Spokeswoman Gloria Kreps said all will be offered jobs with Nuance, a Massachusetts company that specializes in voice-recognition software.
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5 Pennsylvania controversy over its new characterization of some disorders.
A trial for a new treatment for coronary artery disease, a leading cause of death in the U.S., will include Pittsburgh doctors and patients.
The Pittsburgh Mercy Health System is holding an online auction from 9 a.m. June 1 to 9 p.m. June 16.
An Ohio Township mother, whose children require a gluten-free diet, started a petition against the Disney Channel show.
Foot problems for people with diabetes are costly: more than $80 billion a year, or one-third of the health costs of diabetes in the U.S.
Children's Hospital is taking part in a worldwide study that tries to desensitize youngsters allergic to peanuts by wearing a patch.
Coaches for the Pittsburgh baseball team will conduct a baseball clinic June 30 as part of a fundraiser for Glimmer of Hope.
A 1996 skiing accident left Meghan Wilson with quadriplegia. On Monday, she'll graduate from Pitt's School of Medicine with an M.D./Ph.D.
Officials offer accolades to her for overcoming challenges of quadriplegia to graduate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
The department says the violations found in a two-year review dealt with claims denials and failure to remedy those issues expediently.
The proposed regulations will require workers in all subsidized child-care centers and homes to be trained in first-aid and safety.
AccuWeather.com is calling for fewer storms in all, but four storms could become major hurricanes, compared with one in 2012.
The Kepler Space Telescope, which to date has cost $600 million to build and operate, has lost the ability to point accurately.
The building's ongoing renovation includes a revamped interior and expanded second floor.
Pennsylvania wants to keep its PA Fair Care program in place, but the federal government wants to see changes.
Christopher Olivia and Roy Santarella, who left WPAHS in 2011, were the highest compensated employees in fiscal year ending June 30, 2012.
There's no good evidence that eating levels below 2,300 milligrams a day recommended for most people -- offers benefits.
Can doctors expect a stampede of women into their offices demanding the same procedure? Yes and no.
The National Transportation Safety Board wants states to lower the standard for drunk driving blood alcohol level from .08 to .05.
Smaller margins and growing uncompensated care are putting the squeeze on hospitals, says the Pa. Health Care Cost Containment Council.
Medical technology makes it theoretically possible for any woman to do what Angelina Jolie did. But should she?
The National Transportation Safety Board voted 5-0, which is not binding, in suggesting that states lower the limit of legal intoxication.
This time next week, perhaps the most famous symbol of Superstorm Sandy's devastation at the Jersey shore will be gone.
Mike Webster's family says his problems paved the way for understanding chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
CTE is at the heart of lawsuits against the NFL
Researchers are exploring treatments for protein tangles, similar to those that would be seen in Alzheimer's disease, in athletes' brains.
Bloomfield dance studio owner Holly Dayton-Kirby and her doctor husband use dancing to help amputees: "Dancing is also a form of therapy."
Health related events for the coming week.
More than 25,000 signed up to participate in the race, which raises money for cancer education and research.
NFL players Fred McNeill and Chris Henry show the impact of CTE, a degenerative brain disease that may be caused by thousands of collisions.
Leetsdale's Hussey Copper relies on the red metal's antimicrobial prowess as it rebounds from bankruptcy.
The Post-Gazette explores five brain disorders: schizophrenia, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, autism, depression and phobias.
For the first time in at least five decades, prescription drug spending is down, says an IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics report.
Under President Ronald Reagan, Otis Bowen led efforts to respond to the AIDS crisis. He died at age 95.
President emphasizes its benefits for women and promoting the opportunity for people to sign up for subsidized health insurance.
UPMC sees gains while responding to 'the new normal' of falling reimbursements and growing competition.
The Allegheny County Health Department is offering shingles vaccine for free to those age 50 and older who have limited health insurance.
Some restaurant and grocers industries have backed legislation to limit the rules to only provide the data online in some cases.
Ratings agencies are unsure, but short-term debtholders like what they see in the Highmark-WPAHS merger, lifting bond prices.
The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services shows stark differences in what hospitals charge for essentially the same service.
Virginia Cowell worked with preschoolers with emotional and behavioral problems.
A study makes clearer who does and does not benefit from taking supplements of omega-3 fatty acids, the good oils found in some fish.
Cardiovascular services at West Penn had been transferred to Allegheny General in late 2010. The new institute will see patients on Monday.
A test to gauge the aggressiveness of prostate cancer may help men decide whether they need to treat it right away or can safely monitor it.
The would-be class action lawsuit was filed in 2010 and claimed Highmark and UPMC conspired to control the healthcare market.
High levels of air pollution make the Pittsburgh region a risky area to live when it comes to asthma, cancer and cardiovascular disease.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey introduced a bill requiring the VA Health System to report "notifiable" infections to health agencies.
In a bid to combat counterfeiting, drugmaker announces it will sell erectile dysfunction pill directly to men via its website.
His toothache medicine was also used to treat mouth sores.
The University of Pittsburgh and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh study finds the possible cause, treatment for necrotizing enterocolitis.
The county signed a $4.9 million sales agreement last week for the Allegheny County Health Department building in Oakland.
The city calls UPMC the top beneficiary of taxpayers and seeks a suit's return to state court.
Testing for the disease is still needed despite decline in U.S. and is expected to reach worldwide targets for 2015.
The Coaching Boys into Men program is showing signs of effectiveness in reducing teenage boys abuse of teenage girls.
Emil Frei III, whose trailblazing use of combination chemotherapy helped make certain cancers curable for the first time, died at age 89.
Events include the Arthritis Foundation hosting an Arthritis Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at La Roche College in McCandless.
Gyms are encouraging people to push, pull, squat and move bodies as they might naturally, with such items as heavy sandbags.
Highmark says it will now go after UPMC practices and doctors, but will any of them jump ship -- and how much will it cost?
Consumer Reports recently shone a light on oversold cancer screenings that might confuse rather than clarify.
Understanding what drives someone to suicide is the key to prevention. Some families shattered by the act offer their insights.
The system may follow a different health care model and may bring innovation to the hospital and insurance marketplace.
Lenier Allen has battled thoughts of suicide since his brother took his own life 40 years ago.
Severely injured in a car accident during her high school years, Katherine Kimes wasn't expected to do much with her life ... but she has.
Still more questions than answers in Pitt researcher Autumn M. Klein's cyanide death.
VA will review regional director's award and bonus in wake of Legionnaires' report.
Experts say cyanide is used more often for suicides than homicides, but even then, it is extremely infrequent.
SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania moves its fight with UPMC to Pittsburgh residents' mailboxes.
Families, staff, and Congress are not pleased with accolades for the Pittsburgh regional VA leader in wake of the Legionnaires' outbreak.
The Census released a report estimating that 36% of women giving birth in the past year nationally, and 39% in Pittsburgh were unmarried.
By looks, this clinic could be found anywhere. But this clinic is in the heart of Bayer Inc.'s campus in Robinson.
Restaurants soon could be required to post grades, but the system will wait for input from a new county health director.
After the bombings in Boston, Pittsburgh race organizers and medical personnel adjusted their plans and took advice from counterparts there.
The Allegheny County Board of Health continues its nearly year-long national search for a permanent director.
Hannah Warren has been unable to breathe, eat, drink or swallow on her own since she was born in South Korea in 2010.
But proof of age is still required for purchase for the so-called morning-after pill.
The three operating rooms used for cesarean sections at West Penn remain closed after the sprinkler system was accidently turned on.
UPMC would determine out-of-network charges billed directly to the Community Blue subscriber; Highmark would determine the reimbursement.
Twenty-two percent of women who delayed their treatment for at least six weeks were not alive five years after their diagnosis.
Dating to June 28, 2011:
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center received a grant to help create a computerized database to reduce the worldwide incidence of malaria.
A U.S. House bill would require the VA to report infectious diseases.
Children with special needs learn soccer skills at Pittsburgh Riverhounds clinic in new Highmark Stadium
Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh is sponsoring its a "Girls' Night Out" fundraiser Tuesday at the Hollywood Theater.
The Pittsburgh Dance Center in Bloomfield will hold a "Salsa for Soldiers" benefit May 5.
Heart attack survivor Amy Heinl talks about her rare condition and changes everyone should make to be healthier and avoid heart disease.
No longer just an adolescent scourge, acne can affect adults at the same time as wrinkles. But new treatments are on the horizon.
After experts left, seemingly small changes led to the Legionnaires' outbreak in Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs hospital.
VA Inspector General officials said their goal was never to point fingers at specific people.
A new study by researchers at Pitt's School of Medicine may hold promise for the understanding and treatment of ALS.
Study using mice found those injected with hormone developed amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, later and lived longer.
The new strain of avian influenza that has infected more than 100 people in China in the last two months has been reported in Taiwan.
Some chemical changes occurred in brains of rats exposed to blast waves.
Getting the ingredients for ricin isn't difficult, which is why it has been used against high-profile figures numerous times.
The city is one of two metro areas outside of California to rank among the top 25 most polluted by ozone smog and by soot.
A case in Commonwealth Court looks at the issue of closing more than half of the Pennsylvania's state health centers.
The Pennsylvania House bill prohibits insurance coverage of elective abortions on the health exchange.
As the Gov. Corbett considers expanding Medicaid, officials released an analysis finding the state would spend less, gain federal cash.
Health agencies, insurers and advocates for the uninsured will soon be spending millions to spread the word about the health care exchanges.
The pioneering neurologist specialized in pregnancy and was one of the few experts in a field she helped create.