Diet and medication can help people with gastroparesis, but for those who need something more, there's an implanted device. KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
When Medications Don't Help Gastroparesis, Some Find Relief In Gastric PacemakerDiet and medication can help people with gastroparesis, but for those who need something more, there's an implanted device. KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Weed Killer Found In Popular Cereals And Granola BarsOne environmental group says there is an unsafe level of products found in weed killer making its way into your breakfast foods, KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
New Vaccine Could Protect Against Alzheimer'sA vaccine that could protect against Alzheimer's disease may be heading for clinical trials. KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Health Department Declares Hepatitis A Outbreak In PennsylvaniaThe State Health Department has declared a Hepatitis A outbreak in Pennsylvania. KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports the symptoms and what you can do to keep from getting sick.
'Like A Veil Lifted Up In Front Of Me': Magnetic Stimulation Helping Patients With DepressionFor many people who struggle with depression, medication just doesn't work, but a treatment now offered in Pittsburgh is helping people improve; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Number Of Measles Cases In US Surpasses 800U.S. health officials say this year's count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation's highest in 25 years.
Allegheny County Health Department Taking Proactive Approach To Getting Residents VaccinatedThe Allegheny County Health Department is taking a proactive approach to get people vaccinated after the recent measles outbreak; KDKA's Amy Wadas reports.
WVU Doctor Develops New Technique To Treat BunionsA new treatment for bunions is helping patients get back on their feet much faster; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Allegheny Co. Health Department Releases New Information On Measles ExposuresThe health department has new information on where Allegheny County residents may have been exposed to individuals who have been diagnosed with measles; KDKA's Rachele Mongiovi reports.
5 Total Cases Of Measles Confirmed In Pittsburgh AreaFour more cases of measles have been confirmed in Allegheny County, and one of the infected individuals was at Pittsburgh International Airport; KDKA's Ralph Iannotti reports.
4 Additional Cases Of Measles Reported In Pittsburgh AreaA measles outbreak has been confirmed in Allegheny County, and one of the infected individuals was at Pittsburgh International Airport; KDKA's Ralph Iannotti reports.
Allegheny Co. Health Department Reports First Local Case Of Measles In 2019An Allegheny County resident has been diagnosed with measles; KDKA's Rachele Mongiovi reports.
Deadly 'Super Bug' Spreading Across United States, Pa. Medical Facilities On High AlertA deadly "super bug" is slowly spreading across the United States, and it could arrive in western Pennsylvania soon; KDKA's John Shumway reports.
Case Of Paralyzing Polio-Like Illness Found In W.Va.The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources has confirmed a case of a polio-like illness that can cause paralyzing symptoms and prove fatal.
Researchers Hope To Shorten Diagnosis Time For Fibromyalgia PatientsDoctors are working on test that could someday help diagnose fibromyalgia in just one day; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Investigation Into Potential Pa. Cancer Cluster Results In 'No Conclusive Findings'The Pennsylvania Department of Health says the results into their investigation into a potential cancer cluster in Washington County had “no conclusive findings.” KDKA's Ralph Iannotti reports.
Allegheny Health Network, Highmark Health Announce New Initiatives To Fight Opioid CrisisLeaders with Allegheny Health Network and Highmark Health announced two new initiatives to fight the opioid crisis in our area Tuesday.
Kidsburgh: Using Art Therapy As A Treatment For Eating DisordersSocial media, or media in general, do not cause an eating disorder, but research shows they can influence a person's dissatisfaction, eating patterns and self-image; KDKA's Kristine Sorensen reports.
State Supreme Court Will Try To Resolve Dispute Between UPMC & HighmarkPennsylvania's highest court will resolve whether a business relationship between two major health care providers will expire as scheduled at the end of June.
Preeclampsia During Pregnancy Linked To Heart Disease Later In LifePreeclampsia can be a life-threatening condition for pregnant women and their unborn babies, but even after the immediate danger passes, it can still be a risk. Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Study Finds Spike In Number Of Minors Visiting ERs For Suicide AttemptsThe number of children and teens in the U.S. who visited emergency rooms for suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts doubled between 2007 and 2015, according to a new analysis.
New Treatment Helps Afib Patients Get Lives Back On TrackA new treatment for the heart condition Afib is helping patients get their lives back on track.
Allegheny Co. Flu Death Count Rises To 12The Allegheny County Health Department says two additional flu deaths have been reported in the county.
App Helps Patients Keep Track Of Medications, Possible InteractionsAs people are taking more and more medications and supplements, drug interactions are becoming a potentially serious problem; Max Gomez reports for KDKA.
Second Wave Of The Flu Making The RoundsA second wave of the flu is making the rounds and it's hitting people harder than the first one; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Rough Spring Expected For Allergy Sufferers In PittsburghIf you are an allergy sufferer and find your symptoms unbearable, experts say compared to other areas of the country, allergens in Pittsburgh are more significant; KDKA's Pam Surano reports.
Experts Warn Of Dangers For Teens Using Sleep MedicationA potentially dangerous trend is growing among teens looking for a good night’s sleep; Dr. Max Gomez reports for KDKA.
Scammers Claim To Offer Free Medical Supplies To Unsuspecting VictimsA new scam that's going around could drive up your health insurance costs; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.
Doctors Making Progress In Treating Rare ConditionAmyloidosis is a rare condition that used to almost always be fatal, but doctors are finally making progress in treating it; KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra reports.