About Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (RSV)

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (RSV) is a very contagious virus that affects a majority of infants before age 2, and is most common in late fall to early spring. Most children’s RSV appears as a common cold, but a few infant’s RSV can cause serious problems...

January is Radon Awareness Month

January is Radon Awareness Month, and Western Pennsylvanians should take the time to learn about it.  Radon comes from the breakdown of trace amounts of uranium in our soil.  As a gas, it moves up into our homes where it is trapped and presents a danger to us in the...

Vaping During Pregnancy

Vaping, or the inhalation of vapor from an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette), is a controversial topic that advertises many positive health effects. Seen as a healthier alternative to smoking, vaping has been promoted as a replacement to tobacco cigarettes. There are...