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UPMC Doctor: “It’s Better To Stay At Home When You’re Sick”

A UPMC doctor feels that if you start feeling sick, you should stay home and stop infecting those around you.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/14/2014

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New Device Could Help With Sleep Apnea

There is potential for a new device that is similar to a pace maker that would help people with sleep apnea.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/10/2014

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New Implantable Device Helping Sleep Apnea Patients

Machines that you strap on at night, appliances you wear in your mouth, even surgeries to remove throat tissue — all measures people have resorted to because of sleep apnea.

01/09/2014

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Magee Hospital Set To Open New Emergency Department

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC is set to open a brand new emergency department, which will be available to patients beginning Sunday morning.

01/08/2014

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Computer Glitch Causing Problems For Some Drug Store Customers

Finding out you might have to pay for hundreds of dollars worth of prescriptions out of pocket is not a happy way to start the New Year, but that’s what some drug store customers have been facing.

01/03/2014

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UPMC Professor Explains How To Avoid Frostbite

UPMC Professor of Emergency Medicine gives tips and advice on how to avoid frostbite or hypothermia in these frigid temperatures.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/03/2014

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Lawmakers Speak Out On UPMC’s Anti-Bill Campaign

Two Pittsburgh-area lawmakers are speaking out about a direct mail and robocall campaign UPMC is waging against their bills that would require all large health systems in the state to accept insurance from any in-state company.

12/10/2013

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Pittsburgh Doctor Killed In Turnpike Crash

New details on a fatal, chain reaction crash on the Pennsylvania turnpike.

12/09/2013

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Many Patients Being Misdiagnosed With Asthma

Asthma is a lifelong disease that can cause wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath, but experts say not everyone diagnosed with asthma actually has it.

12/04/2013

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UPMC Alerting 1,300 Patients About Privacy Violation By Former Employee

UPMC is alerting some of its patients of a privacy violation.

11/27/2013

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Local Congressmen React To President’s New Effort To Extend Old Health Policies

After telling Americans they could keep their old health plans — only to find some policies cancelled because they failed to meet higher standards — President Obama tried to make amends on Thursday.

11/14/2013

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Doctor: Patients Are ‘Confused’ Over Healthcare

It seems like every week there is a new story about the affordable health care act, a new bill being proposed in Harrisburg, and the fight between UPMC and Highmark.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/14/2013

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Proposed Law Could Force UPMC To Contract With Highmark

You know the commercials by now. The UPMC vs. Highmark ads are reminiscent of political ads. Some ads are ending by urging people to call their legislatures and urge them to vote for a set of bills. What bill are they talking about?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/13/2013

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UPMC, Highmark Reach Tentative Agreement

UPMC and Highmark have reached a tentative agreement.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/23/2013

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Council Members Show Support For UPMC Workers

Several members of Pittsburgh City Council spoke out in support of workers and former employees at UPMC today.

10/08/2013

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