Spike in COVID-19 cases forces Rivers Casino Pittsburgh to close again

The Rivers Casino in the Pittsburgh area is once again in the dark as the second wave of potentially deadly COVID-19 infections forced local authorities to issue closure orders for all non-essential businesses, including casinos. The Rivers Casino in the Steel City closed its doors just after... read more

Study Reveals Greater Efficacy of Bariatric surgery than Lifestyle Intervention for Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

A study published online by JAMA Surgery reveals the usefulness of bariatric surgery for treating type 2 diabetes (T2DM), asserting that a follow-up showed that low-level lifestyle intervention coupled with surgery was more conducive cure than lifestyles changes alone.

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Shop Right to Eat Right

A study conducted on shoppers in Pittsburgh links carrying shopping lists for grocery shopping with purchasing healthy foods and thus, having a lower body weight. The same was published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

A survey of 1300 African-American residents, who... read more

American Lung Association says Pittsburgh metropolitan area is showing improvement

According to the American Lung Association’s 2015 national ‘State of the Air’ report card, the air in Pittsburgh metropolitan area has shown improvement.

But the region’s scenario hasn’t got better fast enough to keep the region from ranking in the bottom 25 of 240 metropolitan areas for... read more

Children of Suicidal Parents more Likely to Attempt Suicide

Findings of a new study have showed that chances of committing suicide are high for those children whose parents have attempted suicide. There is no denying the fact mood disorders increase odds of a person to attempt suicide, but the study results have revealed that other factors are also... read more