St. Clair CEO James Collins said the partnership will give doctors and administrators access to Mayo’s best hospital management practices.
A total of 42 local Zika infections have reportedly been contracted in four Florida counties this year.
Nine Allegheny County residents and 82 people statewide have been diagnosed with the virus since early this year.
Where women live matters just as much as who they are, a team of researchers has found.
A new at-home antibiotic treatment has lowered readmission rates for UPMC patients from 32 percent to 20-24 percent.
Yoga can help manage mental and physical effects of a brain injury. One Pittsburgh studio is working to make that practice more accessible.
New Voices for Reproductive Justice strives to stay close to its communities as it expands into Cleveland and Philadelphia.
UPMC and Pitt team finds that metabolic abnormalities might be cause for some with untreatable depression
Alzheimer’s foundation is pushing wider availability of memory tests while Pitt center offers comprehensive dementia evaluations for some.
But the final stage of an eradication program is difficult: The biggest obstacle is that Guinea worm is infecting not just people but also
Health authorities are trying to decide whether to designate a section of the bustling tourist city as a zone of active Zika transmission.
The outbreak has killed at least 10,000 people and sickened hundreds of thousands.
When tested in mice, PZM21 offered pain relief that’s “substantially longer” than morphine or other experimental drugs, they wrote.
Police in Huntington (population: about 49,000) reportedly responded to 26 heroin overdose cases in a span of four hours Monday evening.
Speculation that acetaminophen might make children’s asthma worse doesn’t hold up when compared with ibuprofen, according to new research.
The disease has killed more than 400 people and sickened thousands in Angola and Congo.
Only a small section is getting a double-barrel dose of chemicals.
Supporters and opponents of a proposed e-cigarette law in Allegheny County spoke Monday before the county Board of Health.
University of Pittsburgh lab is part of a study that found a fruit-extract compound may prevent and dissolve common kidney stones.
Pitt graduate Alexander Rhodes started his anti-porn platform and speaks on the topic after porn claimed his adolescent and teen years.
The warning allows the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants, access emergency funds and temporarily appoint personnel.
Researchers found declining sperm quality and other effects that they believe could be related to environmental causes.
Proposed legislation would restrict the use of vapor devices to spaces where tobacco cigarettes can be smoked.
Organization seeks comment on changes that would reduce the number of “districts” where transplanted livers are distributed.
A year of struggles, pain and redemption marks the lives of some of the 40 people who overdosed on heroin last August in Washington County.
More organ donors and recipients are reaching out to each other to honor the memory of loved ones and follow those whose lives are renewed.
The money will supplement the $347 million Health and Human Services transferred away from an existing fund to fight the Ebola virus.
The event is organized by Amber Abrams’ 14-year-old niece, Maddie Dorish, who coordinated a similar fundraiser two years ago.
A new map would put Pittsburgh in a more Midwestern area, reducing the number of districts across the country in which organs are shared.
Even as the Supreme Court sent the religious-liberty challenge back to lower courts, it allowed coverage to start.
Long-term exposure has been linked to increased risks of kidney cancer, thyroid problems, high cholesterol and hormone disruption.
The Texas case appears to be the only one in the United States in which a microcephalic infant died shortly after birth.
A Pittsburgh research team helps shape the annual flu vaccines by monitoring their effectiveness in local patients.
The coyote was shot Tuesday morning by officers with the borough police department.
At the same time, the experience in those states suggests better access will ultimately improve patients’ health.
The percent of American adults who say they currently smoke marijuana has nearly doubled over the past three years.
Some parents of children with this disorder said the game let their child socialize more, but not all experts agree.
Pittsburgh doctors are seeing success with a relatively new drug, Keytruda, to treat patients with this deadly skin cancer.
Among the findings: Beer goggles are real; stoned sex typically doesn’t lead to drunk sex’s regret; and it can also make you distracted.
Stanford researchers reviewed the health records of 47,944 black soldiers with known sickle cell trait status.
Allegheny County announced its breastfeeding-friendly place awards, with winners including Pittsburgh International Airport.
Local grocery stores rely on customers receiving federal aid to bolster their bottom line and help the community.
A U.S. district judge has ordered a teleconference with ConAgra attorneys and prosecutors Thursday to schedule a plea date.
Because of the Notice Act, passed by Congress with broad bipartisan support, patients can expect to start receiving the warnings in January.
PWSA must first find which lines are made of lead, then replace 7 percent of them per year.
Scientists hope to slow or stop the spread of Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases.
Registered nurses at Heritage Valley Beaver have voted to strike again, this time for three days, beginning Aug. 23.
News comes a day after health officials announced an early start to a clinical trial to test a Zika vaccine in humans.
Shipments of vaccines go missing or are sent to wrong regions.
Scientists were able to zero in on the innate immune system as a key player in thwarting asthma and allergic reactions that can trigger it.