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Court orders Kaci Hickox to undergo daily monitoring for Ebola symptoms.
For now, police are monitoring Kaci Hickox and her public interactions but cannot detain her.
Mary Monica Wilson-Lefler, 64, of Economy, had pleaded guilty last year to health care fraud.
The Food and Drug Administration has now approved a vaccine for the first time for the deadly type of meningitis that affected students
The state argued in court last week that the agreements required Highmark to provide seniors with in-network access to UPMC care.
America’s response to Ebola must be based in fact and science, President Barack Obama said Wednesday.
Western Pennsylvania hospitals, like most employers, shed jobs in the wake of the 2008 recession, but job losses have continued.
Governors of both parties are struggling to define public health policies on the virus.
Relief organizations say donations for Ebola are down because the virus doesn’t spark the same connection as hurricanes or earthquakes.
Smoking is banned in most state workplaces, with efforts continuing to block smoking at all drinking establishments, like casinos.
Stephen Opayemi said he and his 7-year-old daughter returned to the U.S. Oct. 13.
The saga of nurse Kaci Hickox illustrates how U.S. states are struggling to protect against the virus.
The club in 1954 purchased a thermo control incubator and created a neo-intensive care unit in a former washroom at Magee in 1957.
The procedure POEM (Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy) gives relief to patients with a swallowing problem caused by an autoimmune condition.
Eight Pittsburgh-area and 13 international schools participated in the two-hour conference; another six schools in the region listened in.
Local student, Michael Delehanty, wins award for self-portrait.
Health events for Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
A pediatrician from the Stanford University School of Medicine will speak about “Redesigning Health Care for Children With Disabilities.”
Air Force veteran John Yanik is in a tussle with the VA over bills for his two cancer surgeries because he developed a serious infection
Federal government and states in conflict over extent of monitoring.
Nurse Kaci Hickox, held at a New Jersey hospital under the state's Ebola quarantine policy, will complete her quarantine at home.
Organizers say they hope the video conference will raise awareness of issues surrounding the outbreak.
The McGurk family advocates for medical marijuana law in Pennsylvania to help their two girls with severe epilepsy.
Nurse who treated stricken patients in Sierra Leone says she was treated like a criminal during quarantine process.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announce new quarantine policies.
Despite quarantine centers set up 10 years ago, Ebola treatment still presents challenges.
A new study at West Virginia University strengthens mountaintop coal mining’s link to high cancer rates in nearby communities.
A senior associate at the UPMC Center for Health Security, Dr. Adalja has become the go-to expert for media to talk about Ebola.
The Allegheny Department of Health will be responsible to monitor travelers from West Africa who arrive here for signs of Ebola infection.
Health officials in Maryland amazed by Nina Pham’s recovery.
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.