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The order follows an appeals court ruling that had ruled the government could enforce the mandates in the Roman Catholic dioceses.
The nation’s largest kidney transplant exchange involved two patients who received organs and two who donated them at AGH.
A UPMC professor publishes commentary in JAMA Psychiatry study showing that type 2 diabetes and depression raise the risk of dementia.
Inspectors found the VA manipulated data, mishandled mail and caused veterans to wait an average of 10 months to resolve claims.
A recent study found that tax day saw a 6 percent increase in fatal car accidents, possibly linked to the stress of the impending deadline.
The study involved 2.5 million Danes who were 50 years old and older, all followed over the course of years.
Authorities said Asbury Health Center submitted Medicare payments that weren't supported by physician certifications.
It was a rare bipartisan push to erase an irritant that has dogged lawmakers for years.
A weekly writing workshop gives recovering addicts some space, says teacher Valerie Bacharach.
Lentrada, a drug that offers new hope for MS patients, is being used in Pittsburgh’s Allegheny Healthy System.
Road races have never been more popular in the U.S., and people are more than willing to dig deep in their pockets to pay for them.
Listing of health- and fitness-related events for Tuesday, April 14, 2015.
The U.S. Agriculture Department says Leader Slaughterhouse in Imler produced the veal carcasses Friday outside of inspection hours.
Pennsylvania ranks fourth in the number of mental health professionals, but it is losing more of them than most states to retirement.
After years of rancorous fighting with rival UPMC, new marketing effort meant to be more positive.
The Pittsburgh native has become a high-profile advocate for mental health care and uses football as his platform.
A $1 billion desalination plant to supply booming San Diego County is under construction here and due to open as early as November.
Nonprofit started by a Pitt student helps rural Cambodians combat disease through handwashing and better hygiene
Most recently, Katie and Dalton Prager learned the hard lessons of health care economics.
Gregg M. Kander of Squirrel Hill claimed his wife, Ellen, never received followup to a liver lesion and later died of liver cancer.
Cepacia struck the cystic fibrosis community and spread quickly, with some hospitals having infection rates of more than 20 percent.
A pioneer in brain studies gets an honor from Carnegie Mellon University.
Swedish Match has asked the Food and Drug Administration for permission to remove or revise several warning labels on the snus.
In October 2013, an arbitration panel slashed about 54 percent of approximately $335 million earmarked for Pennsylvania.
The eighth annual event, in memory of 5-year-old Grace Ekis, will include a host of activities Saturday at Norwin High School.
Many questions remain after a former Army staff sergeant took her life March 30 outside a Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs hospital.
President Barack Obama said the government and businesses will cooperate to better deal with the negative health effects of climate change.
The 2015 Dietary Guideline that recommends remove consumption guidelines for dietary cholesterol stirs debate and calls for clarification.
A documentary on the vaccine’s discovery at University of Pittsburgh, “A Shot Felt ’Round the World,” will be shown on campus Sunday.
Reefer is big business. In Colorado alone last year, retailers sold $700 million of marijuana, according to The Washington Post.
The research found nearly equal success between physical therapy and decompression surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis.
Personal training expert creates Better Body Image app to motivate people on a weight-loss regimen.
But many other plans just haven’t been studied enough to evaluate long-term results.
Javier Ojeda walked out of UPMC Saturday in time for Easter, three weeks after brain surgery for a latent malformation.
County manager William McKain has talked of fostering “conversations about improving the delivery of medical services” at the jail.
This latest lawsuit is one of at least a dozen filed against the Veterans Affairs over the outbreak.
The request follows Pittsburgh-based GNC’s new procedures, unveiled this week.
The study was published today by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and other medical institutions.
The revisions were mandated by the state so that restaurant inspections in the county conform to state and federal food codes.
A female veteran shot herself in the parking lot of the H.J. Heinz campus in Aspinwall Monday afternoon.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday offered a plan to cut greenhouse gases in the nation by about one-third in the next 10 years.
Basketball coach Patrick Chambers is working with PSU biologist Gong Chen, whose research focuses on restoring brain cells and function.
Only 45 percent said they were told they had the disease, although some experts believe physicians are afraid to cause emotional stress.
To help calm those marathon jitters, we took a look at four cool accessories to help you cross the finish line.
A listing of health- and fitness-related events for the week starting March 31, 2015.
Classes to promote weight loss and muscle toning in women will meet Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks.
This recipe for halibut is a spicy fish dish that’s packed with protein.
The N.Y. attorney general accused Pittsburgh-based GNC and three other major retailers of selling supplements that could pose health risks.
Nemacolin Woodlands is celebrating the first anniversary of its Holistic Healing Center and the end of the resort’s $30 million renovation.
Success in online fundraising depends on many factors, according to those who operate such platforms.