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The emergency medicine doctor at Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital was working in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders.
Travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea will be required to take their temperature twice a day and report results to health
The agency warned it's not clear whether any of them will work against the deadly virus that has already killed more than 4,800 people.
Some 90,000 women now receive free family planning and women’s health coverage through a special Medicaid program that will soon end.
Dr. Doug Reed is an associate professor of immunology from the Center for Vaccine Research at the University of Pittsburgh.
The Jewish Healthcare Foundation paid $60,000 to RAND Corp. to compile the guidelines.
U.S. teens are both victims and perpetrators in pervasively abusive dating practices, says new federal survey.
The agreement preserves employee access to doctors in the Highmark, UPMC and independent networks
The groups said they plan to protest outside Heinz Field on Sunday before Baker Hughes CEO Martin Craighead delivers a $100,000 check.
There’s a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for personal care items, cleaners and textiles.
A physician with Doctors without Borders who recently returned from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.
Representatives of Highmark and UPMC, and state regulators who brokered a deal between them, disagreed on many things Wednesday.
CDC to require arrivals from West African nations with Ebola to report temperatures and any other potential symptoms daily for three weeks.
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the program will begin Monday.
Researchers discovered links between increased levels of chromium and styrene and children with the disorder.
"We're not expanding the footprint of the hospital but rearranging existing space," chief medical officer Steve Docimo said.
Obama administration implements new screening process for travelers arriving to the U.S from West Africa.
Allegheny Health Network surgeon says CDC is ‘catching up.’
Writer honored for “cutting-edge” reporting on science, medical issues.
ReelAbilities Film Festival kicks off Wednesday in Pittsburgh with special appearances by advocates in the field.
For many of the kids on the Pittsburgh Emperors, supported by the Pittsburgh Penguins, the practices are the highlight of their week.
The second Integrative Cancer Wellness Fair at UPMC will help serve the physical and emotional needs of cancer patients in Pittsburgh.
State officials say the insurer violated this summer’s consent decree signed by Highmark and UPMC.
The schedule for the ReelAbilities Film Festival.
The Community Blue Medicare Advantage excludes members from in-network access to UPMC.
Forty-three people who had contact with a deceased patient were cleared of risk and health officials declared Nigeria free of the disease.
Local health events for the coming week.
Airlines internationally consult with UPMC’s STAT-MD to treat ill patients during flights or divert the flight for medical emergencies.
Nigeria's containment of the lethal disease is a "spectacular success story," WHO Country Director Rui Gama Vaz says.
A government official said revised guidance instructs health workers treating Ebola patients to wear protective gear "with no skin showing.
And the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.
President Barack Obama said Saturday that Americans “can’t give in to hysteria or fear” about the spread of the virus.
“I’m not afraid of the disease but the overreaction to it,” said one man flying Saturday night to Africa.
Carlene Muto, UPMC director of infection prevention, said one effort to improve response is an Ebola executive committee to organize care.
It’s a trade-off, insurers say, for keeping premiums for the marketplace plans relatively low.
In a draft document, the World Health Organization blamed factors including incompetent staff and a lack of information.
Gov. Tom Corbett said the three people aren’t showing symptoms of Ebola and aren’t being quarantined.
The president says imposing a travel ban from disease-ravaged West Africa, as Republicans have demanded, would be counterproductive.
Rep. Tim Murphy of Upper St. Clair was among Republicans who noted Mr. Klain’s lack of a medical background.
Lawmakers grilled a top federal health official who refused to say whether the Obama administration is considering such restrictions.
On social media, on cable television, in political campaigns and at work, discussion is increasingly centered on Ebola.
Will ER visits among Pennsylvania’s poor rise or drop once they enroll in the “Healthy PA” Medicaid subsidy program? The answer: both.
Federal officials said in a statement today that the woman had shown no signs of the disease and has been asymptomatic for 19 days.
Carlene Muto, UPMC director of infection prevention, said one effort is the creation of an Ebola executive committee to organize care.
The agency said experts should’ve realized that traditional disease containment methods wouldn't work in a region withbroken health systems.
In some respects, the rapid weight-loss regimen tested in the study worked better than its slow-but-steady counterpart.
The CDC and WHO offer travelling tips, information resources on Ebola symptoms and scale of the outbreak.
Federal health officials will be questioned by lawmakers at a congressional hearing into their response to the Ebola outbreak.
Top public health officials defended their actions as public unease grew over the possibility of the deadly virus spreading widely here.
Ebola patient Amber Vinson may have been experiencing symptoms the day she traveled from Dallas to Cleveland on her way to plan her wedding.