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May 29, 2015 News Headlines​


Highmark-UPMC divorce fallout could touch Harrisburg region
Source: The Patriot-News
May 28, 2015
Jeffrey Romoff
UPMC

Health care poll: which hospital-insurer hybrid sounds best?
Source: The Patriot News
May 28, 2015
Jeffrey Romoff
UPMC

'Perfect example of love': Photo of girls hugging amid cancer fight goes viral
Source: TODAY
May 28, 2015
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Trumbull Co. girl’s liver transplant successful
Source: WKBN-TV
May 28, 2015
UPMC

No-consent medical experiments put ethics to test
Source: USA Today
May 28, 2015
Dr. Clifton Callaway
University of Pittsburgh

A Disorder That's Hard to Swallow
Source: US News and World Report
May 28, 2015
Dr. James Coyle
University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

UPMC McKeesport's stroke team recognized
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
May 29, 2015
UPMC McKeesport
Dawndra Jones
Christine Rozanski


What Drugs Work for Alzheimer's
Source: WTAJ-TV
May 28, 2015
Dr. Jennifer Linger
UPMC Altoona

Inside America's secretive biolabs
Source: USA Today
May 29, 2015
Dr. Gigi Kwik Gronvall
UPMC Center for Health Security

Pentagon anthrax blunder reveals 'chain of errors' in government lab protocols
Source: The Guardian
May 28, 2015
Dr. Gigi Kwik Gronvall
UPMC Center for Health Security

Customer abuse: UPMC and Highmark refuse to work it out
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 29, 2015
UPMC

Pennsylvania moves to keep pace with increase in Medicaid
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 29, 2015
UPMC Health Plan

UPMC breach was due to third-party vendor leak; other hospitals impacted
Source: Healthcare Dive
May 28, 2015
UPMC

Farm-to-table: Farmers markets pop up in Pittsburgh
Source: The Pitt News
May 28, 2015
Dr. Kathleen Zatavekas
UPMC

North scape: Fundraisers, library events and meetings
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 29, 2015
Passavant Hospital Foundation
UPMC Passavant

Lehigh Valley Health Network, Pocono Health System in tentative deal (Subscriber Content)
Source: Modern Healthcare  
May 28, 2015
UPMC

East Liberty revived with quirky, caffeinated renaissance
Source: The Pitt News
May 28, 2015
UPMC
University of Pittsburgh

Do rising CEO salaries really impact healthcare costs?
Source: Healthcare Dive
May 28, 2015
Jeffrey Romoff
UPMC

On The California Shore, Sizing Up Female Marines' Combat Readiness
Source: KOSU Radio
May 29, 2015
University of Pittsburgh

Air pollution-autism link identified by Pitt researchers
Source: Pittsburgh Business-Times
May 28, 2015
Dr. Evelyn Talbot
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

US military accidentally ships live anthrax to labs
Source: Nature
May 28, 2015
Dr. Amesh Adalja
UPMC

Research at U.S. academic medical centers faces threats to sustainable support
Source: Vanderbilt University News
May 28, 2015
Dr. Arthur Levine
University of Pittsburgh

Nancy Dell: Foods to reduce muscle soreness; Standing near microwaves
Source: WWLP-TV
May 28, 2015
UPMC

Midstate hospital ranked among best in U.S. at handling common conditions
Source: The Patriot News
May 28, 2015
UPMC

Football helmets are creating more problems than they solve
Source: Sporting News
May 28, 2015
Dr. Anthony Kontos
UPMC Sports Medicine

WHI Analysis Confirms Higher CVD Risk in RA (Registration required)
Source: Medpage Today
May 28, 2015
Dr. Rachel H. Mackey
University of Pittsburgh

Characteristics, Medication Use of Early Marketplace Enrollees
Source: AJMC.com
May 28, 2015
Dr. Julie Donahue
University of Pittsburgh

Beatdown: Consumer Reports Slams Sports Drinks, Plant-Based Waters
Source: Bevnet.com
May 28, 2015
Leslie Bonci
UPMC

Gary Rotstein's Morning File: If UPMC and Highmark could meet ...
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 29, 2015
UPMC

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Celebrates 125 Years of Achievement
Source: Whirl magazine
May 20, 2015
Greg Barrett
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Excela Health walk-in care facility winning rave reviews
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
May 29, 2015
UPMC

Notables: Fox Chapel Area High School physical education teacher
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 29, 2015
UPMC

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