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UPMC Doctor: Fight Cancer Through Eating Well

The reasons for eating a healthy diet are obvious but have you ever thought about the relationship your diet has to cancer? One doctor think there is a strong link and hopes that people change their minds about that link in the next few years.

Dr. Colin Champ, Assistant Professor in the department of radiation oncology at UPMC joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the link between nutrition and cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/09/2014

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UPMC’s Smoke-Free Shift Policy Goes Into Effect

No more smoking for UPMC employees and volunteers – at least not while they are on duty.

07/01/2014

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Details Of UPMC, Highmark Split Made Public

UPMC has agreed to allow some Highmark insurance enrollees under certain conditions to continue using its doctors and facilities at in-network rates under a consent decree filed in court Friday after a long and bitter fight between the two western Pennsylvania health care giants.

06/27/2014

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UPMC, Highmark Reach Deal On Highmark Access To UPMC Facilities In 2015

UPMC and Highmark have agreed to a transition plan, sources tell KDKA-TV money editor Jon Delano.

06/25/2014

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Bloomfield Residents Object To UPMC Transformer In Their Neighborhood

A crowd of Bloomfield residents — including Sue Sciullo, mother of slain police officer Paul Sciullo — showed up at a Pittsburgh Zoning Appeal Board hearing Thursday afternoon to object to something, they say, UPMC concealed in their original plans to build a 1,000-space parking garage in their neighborhood.

06/12/2014

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Corbett Set To Meet With UPMC, Highmark Officials

Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to meet with officials from western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, and its dominant hospital system, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

06/10/2014

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Corbett Asks UPMC, Highmark To Minimize Upheaval

Gov. Tom Corbett says he wants to minimize the disruption if people who are covered through western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, lose in-network access to the dominant western Pennsylvania hospital system, UPMC.

06/02/2014

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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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Local Woman Remembers Renowned Author, Poet Maya Angelou

Remembering author and poet Maya Angelou, who died at the age of 86.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/28/2014

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Allegheny Co. Cracks Down On Medical Leave

It was one of his first acts in office in 1993: President Bill Clinton signing the federal Family & Medical Leave Act, or FMLA for short.

05/27/2014

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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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FDA Discouraging Use Of Morcellator In Hysterectomy Procedures

Amy Reed, 40, is an anesthesiologist in Boston and the mother of six children ages, one to 12.

04/30/2014

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UPMC Hosting “Take Back Drugs Day”

It’s time to do a little spring cleaning in your medicine cabinet.

04/25/2014

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Allegheny County Sticking With Health Care Provider Highmark

Allegheny County officials say they are sticking with Highmark as the health care provider for its employees.

04/15/2014

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Ravenstahl Accused Of Tampering With UPMC Tax-Exempt Documents

There are some new problems for Pittsburgh’s former mayor.

03/24/2014

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