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Format: 04/16/2014
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December 2010
Canonsburg General Hospital doctor elected President of Washington County Medical Society
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Pa. mining industry to mark 1st year with no job-related deaths
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pa. on verge of death-free year in mines
Pittsburgh Magazine: Are Cellphones Dangerous?
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: HELP WANTED: Pittsburgh's 50 largest employers seek workers
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Highmark lashes UPMC for 'unaffordable' growth strategy
Pittsburgh Business Times: New center opens at Allegheny General
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Enforce the Clean Air Act
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Dr. Jennifer L. Lewis named president of the Washington County Medical Society
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: A working holiday
January Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
AKMC Presents Lecture on Back Pain and Compression Fractures
AVH Auxiliary Celebrates Holiday Season by Giving Generously to AKMC
Allegheny General Opens Specialized Center to Treat Gastroparesis
Peters Patch: Community Television to Broadcast December "Ask the Doctor" Series
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: When fighting a cold, it might be best to moderate workouts
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn Allegheny Health System seeks insurance partner
Modern Healthcare: Do over in Pennsylvania
KDKA-TV: Tips To Breathe Easier In Cold Weather
West Penn Burn Center Reminds You to Stay Safe During the Holiday Season
Healthcare Provider with AED Training at CGH
Canonsburg General Hospital to host Cash Bash
Understanding Emotional Eating Seminar at CGH
Heart Saver CPR with AED Training at CGH
ABC Nightline: DA Panel Recommends Lap Band Expansion
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Resistance bands grow in popularity
Associated Press: Pa. company files UPMC, Highmark antitrust suit
Business Week: Pa. company files UPMC, Highmark antitrust suit
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: A new robber baron arises
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Health system CEO fears monopoly, impact on care
Greenville Record-Argus: Greenville woman bides time waiting for kidney
AKMC Holds Open House at New Outpatient Care Center in Vandergrift
Pittsburgh Business Times: West Penn Allegheny Health System's expenses up, profit down in third quarter
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Lawsuit filed against UPMC, Highmark
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Firm sues Highmark, UPMC; claims insurance premium conspiracy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: WPAHS CEO: Public funding a problem
Pittsburgh Business Times: West Penn Allegheny Health System adopting new workplace fitness program in 2011
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Those dying need to know they mattered
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn's conspiracy suit plausible, appeals court rules
Associated Press: 3rd Circuit revives UPMC, Highmark antitrust suit
Pittsburgh Business Times: Ruling in West Penn Allegheny suit vs. UPMC and Highmark "precedential"
Modern Healthcare: Appeals court lets West Penn lawsuit proceed
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: WPAHS posts $3.6M net profit
Pittsburgh Business Times: WPAHS reports $3.6 million 1Q loss
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Court reinstates West Penn suit against UPMC, Highmark
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn sustains $3.6 million quarterly loss
KDKA-TV: Doctor Offers Health Tips For Hunters
November 2010
West Penn Allegheny Health System Continues to Execute Plan to Redesign its Delivery System
Gateway Newspapers: Local case of whooping cough sheds light on immunizations
Valley News Dispatch: Foundation helps New Kensington clinic provide care for patients in need
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: To prevent head injuries, athletic trainers are first line of defense
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. Daniel Gagne
ABC News: Danica Patrick Drives for COPD
WTAE-TV: New Implantable Hearing Aid Has FDA Approval
Washington Observer Reporter: Canonsburg now offering hospitalist program
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Teams lauded for improving health care
Seattle Times: Medicare weighs if it will cover costly prostate vaccine
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: CMU develops algorithm to match organs, potential recipients
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Family has special reason to give thanks this year
West Penn Allegheny Oncologists Help Pioneer First FDA-Approved Cancer Vaccine
AGH Doctor, National Group, Partner to Provide Socks, Shoes to the Homeless
HealthLeaders: Physician develops bacteria-busting Wi-Fi Device
KDKA-TV: Injection Helping Asthma Sufferers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: More falls than guns injure hunters
KDKA-TV: Customers sickened by carbon monoxide
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Prostate cancer vaccine costs $93K
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Medicare Weighs Expensive Prostate Vaccine
KDKA-TV: New heart test available at AGH
December Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
WPAHS Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Institute Occupy Outpatient Care Center in Peters Township
The Almanac: CGH's lobby offers privacy, comfort
West Penn Allegheny Health System Awards athenahealth Strategic Revenue Cycle Management Contract
Guide To Good Health: WPAHS Asks Hunters to Target Health and Safety as Deer Season Nears
Sharon Herald: Woman trying to recruit kidney donor
Allegheny General Adds New Stroke Specialist to Comprehensive Stroke Center
West Penn Allegheny Health System Asks Hunters to Target Health and Safety as Deer Season Nears
Grief & Loss Support Dinner at CGH
CGH Women's Auxiliary to Hold Basket Raffle
November Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny Health System posts $89.9 million loss
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn Allegheny Health System loses $89.9 million
Scripps Howard News Service: Sleep longer to lose body fat, study finds
Bloomfield Now: WPAHS Builds Cash to Historically High Levels in Fiscal Year 2010
Associated Press: Pittsburgh Hospital Network Reports $90M Loss
Centre Daily Times: Allegheny General Hospital Study Suggests Use of Image Guided Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Reduces Risk of Impotency in Men Needing Radiation after Prostate Cancer Surgery
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny General Hospital Study Suggests Use of Image Guided Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Reduces Risk of Impotency in Men Needing Radiation after Prostate Cancer Surgery
Union Finely Messenger: New Outpatient Care Center Coming to Peters Township - by Paul Chasko
Reuters: Allegheny General Hospital Study Suggests Use of Image Guided Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Reduces Risk of Impotency in Men Needing Radiation after Prostate Cancer Surgery
KDKA-TV: FDA Considers Approving New Treatment For IBS
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny trims job loss estimates
Bloomfield Now: WPAHS Announces Final Plans for West Penn
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Dr. R. Stephen Smith/Dr. Mark Trombetta
CGH to Hold Grief and Loss Support Dinner
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Safe Sitter Classes
Free Blood Pressure Screenings in Peters Township
Allegheny General Hospital Study Suggests Use of Image Guided Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Reduces Risk of Impotency in Men Needing Radiation after Prostate Cancer Surgery
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn to cut 352 jobs
WDUQ-FM (NPR) West Penn Finalizes Job Cuts
WDQU-FM (NPR) WPAHS Posts Big Losses in 2010
WPXI-TV:Jobs Lost As West Penn Reports $90M Loss
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny loses $89.9 million for year
Pittsburgh Business Times: WPAHS posts $89.9M operating loss for year
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn posts $90 million operating loss
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Sleep longer to lose fat, study finds
Heart Saver CPR with AED Training at CGH
Mutschler Orthopaedic Institute Staff to Offer Free Education Sessions
West Penn Allegheny Health System Continues Progress in Fiscal Year 2010, Announces Year-End Results
October 2010
West Penn Allegheny Health System Announces Final Plans for The Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Linda McDonald, Department of Radiology
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn Allegheny set to report big losses for fiscal year
Healthcanal.com: Cardiac MRI A Better Predictor of Heart Attack, Death for Women with Symptoms of Cardiovascular Disease, AGH Researchers Find
Pittsburgh Business Times: Onorato talk draws testy exchange with doctors
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Hospital system readies for new health-care law
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Onorato's target: Curbing health care costs in state
KDKA-TV: Hormone Replacement Therapy Risky For Women
KDKA-TV: FDA To Look At Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny Health System said Dr. R. Stephen Smith has joined as director of its newly established Division of Acute Care Surgery
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: R. Stephen Smith, Critical Care Surgery
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Annual mammograms still going strong a year after doctor-patient review proposed
West Penn Allegheny Health System Offers The Prevention Plan to its Employees
2010 Tradition of Caring Award Announced
AKMC Opens New Outpatient Care Center in Vandergrift
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review/Valley News Dispatch: Bigger Alle-Kiski Medical Center emergency room debuts
Primary Care South Receives National Recognition
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Celebrates Opening of New, State-of-the-Art Emergency Department
Scripps Howard News Service: Pounded spinal cord can mimic more serious injury
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: In vitro fertilization often last hope for couples to conceive
KDKA-TV: Changes To Daily Routine Could Help Back Pain
NBC TV News Seattle, WA (KING)- Fluorescent-guided surgery shows promise in treating brain cancer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny Health System hires physicians
Peaceburgh.net: AGH Conference to explore the Healing Power of Food
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. William R. Poller
KDKA-TV: Local Doctor Impressed With Miners' Good Condition
Cardiac MRI A Better Predictor of Heart Attack, Death for Women with Symptoms of Cardiovascular Disease, AGH Researchers Find
KDKA-TV: FDA Issues Warning On Group Of Osteoperosis Drugs
KDKA-TV: Local Study: Walking May Help Your Brain
KDKA-TV: Allergy Sufferers Brace For Tough Fall
Reuters: Health Care and Community Leaders Discuss the Impact of Health Care Reform in Pennsylvania
Leading Virginia Tech Surgeon Joins West Penn Allegheny Health System as Director of Newly Created Division of Acute Care Surgery
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Dr. Alessia Tandin joined the medical staff at West Penn Hospital Forbes Campus
WPXI-TV: Signing Ceremony Commemorates 20th Anniversary Of AGH, Northside Community Partnership
Washington Observer Reporter: IN GOD'S HANDS, New Freeport man turns to his faith while undergoing experimental treatment for malignant brain tumor
KDKA-TV: 'Jump Training' Helps Prevent ACL Injuries
KDKA-TV, PG Sunday Edition: Chilean Mine Survivors Face Medical Issues
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Goodwin will talk about presidents at AGH fundraiser
Pain Management Specialist at Canonsburg General Hospital
Driver Refresher Course at CGH
Local Doctor Impressed With Miners' Good Condition
Internal Medicine News: Early Results Show Low Toxicity from 3-D Breast Cancer Radiation
WDUQ-FM: (National Public Radio) SIDS Education Bill Passes House and Senate
USA Today: Chile miners may face range of health problems
AKMC Hosts Dr. Balash Diabetes Lecture Series
AKMC Hosts Understanding Medicare Program
Signing Ceremony to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of Unique Partnership Between AGH and Northside Community
Healthcare and Community Leaders to Discuss The Impact of Healthcare Reform In Pennsylvania
General Surgeon, Alessia Tandin, MD, Joins the Medical Staff at Forbes Regional Hospital
New Hospitalist Program at Canonsburg General Hospital
Minimally Invasive Procedure to Reduce Back Pain
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Urgent care centers on rise in Western Pennsylvania
KDKA-TV: Symphony Violinist Gets Treatment For Eye Twitch
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: AGH study: Subdural hematomas could indicate more serious condition
Ambulance Subscription Drive Underway
CGH Kicks Off Annual Appeal Campaign
Marilyn Brooks on Medicine (BLOG): Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
Live Strong: How to Get Back on Track After a Gastric Bypass
Los Angeles Times: The puzzle of why more women don't take preventive drugs
Pittsburgh Business Times: LifeCare adds services at Suburban Campus
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pounded spinal cord can mimic more serious injury
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Cancer survivors are invited to the seventh annual Healing Journey
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Amy H. Kao
West Penn Forbes Regional certified as stroke center
Forbes Regional Hospital Awarded Joint Commission Certification as Primary Stroke Center
West Penn Allegheny Health System welcomes 20 new employed physicians
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Offers AARP Drivers Safety
AKMC Surgeon Discusses Straight from the Shoulder: Tears, Repairs and Replacement
Mutschler Orthopaedic Institute Staff to Offer Free Education Sessions
Ask the Doctor - Scott K. Schweizer, MD
Marilyn Brooks On Medicine: Bloodless Medicine
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH scientists clock bacteria's race to mutate
WDUQ-FM (NPR)Bacteria Alters Genetic Make-up in Real Time
The Bulletin: WPAHS Presents "Healing Journey"
Edible Pittsburgh Magazine: Healing Power of Food Conference
American Profile Magazine: Driving Toward a Cure Inspired by her grandmother's struggle with COPD, Danica Patrick raises awareness about its early symptoms
Gateway Newspapers: Forbes hospital heart center one of '50 best'
Washington County Business Journal: Canonsburg Center for Women's Health - by Sylvia Cavallo
September 2010
Pittsburgh Business Times: Thomas Julian honored with Vivian and Meyer P. Potamkin Award
AKMC welcomes two new physicians
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Young Parkinson's patients have long-term challenges
Valley News Dispatch: Acute care facility to open in Allegheny Valley Hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Study upholds node surgery
West Penn Allegheny Officials Break Ground for New Outpatient Care Center - Peters Township
Scott K. Schweizer Joins CGH Medical Staff
Grief and Loss Suppor Dinner at CGH
Managing Holiday Food Workshop at CGH
CGH Dept of Pathology Receives Accreditation
October Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
Valet Parking at Hospital
AGH Study Shows Common Neurological Disease in the Elderly Associated with Poor Long-term Outcomes
WSOC-TV (ABC Charlotte): Oral Immunotherapy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Test shows brain function before, after concussion
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Doctor wants patients to be 'Fit as Fido'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Brain injuries penalize football at all levels
The Medical News: T-System announces winners of 2010 T-System Client Excellence Awards
The Medical News: T-System announces winners of 2010 T-System Client Excellence Awards
WTAE-TV reports that local doctors are seeing a drop in type 2 Diabetes cases in patients who have had bariatric surgery
CGH Wins National Award For Improving Quality & Efficiency in the ED
Health Canal: National Study Shows That Keeping Tabs on Pulmonary Artery Pressure With Implantable Device Can Reduce the Risk of Heart Failure, Admissions to Hospital
ABC 36 (Lexington, KY): Laser Eyelid Lift
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 'Improve the Vue' needs a helping hand in Bellevue
KDKA-TV: Cough Syrup Will Remain Available OTC
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Study cites readmission rates after heart surgery
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn Allegheny adds to pension plan
AKMC Hosts Osteoporosis: Lecture and Bone Density Screening
AKMC PriorityCare program offers Flu and Pneumonia Shots
Best-Selling Presidential Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin to Speak at AGH Series Oct. 19
National Study Shows That Keeping Tabs on Pulmonary Artery Pressure With Implantable Device Can Reduce the Risk of Heart Failure, Admissions to Hospital
Sciences Magazine News: Longer Drug Regimen Still Best Against Breast Cancer
ABC News 7 (Chicago, IL) Experimental pills light up brain tumor cells
Health Blog/Marilyn Brooks on Medicine: Tinnitus, Help and Hope
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny Health System appointed Dr. C. Neal Ellis Jr. director of the division of colorectal surgery.
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Incidents of lasers aimed at aircraft on the rise
KDKA-TV: Timing for flu shots debated
KDKA-TV: Consumer Reports Rates Cardiac Surgeons
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Rochester pastor preparing to run Erie marathon despite myasthenia gravis
Pittsburgh Business Times: Five West Penn Allegheny Health System surgeons join staff at Sharon Regional Health System
Healthcare Finance.com: Despite planned mass layoffs, hospital CEO optimistic for future
Diabetes Health.com: Brain Surgery Results Could Portend New Approach to Treating Type 2
Pittsburgh Business Times: Few doctors take advantage of reimbursements for drug, alcohol counseling sessions, insurers say
Pittsburgh Magazine: What causes arthritis and is it preventable?
KDKA-TV: Cough Syrup May Become Prescription Medication
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. Thomas Julian
Smart Business Magazine: Dr. Christopher Olivia turns around West Penn Allegheny How to involve employees in developing a purpose, mission and vision
Groundbreaking Discovery by AGH Researchers Shows Rapid Evolution of Bacterial Genomes Over the Course of a Single Chronic Infection
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Welcomes Nithya Guhanand, MD
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Welcomes General Surgeon, David Peter, MD
News Channel 5 (ABC, Nashville, TN) Fluorescent Medicine For Brain Tumors
KDKA-TV: Study Analyzes Antihistamines, Weight Gain
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Surgery brings player's arm back
Pittsburgh Business Times: Olivia: West Penn Allegheny finances continue improvement
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: CEO says West Penn hospital network 'healing'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny Health System chief looks to the future
Basic First Aid Course Offered at Canonsburg General Hospital
CGH Hosts Halloween Trail
Classroom Driver Improvement Course for Older Drivers at CGH
Pediatric CPR with AED
Mutschler Orthopaedic Institute Staff to Offer Free Education Sessions
Heart Saver CPR with AED Training
Conference explores 'The Healing Power of Food' Oct. 23 at Allegheny General Hospital
August 2010
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn Allegheny charts course for survival
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: More youngsters suffer concussions from sports
Local Minister, Myasthenia Gravis Patient, Plans Presque Isle Marathon Run to Raise Money for MG Care, Awareness
Healthcanal: Stopping the Heart Could Be Key to Successful Aneurysm Repair
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Breast cancer award goes to AGH surgeon
WTAE-TV: New Study Explores Link Between Type 2 Diabetes, Alzheimer's
KDKA-TV: Breast Cancer Patient To Have Unique Surgery
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette: Brain electrode relieves nerve disorder
WTAE-TV: LA Fitness Shooting Victims, Paramedics Reunite
KDKA-TV: LA Fitness Victims, Paramedics Reunite At PNC Park
WPXI-TV: LA Fitness Survivors, Paramedics Honored At Pirates Game
September Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
Stopping the Heart Could Be Key to Successful Aneurysm Repair
Women Injured in LA Fitness Shooting Reunite With Paramedics who Treated Them
AGH Breast Surgeon Thomas Julian, MD, Honored as Outstanding Researcher By PA Breast Cancer Coalition
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. C. Neal Ellis Jr.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Implanted device still relieves man's dystonia 10 years later
Forbes Regional Hospital Introduces New Digital Mammography Unit and Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. Garry P. Condon
KDKA-TV: Hometown Guy Helping Haitian Teen With Cancer
KDKA-TV: Pets Could Aggravate Ragweed Allergies
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Pittsburgh Council president expected to recover after surgery
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Council president faces 6-8 week recovery after surgery
WPXI-TV: Pittsburgh City Council President Undergoes Surgery
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Suburban General agrees to ER closing
Associated Press: Suit settled in Pittsburgh-area hospital closing
Washington Observer Reporter: Going the extra mile for women's health
CGH Holds Drivers Refresher Course
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Bellevue to have urgent care site
Diabetes.com: Brain surgery in the fight against diabetes
WDUQ-FM (National Public Radio):Brains Closely Linked to Type-2 Diabetes Says Study
Pittsburgh Business Times: Groundbreaking Study by AGH Neurosurgical Team Suggests Artery Compressing Base of Brain Is Factor in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Forbes: Groundbreaking Study by AGH Neurosurgical Team
WTAE-TV: Brain Surgery Shows Promise For Type 2 Diabetes
KDKA-TV and KDKA Radio: AGH Doctor Tests Brain Surgery To Treat Diabetes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Brain surgery may help against diabetes
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Allegheny General Hospital doctors: Brain surgery treats diabetes
Los Angeles Times: Surgical procedure may help control diabetes
FOX News: Brain Surgery to Treat Type 2 Diabetes?
Going the extra mile for women's health
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Allegheny General Hospital doctors announce diabetes findings
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Dr. Garry P. Condon received the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Senior Achievement Award
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Pittsburgh City Council president to undergo surgery
Ivanhoe Nationally Syndicated Television News: Fluorescent Medicine for Brain Tumors
Groundbreaking Study by AGH Neurosurgical Team Suggests Artery Compressing Base of Brain Is Factor in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Wounded LA Fitness instructor's baby 'a miracle'
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Russell: Pearce's knee wasn't responding to treatment
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pearce out four months
Valley News Dispatch: Alle-Kiski Medical Center support staff unionize
KDKA-TV: Protein Could Provide Answers About Breast Cancer
West Penn Allegheny Health System Affiliated "Top Dentists" Recognized By Pittsburgh Magazine
CGH Offers Diabetic Education Classes
Western PA Guide To Good Health: Mutschler Institute, Rehab Unit, Work Well for Patients
Podiatrist to Offer Program on Diabetes Foot Care
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Allegheny General Hospital to offer clinic for runners
KDKA-TV: Frequent Typing Could Lead To Tennis Elbow
July 2010
Healthcanal.com: Proven, AGH-Developed Therapy for Traumatized Children Expands its Reach Throughout Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: C. Neal Ellis Jr., has been named director of the West Penn Allegheny Health System division of colorectal surgery
Pittsburgh Business Times: Ellis named to new role at WPAHS
KDKA-TV: Bluetooth Technology Helps Doctors Monitor Hearts
Living In Washington Magazine: A conversation with Kim Malinky
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Seeks Volunteers
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Offers AARP Driver Safety
AKMC Hosts Medicare Health Care Reform Expert
August Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
C. Neal Ellis Jr., MD, joins West Penn Allegheny Health System as Director of the Division of Colorectal Surgery
WPXI-TV: Man Hurt In Donegal Township Explosion Talks With WPXI
KDKA-TV: Butler Co. Man Suffered 2nd Degree Burns In Blast
WTAE-TV: Water Well Explosion Victim: 'Just Lucky I'm Here'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH helicopter study detects MRSA in all kinds of patients
WPXI-TV: Life Flight: Behind-The-Scenes With Jennifer Abney
Proven, AGH-Developed Therapy for Traumatized Children Expands its Reach Throughout Pennsylvania
Mutschler Orthopaedic Institute Staff to Offer Free Education Sessions
CGH Offers Diabetic Education Classes
CGH Holds Drivers Refresher Course
CGH to Hold Grief and Loss Support Dinner
Women's Auxiliary Hosts a Card Party
Wall Street Journal: U.S. Steel Explosion Hurts 20
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Explosion at Clairton Coke Plant Injures 20
Pittsburgh Business Times: West Penn shifting 30 doctors to Monroeville-based Premier
Pittsburgh Business Times: West Penn Allegheny Health System makes a right move after a wrong one
KDKA-TV: Moderate caffeine intake during pregnancy is safe
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Newsmaker: Dr. William Johnjulio
WPXI-TV: Pittsburgh doctors perform rare brain tumor removal surgery
KDKA-TV: Beer belly could signal future health problems
Health Canal: Deep brain stimulation gives hope to patients living with obsessive-compulsive disorder
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Implant may lessen OCD symptoms, featuring Dr. Donald Whiting, Neurosurgery
Fox News: Patients find kidney donors on Facebook
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Grant to help city deal with hospital layoffs
KDKA-TV: Elected officials meet with West Penn Hospital
KDKA-TV: Most women can give natural birth after C-section,
Behavioral Health Central: Implant may lessen OCD symptoms
Deep Brain Stimulation Gives Hope to Patients Living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
WTAE-TV: U.S. Steel Plant Explosion Victims Sent to Hospitals, Burn Units
Associated Press: Explosion at Pa. Coke Plant Under Investigation
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Video: Three Coke Plant Workers Taken to West Penn Hospital
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Mt. Lebanon Support Group Aids Stay-at-Home Moms
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Heart Pump Made Here Brings Hope to Cardiac Patients
Pittsburgh Business Times: Forbes Regional Hospital adds intensivists
FOX News: Pennsylvania Woman Finds Kidney Donor on Facebook
Salon Magazine: Woman finds kidney donor on Facebook
Christian Broadcasting Network: Woman Gets New Kidney from Facebook Post
Wall Street Journal: Blast at Plant Near Pittsburgh Injures 15
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Explosion at Clairton coke plant injures 15
Forbes Regional Hospital Adds 24-Hour Intensivist Coverage to Intensive Care Unit
Washington Observer Reporter: One year later, local woman at the top of her game
Scripps Howard News Service: Relaxation techniques help fearful patients
WTAE-TV: Indiana Woman Finds Kidney Donor From Facebook Post
KDKA-TV: Woman Finds Kidney Donor On Facebook
WPXI-TV: Woman Offers Kidney To Facebook Friend In Pittsburgh
MSNBC-TV: Pa. woman finds kidney donor on Facebook
Associated Press: Pa. woman finds kidney donor on Facebook
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Facebook friend request leads to transplant
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Facebook friends for life
Friended, Indeed: AGH Kidney Recipient, Donor, Found Each Other Through Facebook
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Erie hospital joins Highmark
PIttsburgh Post-Gazette: Effort cooking up gluten-free pantry here
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny General's Sirio named American Medical Association trustee
Monroeville Times Express: West Penn-Forbes Hospital might benefit from system's restructuring
Pittsburgh Trbune-Review: Newsmaker- Carl Sirio, MD
Valley News Dispatch: Health alerts issued as temperatures hit 90s again
Pittsburgh City Paper: Critical Condition
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: AGH lung transplant unit made 'inactive'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH suspends lung transplants
AGH Study Suggests Community Equal to Hospitals as Source of MRSA Infections Among Patients Admitted via Air Medical Helicopter Transport
AMA Names Allegheny General Critical Care Physician Carl A. Sirio, MD, To Board of Trustees
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Hands hold key to Reiki healing
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: A Positive State of Mind, Mind-body medicine training works on Allegheny General's Staff, too
KDKA-TV: ERs Expect To See Heat-Related Illnesses
WPXI-TV: Scorching Heat Prompts Air Quality Advisory
KDKA-TV: Pittsburghers Staying Cool Despite The Heat
KDKA-TV: Immune System Could Be A Cause Of Back Pain
Healthcare Provider with AED Class Offered at CGH
Basic First Aid Course Offered
Canonsburg General Hospital Sponsors 26th Annual Golf Tournament
WTAE-TV: Pittsburghers Try To Keep Cool During Heat Wave
Valley News Dispatch: 'Robust' Allegheny Valley Hospital escapes layoffs
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Bitter medicine: West Penn Allegheny had a tough choice to make
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: With financial strain, others urban hospitals could follow West Penn's example
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Premature babies conference source for families
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Building muscles means staying strong
Consumer Fireworks not Worth the Risk, Warn West Penn Allegheny Doctors; Youngsters are Most Vulnerable
June 2010
WPXI-TV: West Penn Hospital Consolidation Cuts 1,500 Jobs
WTAE-TV: West Penn Hospital ER Will Close; Up To 1,500 Jobs Could Go
Pittsburgh Business Times: West Penn Hospital consolidation to affect 1,500 jobs
KDKA-TV: Hundreds Impacted By Health System's Consolidation
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn Hospital to lay off 1,500 in Bloomfield
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Major cutbacks ahead at West Penn Hospital
West Penn Allegheny Health System Announces Consolidation Plan for City-Based Hospitals
July Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
MEDPage Today: Tg Level Predicts Thyroid CA Recurrence
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: People on the Move
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Allegheny Perinatal Associates' practice has opened an office in Seven Fields
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The West Penn Allegheny Health System has been named one of the 51 best-performing U.S. health centers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Bethel Park family rallies to raise money for kidney transplant
Indiana Gazette: Kidney recipient, donor back home
Erie Times News: Erie man gives kidney to help save wife's life
WTAE-TV: Recipe For A Headache? Try Skipping Certain Foods During Summer Certain Food Ingredients Can Trigger Headaches
Beaver County Times: County, state continue to struggle with health issues
KDKA-TV: Study Finds 10 Risk Factors For Stroke
Valley News Dispatch: Grateful New Kensington patient owes life to EMS crew
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH hires transplant surgeon from Penn State
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Transplant surgeon joins Allegheny General staff
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: AGH transplant program grows in light of UPMC competition
Suburban General issues WARN notice for 344 positions
WDUQ-FM: Speaker Hopes More Gluten-Free Food Is Distributed From Food Banks
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Forbes Regional emergency department expanding
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: $14M ambulatory care center in the works in Canonsburg
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: New ambulatory center to be built in Peters
Pittsburgh Business Times: Transplant surgeon Akhtar Khan joins Allegheny General
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH doctor elected to American Medical Association board of trustees
KDKA-TV: New Nationwide Study Shows Mastectomies Decreasing
Allegheny General Hospital Recruits Leading Penn State Transplant Surgeon
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: WPAHS recruits Johnjulio
Health Leaders Media: Before You Make That Cut Strategic halo models can reveal vital fiscal connections among service lines
South Hills Record: Brentwood native braves deadly rival at Pine-Richland
Indiana Gazette: Fate, social networking draw two women in hope
WQED-TV: STAR Center
Pittsburgh Business Times: West Penn Allegheny Health System to open surgery center in Peters Township
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Canonsburg General to open ambulatory center
West Penn Allegheny Health System To Open New Ambulatory Care Center in Peters Township
Citizens School of Nursing Presents Graduates
AKMC Blood Bank Encourages Donors to
Golf Tournament July 24 to Honor Thomas J. Walsh, Raise Money for Western Pennsylvania Cancer Institute Patients
GTR News:Less-invasive Lymph Node Resection Following Breast Cancer Surgery Confirmed as Standard of Care in Eight-year Study Led by AGH Doctors
WTAE-TV: Do Pets In Bed Pose Health, Safety Risk?
Pittsburgh Business Times: Johnjulio joins West Penn Allegheny Health System
WTAE-TV: Stuffy Nose? Watery Eyes? Yep, It's Allergy Season
CBS News Chicago/CBS News National Syndication: Lymph Node Removal In Cancer Patients Studied
KDKA-TV: Weight Loss, Exercise Can Relieve Back Pain
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Emergency room visits on the rise; Forbes Regional to expand ER
Pittsburgh Business Times: Forbes Hospital plans ER expansion
Post-Gazette: WPAHS presses plans to expand That despite serious financial questions
Alle-Kiski Medical Center offers Living Wills Seminar
Forbes Regional Hospital Plans Emergency Department Expansion
PR Newswire: Acuo Technologies Announces Vendor Neutral Archiving Contract With Western Pennsylvania Allegheny Health System
KDKA-TV: New Osteoporosis Drug Approved By FDA
KDKA-TV: Study Looks At Lymph Nodes & Breast Cancer
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Pine-Richland coach Wolfe battles Stage IV cancer on, off field
William Johnjulio, MD, Named Chair of West Penn Allegheny Health System Department of Family Medicine
Less-invasive Lymph Node Resection Following Breast Cancer Surgery Confirmed as Standard of Care in Eight-year Study Led by AGH Doctors
KDKA-TV: Study Looks At Hormones, Breast Cancer Survival
HealthDay Newswire: Longer Drug Regimen Still Best Against Breast Cancer
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Extended chemo eyed for early breast cancer
U.S. News and World Report Magazine: Longer Drug Regimen Still Best Against Breast Cancer
AGH Radiation Oncologist Mark G. Trombetta, MD, FACR, Inducted as Fellow in the American College of Radiology
AGH Mechanical Heart Program Recertified By Joint Commission As Site for Advanced, Permanent Ventricular Assist Device Therapy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Cancer study surprises researchers
WTAE-TV: Procedure Could Bring Hope To Epilepsy Patients
KDKA-TV: New Treatment An Option For Cancer Patients
Interruption of Menstrual Cycle by Chemotherapy Associated with Improved Survival in Early Breast Cancer
Pirates, AGH Team Up on 'Bats Against Breast Cancer' Women's Baseball Clinic
KDKA-TV: Recommendations Change For Diabetics On Aspirin
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: West Penn posts small profit, but still struggles
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn system reports revenue
Valley Independent/Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Donated kidney links co-workers for life
KDKA-TV: Recommendations Change For Diabetics On Aspirin
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Allegheny General Hospital workshop planned on celiac disease
West Penn Allegheny Continues to Make Progress Toward Financial Stability
May 2010
KDKA-TV and CBS National: Throat Exercises Could Help Relieve Sleep Apnea
WTAE-TV: Stent Or Surgery? New Findings Will Help Patients At Risk For Stroke Large Portion Of CREST Study Done In Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Stenting as effective as surgery, study finds
AGH Workshop Educates Local Food Pantries on the Need for Gluten-Free Foods
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Therapy marches to a different beat at AGH
Pittsburgh Tribune Review Newsmaker: Dr. Dean A. Healy
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Hospital infection rate falls in Western Pennsylvania
KDKA-TV: FDA Issues Warning On Xenical, Alli
AGH Senior VP Debra L. Caplan honored by YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh For Leadership in Community Health and Development
West Penn Burn Center: Avoid accelerants to keep your holiday campfire, grill safe
Landmark NIH Clinical Trial Comparing Two Stroke Prevention Procedures Shows Surgery and Stenting Equally Safe and Effective
HealthGrades Ranks West Penn Bariatric Surgery Center #1 in Pennsylvania for 4th Consecutive Year
Cranberry Journal: Support group arises from common bonds
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Healthy conversion: Suburban General will still heal the sick
KDKA-TV/CBS National News: Doctor Warns About Overdoing Headache Medicine
West Penn Allegheny Health System High-Risk Pregnancy Specialists Open Office in Seven Fields, Butler County
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
PR Newswire: REVEAL(R) RegistryData May Advance Patient Care in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Pittsburgh Business Times: PCH4: Investments, economy pressure hospitals
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Speaker to describe health issues she overcame to reach the Seven Summits
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pirates Notebook/ Marte having surgery
Beaver County Times: 'Eyelid' removal of brain tumor apparently a success
WHYY/National Public Radio: Tracking hospital hand washing
Valley News Dispatch: Alle-Kiski Valley-area hospitals weather recession
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn bottom line takes hit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Hospital officials explain changes at Bellevue facility
Allegheny Valley Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Recipients Named
June Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Jakubauskas' vertigo treated
AllNurses.com: Pocket-size device tracks the hand-washing habits of hospital staff
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Hearts in the Park Walk
KDKA-TV: Study: Bran Shows Benefit Against Heart Disease
WTAE-TV: 'Angels' Recognize Work Of Nurses At AGH
Pittsburrgh Post-Gazette: Mount Kilimanjaro climb became breathless adventure
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny General to end inpatient, ER services at Suburban Campus
KDKA-TV: Haitian Teen Walking Again After Tumor Removal
WTAE-TV: Bellevue Hospital Closing ER, Admissions
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Bellevue hospital to lose ER, beds
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Inpatient care to end, ER to close at AGH Suburban in Bellevue
KDKA-TV: Bellevue Hospital's ER To Close In 90 Days
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Hospital explains closing to 110 in Bellevue
West Penn Allegheny Announces Plans for AGH-Suburban General Campus
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Allergy sufferers know pollen, mold levels unusually high this spring
CBS Early Show: Possible Big Advance Against Brain Cancer
Allegheny General Hospital Introduces State-of-the-art Imaging System to Improve Spine Surgery
West Penn Hospital - Forbes Regional Campus Surgeon Performs Innovative Treatment for Patients With Severe Spasticity
KDKA-TV: Doctor Develops Hand-Washing Tracker For Hospitals
WTAE-TV: AGH Doctor's Hygienometer Monitors Staff's Cleanliness
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Doctor's invention aims to reduce hospital infections
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Arizona company buys Federal North building
Philadelphia Examiner: Examiner Bio Allegheny General Hospital has been approved to use a drug that helps neurosurgeons extract tumors
Poughkeepsie Journal: Vassar Brothers robot simulator teaches birthing caregivers
Valley News Dispatch: Alle-Kiski Medical Center nurses unionize
Murrysville Star: Medics honored for helping save life
CGH Awarded Accreditation from The Joint Commission
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Seeks Volunteers
The Almanac: McMurray nurse honored for loyalty to breast cancer patients
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: A newsmaker you should know: Medic One helps Export woman survive against the odds
KDKA-TV: New Device Could Help To Ease Back Pain
PR Newswire: The Highmark Foundation Provides Resources To Address Nursing Shortage In Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Newsmaker: Harriet Gudenburr
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 5 graduating from CCAC beat the odds
AGH Walk To Raise Heart Disease Awareness, Funds for Research
AKMC Physician Explains Hearing Loss
Study Led By West Penn Allegheny Oncologists Advances Frontier of Breast Cancer Prevention
April 2010
WTAE-TV: Study finds procedure beats drugs for fast heartbeat
WTAE-TV: Study Suggests Calicium Scores Indicate Heart Attack Risk
AGH Open Heart Surgery Observation Program Provides Area High School Students with Unique Healthcare Career Orientation
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH Nurse Honored by Susan G. Komen for the Cure
KDKA-TV: Spring Tough On Asthma Sufferers
Valley News Dispatch: Alle-Kiski Valley medical facilities help each other out
WPXI-TV: Pittsburgh-Area Hospital Might Close ER, Inpatient Services
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Bellevue hospital may end inpatient, ER
Pittsburgh Magazine: Top Doctors 2010
Pittsburgh Magazine: Healing to Haiti
Allegheny General Hospital Designated a Blue Distinction Center for Spine, Knee and Hip Surgery
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Honors Employees
Canonsburg General Hospital to Hold Grief & Loss Support Dinner
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Pediatric CPR Class with AED
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Safe Sitter Classes
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Safe Sitter Classes
A Driver Safety Refresher Course for Older Drivers
Heart Saver CPR with AED Training
Free Blood Pressure Screenings At Peters Township Community Center
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Diabetic Education Classes
Mutschler Orthopaedic Institute Staff to Offer Free Education Sessions
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Western Pennsylvania disaster drill prepares for earthquake
Beaver County Times: Drug trials help nurse beat breast cancer
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Review: 'Buildings of Pennsylvania' shows amazing sites on every page
Newswire: Western Pennsylvania Stroke Survivors Call on Community for Help
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Allegheny General Hospital Auxiliary Ball
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 1994 deal may limit plans for Suburban General
May Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Godmother gives lifesaving gift
Forbes.com: Biofilm-Based Bioremediation Technology Addresses Major Environmental Obstacles of Marcellus...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Bacteria help solve problem by cleaning gas byproduct
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: New company says it can safely handle Marcellus wastewater
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Forbes Hospice to go to West Penn temporarily
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Forbes Hospice temporarily relocating to Bloomfield site
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Business Briefs
Forbes Hospice Plans Temporary Relocation to West Penn Hospital
WTAE-TV: Breast Cancer Prevention Study Bringing New Hope
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Study: Raloxifene prevents breast cancer with fewer side effects than tamoxifen
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Research backs drug raloxifene in battle against breast cancer
KDKA-TV: New Study Looks At Breast Cancer Drugs
MSNBC: Pills to prevent breast cancer bring trade-offs
Fox News: Drug Choices to Prevent Breast Cancer Have Trade-Offs
CBS News: Study: 2 Good Choices To Prevent Breast Cancer
Boston Herald: Study: 2 good choices to prevent breast cancer
Chicago Tribune: Study shows risks, benefits of tamoxifen, Evista for preventing breast cancer
Business Week: Raloxifene, Tamoxifen Both Guard Against Breast Cancer
Los Angeles Times: Tamoxifen, raloxifene cut breast cancer risk in half
USA Today: Study: Bone drug lowers breast cancer risk 38% in high-risk women
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Hospital infections hard to gauge
Jamestown Post-Journal: Area residents to learn about bloodless medicine
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: It's a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad allergy season
Wall Street Journal: Old Line Treatment Bests Lilly Drug in Breast-Cancer Prevention
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Study: Breast cancer drug has fewer side effects than Tamoxifen
Associated Press: Study shows 2 good choices to prevent breast cancer
Forbes Magazine: Study: 2 good choices to prevent breast cancer
Washington Post: Study: 2 good choices to prevent breast cancer
McCandless/Franklin Park, Mon Valley EMS Squads Again Take Top Honors in WPAHS STAR Cup Competition
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Doctors praise organ matching
USA Today: Allegheny General part of multistate kidney exchange
USA Today: Allegheny General part of multistate kidney exchange
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Organ transplant prospects rise with multistate connection
WPXI-TV: 3 Pittsburgh Area Residents, AGH Participate In Largest Multi-State Kidney Exchange
KDKA-TV: Local Docs Take Part In Multi-State Organ Exchange
WTAE-TV: Pittsburgh Hospital Part Of Largest U.S. Kidney Exchange
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Spanking can make young children aggressive, study says
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny ponders the future of Bellevue hospital
WPXI-TV: Bad Allergies? Pray For Rain, Doctor Says
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Dean Healy Awarded "Gift of Life"
WPXI-TV: New Allergy Treatment May Replace Allergy Shots
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Allegheny General part of multistate kidney exchange
KDKA-TV: Vitamin D Could Help Seasonal Allergy Sufferers
KDKA-TV: Sleep Apnea Sufferers May Face Greater Stroke Risk
April Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Offers AARP Drivers Safety
Valley News Dispatch: Godinez joins AKMC Staff
Valley News Dispatch: AKMC has openings for lobby volunteers
Valley News Dispatch: Destination Wellness holds health expo
KDKA-TV: Pain Control Important In Kidney Stone Treatment
KDKA-TV: Pain Control Important In Kidney Stone Treatment
KDKA-TV: Americans Poisoning Themselves With Painkillers
AKMC Offers Medical Scholarship Grants
WPAHS Hosts Seventh Annual Big Blue Quest at North Park April 17
WTAE-TV: 'Love' Drug May Save Lives, Help People Breathe Easier
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Hosts 5th Annual Health Expo at the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Business Briefs
WQED-TV: Climb for a Cure
WTAE-TV: Do Diet, Marriage, Happiness Affect Risk Of Stroke?
March 2010
A-K Pulser 5th Annual Spring Wine, Cheese & Pasta Festival
AKMC Trust Partners with Borders for Bunny and Book Drive
Hospital News & More: Simulation Technology Teaches Caregivers to Handle Stressful Situations
West Penn Bariatric Surgery Center earns accreditation from the American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network
Healthcare Provider with AED Class Offered at CGH
Mutschler Orthopaedic Institute Staff to Offer Free Education Sessions
Free Blood Pressure Screenings At Peters Township Community Center
Basic First Aid Course Offered at Canonsburg General Hospital
Classroom Driver Improvement Course for Older Drivers at CGH
TCTMD: AMI Patients Have Lower 30-Day Mortality at High-Volume Hospitals
Hartford Courant: Drug Allows Surgeons to Better See Brain Tumors
The Allentown Morning Call: Drug allows surgeons to better see brain tumors
South Florida Sun Sentinel: Drug allows surgeons to better see brain tumors
The Almanac: Drug helps to illuminate man's tumor
Local officials have divided views on health care reform vote
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Newsmaker: Dr. Richard Ray
KDKA-TV: Study: Women Need One Hour Of Exercise Daily
Nashua Telegraph: Screening for depression before, during, after pregnancy can help
WTAE-TV: Identical Triplet Girls Born In Pittsburgh
WPXI-TV: Lower Burrell Woman Has Identical Triplet Girls
KDKA-TV: Lower Burrell Couple Parents Of Identical Triplets
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Increase in number of 'observation cases' costly to hospitals
Tri-State Area Heart Specialists Convene To Learn About Breakthrough in Heart Assist Technology, Meet AGH Patients Whose Lives Have Been Saved by It
The Almanac: Helping hand
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Girls' jump training aims to reduce risk of injury
CMU Biomedical Engineering Students Get To Observe And Test Innovative Surgical System Being Used at West Penn Allegheny Health System
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Letter to the Editor
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: West Penn Hospital worker leads drive for troops at war
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Western Pennsylvania says goodbye winter, hello spring!
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: 'Life sciences century' spurs new wave of med-tech companies in Western Pennsylvania
Valley News Dispatch: Alle-Kiski Medical Center has no plans to close
West Penn Burn Center Awarded Record Fifth Verification By American Burn Association, American College of Surgeons
Valley News Dispatch: Sharing the colorful spirit of India
HealthCanal.com: AGH Doctors Tout Potential of MRI as Predictor of Which Heart Failure Patients Will Benefit Most From Transplantation or LVAD Therapy
WTAE-TV: Hoarding Illness Can Devastate Families
KDKA-TV: Study: Women More Likely To Die After Heart Attack
West Penn Allegheny Vascular Surgeon Dean Healy, MD, Honored for His Work With Kidney Patients
Pittsburgh Business Times: Don Merz on a healthier path after bariatric surgery
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Prognosis is uncertain for health organizations
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Alle-Kiski Medical Center Emergency Department benefit held at Pittsburgh Field Club
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The Friendship Ball is held at the Westin Convention Center Hotel
Advance for Nurses Magazine: West Penn Allegheny Health System Hospitals Recognized for Patient Care Quality Initiatives
WBOC-TV- Advanced Technologies Make Science More Accessible
The Medical News: New hydrosurgery system may help manage excessive bleeding during surgery
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Allegheny General tests implantable device to aid heart-failure patients
WTAE-TV: Guidelines Changed For 'Normal' Thyroid Levels
AGH Doctors Tout Potential of MRI as Predictor of Which Heart Failure Patients Will Benefit Most From Transplantation or LVAD Therapy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Assisted-living unit to close, cut 47 jobs
Animal Drug Also Fights Fat, But Is Not Regulated
Interventional Cardiology News: Minorities Less Likely to Receive Surgery from High-Volume Providers
Advance for Physician's Assistants: PA's Kilimanjaro Climb Raises Awareness, $110K
WTAE-TV: Try Different Stretches To Prevent ACL Tears
Allegheny General Hospital Researchers Launch Clinical Trial of Implanted Device for Congestive Heart Failure
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny Health System weighs new name, services at Suburban
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: West Penn Allegheny Health System considering name change
Allegheny General Hospital Study Explores Training Regimen to Prevent Knee Injuries in Student Athletes
Scripps-Howard News Service: Screening for depression before, during, after pregnancy can help
Bay Area Science News: Biofilms, The Good, The Bad and the Slimy
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Celebrate and Share lauds 21 Women of Achievement
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Prostate cancer test interpretation flawed
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn lures founders of UPMC Lupus Center
KDKA-TV: Machine Claims To Sense Pressure In Feet
Beaver County Times: Faith takes volunteers on relief trip to Haiti
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Lupus doctors join West Penn
KDKA-TV: Treatment Offers Knee Pain Sufferers Relief Reporting
AKMC Trust to Hold Traditions Gala on March 13
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Newsmaker: Cynthia Petraglia
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Allegheny General doctor scales Kilimanjaro, raising funds to fight lung illness
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Independents aim for top care to compete with giants
KDKA-TV: Winter Weary Pittsburghers Waiting For Spring
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: West Penn Allegheny Health announces $7 million profit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: West Penn Allegheny posts net profit
Pittsburgh Business Times: West Penn reports $2.7M 2Q revenue gain
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Screening for depression before, during and after pregnancy can help
Pittsburgh Business Times: Manzi, Ahearn to leave UPMC for West Penn
KDKA-TV: New Shoes Claim To Tone Legs, Improve Posture
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Asthma is challenge for city children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Dose of good news: Seasonal flu 'no-show'
AKMC Physicians Discuss Bone & Joint Pain
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Offers Vision Screening & Physician Lecture
Internationally Recognized Physicians Join West Penn Allegheny Health System
March Classes Offered at Destination Wellness
CGH To Participate In Scouting For Food Drive
CGH to Participate in National Healthcare Decisions Day
Mutschler Orthopaedic Institute Staff to Offer Free Education Sessions
Classroom Driver Refresher Course for Older Drivers at CGH
CGH Offers Heart Saver CPR with AED Training
CGH to Hold Grief and Loss Support Dinner
West Penn Allegheny Posts $7 Million Net Profit for First Half of Fiscal Year
AGH studies show high rates of poorly controlled asthma among inner-city Pittsburgh children; make connection between Vitamin D deficiency and asthma
February 2010
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Dr. Yvonne Maher to receive its Spirit of Amelia Earhart award
KDKA-TV: Doctor Looking At New Way To Treat Cancer Reporting
KDKA-TV: RevitaBack Promising Relief From Back Pain
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: All kids need health insurance: And Pennsylvania must ensure them a good education, too
California Chronicle: An industrial approach to battling cancer
Scripps News: Neurosurgeons hope compound extends lives
ABC-TV 7: Pittsburgh Neurosurgeons Explore Use of Drug that Illuminates Brain Tumor Cells To Guide Surgery
Pittsburgh Business Times: Pittsburgh Neurosurgeons Explore Use of Drug that Illuminates Brain Tumor Cells To Guide Surgery
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH specialist named to U.S. panel on organ transplants
Pittsburgh Tribune Review: Musician Semonik's cancer struggle reflected in show's music
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Local musician, Jim Semonik, beats disease, releases benefit CD
KDKA-TV: Study: Aspirin Beneficial In Breast Cancer Fight
PR Newswire: Pittsburgh Neurosurgeons Explore Use of Drug that Illuminates Brain Tumor Cells To Guide Surgery
KDKA-TV: New Drug Could Change Brain Cancer Treatment
WTAE-TV: Brain Tumor Treatment Described As 'Surgery Meets Laser Tag'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Drug allows surgeons to better see brain tumors
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Allegheny General to test drug that lights up tumors
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Neurosurgeons hope compound extends lives
Fox Business: Healthcare Professionals Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to Raise Awareness of Serious Lung Disease
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Fighting artificial joint infections
KDKA-TV: Top Oncologist To Share View On Cancer Treatment
AGH TEAM CLIMBS MT. KILIMANJARO TO RAISE AWARENESS OF SERIOUS LUNG DISEASE
Vascular Surgeons at West Penn Hospital - Forbes Regional Campus Bring Advanced Treatment for Abdominal Aneurysms to Eastern Suburbs
Business Wire: RedPath Integrated Pathology, Inc. Announces Professional Services Agreement with Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Gift of a smile where it's needed most
HealthCanal.com: FDA Approves New Device Investigated at AGH for Patients With Advanced Heart Failure
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Insurers, providers offer ideas for reform
WTAE-TV: More Pittsburgh Nurses Head To Haiti
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Allegheny General Hospital gets OK for heart failure device
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Friendship Ball benefits Western Pennsylvania Hospital Foundation
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Friendship Ball held at Westin for Hospital Foundation
AGH Neurosurgeons Explore Use of Drug that Illuminates Brain Tumor Cells To Guide Surgery
Canonsburg General Hospital Sponsors Read-A-Thon
FDA Approves New Device Investigated at AGH for Patients With Advanced Heart Failure
Pittsburgh Business Times: Safety of radiation treatment becoming a national issue
Valley News Dispatch: Storm-related ailments keep hospitals busy
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Health care heroics abound during storm
KDKA-TV: US/Eastern Hospitals Use Strategies To Deal With Snow Reporting
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Campaign to raise awareness of chronic lung problems stops in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny General Hospital Study Demonstrates Safety and Potential Efficacy of Oral Allergy Treatment
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Allegheny General study finds promise in drops to treat allergies
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: City dealing with old snow as new storm moves in
AGH Cardiologist Appointed to Health and Human Services Committee on Organ Transplantation
AGH Pulmonologist and Football Great Michael Strahan Lead COPD Screening Effort
West Penn Allegheny Health System Hospitals Recognized for Patient Care Quality Initiatives
Allegheny General Hospital Study Demonstrates Safety and Potential Efficacy of Oral Allergy Treatment
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Medical workers went the extra mile for patients
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Snow, bitter cold take heavy toll on ill, elderly
Valley News Dispatch: Valley digs out from monster storm
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Snowstorm touches 'primal' fears
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Area struggles to recover from paralyzing snow storm
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Two dead, dozens sickened trying to keep warm
Pittsburgh Business Times: Snow storm creating many challenges for Pittsburgh-area businesses
Beaver County Times: An industrial approach to battling cancer
Observer-Reporter: Gaining an edge: Robotic surgery
WTAE-TV: Outpatient Treatment Can Control Barrett's Esophagus
Weather Emergency Alert for WPAHS Employees
Canonsburg Hospital opens 'closed' MRI unit
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Safe Sitter Classes
Classroom Driver Improvement Course for Older Drivers at CGH
Heart Saver CPR with AED Training
Basic First Aid Course Offered at Canonsburg General Hospital
Free Blood Pressure Screenings At Peters Township Community Center
New Castle News: Shenango man reflects on medical visit to Haiti
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Haitian patients not likely at Pittsburgh-area hospitals
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Relief flight delivers supplies, whisks orphans off to new lives
WPXI-TV: Beaver County Boy Has Seizure While Watching "Avatar"
Beaver County Times: Can 'Avatar' cause seizures?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pa. hospitals open doors to victims
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Three Pittsburgh hospitals willing to accept injured Haitians
KDKA-TV: Pittsburghers Try To Stay Warm During Deep Freeze
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Doctor's family provides shoes for homeless
WPXI-TV: New Twist On Old Eye Surgery Gives Patients A Lift
Associated Press: Pennsylvania hospitals to accept earthquake victims
KDKA-TV: Haitian Cancer Patient Treated At AGH
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Haitian teen with cancer is adjusting to Pittsburgh
Mutschler Orthopaedic Institute Staff to Offer Free Education Sessions
Congressman Murphy Visits Canonsburg General Hospital
AARP Bulletin Today: Feds ok AGH Liver Transplant Program
WTAE-TV: Local Missionaries Making Difference In Haiti
KDKA-TV-2nd Flight Takes Doctors, Supplies To Haiti
KDKA-TV: Another Plane From Pittsburgh Going To Haiti
WPXI- TV: Haitian Teen Arrives for Life-Saving Treatment
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Haitian teen with cancer flown to city for treatment
January 2010
KDKA-TV: Local Physician's Assistant Returns From Haiti
WPXI-TV: Pittsburgh Woman Shares Emotional Stories from Visit to Haiti
Associated Press: Medicare OKs Pittsburgh liver transplant program
KDKA-TV: Medicare OKs Pittsburgh Liver Transplant Program
WPXI- TV: Medicare OKs Pittsburgh Liver Transplant Program
Alle-Kiski Medical Center offers Legal Workshop
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Burns call for special attention
KDKA-TV: FDA Approves "Earliest" Pregnancy Test Reporting
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Feds OK AGH liver transplant program
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Liver transplant program at AGH earns certification
Pittsburgh Business Times: Allegheny General Hospital liver transplant program gets key certification
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: In Leogane, doctors try to save lives and limbs
AGH Liver Transplantation Program Receives Medicare Certification
February Classes Offered at
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: 70 Pittsburgh-area doctors on way to Haiti
KDKA-TV: Relief Mission Flies From Pittsburgh To Haiti
KDKA-TV: Local Nurses Prepare For Trip To Haiti
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Medical personnel, supplies arrive in Haiti from Pittsburgh
WTAE-TV: Allegheny General Hospital Nurses Volunteer To Go To Haiti
WPXI- TV: 2 Pittsburgh Nurses Head To Haiti To Help In Relief Efforts
Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New Treatment for Esophageal Disease
Monroeville Times-Express: West Penn - Forbes isn't chillin' where ChillCore can save lives
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Phobias come in all shapes and sizes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Random Acts of Kindness: My Mother's Manicure
Los Angeles Times: Neurosurgeons will put tech brain power to test at paperless meeting
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: CEO named for Allegheny General, West Penn hospitals
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Latrobe nurse part of team that saved Haitian orphans
WTAE-TV: Allegheny General Hospital nurses volunteer to go to Haiti
WPXI-TV: Two Pittsburgh nurses head to Haiti to help in relief efforts
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Filling in health care's cracks
The Almanac: Canonsburg Hospital opens 'closed' MRI unit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: President named for West Penn, Allegheny General hospitals
Pittsburgh Business Times: Burfitt named CEO of Allegheny General and West Penn hospitals
West Penn Allegheny specialists assisting field hospital in Haiti
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Doctor and physician assistant hit stairs for mountain climb
Beaver County Times: Rescue mission leaves Pittsburgh for Haiti orphanage
WPXI-TV: Haitian Orphans Beginning To Leave Hospital With New Families
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Rescue mission bringing Haitian orphans to Pittsburgh
Dr. Mark Guy Receives ACHIEVA Award for Excellence
Allegheny General Hospital Nurses to Lead First Wave of SEIU Nurses in Haiti Relief Effort
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: 53 Haitian orphans arrive in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH doctor remains in Haiti to assist school
Gregory Burfitt Named President and CEO of Allegheny General Hospital and The Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia Inquirer: Neurosurgeons going paperless at convention
Valley News Dispatch: Alle-Kiski Valley hospitals score well in report on infections
Free Blood Pressure Screenings At Peters Township Community Center
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Pediatric CPR Class with AED
Canonsburg General Hospital Offers Diabetic Education Classes
Mutschler Orthopaedic Institute Staff to Offer Free Education Sessions
Allegheny General Hospital Tests Non-invasive Device for Chronic Back Pain
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AIDS-Free World co-director to speak at AGH
KDKA-TV: Haitian hospital with local ties helps victims
MedPage Today: Haiti facing medical nightmare
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: AGH doctor describes 'Armageddon' in Haiti
Advance for Physicians Assistants: PA climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro for a cause
KDKA-TV: Snow Shoveling Stressful For Your Heart
World-Renown AIDS Activist Speaks at Allegheny General Hospital
KDKA-TV: Cadmium a danger in kids' jewelry
WTAE-TV: Cold temperatures pose dangers for local sled riders
Connellsville Daily Courier: Connellsville Area students get overview of heart surgery
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Greensburg-Salem students observe open-heart surgery
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Climbing Kilimanjaro to serve Allegheny General doctor's patients
WPXI-TV: Local hospitals see rise in snow-shoveling injuries
Path To A Cure: AGH Clinicians To Scale Mt. Kilimanjaro In Quest to Raise Global Awareness of Deadly Lung Disease
Alle-Kiski Medical Center Offers AARP Drivers Safety
The Almanac: Career fair offers insights into health field
WTAE-TV: Eyelid surgery helps aneurysm patients
AGH Neurosurgeon Chairs Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation Board
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh's McGinnis Institute coordinates care
KDKA-TV: Study finds link between cholesterol, menopause
CNN: Dr. Jack Wilberger, Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Allegheny General Hospital, discusses arachnoid cysts
KDKA-TV: Study: Ginkgo probably not worth the money
WPXI-TV: AGH maternity ward moves to West Penn Hospital
AKMC Physicians Discuss the Thyroid Gland
Grief and Loss Support Dinner
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