Pa. Supreme Court: For Highmark Medicare Advantage members, UPMC facilities, docs will remain in-network

Ruling will allow 182,000 seniors to avoid paying heftier out-of-network rates.

States lead effort to let pharmacists prescribe birth control

Public health advocates hope these arrangements could spread across the country.

New policy will open up end-of-life care dialogue between patients and caregivers

“The conversation should not start in the last two weeks, when everybody expects the patient to die,” said Dr. Bernard Bernacki.



Getting marathon ready

Each Tuesday leading up to the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon/UPMC Health Plan Half-Marathon May 3, local fitness experts from the Wellness N'at Blog will team up with the PG's Gretchen McKay to provide insights and inspiration to get you marathon ready.


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Local Dispatch: Board games are the everlasting holiday gift

My wish is that young adults who have had the fortune to know the fun and value of board games will remember to share with today’s kids.

Local Dispatch: The Christmas ham that got us going

In 1950s, an aunt with a large ham for Christmas dinner motivated 13 of us to pile into a car to visit. And then it began to snow. A lot ...


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