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January 23, 2015 News Headlines​

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‘Food Is a Death Sentence to These Kids’
Source: New York Times
January 21, 2015
Dr. Robert Nicholls
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Large hospital, research complex to open this year in northern Colombia
Source: Fox News Latino
January 22, 2015
UPMC

New blood test could indicate long-term severity of concussions
Source: NewsWorks (Philadelphia NPR)
January 22, 2015
Dr. Anthony Kontos
UPMC

UPMC to offer transplants at Erie hospital for first time
Source: Associated Press
January 22, 2015
David Gibbons
UPMC Hamot

UPMC plans kidney transplants in Erie
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
January 22, 2015
UPMC Hamot

New Liver Preservation Technique Aimed at Improving Transplant Outcomes
Source: WESA
January 21, 2015
Dr. Paulo Fontes
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
UPMC
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Obama's EPA breaks pledge to divorce politics from science on toxic chemicals
Source: TIME
January 21, 2015
Dr. Bernard Goldstein

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Life Lessons: A prescription for mobility
Source: WFMZ Altoona
January 20, 2015
Dr. Anne Newman
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

First Build Gay Men's Resilience. HIV Prevention Will Follow
Source: Huffington Post
January 22, 2015
Dr. Ron Stall
University of Pittsburgh

LifeSpan opens fitness center in McKeesport
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
January 23, 2015
Kim Maddox
Christian Gabarda
UPMC Health Plan
UPMC

Cancer care hearing set in Highmark-UPMC dispute
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
January 22, 2015
UPMC

Two new regulators to weigh in to Highmark-UPMC dispute (Subscriber Content)
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
January 23, 2015
UPMC
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Sticker shock for test recipients (Subscriber Content)
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
January 23, 2015
UPMC

How Standardized Patients Work
Source: How Stuff Works
January 22, 2015
Valerie Fulmer
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Separate train incidents injure one person, spill ‘frac sand’
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 22, 2015
Dr. Bernard Goldstein
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
UPMC Mercy

UPMC fuel savings get shot in arm (Subscriber Content)
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
January 23, 2015
UPMC

Highmark decision spurs Mullen’s Pittsburgh exit (Subscriber Content)
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
January 23, 2015
UPMC

Red Sox Notebook: Cherington says outfield math will add up
Source: Boston Herald
January 23, 2015
Dr. Micky Collins
UPMC

Holt packing infield and outfield gloves
Source: ESPN
January 22, 2015
Dr. Micky Collins
University of Pittsburgh Sports Medicine Concussion Program

Pittsburgh Rock 'N Roll Legends Awards returning in April
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 22, 2015
UPMC
UPMC Health Plan

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