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December 19, 2014 News Headlines​

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Frail Elderly Might Benefit From High-Dose Flu Shot
Source: U.S. News & World Report
December 18, 2014
Dr. David Nace
University of Pittsburgh

High-dosage flu vaccine widely offered to elderly patients as cases climb
Source: WPXI-TV
December 18, 2014
Dr. David Nace
UPMC

Sharing Hope with Magee moms
Source: WPXI-TV
December 17, 2014
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

That Cheap Old Car Might Carry Deadly Cost for Teens: Study
Source: NBC News
December 18, 2014
Dr. Tony Fabio
UPMC Center for Injury Research Community Action
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

A robotic arm controlled by the human mind
Source: Washington Post
December 18, 2014
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pitt scientists work on wheelchair standards
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
December 18, 2014
Dr. Jon Pearlman
Dr. Rory Cooper
UPMC
University of Pittsburgh’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Pitt professors receive USAID award
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 19, 2014

Trained teachers, staff to treat allergic students under Pennsylvania law
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
December 18, 2014
Dr. Todd Green
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Coffee that helps you sleep? Herb added to the blend
Source: NBC Today
December 18, 2014
Leslie Bonci
UPMC Center for Sports Medicine

Annual Free Care Fund Benefit Show Raises More Than $2M
Source: KDKA-TV
December 18, 2014
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation

Hospital finances still crying 'ouch'
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
December 19, 2014
UPMC

Payer-provider partnerships eyed for population health
Source: Healthcare Finance
December 18, 2014
UPMC Health Plan

Tax exemptions cost Allegheny County governments $620M, auditor general reports
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
December 18, 2014
UPMC

Allegheny County potentially loses $619M in revenue from tax-exempt property
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
December 18, 2014
UPMC

8 Western Pennsylvania hospitals penalized over infections
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
December 18, 2014
UPMC, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, UPMC Presbyterian-Shadyside, UPMC Passavant

Modern medicine: New Shinglehouse Community Health Center opens
Source: Bradford Era
December 17, 2014
UPMC Hamot

Uniontown programs get $900K
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
December 19, 2014
UPMC Health Plan
UPMC

Jamie's Dream Team founder says she will press on despite new illness
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
December 19, 2014
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
UPMC McKeesport
UPMC East

Less Than Half Of Wisconsin Residents Got A Flu Shot In 2013, Report Finds
Source: Wisconsin Public Radio
December 18, 2014
Dr. Eric Toner
UPMC Centers for Health Security

Report: Ohio among worst-prepared states for handling infectious diseases
Source: The Columbus Dispatch
December 18, 2014
Dr. Eric Toner
UPMC Center for Health Security

They Said It: Best of Personalities of Pittsburgh
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
December 19, 2014
Dr. Freddie Fu
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
UPMC Center for Sports Medicine

Personality Test: Nikol Marks
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
December 17, 2014
Nikol Marks
Dr. Stanley Marks
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

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