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Politicians, Doctors Team Up To Prepare For Ebola

As the nation grapples with Ebola, Sen. Bob Casey teamed up with doctors and specialists from UPMC Presbyterian Hospital Friday morning to discuss how prepared we are.

10/17/2014

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GI Scopes Being Linked To Superbug Infections At UPMC Presbyterian

Officials say they’ve figured out how several patients at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital came down with a superbug.

10/14/2014

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Local Hospitals Say They’re Prepared For Any Ebola Cases In Pittsburgh

The death of Thomas Eric Duncan, from the Ebola virus he contracted in West Africa, has now led to the first transmitted case of Ebola in the United States, in a nurse who cared for Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

10/13/2014

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept., Hospitals Prepping For Possibility Of Ebola

The mistakes surrounding the United States’ first Ebola case has been well documented.

10/03/2014

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Doctor Separates Enterovirus Facts From Hype

There is a lot of hype and speculation surrounding the Enterovirus D68, so the KDKA Afternoon News looks to help set the record straight.

09/17/2014

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Pitt Study Giving New Hope In Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Predicting how prostate cancer will progress has been much like flipping a coin. But a local discovery could change that.

09/16/2014

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Regulators, Highmark Spell Out Post-UPMC Plan

Officials with health insurer Highmark Inc. and the Pennsylvania Insurance Department have spelled out a plan for Highmark customers to continue using doctors from the rival University of Pittsburgh Medical Center once Highmark’s provider agreement with UPMC ends Jan. 1.

09/03/2014

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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.

08/28/2014

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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

A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

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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