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Pitt School of Dental Medicine lands an $11.8 million NIH grant to continue research on the genetics of cleft lips and palates.
Hamid Karzai, the outgoing president, had refused to approve the deal, which is intended to help Afghan security forces combat the Taliban.
“The Family Next Door,” is a new documentary that highlights the challenges and triumphs of an Upper St. Clair family dealing with autism.
From counting calories to monitoring blood pressure, your medical history can be as close as your cell phone.
The Affordable Care Act and the Highmark-UPMC breakup mean the normal open-enrollment period dynamics have been turned on their heads.
Children’s health insurance gave immigrants the confidence to start businesses and succeed, Harvard researcher says
The weeklong program encourages students at the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University and Carlow University to pay attention.
Robert L. Kasperik followed his father into the family pharmacy business in Derry, but he also made his own mark as a civic leader.
The county sales tax fund is 5.2 percent ahead of where it was this time last year, a boost RAD officials have attributed to auto sales.
Two men charged last year in the Pennsylvania Turnpike “pay-to-play” scandal could have charges against them dropped.
Clefts are one of the most common birth defects worldwide with a long impact on medicine, culture and literature.
Family physician Malcolm Harris says his name was wrongly included in a UPMC listing of 1,600 doctors who will not be in Highmark’s network.
Deborah Cavendish was the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire and the last of the six eccentric Mitford sisters.
White House intruder ran through much of the main floor, overpower one Secret Service officer.
Crafter in search of opportunities to sell jewelry creates marketplace that grows to become her full-time job.
New Afghan president’s inauguration sets stage for signing new accord with the U.S. guaranteeing a continuing U.S. military presence.
Israeli leader Benjaimin Netanyahu aligns the Palestinian Hamas movement with Islamic State militants.
The Islamic State threat and Iraqi troops’ deteriorating effectiveness eluded not only the intelligence community, but also the White House.
Pro-democracy protester ranks in Hong Kong swell ahead of Chinese National Day and fears that riot police will again become aggressive.
Scientists in 22 studies find man-made global warming having an impact on more than half of 16 extreme weather instances globally last year.
Poison gases hamper rescue effort for hikers caught by Japan’s volcanic eruption.
The legislation directs colleges that receive state financial-aid money to make students responsible for getting affirmative consent.
Supreme Court, on 5-4 ideological split, blocked appeals court ruling that maintained Ohio’s seven days of early voting.
Plus: Cheating trial begins; Arias jury selection; FAA looking into delays; New Windows in works
Plus: Obama hosts India’s PM; Teens sentenced to death; Lloyds makes adjustments; Argentina in contempt
This year’s International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition is focusing on finding a useful function from bacteria.
A politician, painter and businessman, Hmong American Cy Thao has accomplished many firsts in Minnesota.
The hunt for suspect Eric Frein has narrowed to a rural neighborhood bordering a state forest in Monroe County in eastern Pennsylvania.
The road was scheduled to close for one week starting at 6 a.m.
The closure is scheduled from 9 a.m. today through 3 p.m. Saturday between Route 910 and North Chapel Road.
Most women and girls still use inexpensive birth control pills, but the group’s statement might trigger a shift.
The rallies appeared to pose the greatest test yet for China’s “one country, two systems” approach to governing the ex-British protectorate.
As it prepares for its third meeting, the task force is still developing goals.
The restrictions will be in place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Friday.
The road will remain closed until Oct. 20 between Route 51 and Aaron Avenue.
Though the size of our international population remains paltry, The Morning File is a strong supporter of assisting their assimilation.
When a 4-year-old grandson spends the night, the magic happens in the most ordinary of events.
The student was driving a shuttle van for the Penn Stater, one of two hotels owned and operated by the university.
A displaced group of Hmong Christians has found a new home in Holy Apostles Episcopal Church.
The center also will serve as the health informatics training center for the entire country.
Chief Justice Ronald Castille asks Attorney General Kathleen Kane for more information about email exchanges her office described last week.
Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School, a $70 million facility, was dedicated Sunday.
County Council will soon consider new open burning regulations from the Allegheny County Health Department.
The FAA said Sunday it hopes to return the facility to full service by Oct. 13.
Allegheny County has launched a campaign encouraging people to talk to their babies and young children to nurture development.
The project will remake both Smithfield Street structures into mixed use developments.
Consol retirees who became managers say losing some of their benefits will hurt them financially.
Mr. Guarino never played an instrument but, as co-owner of Calico Records and other labels, he had a keen ear for what worked.
Restrictions should be lifted by 6 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.
India’s new prime minister, once shunned by Washington, appeared before an enthusiastic crowd in a famed New York sports arena Sunday.