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View current news clips below featuring Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC’s patients, programs, staff, and much more. Please check back often for continued updates.

December 2014
Virtual Santa visits Childrens Hospital
WPXI-TV (12/9/2014)

What parents need to know about teenagers' mental health issues
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (12/9/2014)

Rise in toddlers wearing glasses due to improvements in vision screening
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/8/2014)

Brett Keisel smiley beard cookies on sale from Eat 'n Park
WTAE-TV (12/8/2014)

Pittsburgh doctor's discoveries could help pediatric cardiac patients
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/7/2014)

ATV riding risky for kids, experts say
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/6/2014)

Thiel College Phi Theta Phi Walk-a-thon starts Friday
Sharon Herald (12/4/2014)

Chapter 8 -- The evolution of Mario Lemieux: It's for them
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (12/4/2014)

Bethel Park student government group records books for Children's Hospital patients
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (12/4/2014)

Aspinwall officer leads local police effort to collect presents for ill children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/3/2014)

One-of-a-kind liver transplant helps cure Pittsburgh girl
WPXI-TV (12/2/2014)

Danger in the crib? More than half of U.S. babies sleep in unsafe conditions
Today.com (12/1/2014)

November 2014
Child with rare condition thankful for gift of special mattress
WTAE-TV (11/27/2014)

Coaches lead discussions to influence athletes' attitudes toward women, avoiding violence
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/25/2014)

Tiny Liver Transplant Patient to Taste First Thanksgiving
ABCNews.com (11/25/2014)

Granting the Perfect Wish
Pittsburgh Magazine (11/20/2014)

Food insecurity affects 1 in 5 kids in Allegheny County
New Pittsburgh Courier (11/20/2014)

Clinics go mobile to bring health care to streets of Western Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/19/2014)

Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says
Healthday (11/19/2014)

Online life for teens may lead to real-life problems
Reuters (11/17/2014)

New research finds sexting is the ‘new norm’ for teens
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11/17/2014)

Cyber dating abuse 'common,' Children's scientists find
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/17/2014)

Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (11/17/2014)

Proud to be from Pittsburgh: Nurse Merel
WPXI-TV (11/14/2014)

Toddler, Donor Remain Hospitalized After Liver Transplant For Rare Disease
KDKA-TV (11/14/2014)

Local football coach teaches boys to be men
WPXI-TV (11/13/2014)

A birthday wish: 'Saving Eliza' gets final push for medical trial
TODAY.com (11/13/2014)

Mom Posts 'Plea Of A Lifetime' On Facebook, Gets Liver Donor For Daughter
Huffington Post (11/13/2014)

Allegheny Valley Hospital, VA Pittsburgh take top Fine awards
Pittsburgh Business Times (11/13/2014)

Hats Off! Shaler second-grader raises 2,000 in memory of her grandma
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11/13/2014)

Howard Hanna house tour benefits Children's Hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11/13/2014)

Children's Express Care to open in Natrona Heights
Pittsburgh Business Times (11/12/2014)

Community Spotlight: Steelers Rookie Club
Steelers.com (11/12/2014)

Pittsburgh-area hospitals win awards for infection control and pain management
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11/12/2014)

Facebook Plea Gets Liver Transplant for 3-Year-Old
ABC News (11/12/2014)

3-year-old gets part of man’s liver in surgery made possible by social networking
WPXI-TV (11/12/2014)

3-year-old girl becomes first to get life-saving liver transplant for rare metabolic disease 
New York Daily News (11/12/2014)

Mom finds liver donor on Facebook for daughter, 3
WTAE-TV (11/12/2014)

Pennsylvania mother finds transplant donor for daughter on Facebook
FOX News (11/11/2014)

Family Finds Liver Donor For 3-Year-Old On Facebook
KDKA-TV (11/10/2014)

UPMC blood test helps determine likelihood of organ rejection in children
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11/7/2014)

Blood test devised at Children's to aid in predicting chance of organ rejection
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/6/2014)

Pets with a Purpose
WQED-TV (11/6/2014)

Suresh named chief medical information officer at Children's Hospital
Pittsburgh Business Times (11/4/2014)

Penguins games therapeutic for Carnegie toddler with rare gene mutation
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/3/2014)

Newsmaker: Dr. J. Anthony Graves
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/2/2014)

October 2014
Trick or Treat at Children's Hospital
WPXI-TV (10/31/2014)

Experts Offer Tips On Keeping Halloween Safe For Trick-Or-Treaters
90.5 WESA (10/30/2014)

How To Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween
KDKA-TV "Pittsburgh Today Live" (10/24/2014)

Lyme Disease On The Upswing In Western Pa.
KDKA-TV (10/24/2014)

New Survey Details Vast Scope of Teen Dating Abuse
ABC News (10/23/2014)

Take charge of your health today. Be informed. Be involved…Domestic Violence
New Pittsburgh Courier (10/23/2014)

Know What's Right. Do What's Right: A Forum on Bullying
WQED-TV (10/23/2014)

UPMC Newborn Medicine Program and Children’s Hospital’s Transport Team with Dr. Melissa Riley
KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway (10/22/14)

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Children's Hospital to use state money to add beds
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10/22/2014)

Corbett: $2.5M grant will keep Children's Hospital 'a national model'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/22/2014)

Children's Hospital awarded $2.5M state grant
Pittsburgh Business Times (10/22/2014)

Corbett Hands Out More Dollars As Election Day Looms
KDKA-TV (10/22/2014)

Grant for Children's Hospital, campaigning in Westmoreland County highlight Gov. Corbett visit
WTAE-TV (10/22/2014)

Children’s Hospital to Expand, With Taxpayer Help
90.5 WESA (10/22/2014)

Grandmother's illness leads Shaler Area student to join cancer fight
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/22/2014)

Window washers dressed as superheroes surprise kids at Children’s Hospital
WPXI-TV (10/21/2014)

Window Washing Superheroes Bring Joy To Kids At Children’s Hospital
KDKA-TV (10/21/2014)

Teenage heart recipient meets donor’s family in Pittsburgh
WPXI-TV (10/20/2014)

Halloween party held at Children's Hospital
WPXI-TV (10/17/2014)

The Nied's Hotel Band And Heart Camp For Kids
KDKA-TV "Pittsburgh Today Live" (10/10/2014)

Doctor-to-Patient: Enterovirus D68 Risks
MedPage Today (10/9/2014)

 
Morell to lead new Children's partnership
Pittsburgh Business Times (10/6/2014)
 
Sarver teen puts together benefit hockey tournament
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/4/2014)
 
 
How to retain your best performers
Healthcare Finance News (10/2/2014)
 
September 2014
 
 
Parents should practice baby talking, not baby talk
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (9/29/2014)
 
 
 
 
Steelers rookies bring joy to kids
Steelers.com (9/23/2014)
 
Children's South opening Sept. 29
South Hills Almanac (9/22/2014)
 
Speech Apraxia cases on increase
The Cranberry Eagle (9/22/2014)
 
The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile
New Pittsburgh Courier (9/22/2014)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Community Spotlight: Brett Keisel
Steelers.com (9/17/2014)
 
 
Health Care Heroes: Mary Kish
Pittsburgh Business Times (9/12/2014)
 
Health Care Heroes: Dr. Shean Aujla
Pittsburgh Business Times (9/12/2014)
 
Health Care Heroes: ​Tracie Krasneski
Pittsburgh Business Times (9/12/2014)
 
 
New Children's South site nearly ready to open doors
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/10/2014)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Study shows hope in helping infants fend off autism
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (9/9/2014)
 
 
 
 
 
August 2014
 
 
 
What's Behind The Stark Rise In Children's Disabilities
NPR "All Things Considered" (8/19/2014)
 
 
Analysis: Disabilities among U.S. children increase slightly
Washington Post (Associated Press) (8/18/2014)
 
Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (8/18/2014)
 
Study: Kids' stress cited as disorders increase
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (8/18/2014)
 
 
Study: Child disability rates continue to rise
Pittsburgh Business Times (8/18/2014)
 
 
 
Telemedicine gives patients an alternative
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (8/12/2014)
 
 
UnWINEd event held at the La Casa Narcisi in West Deer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (8/11/2014)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Childhood Urinary Tract Infection May Bring Lasting Harm to Kidneys
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (8/5/2014)
 
Children's opens express-care clinic in Washington
Pittsburgh Business Times (8/4/2014)
 
WHS partners with Children’s on local Express Care center
Washington Observer-Reporter (8/4/2014)
 
Newsmaker: Jay Cleveland Jr.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (8/2/2014)
 
 
July 2014
Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (7/28/2014)
 
 
 
 
 
Doctors pleased with telemedicine care
Pittsburgh Business Times (7/24/2014)
 
 
Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (7/22/2014)
 
 
 
UPMC Children's delivers remote care
Healthcare IT News (7/22/2014)
 
Newsmaker: Mary Jo Dively
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/21/2014)
 
Program educates athletes about sexual assault
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (7/21/2014)
 
 
Swimming a fun, but no-less vital life skill for children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/18/2014)
 
 
 
 
Nickel allergy has some itching to use their iPads
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (7/14/2014)
 
 
 
Health care executives juggle dual responsibilities
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/12/2014)
 
Children's South to open in September in South Fayette
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (7/10/2014)
 
 
 
 
 
Children's prepares to open South Fayette center
Pittsburgh Business Times (7/7/2014)
 
 
Sneak peek at Children's Hospital in South Fayette
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (7/7/2014)
 
Children’s Hospital opening in South Fayette
Washington Observer Reporter (7/7/2014)
 
June 2014
Diamonds & Denim event benefits Children's Hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/30/2014)
 
 
Children's Hospital adds clinic in Greene County
Pittsburgh Business Times (6/30/2014)
 
Children's Hospital opening Express Care in West Mifflin
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/29/2014)
 
 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/25/2014)
 
Newsmaker: Carol May
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/24/2014)
 
Pediatric group promotes reading aloud to children
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/24/2014)
 
 
 
 
 
  
The Empowered Patient
WQED-TV (6/19/2014)
 
Student-organized South Fayette event a glowing success
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/17/2014)
 
 
For many, Bylsma served as more than just Penguins' coach
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/14/2014)
 
 
Children's Hospital makes magazine's honor roll
Pittsburgh Business Times (6/12/2014)
 
 
 
 
North Huntingdon teen raises money to help deaf community
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/11/2014)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Transgender: resources and support
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/2/2014)
 
Questions about medicinal pot for children abound
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/1/2014)
 
May 2014
Children's Hospital holds 'prom' for young patients
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/28/2014)
 
Newsmaker: Dr. Mark Diamond
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/26/2014)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Whooping cough cases reported at Allderdice High School
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/14/2014)
 
 
 
 
High-profile cases of brain injuries motivate ER trips
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/13/2014)
 
UPMC study finds uptick in reports of head injuries
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (5/13/2014)
 
 
Study: Traumatic brain injuries up nearly 30 percent
Pittsburgh Business Times (5/13/2014)
 
 
 
Summertime means weathering more injuries
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (5/8/2014)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Newsmaker: Dr. Alejandro Hoberman
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/5/2014)
 
Butler teen, family raise money for transplant research
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/3/2014)
 
 
  
Grants let schools try 'great ideas'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (5/1/2014)
 
April 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Family-Based Weight Loss
Today's Dietitian (April Issue)
 
 
 
Local deaf woman to share implant success story
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/2/2014)
 
 
 
 
March 2014
 
Parents of boys with Duchenne urge drug OK
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (3/30/2014)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
St. Baldrick's Event To Raise Money To Conquer Childhood Cancer
KDKA-TV "Pittsburgh Today Live" (3/6/2014)
 
 
 
 
February 2014
Young hearts at risk
Uniontown Herald-Standard (2/24/2014)
 
Kids' Checkups Should Include Cholesterol, Depression Tests, Doctors Say
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (2/24/2014)
 
 
Health department probes measles case in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/21/2014)
 
 
Millcreek infant undergoes heart surgery
Erie Times-News (2/19/2014)
 
 
 
Newsmaker: Amy Cashdollar
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/16/2014)
 
Children's recruits colorectal surgeon
Pittsburgh Business Times (2/14/2014)
 
 
 
Documentary tracks diabetes treatment
Pittsburgh Business Times (2/10/2014)
 
 
 
Human trafficking: modern-day slavery
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/8/2014)
 
 
County plans survey on teens
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/7/2014)
 
 
 
Steelers' Brett Keisel to shear beard for charity
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/5/2014)
 
 
 
 
January 2014
 
Children's doctor shares research award
Pittsburgh Business Times (1/28/2014)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Weather changes trigger breathing problems
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/12/2014)
 
 
Children's transport team delivers ICU
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/11/2014)
 
 
Vaccine, common sense advised to avoid flu
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1/9/2014)
 
1 dead, 8 ill with swine flu in Allegheny County
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/6/2014)
 
Flu causing dangerous problems in Pittsburgh area
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1/6/2014)
 
Flu on the upswing in Western Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1/4/2014)
 
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