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Foreign Suspect Indicted In UPMC Identity Theft Tax Case

A federal grand jury has indicted a foreign citizen in a conspiracy to file more than 900 phony federal tax returns seeking $2.2 million in refunds by using employee information stolen from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

06/26/2015

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FBI Investigating Johnson & Johnson Over Morcellators

The FBI is now investigating Johnson & Johnson over a device used to treat thousands of women for a common problem.

06/15/2015

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Get Marty: Mother Reaches Out To Get Her Obese, Severely Disabled Son Help

He’s nearly 700 pounds. He has an IQ of 70. His name is Anthony, and his mother is desperate to get him help.

06/09/2015

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Removal Of Artificial Ingredients From Foods Won’t Make A Big Difference In Your Diet

Recently, chain restaurants Pizza Hut and Taco Bell announced the removal of artificial ingredients and coloring in its foods. It’s a growing trend among food manufacturers and restaurants, but will it make a difference to your health?

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UPMC’s Lung Transplant Program On Probation With Organ Group

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s lung transplant program has been put on probation by the United Network for Organ Sharing, a nonprofit that oversees American transplants.

06/03/2015

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State Wins Court Order In UPMC-Highmark Fight Over Medicare

Gov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Kathleen Kane hailed a court decision Friday that they had sought in a bid to protect Medicare Advantage enrollees caught in the middle of a feud between two western Pennsylvania health care giants.

05/29/2015

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Local Man Only 6th Person In W. Hemisphere To Take Part In Stem Cell Trial For Paralysis Patients

A young man in our area is only the sixth person in the Western Hemisphere to be a part of a trial aimed at helping people who become paralyzed from injuries.

05/15/2015

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Personal Info Of 2,000 UPMC Patients Compromised By Vendor Employee

Personal information, including names, birthdates and social security numbers for more than 2,000 UPMC patients have been compromised.

05/15/2015

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Gov. Wolf, AG Ask Court To Enforce UPMC, Highmark Consent Decree

Gov. Tom Wolf and the state attorney general want the Commonwealth Court to force the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and rival Highmark Inc. to honor a consent decree and force the sparring medical giants into arbitration to settle lingering disputes.

04/27/2015

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Gov. Wolf Takes On UPMC For Its Low Pay

On KDKA Radio Tuesday morning, Gov. Tom Wolf criticized UPMC for failing to pay its employees adequately, contrasting the salaries of the highest paid to the average at UPMC with what he paid his employees when he owned and operated a company.

04/14/2015

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Gov. Wolf Critical Of Wages Paid At UPMC

Gov. Tom Wolf is criticizing the wages paid at UPMC, saying he wouldn’t treat his employees the way they treat theirs. Wolf joined “The KDKA Morning News” with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about his comments.

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UPMC Cancels Highmark’s Medical Advantage Low-Cost Access For Seniors

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is threatening to terminate its Medicare contract with rival Highmark, which could cause about 180,000 seniors in western Pennsylvania to lose in-network access to UPMC hospitals and doctors next year.

04/09/2015

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Cystic Fibrosis Patient Seeking Help From UPMC

Katie Prager has cystic fibrosis and needs a double lung transplant to save her life. The problem: insurance won’t pay for it.

04/02/2015

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Man Arrested After Bizarre Incident Inside UPMC Shadyside

A man was arrested after threatening people at UPMC Shadyside and then spraying a fire extinguisher around the hospital’s East Wing Patient Information area.

03/24/2015

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