Some health insurance rates up 32%
If you get your health coverage through the federal insurance program, you can now get an idea of…
Local child fights rare cancer
Imagine if your child developed a deadly disease that affects only 500 young children a year. …
Latest mammography technology
Women in our region now have access to new mammography technology.
Sudden. severe shortness of breath
It’s often misdiagnosed, and can restrict breathing and reduce lung capacity to that of someone …
Engineer developing body drone
Pitt professor's project would travel through the body taking images and delivering medicine.
Geisinger chosen for national initiative
Geisinger Health System is one of 4 healthcare organizations selected for a new national …
Prostate cancer advance
Doctors say an advance in the way radiation can be delivered to cancerous tumors is ensuring that…
More residents get health insurance
The number of Pennsylvanians without health insurance is now well below the national average. …
Help for grieving children
One out of 20 children 15 and younger will lose one or both parents to death. One in 5 will …
Pitt to focus on prostate disease
Pitt researchers at the are getting a multi-million dollar federal grant to study men's health …
Charlotte Ames is the area's only local Health Reporter and brings you the latest medical health news weeknights. You can catch Healthcast on WTAJ News at 5:00pm and her Health Headlines report on WTAJ News at 5:30pm.
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