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September 2015
Hyundai Hope on Wheels gives $250,000 grant to Children’s Hospital
WPXI-TV (9/10/2015)

UPMC Children's recruits NIH researcher
Pittsburgh Business Times (9/10/2015)

Health Care Heroes honored by Pittsburgh Business Times
Pittsburgh Business Times (9/10/2015)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Expands to Erie
WICU-TV/WSEE-TV (9/9/2015)

How are Pittsburgh-area schools dealing with the heat?
WPXI-TV (9/9/2015)

Children's specialty office moves to new location
Erie Times-News (9/8/2015)

Proposed policy would help children gain access to donor lungs
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/7/2015)

Kids and alcohol: Time for the talk?
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/4/2015)

Back-To-School Safety Tips
KDKA-TV "Pittsburgh  Today Live" (9/2/2015)

UPMC prepares to open children's specialty center
Pittsburgh Business Times (9/2/2015)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Opens Expanded Specialty Care Center
YourErie.com (9/2/2015)

Pitt, UPMC facility cited as center of excellence in bid to cure HHT
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/1/2015)

August 2015
Doctors recommend at least 8½ hours of sleep for older students, more for younger children
WPXI-TV (8/26/2015)

'Chloe's Law' educates would-be parents about Down Syndrome
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (8/26/2015)

4 Pittsburgh advocates supporting breastfeeding mothers
KidsBurgh (8/26/2015)

Tips to help children stay healthy
Erie Times-News (8/23/2015)

W.Pa. physicians expand reach via video in telemedicine
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (8/22/2015)

Newsmaker: Dr. Bernard Kühn
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (8/22/2015)

Children's Hospital researcher gets $200K grant
Pittsburgh Business Times (8/21/2015)

Children’s Hospital, Woodland Hills SD team up to test later start time for students
WPXI-TV (8/19/2015)

Super-strains of lice spread to 25 states: Are they in yours?
Today.com (8/18/2015)

MLB umpires make easy call, visit Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
WPXI-TV (8/18/2015)

MLB Umpires Bring Joy, Teddy Bears To Patients At Children’s Hospital
KDKA-TV (8/18/2015)

Parents Demand Medical Marijuana for Epileptic Kids
NBC News (8/18/2015)

When all else fails for their children, desperate parents drive national push for medical marijuana
Washington Post (8/18/2015)

How to Breastfeed Your Baby
Care.com (8/18/2015)

This special fashion show lets kids with severe illnesses 'just be themselves'
Today.com (8/18/2015)

Inaugural golf outing to benefit A. Sandusky Free Care Fund
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (8/13/2015)

‘Long shot’ inspired by daughter’s fighting spirit
Yahoo! Sports (8/12/2015)

Daughter has new heart, and fighter has new hope
Washington Times (8/11/2015)

Western Pa. schools reluctant to delay start times for teens
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (8/9/2015)

Athlete, others share inspirational stories at unWINEd benefit for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (8/9/2015)

Fighter Steve Cunningham's inspiration: His daughter
Philadelphia Inquirer (8/4/2015)

Sen. Casey pushes for expansion of research into rare pediatric diseases
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (8/1/2015)

July 2015
WWE's Stephanie McMahon Joins Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation Board
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (7/30/2015)

Newsmaker: Stephanie McMahon
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/30/2015)

WWE's Stephanie McMahon joins Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation board
WTAE-TV (7/30/2015)

Stephanie McMahon joins the Children's Hosptial of Pittsburgh Foundation board of trustees
WWE Community (7/30/2015)

Stephanie McMahon joins the Children's Hosptial of Pittsburgh Foundation board of trustees
Wrestling Online (7/30/2015)

Motorcyclists take a ride to support tranplant recipient Lucas Goeller
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (7/30/2015)

Little Girl in Need of Liver Transplant Doing Well in Recovery
KDKA-TV (7/30/2015)

Derry boy recovering at home after high-profile transplant
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/30/2015)

Toy Drive Held in Honor of Lucas Goeller
WTAE-TV (7/29/2015)

Children's Hospital Trying To Prevent Kids’ Head Injuries With Free Bike Helmets
KDKA-TV (7/24/2015)

Camp Inspire giving sick kids opportunity to enjoy summer camp
WPXI-TV (7/22/2015)

Study Links Later Type 1 Diabetes Diagnoses To Weaker Brain Connectivity
90.5 WESA (7/21/2015)

Adaptive zip-line lets campers living with disabilities 'fly'
WTAE-TV (7/20/2015)

The power of pudgy cartoon characters: how they're causing kids to eat more
TODAY.com (7/17/2015)

Lyme time: what your family needs to know
Kidsburgh (7/14/2015)

Northgate School District combats asthma triggers in children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/12/2015)

WATCH: The Gift of Life, presented by UPMC
WPXI-TV (7/11/2015)

Hot car deaths of kids are preventable: Here's 7 things to remember
Today.com (7/10/2015)

Doctors describe Angelo Giorno’s recovery after organ transplant as ‘miraculous’
WPXI-TV  (7/8/2015)

Coping With Childhood Depression
U.S. News & World Report (7/8/2015)

Here's How You Can Help Stop A Sexual Assault Before It Happens
Huffington Post (7/8/2015)

Family Takes Solace Knowing Their 3-Year-Old Daughter's Death Has Saved the Lives of 2 Other Children Thanks to Her Donated Organs
People.com (7/7/2015)

2 boys who received transplants at Children's Hospital progress to sunnier days
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/7/2015)

Local Boys Recovering After Receiving Organ Donations From Nebraska Girl
KDKA-TV (7/3/2015)

Young Nebraska gir's organs give 2 Pittsburgh-area boys a chance to live
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/2/2015)

2-year-old with end-stage liver disease recovering after transplant surgery
WPXI-TV (7/2/2015)

2nd Local Child Receives Transplant From Nebraska Girl
KDKA-TV (7/2/2015)

Nebraska donor saves lives in Pittsburgh
WTAE-TV (7/2/2015)

Study: Child injured every 45 minutes on inflatable rides
KDKA-TV (7/2/2015)

It's fun on water, land at EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/2/2015)

June 2015
Should vaccines be mandatory? New California law sparks debate
NBC News (6/30/2015)

Newsmaker: Dr. J. Anthony Graves
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/29/2015)

Distraction therapy: Hospital room designs help ease tension
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/27/2015)

Penn Hills Boy, 8 suffering with leukemia honored by Air Force's 911th airlift wing
WPXI-TV (6/24/2015)

Diamonds and Denim , Market Square sprakles for Children's Hospital Fundraiser
Examiner.com (6/22/2015)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's Diamonds and Denim party a smashing success, despite the splashing
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/21/2015)

North Hills teen tries to fit in despite lifelong illness
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/21/2015)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh named among America's top 10 facilities for kids
Pop City (6/17/2015)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh ranks among America's Best
Kidsburgh (6/17/2015)

HIStalk Interviews Robert Clark, MD, Chief of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
HISTalk (6/17/2015)

New Study Looks at Treating Appendicitis With Anitbiotics
KDKA-TV (6/16/2015)

What to know about dry drowning and how to prevent it
TODAY.com (6/15/2015)

Ross teen gives her 'Dream Wish" to her mother for wedding day
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/12/2015)

Essential Pittsburgh: Healing the Hearts of Pittsburgh Children
90.5 WEsA (6/11/2015)

Children's Hospital's "Mobile Giving Booth" Coming to Arts Fest This Weekend
KDKA-TV (6/10/2015)

Liver donor returns home after life-saving surgery for 4-year-old foster child
WPXI-TV (6/10/2015)

Greyhound's tragic injury makes her an inspiration to sick children
Pittsburgh City Paper

PA Pediatric Hospitals Tops in U.S.
WTAJ-TV (6/9/2015)

Bret Michaels Rockin' for Little Hearts
WTAJ-TV (6/5/2015)

Children's Hospital Marks 125th Year of Service
KDKA-TV (6/4/2015)

Children's Hospital Marks 125th Anniversary
KDKA-TV "Pittsburgh Today  Live" (6/4/2015)

May 2015
Nearing 125th year, Children's Hospital still 'pushing the limits'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/30/2015)

Anniversary of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC prompts fundraising push
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/30/2015)

Doctors: Niles donor saved the life of Trumbull County foster child
WFMJ-TV (5/29/2015)

Foster child, 4, recovering after miracle liver donation
WTAE-TV (5/29/2015)

UPMC: Niles liver donor, 4-yr-old girl recovering after transplant
WKBN-TV (5/29/2015)

Mom captures touching moment shared between two pediatric cancer patients
Fox News (5/27/2015)

Girl Battles Cancer with Friend, and Mom Shares Heartwarming Photo
ABC News (5/26/2015)

Pittsburgh doctors save Philadelphia girl's life
WTAE-TV (5/26/2015)

Hospitals Find New Ways to Monitor Patients 24/7
Wall Street Journal (5/25/2015)

#It'sGoodtoGive: Sidney Kushner
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (5/25/2015)

Children's Hospital Celebrates 125th Birthday
KDKA-TV "Sunday Business Page" (5/24/2015)

Many probiotic supplements claim to be gluten-free, but aren't
Today Health (5/20/2015)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Celebrates 125 Years of Achievement
Whirl Magazine (5/20/2015)

Children’s Hospital Holds Special Prom For Patients
KDKA-TV (5/21/2015)

Breaking the Booze Taboo in the Campus Sex Assault Epidemic
The Daily Beast (5/20/2015)

Study shows 80% of sunscreens don't work, have worrisome ingredients
WTAE-TV (5/19/2015)

Parents have choice to make when it comes to safe sunscreen for kids
WPXI-TV (5/19/2015)

4 Pittsburgh pediatricians making our city a healthier place
Kidsburgh (5/18/2015)

Hospital volunteer instills courage in boy who shares heart defect
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/16/2015)

Skin cancer warning signs differ between children, adults, doctor says
WPXI-TV (5/15/2015)

Kennywood gets fanatic about park visitors
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/15/2015)

Consumer Reports Puts Sunscreens To The Test
KDKA-TV (5/14/2015)

Consumer Reports Rates Best Bike Helmets
KDKA-TV (5/6/2015)

Newsmaker: Juan C. Celedón
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/5/2015)

Anuncian acuerdo para desarrollar el primer programa privado contra el cáncer en Colombia
NTN24 (5/3/2015)

April 2015
Doctors advise against long-term antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/28/2015)

Pittsburgh Mom Who Lost Son to Cancer Aids Survivors, Families
Pittsburgh Magazine (4/24/2015)

Window washing superheroes surprise patients at Children's Hospital
WPXI-TV (4/24/2015)

Window Washers Dressed as Superheroes Surprise Kids in Children's Hospital
E! Online (4/24/2015)

Children’s Hospital Patients Appreciative Of Generous Xbox Donation
KDKA-TV (4/23/2015)

Multimedia makeover brings Xboxes to Children's Hospital
WTAE-TV (4/23/2015)

Endless Challenges: 48 Remarkable Hours with 8 Pittsburgh Doctors
Pittsburgh Magazine (4/23/2015)

Waiting for a hero: 4-year-old foster child in desperate need of liver donor
WPXI-TV (4/21/2015)

Raising 'free-range kids': bad parenting or good life lessons?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/19/2015)

Pediatric subspecialty office to move to UPMC Hamot Women's Hospital
Erie Times-News (4/17/2015)

UPMC begins work on pediatric clinic in Erie
Pittsburgh Business Times (4/16/2015)

Hospitals pay special attention to help kids adjust to medical settings
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/10/2015)

Polamalu intercepted city's heart by doing 'everything the right way'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/10/2015)

Mon City girl 'joins' Monongahela Police Department
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/9/2015)

For a heart-transplant patient and her family, Pittsburgh’s food helps heal
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/8/2015)

Cookies for a Cause
CNN (4/7/2015)

Newsmaker: Dr. Miya Asato
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/6/2015)

Thousands of boxes of Girl Scout cookies donated to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
WTAE-TV (4/5/2015)

The Hot List: Galas, balls and parties brighten Pittsburgh's spring social calendar
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/5/2015)

Novel therapy could help babies regrow defective heart tissue
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/1/2015)

Pine Girl Scout's 5K project to help sick teens
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/1/2015)

March 2015
How maple syrup urine disease led to transplants and saved lives
The Washington Post (3/30/2015)

Teen is Heart Hero at Westmoreland and Indiana Heart Ball
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/29/2015)

How can parents prevent child abuse?
WTAE-TV (3/26/2015)

Boom Times for Brain Injuries
Managed Care Magazine (March Issue)

For 13-year-old, Robert Morris lacrosse teammates are 'all my older brothers'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (3/20/2015)

Cure Rock: Family remembers daughter's legacy through fundraiser
WPXI-TV (3/13/2015)

Steve Cunningham's Fight Focus Stronger Than Ever
BoxingScene.com (3/12/2015)

Franklin Park mom helps other parents through tough times
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/11/2015)

Couple create T-shirt fundraiser to give back to hospital
New Castle News (3/10/2015)

Connor “The Crusher” To Receive “Warrior Award,” Induction Into WWE Hall Of Fame
Buzzfeed (3/9/2015)

WWE continues to remember Pittsburgh fan with Children's Hospital visit
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/9/2015)

WWE honors Connor Michalek, Hampton child who died, with 'Warrior' award
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (3/9/2015)

Pittsburgh boy who lost cancer battle to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame
WPXI-TV (3/9/2015)

WWE Superstars Pay Special Visit To Children’s Hospital
KDKA-TV (3/9/2015)

WWE stars Daniel Bryan, Brie Bella visit Children's Hospital for 'Connor's Cure'
WTAE-TV (3/9/2015)

WPVI-TV (3/9/2015)

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh visit: photos
WWE Community (3/9/2015)

Arnold boy, 6, celebrates life, hope
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/8/2015)

PODCAST: Sexual coercion: Moving beyond screening
Contemporary OB/GYN (3/5/2015)

Parents, doctors confounded by reversal of advice on peanut allergies
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (3/3/2015)

February 2015
Extremely Dry Winter Skin Can Have Dangerous Consequences
KDKA-TV (2/26/2015)

South Greensburg Girl Scout ups goal to 6,000 boxes of donated cookies
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/26/2015)

Pediatric Heart Surgery in PA
WTAJ-TV (2/26/2015)

Battling Blount’s
Uniontown Herald-Standard (2/23/2015)

Pitt students dance for 24 hours to raise money for Children’s Hospital
WPXI-TV (2/22/2015)

Pitt Dance Marathon raises $153K for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/22/2015)

Fábregas: Many contributions but few tough solutions for obesity in America
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/21/2015)

Monongahela teen awaiting transplant surprised by 'superhero' police
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/17/2015)

Police officers help make hospitalized Pittsburgh girl’s birthday one to remember
WPXI-TV (2/17/2015)

How old is too old for kids to nap? Report suggests napping after age 2 could spoil sleep
Today.com (2/17/2015)

With Liver Donors in Short Supply, Cell Transplants Offer New Options
Scientific American (2/17/2015)

Adults need no training to do what’s right
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/17/2015)

Carrera contra el tiempo
Univision "Aqui y Ahora" (2/15/2015)

Skating for Little Hearts
Penguins.com (2/15/2015)

Hempfield senior's haircut helps raise more than $7,500 for Children's Hospital
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/12/2015)

Baierl Automotive donates $20,000 to Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/12/2015)

Family grateful after McCandless boy's recovery from effects of car crash
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/11/2015)

Newsmaker: Dr. Amy Houtrow
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/7/2015)

Children's Hospital Establishes Rare Disease Treatment Center
90.5 WESA (2/6/2015)

Canon McMillan basketball player diagnosed with cancer in 2013 in remission
WPXI-TV (2/6/2015)

Brett Keisel shaves beard for charity
ESPN.com (2/5/2015)

Shear da Beard, annual tradition for one Steeler
WTAE-TV (2/5/2015)

Keisel shaves off his epic beard
Steelers.com (2/4/2015)

Shear Da Beard! Brett Keisel shaves beard for annual fundraiser
WPXI-TV (2/4/2015)

Interview with Dr. Michael Green About the Measles
Michael Green, MD, MPH, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, talks to WDVE radio about the measles. (02/05/2015)


KDKA-Radio Interview with Dr. Kuhn About Heart Failure
Listen to Bernhard Kuhn, MD, discuss his research in heart failure with KDKA Radio. (02/05/2015)


Despite objections, vaccinations urged
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/3/2015)

January 2015
WHIRL Magazine: Get Up & Dance
KDKA-TV "Pittsburgh Today Live" (1/28/2015)
Doctors treating more children with kidney stones
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1/27/2015)
Snowsports: Boyce Park starts SnowFest
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1/24/2015)
Peters-based organization aims to help nonprofits
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1/22/2015)
Keisel to "Shear da Beard" for charity
Behind the Steel  Curtain (1/15/2015)
Young achiever: Brendan Allison
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/7/2015)
Boyce Park events promote winter safety for kids
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/3/2015)
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