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UPMC, Pitt, Carnegie Mellon To Work On Medical Data Sharing

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center plans to partner with Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University to collect and analyze patient health care data and, hopefully, use that information to create ways to better treat some illnesses.

03/16/2015

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Wolf Administration Broadens Number Of Highmark Customers Eligible For UPMC Care

The Wolf administration says it will interpret last year’s consent agreement between Highmark and UPMC in a broader way than its predecessor.

03/06/2015

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UPMC Now Offering Online Doctor Visits

Would you prefer to see a doctor in person or by computer?

03/03/2015

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Pitt Researchers Studying How To Keep Back Pain From Becoming Long-Term Problem

Just about everyone has back pain at some point in their life.

02/25/2015

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Western Psych Patient Jailed After Allegedly Attacking, Threatening To Kill Employee

Police say a patient at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic has been charged with attacking an employee there, threatening to kill her.

02/19/2015

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Health Insurers, Hospitals Vulnerable To Cyber Attack, Say Experts

By all accounts, the breach of Anthem, an Indianapolis-based Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance company, was stunning.

02/05/2015

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Pitt To Create Center To Study Cures For Lou Gehrig’s Disease

The University of Pittsburgh is creating the Live Like Lou Center for ALS Research to study a cure for the degenerative nerve disease named for baseball player Lou Gehrig.

02/05/2015

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Ferrante Formally Sentenced To Life In Prison In Cyanide Poisoning Case

A former University of Pittsburgh researcher was sentenced for the death of his wife today.

02/04/2015

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Heart Health Quiz Questions

February is Heart Health Awareness Month! How much do you know about heart health? Take the quiz below and check your answers here:

01/27/2015

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Heart Health Quiz Answers

Check your answers to the Heart Health Quiz here!

01/27/2015

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Homestead Officials Say High Level Of Mentally Ill Residents Need Help

A week before his apartment house went up in flames –arson suspect Edward McDonald called 911 asking for help.

01/26/2015

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Highmark Denies In-Network Coverage To Some Pregnant Women Using Magee Womens Hospital

The ongoing dispute between Highmark and UPMC is heating up again.

01/16/2015

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Highmark-UPMC Relationship Ends With Exceptions

Jan. 1 starts a new relationship between Highmark’s insurance customers and UPMC, and it’s sometimes hard to sort out what it all means.

12/31/2014

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New Implantable Device May Help Sleep Apnea Sufferers

A new device may help people that suffer from sleep apnea.

11/24/2014

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UPMC Workers Reinstated Amidst Union Dispute

Four workers fired for trying to organize a union at UPMC will be reinstated in the next two weeks following a big ruling from the national labor relations board.

11/16/2014

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