University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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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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UPMC Says ID Theft Scam Affects All 62,000 Workers

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center says federal investigators now believe all 62,000 of the hospital network’s employees have had their personal information accessed by identity thieves who have used information from about 800 workers to file bogus federal tax returns.

05/30/2014

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Experiment Tests Stem Cell Technique Using Material From Pigs

Nick Clark’s lower left leg was badly damaged in a skiing accident nearly 10 years ago.

04/30/2014

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New Device Could Help With Sleep Apnea

There is potential for a new device that is similar to a pace maker that would help people with sleep apnea.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/10/2014

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Husband To Waive Extradition In Wife’s Cyanide Poisoning Death

A defense attorney says a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher plans to waive extradition on charges of having fatally poisoned his neurologist wife with cyanide.

07/28/2013

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DA’s Affidavit Lays Out Case Against Husband Accused In Cyanide Poisoning

Shortly after Dr. Autumn Klein died, investigators knew it was due to cyanide poisoning. The question is, why.

07/26/2013

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Medical Researcher Accused In Wife’s Death Arrested In W. Va.

Dr. Robert Ferrante, a prominent UPMC researcher, was arrested Thursday evening by state police in West Virginia after his car was stopped when police executed a rolling traffic stop.

07/25/2013

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UPMC Taking Steps To Ban On-Duty Employees From Smoking

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is the area’s largest health employer with more than 60,000 employees.

07/11/2013

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Ravenstahl Challenges UPMC’s Tax-Exempt Status

Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is taking on UPMC and challenging the status that allows the regional medical giant to avoid tens of millions of dollars a year in local taxes.

KDKA-TV–03/20/2013

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