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.
Local Doctor: Eating Seeds To Get High Could Be FatalA dangerous trend has resurfaced. Across the country, teens and young adults are eating seeds to get high.
Allegheny Co. Board Of Health To Vote On Making HPV Vaccine MandatoryA panel of doctors at UPMC say the HPV vaccine should become mandatory.
Deep Brain Stimulation Could Help Patients With Severe OCDFor some people with obsessive-compulsive disorder, sometimes medication and therapy aren't enough to keep their obsessive behaviors in check.
Women Experiencing Hair Loss Due To Pulling Hair Back While ExercisingMore and more women are noticing they are losing their hair and it could be because of something they are doing when they exercise.
Transplant Patient Who Contracted Fungal Infection At UPMC Hospital DiesAnother UPMC transplant patient has died.
Pittsburgh To Begin Using 'Life-Saving' Smartphone AppThe city and county want to improve the area's life-saving abilities with a smartphone app.
State Fines 2 Health Systems For Illegally Dumping WasteThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined two health systems for illegally dumping medical waste in a landfill.
Walk For Children Marks 125th Anniversary For Children's HospitalChildren's Hospital is one of Pittsburgh's great success stories. This weekend, the hospital marked a huge anniversary.
UPMC, Family Agree To $1.35M Settlement In Mold DeathCourt records indicate that the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center will pay $1.35 million to the family of a woman who died during a mold outbreak.
CDC Focusing On Negative Pressure Rooms In UPMC Mold OutbreakThe federal investigation of how four transplant patients at UPMC hospitals contracted mold infections and then later died is ongoing.
Jameson Health System, UPMC Make Merger OfficialOfficials with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Jameson Health System have formally announced their merger.

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