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Medical Frontiers Talks About Epilepsy

Dr. Pifer was joined in the studio today by Dr. Jack Wilberger and Dr. James Valeriano of Allegheny General Hospital Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/14/2012

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Community Celebrates Reopening Of West Penn ER

Valentine’s Day will mark the grand opening of the West Penn Emergency Room in Bloomfield, reopening its doors to patients after a 14-month hiatus.

02/13/2012

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West Penn Hospital STAR Center Offers Free CPR Classes

For people whose hearts stop, bystander CPR is done in only one in three instances and only half the time it’s done right.

02/10/2012

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New Details Released About West Penn Hospital Renovations

Major upgrades are coming to West Penn Hospital. Officials announced the details during a news conference Wednesday morning.

11/16/2011

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WPAHS, Highmark Announce Deal

Officials with the West Penn Allegheny Health System and Highmark have formally announced a deal in which the insurer will take over the hospital network.

11/01/2011

At 8-pounds, 6-ounces, Devin Devon Pope was born September 21st at West Penn Hospital at 4:40 p.m.  on what would have been his uncle's 44th birthday.   (Credit: KDKA)

Slain Pittsburgh Officer’s Family Celebrates New Life

At 8-pounds, 6-ounces, Devin Devon Pope was born September 21st at West Penn Hospital at 4:40 p.m. on what would have been his uncle’s 44th birthday.

09/22/2011

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Hospitals Cracking Down On Cameras In Delivery Rooms

The birth of a child is special for any parent and a long-standing tradition has been to film the event. However, some hospitals are cracking down and aren’t allowing cameras in the delivery room anymore.

08/02/2011

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Major Changes Could Be Coming To West Penn Hospital

Highmark said it was buying West Penn Allegheny Health System Tuesday. The KDKA Investigators have learned that the announcement may involve major changes at West Penn Hospital.

06/28/2011

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Woman Gives Birth On Lawrenceville Street

A woman gave birth to a set of twins Sunday morning, but one child came a little early.

05/15/2011

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Mars Couple Delivers Baby In Garage

The youngest member of the Young family was so eager to come into the world, mom and dad didn’t even get a chance to get out of the garage.

03/18/2011

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Highland Park Fire Injures 5

HIGHLAND PARK (KDKA) -An early Sunday morning fire in Highland Park left five people injured. According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the fire started around 6:30 a.m. in the 5600-block of Hays […]

02/06/2011

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West Penn Allegheny To Form Medical School?

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The KDKA Investigators have learned the West Penn Allegheny Health System will announce the formation of a medical school. KDKA’s Marty Griffin reports sources indicate the new medical school will most likely […]

KDKA-TV–01/13/2011

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Infant Suffers Burns From Diaper Soaked With Drain Cleaner

MCKEES ROCKS (KDKA) – A 7-month-old girl is in the hospital awaiting surgery after workers at a daycare center put a diaper soaked in Drano on her. Sources close to the girl’s family said the […]

KDKA-TV–01/04/2011

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West Penn Hospital Closes Emergency Room

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The New Year will start without West Penn Hospital’s emergency room as the department stopped admitting patients and closed its doors for good this morning. It happened right on schedule at 10:05 […]

12/31/2010

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Woman Injured In Bloomfield Shooting

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police are still looking for suspects after shots were fired outside of the Sunoco A-Plus on Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield. Pittsburgh Police Commander Tim O’Connor said a man who pulled up to […]

12/10/2010

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