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  1. EPA centers will test chemicals we commonly come in contact with - Tue, 02 Jun 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... chemicals without using animals. With a $6 million EPA grant over four years, Vanderbilt and the University of Pittsburgh are establishing one of the centers - the Vanderbilt-Pittsburgh Resource for Organotypic Models for Predictive Toxicity, or ...

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  2. John Petersen | Benefactor to Pitt, 86Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Philly.com

    John Petersen, 86, a retired insurance executive whose gifts to the University of Pittsburgh included $10 million for a basketball arena named for himself and his wife, has died. Mr. Petersen died Saturday after battling cancer, university officials and his family said.

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  3. Obituary: Mary L. Vito | Pioneering pharmacist among first women to own a pharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Cuccarese, the oldest of three girls, she went to Stowe High School and in 1947 graduated from the University of Pittsburgh's School of Pharmacy, where she was one of three women in her class. She was hired by Ohio Valley General Hospital. After her ...

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  4. Deaf and blind Brookline man sues CinemarkRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... to provide two tactile interpreters for Mr. McGann is "unduly burdensome." Mary Crossley, a University of Pittsburgh law professor, said the undue burden question looks at how much an auxiliary aid or service would cost in light of what resources ...

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  5. 3-D scanners speed up tooth restorationsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... dental practices, said Charles Sfeir, director of the Center for Craniofacial Regeneration at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. While the cost to patients using this technology does not change compared with the traditional ...

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  6. To Treat Depression, a New Approach Tries Training the BrainRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... atrophied," says Greg J. Siegle, director of the Program in Cognitive Affective Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. "The solution to an atrophied muscle is to rehab it." Many of the new treatments involve simple computer ...

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  7. Vestibulo-ocular dysfunction in children and adolescents with sports-related concussionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... answering questions that have been plaguing researchers in the field. Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a clinician's concussion evaluation toolkit for a more ...

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  8. Legendary Erie Businessman, Philanthropist DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    ... together, and everything that he put his name on, her name was always attached to it," says fellow University of Pittsburgh alumni Jim Fiorenzo. "It was never John, it was always John and Gertrude." The $119-million Petersen Events Center was named ...

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  9. John Petersen, former CEO of Erie Insurance for whom Pitt arena is named, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    A June 24, 2005 photo shows John Petersen at the Cathedral of Learning Society gala at the University of Pittsburgh. Petersen, a retired insurance executive whose gifts to the University of Pittsburgh included $10 million for a basketball arena named for himself and his wife, died Saturday, May 30, 2015 after battling cancer, according to his family.

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  10. John Petersen, former CEO for whom Pitt arena is named, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | O-R Online

    A June 24, 2005, photo shows John Petersen at the Cathedral of Learning Society gala at the University of Pittsburgh.

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  11. Memorial Medical Center appoints new vice presidentRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... of development in the University at Buffalo's School of Management; director of development at the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health; and director of development at the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Polytechnic ...

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  12. Athletes not the only ones signing letters of intent in BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WFMZ

    ... dom High Schools announced where they will be studying next year. The most popular schools were the University of Pittsburgh and Johns Hopkins University. Some local schools also made the cut, including Lehigh and Lafayette.

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  13. 15 foods that help you poopRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MSN Healthy Living

    ... says Elizabeth Blaney, MD, gastroenterologist and clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. The average American gets just 15 grams of fiber a day, though experts recommend at least 25. Most of us don't drink enough ...

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  14. Learn to work at itRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Standard

    ... a well-tested program that has been successful in helping people at risk of developing diabetes, University of Pittsburgh researchers report lasting success in the Group Lifestyle Balance program. The researchers teamed up with Bayer, tested it and ...

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  15. Shady Grove Fertility Expands Access to Care for Patients in Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... three-year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Magee-Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), male factor ...

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  16. Dr. Kyle McGrath of Ringoes and Dr. Reina Fink are engagedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Sandra and John McGrath of Ringoes, announce the engagement of their son, Dr. Kyle J. McGrath to Dr. Reina Fink, daughter of Barry and Bernice Fink of Venetia, Pa. Kyle graduated from Plumstead Christian High School in 2007, then attended Messiah College graduating in 2011 with a Bachelors of Science in Chemisty and continued on to receive a Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, graduating April 26, 2015.

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  17. Las Cruces Dental Office Trains in Cone Beam 3D ImagingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... of Implant Dentistry and the American Sleep Apnea Association. Dr. Reiter graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and has attended hundreds of hours in continuing education and dental residencies on dental implants, ...

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  18. Supreme Court rules in bankruptcy caseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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  19. Mobile App Educates Teens On Risky Sexual BehaviorRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... carry out safer behaviors themselves. Developed with researchers at West Virginia University, the University of Pittsburgh and Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, the goal of creating the mobile app is to get the interactive tool into ...

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  20. Lackawanna Trail students compete in state Envirothon competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    Lackawanna Trail High School students placed 17th at the Pennsylvania Envirothon competition held at the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown and Windber Recreation Park on May 19-20. From left, first row, are Grace Wetzel, Nathaniel Barbolish, Evan Sandercock.

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