Celebrating the Ultimate Gift of Life -- Through Organ Donation
In celebration of national Donate Life Month, Allegheny General Hospital's Transplant Program brought families of organ donors, living donors and transplant recipients together for a beautiful ceremony recognizing all of those who have bestowed the gift of life to another human being through organ donation. KDKA's David Crawley was there and put together a wonderful tribute these heroic individuals. Watch it here!
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Another blow to esophageal cancer
Monday, December 24th, 2012
Blair A. Jobe is working to clear the throat of all obstructions and maladies, save for a frog.
In 2011, his Archives of Surgery study warned that antacid medications -- popular proton pump inhibitors like Nexium and Prilosec used to control symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD -- may boost the risk of esophageal cancer.
To read more, visit the Post-Gazette website.