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June 30, 2015 News Headlines​

Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 People Each Year, Says Study
Source: NBC News
June 29, 2015
Liz Ruder
UPMC

7 health foods you’re throwing away every time you eat
Source: New York Post
June 29, 2015
Leslie Bonci
UPMC

Quintiles Doc Rescues Unconscious Woman On Long-Haul Airline Flight
Source: Forbes
June 29, 2015
UPMC STAT-MD Commercial Airline Consultation Services

Biker Community Talks Safety Ahead of ‘Roar on the Shore’
Source: WJET-TV
June 29, 2015
Dr. David Dexter
UPMC Hamot

Motorcycle Safety Task Force Meets Ahead of ‘Roar’
Source: WSEE-TV/WICU-TV
June 29, 2015
UPMC Hamot

In-vitro fertilization gives parents option
Source: The Cranberry Eagle
June 29, 2015
Dr. Joseph Sanfilippo
UPMC Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Connellsville Redevelopment Authority receives $47,000 in partnership program grant funds
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune Review
June 30, 2015
UPMC Health Plan

Pediatrician humbly served country, community
June 30, 2015
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune Review
Dr. Michael Krak
Dr. Jonas Salk
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Newsmaker: Dr. J. Anthony Graves
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune Review
June 30, 2015
Dr. J. Anthony Graves
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

UPMC offers support, clinics (Subscriber Content)
Source: Altoona Mirror
June 29, 2015
UPMC Altoona

Holistic health counselor aims for better nutrition through vegan-inspired farming
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 30, 2015
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Hillman Cancer Center

Guests share thoughts on faith during feast at Richland mosque
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune Review
June 29, 2015
Dr. Noor Khan
UPMC Mercy

Safely living alone with diabetes
Source: Diabetes Forecast
June 30, 2015
Kellie Antinori-Lent, M.S.N.
UPMC Shadyside

Sidebar: How to handle sick days
Source: Diabetes Forecast
June 30, 2015
Kellie Antinori-Lent, M.S.N.
UPMC Shadyside

UPMC Montefiore, Kaufmann buildings in Oakland deal with water problem
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 29, 2015
UPMC Montefiore
UPMC Kaufmann Medical Building

Study could point the way to new treatments for people with severe asthma
Source: News Medical Net
June 30, 2015
Dr. Anuradha Ray
Dr. Sally Wenzel
Dr. Prabir Ray
University of Pittsburgh Asthma Institute of UPMC
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh  Schools of Health Sciences

Quitting smoking leads to much improved outcomes following surgery
Source: Irish Medical Times
June 30, 2015
Dr. Benjamin Davies
Pitt School of Medicine

New grading system for prostate cancer makes for easy understanding
Source: Australia Financial Review
June 30, 2015
University of Pittsburgh

Updated stroke guidelines back the use of stent retrievers in select patients
Source: TCTMD
June 29, 2015
Dr. Tudor Jovin
UPMC

Medical Center Fraud Cases: 2 Indicted
Source: GovInfoSecurity.com
June 29, 2015
UPMC
UPMC Health Plan

Friday Feedback: The Evolving Role of Telemedicine
Source: MedPage Today
June 26, 2015
Natasa Sokolovich, JD, MSHCPM
UPMC

New drug promises relief from tinnitus, epilepsy
Source: Hearing Review
June 24, 2015
Dr. Thanos Tzounopoulous
UPMC
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Healthy Living Club sets programs (Subscriber Content)
Source: Altoona Mirror
June 30, 2015
Dr. Adrian Clayton
Rev. David Hammerle
Randy Grabill
UPMC Altoona's Pastoral Care Department
UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics
UPMC Altoona's Healthy Living Club

Briefcase (Subscriber Content)
Source: Altoona Mirror
June 30, 2015
Jerry Murray
UPMC Altoona
UPMC Bedford Memorial
UPMC Altoona Breast Health Center

Cabinet includes school artifacts (Subscriber Content)
Source: Butler Eagle
June 29, 2015
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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