News

Monday, May 2, 2016

Jameson Health System and UPMC Merge to Officially Form UPMC Jameson>

Jameson Health System (Jameson) and UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) are pleased to announce that on May 1, 2016 Jameson merged into the UPMC network.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Gwendolyn Sowa, M.D., Ph.D., Named Chair of Pitt’s Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation>

Pitt's School of Medicine has chosen a renowned faculty member as the next chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Pitt Computational Model Finds New Protein-Protein Interactions in Schizophrenia>

Approach Can Shed New Light on Biological Processes Affected by the Mental Illness

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

UPMC Sports Medicine Offers Tips to Pittsburgh Marathon Runners>

Health tips for runners preparing to race on Sunday.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

UPMC Physicians Again Are ‘Best Doctors’ in Pittsburgh Magazine Annual Survey>

UPMC Physicians Again Are ‘Best Doctors’ in Pittsburgh Magazine Annual Survey

Monday, April 25, 2016

Pre-Surgical Exposure to Blue Light Reduces Organ Damage>

"Striking" results in mice suggest a pre-surgical treatment with blue light could potentially improve outcomes in patients.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Overdose Deaths Hold Steady in High Drug Trafficking Areas>

Areas in the U.S. with the highest drug-overdose death rates are not always places with high drug trafficking, Pitt Public Health finds.

Friday, April 22, 2016

‘Cura Zika’ to Accelerate International Research>

Pitt Public Health launches an international alliance to address the Zika epidemic with a symposium and live webinar.

Friday, April 22, 2016

UPMC Hosts Drug Take-Back Day Events Across Hospital System>

Various UPMC facilities will accept unwanted or expired drugs in accordance with National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Watercress Extract Detoxifies Carcinogens in Smokers>

Taken multiple times a day, watercress extract significantly inhibits carcinogen activity in smokers, a Pitt clinical trial showed.