About two-thirds of the region's charitable organizations have responded to Allegheny County's request to prove they deserve their property tax breaks -- but many, including UPMC, say they need more time.
For Dan Porch, it was when his girlfriend, now his wife, became pregnant with twins and he dropped out of Oliver High School to support her in 1993.
The Eastern Gateway Community College Class of 2013 heard words of wisdom to take into future endeavors during the 44th annual commencement exercises Saturday at the college.
Medical officials are praising Meghan Wilson for her graduation from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine with M.D. and Ph.D. degrees, with added praise to the medical school for taking the risk of accepting her into the medical scientist training program.
Thirteen candidates are vying for four seats on the Baldwin-Whitehall School Board during May 21's primary election, including Martin Michael Schmotzer .
Individuals suffering from Crohn's disease are often plagued by reduced muscle strength, fatigue and poor quality of life.
Transplant researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine challenge a long-held assumption about how biologic pathways trigger immune system rejection of donor organs in a report published online today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Dr. Autumn Marie Klein, a physician for women with neurological diseases, seen here from researchfaculty.brighamandwomens.org, died after collapsing in her home in Oakland, April 27, 2013.
The long-awaited, controversial new edition of the bible of psychiatry can be characterized by many numbers: its 947 pages, its $199 price tag, its more than 300 maladies , each limning the potential woes of being human.
Out of sight , natural gas slowly bubbled up into Norma Fiorentino's private water well near the town of Dimock in northeastern Pennsylvania-in the heart of the new fracking boom in the U.S. Then, on New Year's Day 2009, when a mechanical pump flicked on and provided the spark, Fiorentino's backyard exploded.
Contrary to previous studies, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have discovered that a hysterectomy with or without ovary removal does not increase a woman's risk of cardiovascular disease compared to women who reach menopause naturally.
Alloys like bronze and steel have been transformational for centuries, yielding top-of-the-line machines necessary for industry.
The current boom in U.S. natural gas production from glassy shale rock formations is poised to usher in an era of energy independence and could bridge the gap between today's fossil-fuel age and a clean-energy future.
The Port Authority of Allegheny County's proposed FY2014 budget is counting on union concessions, additional state money, and changes to the agency's contract with the University of Pittsburgh to hold fares steady next year.
Gov. Tom Corbett is putting a new face on his often-unpopular education policies -- nominating a new secretary of education -- while keeping the current secretary in a newly created position as a special adviser on higher education.