KDKA's Rick Dayton reports on an initiative that state politicians are taking to remind Pennsylvanians about the government health care deadline.
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Reporter Update: Rick Dayton - Governor Wolf & Senator Casey In TownKDKA's Rick Dayton reports on an initiative that state politicians are taking to remind Pennsylvanians about the government health care deadline.
How To Keep Tuberculosis From SpreadingAfter a local student at Arsenal Middle School was diagnosed with tuberculosis, KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra spoke with other health officials in order to let people know how to keep more people from contracting the illness.
7-Year-Old Recovering From Acute Flaccid MyalitisA Pittsburgh-area boy is one of the lucky few to be nearing a full recovery after AFM severely limited his ability to walk, breathe, or hold his head up. You can help kids like Bryson during this year's Free Care Fund Benefit Show for UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Teenager Continues Cancer Recovery at Children's HospitalA 16-year-old girl is part of the survivor program at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, where she's learning about the rare cancer she beat as a young child, and the risks she needs to be aware of as she moves into adulthood.
Reporter Update: Dr. Maria Simbra - Advanced Medical SimulatorsMedical simulators with something extra? Dr. Maria has the report on KDKA news.
Reporter Update: Dr. Maria Simbra - Brain Implant for EpilepsyDr. Maria Simbra talks to a woman who's had a brain implant to hopefully help control seizures.
Kidsburgh Kidcast: Choosing A PediatricianA pediatrician can play a big role in a child's life, so for a parent, it's important to choose the right doctor for your child. We get expert advice on what research to do and questions to ask when you're picking a pediatrician. Here's KDKA's Kristine Sorensen's edited conversation with pediatrician Dr. Todd Wolynn, CEO of Kids Plus Pediatrics.
Dr. Maria Simbra - Reporter Update: Stopping Tremors With UltrasoundDr. Maria Simbra is working on a story for KDKA News about how a new procedure could help people who struggle with tremors.
Local Bride, Mother Share Wedding Dance To Song That Pushed Them Both Through Cancer TreatmentsA Pittsburgh bride and her mother who both fought back against cancer shared a heartwarming dance to their anthem.
Dr. Maria Simbra - Reporter Update: Living with Pancreatic CancerDr. Maria Simbra chats with a woman who has beaten the odds in fighting cancer.
Reporter Update: Chris Hoffman - EEE OutbreakHealth experts say this may be the worst year for Eastern Equine Encephalitis in about 60 years. KDKA's Chris Hoffman reports.
Reporter Update: Dr. Maria Simbra - New Breast Cancer TreatmentDr. Maria Simbra reports on a new treatment for HER2 Positive Breast Cancer.
Reporter Update: Dr. Maria Simbra - Growing Human LiversA local research lab has developed a method for growing a human liver. Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Reporter Update: Jon Delano at Kaufmann's HotelThe old Kaufmann's building has been converted into a hotel focused on wellness. KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Reporter Update: Dr. Maria Simbra - Ticks & Lyme DiseaseResearchers at IUP are testing tick DNA for Lyme Disease. Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Reporter Update: Dr. Maria Simbra - Sleep Medicines & DementiaResearchers are looking into how sleep and medications are linked to dementia disorders. Dr. Mario Simbra reports.
Reporter Update: Jon Delano - Emergency PreparednessOfficials from around Southwestern PA met to discuss emergency preparedness. KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
Reporter Update: Chris Hoffman - Young Adults VapingKDKA's Chris Hoffman has a preview of this afternoon's report, discussing vaping among high school students.
Rick Dayton Reporter Update: Rappelling the Koppers BuildingPittsburghers are spending part of their Friday scaling a 22-story building for a good cause. KDKA's Rick Dayton reports.
Reporter Update: John Shumway - Governor Wolf's Stance On Recreational MarijuanaPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf says he supports a proposal to legalize recreational use of marijuana... but not everyone is on board with the idea. KDKA's John Shumway has a preview of this evening's report.
Reporter Update: Children's Hospital Cancer ResearchKDKA's Rick Dayton reports on a huge donation to fund cancer research at UPMC Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Reporter Update: Dr. Maria - Sleep IssuesCan an app help you fall asleep? Dr. Maria Simbra talks to someone who claims it worked for her.
Reporter Update: Amy Wadas - Local Teen Discusses Vaping RisksA sixteen-year-old Ellwood City girl developed a lot of lung problems that she attributes to vaping. KDKA's Amy Wadas sat down with her.
Reporter Update: John Shumway - Hospital Construction DelayKDKA's John Shumway is working to find out why construction is delayed on a couple of specialty hospitals planned by UPMC.