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3 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Grand jury: Psych clinic erred in assault reports

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Officials at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's psychiatric clinic failed to cooperate with police when notified of patient-on-patient assaults, a grand jury said, finding that they apparently misconstrued state and federal medical privacy laws as limiting how much information they can turn over. The ...

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JUL 25, 2014 - Health Canal

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UPMC-Developed Test Increases Odds of Correct Surgery for Thyroid Cancer Patients

PITTSBURGH – The routine use of a molecular testing panel developed at UPMC greatly increases the likelihood of performing the correct initial surgery for patients with thyroid nodules and cancer, report researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), partner with UPMC CancerCenter.

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JUL 21, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Boy found starved in Pennsylvania home, authorities say

By Elizabeth Daley PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - The mother and grandparents of a Pennsylvania boy, who authorities say was starved nearly to death, are facing criminal charges, according to court documents. The 7-year-old boy weighed less than 25 pounds (11 kg) when he was found last month at a home in Greenville in western Pennsylvania by child welfare workers investigating a ...

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JUL 15, 2014 - Huffington Post

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This 'Singing Doctor' Has Sung To All 8,000 Babies He's Delivered

He's reportedly delivered more than 8,000 babies in the last three decades, but Dr. Carey Andrew-Jaja still gives newborns the special treatment when they say hello to the world for the first time. "Happy birthday to you," the doctor croons, as hospital staff chime in, the video above shows. "Happy birthday to you." Nicknamed the "Singing Doctor," Andrew-Jaja, an OB-GYN ...

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