CDC: Flu Vaccine Only 48 Percent Effective This YearThe Centers For Disease Control reports, overall, the flu vaccine is about 48 percent effective this year, where typically, the vaccine is 60 percent effective.
Attorneys: 6th Patient Died Due To UPMC Mold OutbreakA new lawsuit has been filed against UPMC, which claims that another patient has died as a result of the recent mold outbreak.
Steelers' Neurosurgeon Maps Out Guide To A Balanced Life In 'Square One'World-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon is a professor and vice chairman of the department of neurologist surgery at UPMC, team neurosurgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and also competes in triathlons.
Investigators: Laundry Company Source Of UPMC Hospital Mold OutbreakInvestigators are saying that a laundry company is to blame for the mold outbreak at UPMC hospitals.
Pittsburgh's Tallest Building, US Steel Tower, For SalePittsburgh's tallest building is for sale, and the U.S. Steel Tower could go for a sky-high price.
Disruptive Hospital Visitor Allegedly Attacks Officers, Threatens Hospital EmployeePolice arrested a woman at a UPMC hospital Sunday after she disrupted patient care and fought with officers.
Medical Students Volunteer To Play Music For PatientsAmong the beep of monitors at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital is the sound of music.
Service Union Targets McDonald's, UPMC With Wage RalliesThe Service Employees International Union is targeting McDonald's restaurants and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center with marches demanding a $15 minimum wage and union representation.
Fourth Open Enrollment Period Opens Under Affordable Health Care ActThe fourth open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act began Tuesday.
UPMC-Developed Fiber Tracking Technology Being Called Life-Changing For Cancer PatientsThanks to cutting edge technology developed at Pitt and UPMC, patients from around the world are now coming to Pittsburgh for life-saving brain surgery and treatments.
Autopsy: Patient Died From Mold Linked To Other DeathsAn autopsy report for a transplant patient who contracted a fungal infection while at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center indicates he suffered from the same type of mold linked to other deaths.
Some Area Hospitals Receive Below Average Ranks In New ReportThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released new ratings for local hospitals and several received below average marks.