UPMC Study Shows The Dangers Of Smoking HookahThough it’s often thought of as a “safer” way to smoke tobacco, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has released information that suggests Hookah smoke is full of toxins that could rival cigarettes.
New Brighton Apartment Fire Leaves 1 Person DeadOne man died in an apartment building fire in Beaver County Tuesday morning.
Smoking Policy Ignites Controversy Between Hospital Employees, NeighborsA controversy has been ignited over people lighting up near Allegheny General Hospital.
Allegheny Health Network Approves Smoking BanThe Allegheny Health Network has announced that its hospital campuses will be going smoke-free.
UPMC's Smoke-Free Shift Policy Goes Into EffectNo more smoking for UPMC employees and volunteers - at least not while they are on duty.
"Glass Gone Wow" Causes Big Upset Amongst Robinson Parents Parents call it a "Head Shop" that sells drug paraphernalia.
Poison Control Center Calls Increasing Because Of E-CigarettesA source of poisoning in Pittsburgh is actually electronic: e-cigarettes.
Colin Dunlap: Ryan Clark Was Just Being Blunt Nothing Ryan Clark says surprises me. Nothing Ryan Clark says should surprise you.
Are E-Cigarettes Considered Harmful Or Helpful?Employers are battling between allowing e-cigarettes in the workplace or banning them like traditional cigarettes.
Police: Crack Smoking Mom Kicks Daughter Out, Teen's Hands Freeze Together A local mother was arrested, after Pittsburgh Police say she threw her 16-year-old daughter out of the house, and into the dangerously cold temperatures.
UPMC Taking Steps To Ban On-Duty Employees From SmokingThe University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is the area's largest health employer with more than 60,000 employees.
Smoking Miner Charged With Risking CatastropheA coal miner was charged Thursday with risking a catastrophe and the lives of his co-workers by smoking a cigarette inside a mine.