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March 6, 2015 News Headlines​

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Wolf reverses Corbett, says deal between Highmark, UPMC doesn't limit continuity of care to very ill
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 
March 5, 2015
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Wolf reaffirms Highmark-UPMC pact
Source:  Pittsburgh Business Times
March 5, 2015
UPMC

Wolf Administration Intends to Enforce Highmark, UPMC Consent Decrees
Source: WESA-FM
March 5, 2015
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Widely used chemical eyed at Pitt for effects on pregnancy
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
March 5, 2015
Dr. Jennifer Adibi
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

Evidence points to link between phthalates, male sexual development
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 
March 5, 2015
Dr. Jennifer Adibi
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

Early menopausal hot flashes may have links to heart disease risk
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 
March 6, 2015
Dr. Rebecca Thurston
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

UPMC Health Plan wins customer-service award
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
March 5, 2015
Anne Palmerine
UPMC Health Plan

UPMC/GE Healthcare-owned digital pathology firm in growth mode
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
March 5, 2015
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Minority employment report: Diversified workforce lacking in Western Pa.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 
March 5, 2015
Candi Castleberry Singleton
UPMC Center for Engagement and Inclusion

Workforce diversity report shows room for improvement
Source: Pitt News 
March 5, 2015
Candi Castleberry Singleton
UPMC Center for Engagement and Inclusion

Woman controls a fighter jet sim using only her mind
Source: Wired 
March 5, 2015
Jan Scheuermann
University of Pittsburgh

DARPA taps tech to build sophisticated artificial limbs for wounded veterans
Source: Fox News 
March 5, 2015
University of Pittsburgh

Oxygen May Boost Immune Cells Fighting Cancer
Source: Science Times 
March 5, 2015
Dr. Edwin Jackson
University of Pittsburgh

3 big data initiatives that are targeting the measles outbreak
Source: Healthcare Dive 
March 5, 2015
Dr. Donald Burke
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

UPMC researchers release study on bioterrorism-related conditions
Source: BioPrep Watch 
March 5, 2015
Dr. Amesh Adalja
UPMC Center for Health Security

UPMC selects Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity fellows
Source: BioPrep Watch 
March 5, 2015
Dr. Tom Inglesby
Anita Cicero
UPMC Center for Health Security

UPMC Bedford Memorial program certified
Source: Altoona Mirror
March 6, 2015
Dr. Ziad Khoury
UPMC Bedford Memorial

WPA Wildcatz visit Children's Hospital (subscriber content)
Source: Sharon Herald 
March 5, 2015
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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