Today’s Hospital Roundup has stories about Allegheny General, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, Western Pennsylvania Hospital, North Philadelphia Health System, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and Brownsville Tri-County Hospital.
The free forum is being hosted by the Schuylkill County National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Sovereign Majestic Theater, Pottsville.
Currently, Pennsylvania has no specific regulations for assisted living facilities. A House Health and Human Services Committee hearing will be held on Sept. 18th to examine certain proposed regulations, which some in the industry say would raise their costs and hurt the facilities.
Doctors at the University of Pittsburgh have developed a compound that could diagnose Alzheimer’s disease 10 years in advance, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
A new study released by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found Lehigh Valley residents more likely to binge drink, smoke and be obese than the national average.
New research suggests that gum disease may predict a person’s chances of developing diabetes, reports the New York Times.
Crawford County commissioners approved a $10 million loan yesterday as part of a funding plan to expand and update the outpatient surgery center at the Meadville Medical Center.
A professor at the University of Massachusetts has found the good in salmonella. While most people have tried to avoid the bacteria in recent weeks, Dr. Neil Forbes believes salmonella may be able to fight cancer.
Former President Bill Clinton told the thousands in attendance at the International AIDS Conference that “we must do more”.