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Two American aid workers declared recovered, released from Atlanta hospital.
The bat is the 11th rabid animal reported to the department this year, including five bats, two cats, two raccoons and two groundhogs.
The hospital calls it the “first-of-its-kind” center in the country, and West Penn officials say a similar program is in the works there.
An international “Grandmother Power” movement is giving grandmothers a new role as activists in local communities.
Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol received an experimental treatment called Zmapp, but it’s not known whether the drug helped.
UPMC is well positioned going into the final months of its contract with Highmark, as it continues to gain share in a shrinking market.
Former president tries to offer monetary donation, but his wife soaks him instead.
Chikungunya, Rift Valley fever and MERS among other viral infections that are here or could arrive on the next boat or plane.
University of Pittsburgh study shows medication adherence improves health care costs and mortality rates in patients
Jewish Healthcare Foundation officials say progress has been made on AIDS, but the number of patients 13-24 years old is growing.
Health and fitness events for the coming week.
Public awareness, better diagnostic tools and modern-day stress are among the factors boosting mental and behavior problems in children.
Chemical preservatives, flavorings and thickening agents are streaming into food supply, and, in hundreds of cases, federal regulators
The study is continuing, but so far a few participants did not regrow hair, said Columbia University Medical Center’s Julian Mackay-Wiggan.
The four family members were accused in a June indictment of running the website emedoutlet.com and numerous related websites from 2005
For some seniors, the hospital is the worst place to be. Can the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and UPMC help keep seniors in nursing homes?
Meanwhile, some airlines are halting flights.
Feds' system may be part of problem in finding Medicare fraud.
Samples left CDC lab and went to Agriculture Department lab, but no one was infected or fell ill.
Effort to stem opiate tide has 11 initial concepts as it sprints toward September report.
The virus called chikungunya has been spreading this summer in the southern United States, triggering high fever and malaise but is rarely
Ice Bucket Challenges sweeps nation and Pittsburgh in effort to raise awareness for ALS.
Hopital Albert Schweitzer was founded by Ian Rawson’s mother and stepfather in 1956 to provide medical treatment to island residents.
Another study says sodium in salt contributes to 1.65 million deaths each year.
Robin Williams’ death is a lesson in the devastating power of depression.
Last of currently available U.S. supply of experimental treatment is en route to Liberia to aid two stricken doctors.
Federal government is sending letters to those who haven’t provided documentation because people illegally in the country can’t be covered.
Amy Iannuzzi-Tingley suffered silently as a child from obsessive-compulsive disorder. Now she speaks up for OCD awareness.
The western Pennsylvania region is participating in the nationwide growth of telemedicine services.
Scientists concluded that 10 percent of patients could find better therapies if they had information about their tumor’s unique DNA.
Health and fitness news for the coming week.
Doctors at UPMC are now offering surgical brain stimulation for people with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD.
They defied official warnings to avoid public gatherings to contain an epidemic that has killed nearly 1,000 people in West Africa.
Legacy is about to introduce a new effort on behalf of the “Truth” campaign, “Finish It,” which takes a less rebellious tone.
The neuroscience industry is hoping that games could be a catalyst that turns brain-wave-reading gadgets into mainstream consumer products.
The National Traffic Highway Safety Administration and Kids and Cars are pushing for more attention after 21 deaths so far this year.
With the $250,000 grant, the center plans to add 40 hours each week of direct clinical behavioral health services.
The World Health Organization declared an international public health emergency Friday, demanding an “extraordinary” response
It’s still unclear how long the reaction will last, but some affected have sworn off meat for good.
The injury occurs when muscle along the abdomen twists or turns and tears a tiny piece of bone or cartilage away from the rib.
Humans already use all of their brains’ capacity, experts say, so don’t expect to gain super powers like “Lucy.”
Fourth annual Violet Rippy 5K Walk/Run celebrates breakthrough of two new drugs to treat pulmonary fibrosis.
According to the National Cancer Institute, the incidence of esophageal cancer is up 600 percent since the 1970s.
Pittsburgh officials assure that isolation facilities and protocols are ready to treat and control any outbreak of the deadly virus here.
A swollen foot leads to a diagnosis to ovarian cancer, which then leads to a book by a patient and her Pittsburgh doctor.
Mon-Vale Health Resources’ Healthy Directions health resource center will hold a Third Anniversary Celebration Friday.
N.Y. hospital testing new case of man with symptoms of deadly disease
Decision echoes federal appeals court decision about a Mississippi law that similarly demands hospital admitting privileges for physicians.
Study finds women who give birth at low-performing facilites suffer at least twice the rate of major complications.
Mayor D. Michael Collins announced that the city‘s water tests finally showed low levels of the toxin microcystin.