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Pitt Baseball, Softball Teams Participate In New Concussion Study

Varsity athletes at Pitt are participating in a large new study on concussions. Today, Pitt softball and baseball players participated in a battery of pre-season concussion evaluations.

08/28/2015

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Jameson Hospital To No Longer Deliver Babies

A Lawrence County hospital will no longer be accepting maternity care center patients due to what officials say is a lack of adequate staffing.

08/19/2015

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Victim Of Alleged Sexual Assault At UPMC Mercy Files Suit Against Hospital

A victim of alleged sexual abuse at UPMC Mercy Hospital has filed a lawsuit against the hospital.

08/17/2015

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UPMC To Post Satisfaction Surveys, Star Ratings Of Doctors

UPMC wants patients to choose the right doctor and it’s posting online satisfaction surveys to help them do that.

08/04/2015

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EXCLUSIVE: Hospital Employee Accused Of Groping Patients Speaks Out

William Butler, 32, had no idea a warrant was out for his arrest until KDKA’s Amy Wadas showed up at his house in West Mifflin Thursday afternoon.

07/30/2015

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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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