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July 2, 2015 News Headlines​

Weight-loss surgery better than diet and exercise in treating Type 2 diabetes, study finds
Source: The Wall Street Journal
July 1, 2015
Dr. Anita Courcoulas
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Antipsychotic drug prescriptions for kids decline
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
July 1, 2015
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Pitt researchers using grant to find cures for viruses from mosquitoes
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune Review
July 1, 2015
Dr. William Klimstra
Dr. Kate Ryan
University of Pittsburgh Center for Vaccine Research
University of Pittsburgh Center for Biological Imaging

Fast tracker: Steve Little, University of Pittsburgh
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
July 1, 2015
Dr. Steve Little
University of Pittsburgh McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Department of Immunology
University of Pittsburgh Department of Opthamology

Flu vaccine and narcolepsy: New findings may explain link
Source: Yahoo Health
Dr. Amesh Adalja
UPMC Center for Health Security

The death toll tied to sweet drinks
Source: The Scientist
July 1, 2015
Liz Ruder
University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Weight-loss surgery may beat diet, exercise as Type 2 diabetes treatment
Source: HealthDay via Philadelphia Inquirer
July 1, 2015
Dr. Anita Courcoulas
UPMC

Bariatric surgery helps diabetics, research at UPMC concludes
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 1, 2015
Dr. Anita Courcoulas
UPMC

Surgery Trumps Lifestyle for Beating T2DM
Source: MedPage Today
July 1, 2015
Dr. Anita Courcoulas
UPMC
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

2-year-old with end-stage liver disease undergoes transplant surgery
Source: WPXI-TV
July 2, 2015
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Stem cell therapy comes to Bridgeville
Source: The Almanac
July 1, 2015
Dr. Freddie Fu
UPMC

Spine surgeon leader to know: Dr. Adnan Abla of UPMC
Source: Becker’s Spine Review
Dr. Adnan Abla
UPMC

Pittsburgh teacher named top biology teacher in the state
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 1, 2015
Dr. Edwina Kinchington 
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute International Academy scholars program

Work underway on 3 new facilities by UPMC at Sugar Valley Lodge site (Subscriber Content)
Source: The Derrick of Oil City
July 2, 2015
Steve Romanchik
UPMC

Action sought on medical marijuana by Connellsville couple
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune Review
July 2, 2015
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

U.S. doctors, hospitals reap $6 billion from drug and device makers: report
Source: Reuters via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 2, 2015
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside

Waiver program approving office-based buprenorphine treatment may increase access to opioid addiction treatment
Source: Healio
July 1, 2015
Dr. Bradley D. Stein
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Treatment does not help in severe asthma
Source: Delhi Daily News
July 1, 2015
Dr. Anuradha Ray
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Thrival Festival announces 2015 music lineup
Source: NEXT Pittsburgh
July 1, 2015
UPMC Enterprises

It’s fun on the water, land at EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune Review
July 1, 2015
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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