Teachers Union Opposes $40 Mil Grant's New Evaluation System Gathering in the cold, community leaders and parents called on the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers to adopt high standards of evaluation -- saying lower standards hurt teachers, parents.
UPMC Institutes New Flu Testing Policy For Employees If you have had the flu this year, you are not alone. People all across the area are dealing with it.
Many Patients Being Misdiagnosed With AsthmaAsthma is a lifelong disease that can cause wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath, but experts say not everyone diagnosed with asthma actually has it.
Many Come Together, Call For More Testing On World AIDS DayIt wasn’t an offering of communion or a traditional service, even as the congregation sang.
UPMC Cardiovascular ScreeningsOn Friday, Feb. 1, UPMC’s Heart and Vascular Institute and the American Heart Association are set to offer free heart screenings, including blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol and blood glucose testing.
State Police Suspend Breathalyzer TestingYou've had a big night out and find yourself inching along with a sobriety checkpoint straight ahead. But if Pennsylvania State Police are doing the testing, troopers will only be using blood sampling and no breathalyzers.
Consumer Reports Tests Space Heater SafetySales of portable space heaters start to take off this time of year and while they may keep you and your family warm during the winter months, they can be dangerous.
Late Composer Marvin Hamlisch Was 'A Friend To Pittsburgh'Marvin Hamlisch, the award-winning composer and conductor of the Pittsburgh Pops has died at age 68.