Celebrating the Ultimate Gift of Life -- Through Organ Donation
In celebration of national Donate Life Month, Allegheny General Hospital's Transplant Program brought families of organ donors, living donors and transplant recipients together for a beautiful ceremony recognizing all of those who have bestowed the gift of life to another human being through organ donation. KDKA's David Crawley was there and put together a wonderful tribute these heroic individuals. Watch it here! Learn more about our services at: http://www.wpahs.org/specialties/tran...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny Health System official backs advice to screen everyone for HIV
Saturday, December 1st, 2012
The HIV and AIDS epidemic affects 1.2 million Americans, with about 25 percent unaware they're infected. It's a key reason Mr. Fisk, clinical manager of the Positive Health Clinic of the West Penn Allegheny Health System, says he endorses the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force draft recommendation that all people be tested for HIV, with people at high risk for the infection to be tested periodically.
To read more, visit the Post-Gazette website.