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Pitt Awarded  More Than $5M Grant to Study Drug Use on Teen Brain

Researchers will be recruiting approx. 500 kids in the region to study the impact of substance use on the adolescent brain. 





Flu shot and thorough hand washing best preventative measures to take against a cold or flu.

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The event will be held Oct. 7 to 9 at Alumni Hall in Oakland and highlights the region’s strengths in science, engineering and medicine.


Physicians at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC have opened a clinical trial to examine therapies on invasive lobular breast cancer.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Flu and whooping cough vaccine combo safe for pregnant women

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Harris Poll Finds Misconceptions About Concussions


Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Newsmaker: Dr. Wendie Berg


Wednesday, October 7, 2015

University of Pittsburgh's diabetes treatment technology licensed


Wednesday, October 7, 2015
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​Michael “Micky” Collins, Ph.D., is an internationally renowned expert in sports-related concussion.



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