Rating PA's nursing schools
Three area nursing schools rank in the top ten best registered nursing programs in Pennsylvania.
Expanding nurse practitioner role
A local lawmaker's bill would let nurse practitioners treat patients without having a contract …
At-home colon cancer test
Non-invasive test is for people with no family history of polyps or colon cancer.
Kids exposed to opioids
A new study finds poison control centers in the U.S. receive more than 30 calls a day about …
New healthcare bill coming up for a vote
How will area lawmakers vote on upcoming Obamacare replacement bill?
Experimental stroke treatment
Doctors say they're having good results with an experimental treatment for stroke.
Eye Surgery Complication
Eye surgeons at Washington University in St. Louis say they've devised a new way to restore clear…
Better breast cancer detection
A new procedure may improve the diagnosis of breast cancer. Some radiologists are using …
Little info on hospital deal
UPMC and PinnacleHealth are offering few details about the future plans they're making together. …
March Madness vasectomies
This has become a popular time of year for men to consider getting vasectomies.
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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