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Health Insurers, Hospitals Vulnerable To Cyber Attack, Say Experts

By all accounts, the breach of Anthem, an Indianapolis-based Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance company, was stunning.

02/05/2015

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Pitt To Create Center To Study Cures For Lou Gehrig’s Disease

The University of Pittsburgh is creating the Live Like Lou Center for ALS Research to study a cure for the degenerative nerve disease named for baseball player Lou Gehrig.

02/05/2015

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Ferrante Formally Sentenced To Life In Prison In Cyanide Poisoning Case

A former University of Pittsburgh researcher was sentenced for the death of his wife today.

02/04/2015

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Heart Health Quiz Questions

February is Heart Health Awareness Month! How much do you know about heart health? Take the quiz below and check your answers here:

01/27/2015

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Heart Health Quiz Answers

Check your answers to the Heart Health Quiz here!

01/27/2015

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Homestead Officials Say High Level Of Mentally Ill Residents Need Help

A week before his apartment house went up in flames –arson suspect Edward McDonald called 911 asking for help.

01/26/2015

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Highmark Denies In-Network Coverage To Some Pregnant Women Using Magee Womens Hospital

The ongoing dispute between Highmark and UPMC is heating up again.

01/16/2015

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Highmark-UPMC Relationship Ends With Exceptions

Jan. 1 starts a new relationship between Highmark’s insurance customers and UPMC, and it’s sometimes hard to sort out what it all means.

12/31/2014

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New Implantable Device May Help Sleep Apnea Sufferers

A new device may help people that suffer from sleep apnea.

11/24/2014

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UPMC Workers Reinstated Amidst Union Dispute

Four workers fired for trying to organize a union at UPMC will be reinstated in the next two weeks following a big ruling from the national labor relations board.

11/16/2014

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Rocky Bleier Named Honorary Chairman Of “The Crucible” Extreme Hiking Fundraiser

Rocky Bleier and Dr. Joesph Maroon announced as the honorary chairmen of “The Crucible” extreme hike thought the Laurel Mountains this coming May.

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Allegheny Health Forming Home Unit With Celtic

The Allegheny Health Network is teaming up with Celtic Healthcare to form a for-profit home health care company to compete with the rival University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

11/12/2014

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Juror In Cyanide Poisoning Case: “I Feel That We Did Justice”

Several jurors are opening up about the experience after handing down a first-degree murder conviction to the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide.

11/07/2014

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Jury Finds Ferrante Guilty In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

After hours of deliberations, the jury has found Dr. Robert Ferrante, the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning and killing his wife with cyanide, guilty of first-degree murder.

11/07/2014

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Jury Sequestered For Night After 1st Day Of Deliberations In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

The four-woman, eight-man jury in the Robert Ferrante trial has been sequestered for the night following the first day of deliberations, which lasted about six hours.

11/06/2014

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