.
Officials believe the people who got sick contracted norovirus after eating at La Prima Espresso’s on-campus location.
The company reported net income of $50.8 million, a 23 percent decrease from the $66 million recorded for the same period in 2015.
A physician has forecasted fewer hospital admissions and capitated payments for medicare care.
Some long-term care policyholders of Genworth, John Hancock, Metropolitan and Unum life insurance companies will see increases in rates.
“FDA, please don’t let me die early,” said 15-year-old Billy Ellsworth, who is in the drug trial that was considered by the committee.
Among other requirements, the rules specify that insurance companies must guarantee access to certain types of service providers.
Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday will feature its first relay team comprised of organ recipients and living donors
Male who traveled to Zika affected region had the infection in March
Medical marijuana will be legal in Pennsylvania, but even its advocates suspect that some municipalities may try to block the drug’s sales.
Save Jon Inc. is a model for funding research to solve complex medical problems faster than traditional academic medical research.
Driven by white women and Native Americans, suicide rates in the United States jumped 24 percent in the years between 1999 and 2014.
The teams play two games at San Juan’s Hiram Bithorn Stadium on May 30 and 31.
Lawmakers are seeking an Obamacare tweak aimed at keeping doctors from over-prescribing opioids.
Two state regulators and a city employee were charged with misconduct, evidence-tampering and other offenses over the lead contamination.
The dueling filings in Zubik v. Burwell regarding the birth-control mandate in Obamacare are the last before the U.S. Supreme Court rules.
His statement was seen as a stark shift for a leader who has made clamping down on all forms of drug trafficking a hallmark of his tenure.
The American Lung Association’s annual report found that the Tri-State area remains among the most polluted in the U.S. in two categories.
Pittsburgh-area transplant organizations with parallel missions form partnership after long era of cooperation.
News briefs on research about health issues: fiber in the diet, air pollution and hand washing.
Chronic stress is among the complex problems that can affect a woman’s health before she becomes pregnant, and can add risk for her baby.
Insurer leaves Michigan, the third individual marketplace it has withdrawn from, raising questions about its exchange plans.
But the broad trend in youth cigarette smoking has been down in recent years, and researchers have been taking note of that.
Thirty-four percent of patients in a study who had metastatic melanoma and received Opdivo, a drug also known as nivolumab, survived.
A survey found that many employees are too tired to exercise or they worry that a break from the office sends the wrong signal to the boss.
Cheers and applause filled the Capitol rotunda as Pennsylvania joined 23 other states with comprehensive public medical marijuana programs.
The devices are used in hospitals for routine procedures.
Officials at Flight Trampoline Park in Bridgeville said they’re apologizing to the woman.
The parents of Evan Ziemniak want to make the incident surrounding their middle-schooler public so schools and society can fix the system.
Its finding marks a turning point in an epidemic that has spread to nearly 40 countries and territories in the Americas and elsewhere.
It’s the first account of limb reanimation in profound paralysis. The method reinterprets electrical signals issued by a patient’s brain.
More than half Western Pennsylvania’s hospitals are operating a loss, and the Medicare Wage Index is playing a notable role in those losses.
Encapsulated Follicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma, representing 20% of thyroid cancers, can be removed without more treatment.
Pennsylvania is poised to legalize medical marijuana, after the House on Wednesday sent legislation to Gov. Tom Wolf.
Lawyers for Bishop David Zubik and other faith-based groups say their employees can get birth control without involving employers.
The legislation could be sent to Gov. Tom Wolf today, and he has said he will sign it.
AARP-backed measure is designed to ensure hospitals give proper instruction to family members of patients coming home in Pennsylvania.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that low-dose aspirin — typically, 81 mg -- is most beneficial for people ages 50 to 59.
New research in JAMA shows top-earning Americans gained 2 to 3 years of life expectancy between 2001 and 2014.
Officials warned Monday that the mosquitoes that carry and spread the Zika virus are present in 30 states, not the dozen feared previously.
A donation from former Mellon CEO Frank Cahouet helped spur collaboration between AHN and Parkinson foundation.
New research from the University of Pittsburgh confirms it’s important for a woman to have a healthy weight before she becomes pregnant.
Legislation to move state ban on abortions after 24 weeks up to 20 weeks will not be voted on this week.
Peter Jannetta, 84, known for groundbreaking research and techniques, was “godfather of almost every neurosurgeon in the world.”
The event will bring professionals from multiple backgrounds to examine the practice of prolonged solitary confinement.
On the anniversary of Jonas Salk’s announcement about the polio vaccine, the global campaign takes an important step to end all cases.
They are found to have been passing away in their 30s, 40s and 50s in a slow-motion crisis driven by decaying health in small-town America.
The DEA has rebuffed numerous previous attempts at changing marijuana from its Schedule 1 classification.