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Allegheny General Hospital nurse Terri Thieret spent nine months recovering from the flu, aided by ECMO and a medically induced coma.
As part of the deal, UPMC will invest $70 million to develop services at Jameson’s 25 facilities.
Commissioner Frank Noonan identified the suspect as 31-year-old Eric Matthew Frein of Canadensis.
West Penn Hospital is offering free lung cancer screening to long-term smokers as part of a pilot study on its life-saving effects.
The measure would authorize school boards to permit teachers, administrators and other staff members to arm themselves to protect students.
The newspaper wants the state to preserve emails for at least two years instead of the current practice of destroying them after five days.
Officials say the policy is meant to improve employees’ health rather than exact punishment.
Legislative Democrats say the borrowing is a bad sign for the state’s fiscal health.
Brenda Gump-Schragl was on her way to her daughter’s wedding-rehearsal dinner when the crash occurred on Route 51 in Pleasant Hills.
University of Pittsburgh researchers have developed a new test for diagnosing concussions called vestibular/ocular motor screening.
Allegheny Health Network is part of a new clinical trial investigating if remote monitoring of heart failure can cut hospitalizations.
Pitt study identifies gene mutations that signal aggressive form of prostate cancer.
A list of health- and fitness-related events for the coming week.
They are trying to limit the state’s capital debt spending, and said Harrisburg now has a “blank check” when it comes to big projects.
His 1965 team, considered one of the greatest in Western Pennsylvania history, contained future pros Simmie Hill and Norm Van Lier.
Mr. Bernstein for many years maintained a private psychology practice Downtown, moving it to Aspinwall in more recent years.
The university will leave another 14 vacant positions unfilled.
Scots living in Scotland will go to the polls Thursday to decide whether to break away from the United Kingdom.
The sturdy building, where theater owners saw previews of films, was vacant for years. Saved and restored, it’s filled with new businesses.
Iran wants no part of any anti-Islamic State coalition that won’t have it as a charter member.
Two loaded boats wrecked in past week, killing 700 people trying to flee Africa for Europe.
GM’s compensation chief confirms 19 wrongful death claims in faulty ignition switch cases are eligible for payments.
Medals of Honor given to two Vietnam-era soldiers, one posthumously. An act of Congress was needed to honor them both so belatedly.
Two liberal causes that have moved forward during President Barack Obama’s tenure are gay marriage and legalization of marijuana.
Generic deal will bring cheaper hepatitis C treatment to poor nations.
Baja California in Mexico is hit hard by a Category 3 hurricane, leaving behind disaster zones and crumbled resorts.
Qatar has pivotal role in struggle against global terrorists.
Plus: ’Net neutrality’ comments; 3 states pass on food aid; Georgia minority voting push; shooting range death
Plus: Death sentences upheld; Dissident writer arrested; Plan to save Barrier Reef; Air France flights canceled.
Pittsburgh Public Schools announced it is reducing the amount of time students in K-5 spend taking required tests this school year.
Queen Elizabeth II has broken her silence over the Scottish independence vote Thursday, which would divide the kingdom.
Harrisburg lawmakers are expected to take up several bills during their month-long stint before the election.
The standards proposed would cut carbon emissions from power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels and set individual goals for states.
Roger, I’m writing out of concern for the image and future of a league without which it would be hard to imagine life in Pittsburgh.
There were 71 schools from 26 states who were named a School of Excellence.
Betty Ann Loresch gracefully broke glass ceilings at community bank.
Republican Allegheny County Councilwoman Sue Means of Bethel Park asks tough questions and pushes conservative issues with modest success.
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is in the process of redesigning the road through Schenley Park, part of a program to reduce storm runoff.
During a campaign stop, Democrat Tom Wolf said he wants a severance tax on natural gas drilling to fund schools if he becomes governor.
Alan Van Dine was a highly regarded advertising executive and beloved humorist.
Kristin Saunders, 30, joins city government from an architecture firm in San Francisco, where she worked on public space design.
Authorities said the gunman might have had formal firearms training through the military or law enforcement.
Pro-Russian rebels continued to clash with Ukraine troops in several locations including the Donetsk airport.
While no Arab states have publicly committed to military action, several told the U.S. privately they are willing to join in airstrikes.
The Vermont senator could pose a challenge from the left to Hillary Clinton, seen as the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nod.
British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Sunday to take “whatever steps are necessary” to confront the Islamic State.
Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Hawaii recently participated in a pilot project to share data on student outcomes.
As income for the affluent has accelerated, it’s barely kept pace with inflation for most other people. That trend can mean a double-whammy.
Millions of consumers will soon receive notices from health insurance companies stating that their coverage is being automatically renewed.
The hot-button issue Congress has debated for the last 18 months is increasingly becoming a hot potato.