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July 7, 2015 News Headlines​

Seeking Better Ways to Treat the Lows of Bipolar Disorder (Subscriber Content)
Source: Wall Street Journal
July 6, 2015
Dr. Mary Phillips
UPMC
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC

Industry Payments To Nurses Go Unreported In Federal Database
Source: NPR
July 6, 2015
Dr. Walid Gellad
University of Pittsburgh

Mark Zuckerberg's 'Facebook Telepathy': Experts Respond
Source:  Discovery News
July 6, 2015
Dr. Andrew Schwartz
University of Pittsburgh

The science of sleeping in, and why you probably shouldn’t
Source: PBS NewsHour
July 3, 2015
Dr. Brant Hasler
University of Pittsburgh

Children's Hospital's top doctor leaving for Washington University School of Medicine
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
July 6, 2015
Dr. David H. Perlmutter
Dr. Arthur S. Levine
Dr. Barbara A. Cohlan
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
UPMC
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

They Survived Training, Now Female Marines Await Word On Ground Combat
Source: NPR
July 6, 2015
University of Pittsburgh

2 boys who received transplants at Children's Hospital progress to sunnier days
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
July 6, 2015
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Friends rallying for Ellwood City cancer patient Mary O'Neil
Source: Ellwood City Ledger
July 6, 2015
Dr. Sushil Beriwal
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Stress in neighborhood may be linked to faster aging
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 7, 2015
Dr. Mijung Park
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing

Blinded veterans say not enough research money goes toward vision injuries
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 6, 2015
University of Pittsburgh

Washington University names new medical school dean
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 6, 2015
Dr. David H. Perlmutter
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Scientific director at Children's Hospital to become dean at Washington University School of Medicine
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 7, 2015
Dr. David H. Perlmutter
Dr. Arthur S. Levine
Chris Gessner
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Wash U School of Medicine names new dean
Source: St. Louis Business Journal
July 6, 2015
Dr. David H. Perlmutter
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Female-libido drug is political land mine for FDA, advisers say
Source: Los Angeles Times via Seattle Times
July 6, 2015
Dr. Walid Gellad
University of Pittsburgh

First US measles death in 12 years: How was it missed?
Source: LiveScience via Fox News
July 6, 2015
Dr. Amesh Adalja
UPMC

Hip, knee replacement patients leave hospital within hours of surgery
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 7, 2015
UPMC

Global Links shipping more efficient thanks to Pitt math students
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 7, 2015
UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing

Weight-loss surgery is better than changing lifestyle in treating type 2 diabetes, research suggests
Source: Science Times
July 6, 2015
Dr. Anita Courcoulas
UPMC

Weight-loss surgery 'superior to lifestyle interventions' for type 2 diabetes
Source: Medical News Today
July 6, 2015
Dr. Anita Courcoulas
UPMC

Freshman senator wins plaudits for pushing vaccine law
Source: Daily Democrat
July 6, 2015
Dr. Jonas Salk
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer Screening
Source: Daily Rx
July 6, 2015
Dr. Adam Brufsky
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

How to Make Your Vacation From Work The Best One Yet
Source: Cheat Sheet
July 6, 2015
Dr. Karen Matthews
University of Pittsburgh

Washington woman who died of measles had been vaccinated – El Paso Times
Source: Rapid News Network
July 6, 2015
Dr. Amesh Adalja
UPMC Center for Health Security

Few Approved Targeted Therapies for GE Cancers
Source: Clinical Oncology News
July 6, 2015
Dr. Shrina Duggal
UPMC CancerCenter

Building protocols into EHRs can help cut wasteful care (Subscriber Content)
Source: Modern Healthcare
July 4, 2015
Dr. Steven Shaprio
UPMC

Theater returns to August Wilson Center with 'Piano Lesson'
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 6, 2015
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Montefiore

Nebraska Girl’s Death Brings Life for Other Children
Source: iFree Press
July 6, 2015
Dr. George Mazariegos
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

3-Year-Old Nebraska Girl Who Died Of Brain Cancer Saves 2 Boys’ Lives With Liver, Bowel Donation
Source: International Business News
July 6, 2015
Dr. George Mazariegos
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Edgewood First Responders Hailed Heroes For Helping Mom Safely Deliver Her Baby
Source: KDKA-TV
July 6, 2015
UPMC Prehospital Care

AAHS needs strategy for hiring girls soccer coaches (Subscriber Content)
Source: Altoona Mirror
July 7, 2015
UPMC

Super Bowl XL teammates to chair annual Gatorade/Steelers 5K Race
Source: Steelers.com
July 6, 2015
UPMC

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