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UPMC Helps VA Clean Up Backlog In Patient Cases

After nearly 700 area veterans waited up to a year for medical treatment, local VA officials have taken a pro-active stance.

21 hours ago

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Study Shows Later Start Time For Teens Improves Their Performance

The American Academy of Pediatrics says that the school bell should ring at 8:30AM for middle school and high school students. A later start to the day will produce higher G.P.A.’s for those students.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/25/2014

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Allegheny Health Network Approves Smoking Ban

The Allegheny Health Network has announced that its hospital campuses will be going smoke-free.

08/12/2014

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UPMC Prepared To Care For Ebola Patients

A second American aid worker infected with Ebola has arrived in the United States.

08/05/2014

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Local Doctor Addresses Worries Ebola Outbreak Could Come To U.S.

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed over 700 lives. Should we be worried about virus reaching the United States?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/31/2014

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25 Protesters Arrested In Union Rallies At UPMC

Organizers say 25 protesters have been arrested during a demonstration for a labor union and higher employee wages at the regional health care giant, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

07/31/2014

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Pittsburgh, UPMC Drop Lawsuits Over Nonprofit Status

The City of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have dropped opposing lawsuits over the hospital network’s nonprofit status.

07/29/2014

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Video Of Singing Baby Doctor Going Viral

What a local doctor does after he delivers a baby is attracting attention across the nation.

07/18/2014

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Highmark’s New CEO Discusses Relationship With UPMC

David Holmberg has been Highmark’s CEO for just eight weeks. And the region’s largest insurance company — that now provides health services through its Allegheny Health Network — has been embroiled with UPMC.

07/18/2014

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Pitt Study: Menopause A Particular Time For Cholesterol Concern

At menopause, typically around age 50, the ovaries shut down and a woman’s hormones change.

07/15/2014

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Cyclists Travel Cross Country To Raise Money For Pulmonary Hypertension

They race through the deserts and over the mountains, on a course that takes them from California to Maryland.

07/14/2014

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Robot Taking On Germs, Bacteria At UPMC Passavant Hospital

It’s often said that the easiest place to get sick is in a hospital. But UPMC Passavant now has new technology that can take on the toughest germs and bacteria.

07/09/2014

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UPMC Doctor: Fight Cancer Through Eating Well

The reasons for eating a healthy diet are obvious but have you ever thought about the relationship your diet has to cancer? One doctor think there is a strong link and hopes that people change their minds about that link in the next few years.

Dr. Colin Champ, Assistant Professor in the department of radiation oncology at UPMC joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the link between nutrition and cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/09/2014

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UPMC’s Smoke-Free Shift Policy Goes Into Effect

No more smoking for UPMC employees and volunteers – at least not while they are on duty.

07/01/2014

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Details Of UPMC, Highmark Split Made Public

UPMC has agreed to allow some Highmark insurance enrollees under certain conditions to continue using its doctors and facilities at in-network rates under a consent decree filed in court Friday after a long and bitter fight between the two western Pennsylvania health care giants.

06/27/2014

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