UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh In The News

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2019

June

Battling the odds:12-year-old dealing with congenital heart defect
Washington Observer-Reporter (6/13/19)

Mayor of Heart Camp
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/11/19)

Miss West Virginia shares her heart condition journey
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/11/19)

Miss West Virginia to speak to kids with congenital heart problems
Bluefield Daily Telegraph (6/10/19) 

How UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh's new president aims to create ultimate patient care experience
Becker’s Hospital Review (6/7/19)

UPMC doctors perform life changing surgery to repair spinal defect
Lock Haven Express (6/6/19)

UPMC Children's new president sets ambitious goal
Pittsburgh Business Times (6/5/19) 

Mark Sevco named president of UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: 5 points
Becker’s Hospital Review (6/5/19)

UPMC Children's Hospital names new president
Pittsburgh Business Times (6/5/19)

Baby girl thriving at two months after breakthrough surgery in the WOMB to treat spina bifida at just 25 weeks
Daily Mail (6/3/19)

Breakthrough in-utero surgery treats ‘devastating’ birth defect
New York Post (6/3/19)

Steelers' rookie class visits Children's Hospital
WPXI-TV (6/3/19)

Steelers rookies make slime, goofy smiles at children’s hospital visit
PennLive.com (6/3/19)

There were smiles all around
Steelers.com (6/3/19)

Pittsburgh police visit boy at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, swear him in as commander
WTAE-TV (6/3/19)

When Social Media Is Really Problematic for Adolescents
New York Times (6/3/2019)

'They saved my son’s life' -- Children's Walk brings out thousands
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/2/2019)

Kennywood Hosts Survivors Day Picnic With UPMC Children’s Hospital Of Pittsburgh
KDKA-TV (6/2/2019)

UPMC Magee-Womens & Children's hospitals host NICU patient, family reunion
WPXI-TV (6/2/2019)

May

Pittsburgh surgeons say results are good in their first spina bifida repair before baby is born
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (5/31/19)

UPMC Performs First Ever In-Utero Surgery in Pittsburgh Region to Treat Spina Bifida
NorthCentralPa.com (5/31/19)

Pittsburgh doctors perform first-of-its-kind in utero fetal surgery to repair spina bifida
WTAE-TV (5/30/19)

Erie CARE Clinic has officially opened
WJET-TV (5/29/19)

UPMC's Erie CARE Satellite Clinic Opens with Focus of Helping Abused, Neglected Youth
WICU-TV (5/29/19)

Child abuse clinic to open in Erie
Erie Times-News (5/28/19)

Teens still commonly prescribed opioids, study finds
NBC News (5/28/19)

3-year-old with rare disease comes to Pittsburgh for treatment
WPXI-TV (5/23/19)

Ex-Steeler Brett Keisel hosts fishing party for kids at UPMC Children’s Hospital
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/23/19)

Brett Keisel Hosts Cookout For Children's Hospital Patients
KDKA-TV (5/22/19)

Mental health care accounts for a growing number of private insurance claims, report finds
STAT News (5/17/19)

Using a smartphone to sound out sign of kids’ ear infections
Washington Post (Associated Press) (5/15/19)

Does my baby have an ear infection? Parents may soon be able to test for themselves
Today Show (5/15/19)

Magic Moments: Eddie provides therapy for many
South Hills Almanac (5/15/19

Is this the beginning of a like-less Instagram
MTV News (5/13/19)

Steelers Ryan Switzer, B.J. Finney star as special guests at prom for patients
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/11/19)

Dancing the night away
Steelers.com (5/10/19)

New tick making its way into our area
WPXI-TV (5/8/19)

Pittsburgh Marathon Sets Up Track at Hospital So Sick Kids Can Get Medals, Too
Runners World (5/4/19)

Bethel Park child dealing with brain tumor creates smiles for sick children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/4/19)

Children's Hospital celebrates a decade in Lawrenceville
WPXI-TV (5/3/2019)

Local Urgent Care Clinics Seeing Spike In Calls Following Confirmed Cases Of Measles
KDKA-TV (5/3/19)

What An Infectious Disease Doctor Thinks About Measles
KDKA Radio (5/3/19)

Pediatrician talks prevention amid measles outbreak
WJAC-TV (5/3/19)

Children's Hospital celebrates a decade in Lawrenceville
Pittsburgh Business Times (5/2/19)

If You Think You Have Measles, Do Not Go To The Doctor Or ER
WESA Radio (5/1/19)

Pittsburgh Steelers TJ Watt And Alejandro Villanueva Visit Children’s Hospital
KDKA-TV (5/1/19)

Special Pittsburgh Marathon Track Set Up For Children’s Hospital Patients
KDKA-TV (5/1/19)

Children's Hospital patients enjoy a special marathon on Pittsburgh's big race week
WTAE-TV (5/1/19)

April

Local Groups Develop Apps To Help Violent Crime Survivors And Behavioral Health Patients
WESA Radio (4/30/19)

Teens can have tough time searching for sexual health information online
Reuters (4/30/19)

Thousands await organ transplants as PA sits below national donation percentage
WJAC-TV (4/26/19)

Five Dozen Xbox Gaming Consoles Delivered To Children’s Hospital
KDKA-TV (4/25/19)

Superhero window washers fight grime at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/24/19)

Superheroes drop by UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh for window cleaning
WTAE-TV (4/24/19)

The Real Life Heroes Behind Superhero Day At Children's Hospital
KDKA Radio (4/24/19)

YourMomCares donates $500,000 to Children’s Hospital to develop mental health app for kids
Kidsburgh (4/22/19)

Vaccination rates are high in Allegheny County, but experts say there is room for improvement
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/22/19)

Action Athlete: From the operating room to the pitcher's mound
WTAE-TV (4/19/19)

UPMC Children’s Hospital receives $500,000 to develop mental health app for teens
NEXT Pittsburgh (4/18/19)

Gene Therapy Effective for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
The Scientist (4/17/19)

Donation from non-profit helps UPMC patients deal with anxiety
WPXI-TV (4/16/19)

Children's Hospital receives $500K to implement mental wellness app
Pittsburgh Business Times (4/15/19)

Pitt football turns morning of getting into a day of giving
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/12/19)

Pitt players, coaches visit Children’s Hospital, 6 other sites around town
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/12/19)

Pitt football | Panthers focus on giving
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat (4/12/19)

Pitt Players, Coaches Spend Day of Service at Children’s Hospital
Pittsburgh Sports Now (4/12/19)

Telemedicine not ideal for kids with respiratory infections
Reuters (4/9/19)

What’s Driving the Rise in Type 2 Diabetes in Kids?
U.S. News & World Report (4/9/19)

Telemedicine tied to more antibiotics for kids, study finds
Associated Press (4/8/19)

Telemedicine Tied to More Antibiotics for Kids, Study Finds
U.S. News & World Report (AP) (4/8/19)

Telemedicine tied to more antibiotics for kids, study finds
Washington Post (AP) (4/8/19)

Doctors are overprescribing medicine to kids through telemedicine visits: Study
USA Today (4/8/19)

Telemedicine May Be Giving Kids Too Many Antibiotics
Forbes.com (4/8/19)

Brainstorm Health: Brain Stimulation, GSK HIV Drug, Telemedicine and Antibiotics
Fortune.com (4/8/19)

Children may be overprescribed antibiotics in online doctor visits, NIH study finds
CNBC (4/8/19)

Kids Given Antibiotics More Often With Telemedicine
U.S. News & World Report (4/8/19)

Pitt study says doctors overprescribe meds to kids through telemedicine
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/8/19)

Pediatric telemedicine visits may lead to uptick in antibiotic overprescribing, study shows
Becker’s Hospital Review (4/8/19)

March

Health Experts Urge Early Conversations With Teens To Mitigate E-Cigarette Use
WESA Radio (3/26/2019)

WWE executives donate $1 million to Children's Hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (3/21/2019)

WWE donates $1 million to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation for cancer suite
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/21/2019)

WWE execs donate $1M to Children's Hospital
Pittsburgh Business Times (3/21/2019)

WWE Executives Donate $1 Million To Children’s Hospital For One-Of-A-Kind Treatment Room
KDKA-TV (3/21/2019)

WWE executives donate $1 million to UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
WPXI-TV (3/21/2019)

WWE donates $1 million to UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
WTAE-TV (3/21/2019)

WWE donates $1 million to UPMC Children's Hospital
WTAJ-TV (3/21/2019)

Stephanie McMahon and Paul Levesque open new suite at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
WWE Community (3/21/2019)

Baby gets life-saving liver transplant from uncle who steps up as living donor
WTAE-TV (3/15/2019)

UPMC breaks ground on Vision and Rehabilitation Tower
Pittsburgh Business Times (3/14/2019)

UPMC starts work on new vision and rehabilitation hospital in Uptown
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (3/14/2019)

How to Treat Baby Constipation
U.S. News & World Report (3/11/2019)

WWE Superstar Roman Reigns on His Return, Leukemia and Reuniting With the Shield
Variety (3/11/2019)

WWE superstars visit cancer patients at UPMC Children's Hospital
WPXI-TV (3/11/2019)

WWE Superstars Visit Children’s Hospital Patients In Pittsburgh
KDKA-TV (3/11/2019)

WWE Superstars visit UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, give title belts to patients
WTAE-TV (3/11/2019)

Roman Reigns, WWE Superstars pay visit to Children’s Hospital
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/11/2019)

11 things you can do to adjust to losing that hour of sleep tonight
PBS NewsHour (3/9/2019)

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS: HOW TO ADJUST TO LOSING 1 HOUR OF SLEEP AS WE SPRING FORWARD THIS WEEKEND
Newsweek (3/8/2019)

11 things you can do to adjust to losing that 1 hour of sleep this weekend
The Conversation (3/7/2019)

New wireless monitors will let parents cuddle fragile newborns
Reuters (3/4/2019)

How you can help your kids adjust to daylight saving time
WPXI-TV (3/7/2019)

February

Family going through tough heart battles
WPXI-TV (2/28/2019)

The Brain That Remade Itself
Medium (2/27/2019)

For Future Offspring, Docs Save Eggs From Teen Transitioning Female-to-Male
U.S. News & World Report (2/27/2019)

11 Investigates injuries at local trampoline parks
WPXI-TV (2/27/2019)

UPMC Children's Hospital enlisted by Florida hospital for cardiothoracic services
Pittsburgh Business Times (2/26/2019)

At Wolfson Children’s Hospital, more eyes on tiny hearts of very young
Florida Times-Union (2/26/2019)

Advanced pediatric heart diagnostics and treatment coming to Jacksonville hospital
Action News Jax (2/26/2019)

Wolfson announces partnership to better serve patients
News4Jax (2/26/2019)

UPMC Researchers Working on New Vaccine
Erie News Now (2/26/2019)

Mario Lemieux Foundation social media drive fills wish lists for hospitalized kids
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/26/2019)

Local researchers working on vaccine that could prevent common cold
WPXI-TV (2/25/2019)

Four pair up for kidney transplants
Altoona Mirror (2/24/2019)

Anxiety/Depression in Children and Teens
KDKA Radio (2/22/2019)

‘It’s Going To Be A Marathon, Not A Sprint’: 6-Year-Old Boy Living With AFM Facing Long Road To Recovery
KDKA-TV (2/21/2019)

Nikola's Story: Parents of child with rare disease push Va. to update newborn screening
WAVY-TV (2/19/2019)

More child cancer patients are preserving their fertility
Charlotte Observer (2/18/2019)

UPMC Children's Hospital doctor predicts final AFM count in U.S. will be even higher
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/16/2019)

Saying goodbye to the beards
Steelers.com (2/15/2019)

'Bachelor' Colton Underwood visits patients at a children's hospital
Good Morning America (2/14/2019)

Doctor discusses rare cancer
WPXI-TV (2/13/2019)

On the Rebound
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/11/2019)

Star of The Bachelor visits Pittsburgh's children's hospital
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/11/2019)

'The Bachelor' visits UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
WTAE-TV (2/10/2019)

How big of an issue is vaping in local schools?
WPXI-TV (2/8/2019)

Former Steeler Brett Keisel Hits The Ice For Charity
KDKA-TV (2/7/2019)

Tull Family Foundation gives $1.5 million to UPMC Children's Hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/5/2019)

UPMC Children's Hospital receives $1.5 million from Tull family
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/5/2019)

Tull family donates $1.5M to Pittsburgh hospital
Pittsburgh Business Times (2/5/2019)

Many Children Are Overdoing It on the Toothpaste, C.D.C. Study Says
New York Times (2/3/2019)

Doctors describe treatment options for adolescent depression
Reuters (2/1/2019)

January

Riders may not appreciate risks when using shared electric scooters
Reuters (1/25/2019)

ONLY ON 4: Patients choosing Pittsburgh for life-changing healthcare
WTAE-TV (1/25/2019)

Joe Manganiello Helps 'Kids Be Kids' With Dungeons & Dragons at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (Exclusive)
Entertainment Tonight (1/23/2019)

Researchers hard at work finding vaccine for Human metapneumovirus (MPV)
New Pittsburgh Courier (1/23/2019)

Switzer presents donation to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
247 Sports (1/19/2019)

Baby celebrates 'graduation day' from NICU with cap and gown
WTAE-TV (1/18/2019)

Steelers' Ryan Switzer presents 18K to UPMC Children's from ‘reception challenge'
WPXI-TV (1/17/2019)

A challenge filled with love
Steelers.com (1/17/2019)

This baby celebrated his last day in the NICU with a touching graduation ceremony
ABC News (1/16/2019)

Pittsburgh Baby Celebrates Last Day in NICU with Sweet Graduation Ceremony: 'It Was Amazing'
People.com (1/16/2019)

Graduation Day: Baby leaving Children's NICU dressed in cap and gown
WPXI-TV (1/16/2019)

Siblings find their happy place at Lemieux Center in Children’s Hospital
Kidsburgh (1/15/2019)

Actor Joe Manganiello plays D&D at children's hospital
ABC News (1/8/2019)

Children's Visited by a True Dungeon Master — Joe Manganiello
Pittsburgh Magazine (1/8/2019)

Actor Joe Manganiello brings his love of Dungeons and Dragons to kids at Pittsburgh hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1/8/2019)

Pittsburgh Native Actor Joe Manganiello Visits Children’s Hospital
KDKA-TV (1/8/2019)

2018

December

College students most at risk of deadly meningitis B infection, report finds
NBC News (12/31/2018)

LGBT patients may prefer to report sexual orientation in writing
Reuters (12/31/2018)

Young cancer survivor loudly rings in the end of chemo
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/20/2018)

Aspinwall Police Deliver Toys To Children’s Hospital
KDKA-TV (12/20/2018)

Police bring presents to kids at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/20/2018)

2-year-old gets kidney from his father
WTAE-TV (12/19/2018)

Children's Hospital Free Care Fund: Faith's Story
KDKA-TV (12/17/2018)

65th Annual Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund Benefit Show Airs Tonight On KDKA-TV
KDKA-TV “Pittsburgh Today Live” (12/13/2018)

Family gives back to UPMC Children's Hospital by holding toy drive
WTAE-TV (12/13/2018)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh President, Rachel Petrucelli
KDKA Radio (12/13/2018)

Brian Martin, Vice President, Medical Affairs at UPMC Children's Hospital
KDKA Radio (12/13/2018)

Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund Telethon Junior Co-Host Shares Incredible Story
KDKA-TV “Pittsburgh Today Live” (12/12/2018)

Children's Hospital Free Care Fund: Brady's Story
KDKA-TV (12/12/2018)

Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund: Gage’s Story
KDKA-TV (12/11/2018)

Free Care Fund Benefit Show Celebrating 65 Years
KDKA-TV “Pittsburgh Today Live” (12/11/2018)

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation appoints new president
Pittsburgh Business Times (12/10/2018)

Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund: Noah’s Story
KDKA-TV (12/10/2018)

65th Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund Benefit Show Being Held Thursday
KDKA-TV “Pittsburgh Today Live” (12/10/2018)

Presents from Police delivering smiles to hospitalized children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/9/2018)

Thiel fraternity's 100-mile charity walk passes through Alle-Kiski Valley on way to Children's Hospital
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/8/2018)

Steelers Switzer visits Children's Hospital after Twitter feud sparks fundraiser
WTAE-TV (12/7/2018)

Delivering Presents & Smiles: Penguins Bring Holiday Cheer To Children’s Hospital Patients
KDKA-TV (12/5/2018)

Pittsburgh Penguins surprise patients at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
WTAE-TV (12/5/2018)

Pens play Santa at Children's Hospital
NHL.com (12/5/2018)

'Camo Santa' Brett Keisel spreads holiday cheer to kids at Children's Hospital
WPXI-TV (12/4/2018)

Former Steeler Brett Keisel Surprises Kids At UPMC Children’s Hospital As ‘Camo Santa’
KDKA-TV (12/4/2018)

Brett Keisel wears 'Camo Santa' suit to surprise kids at UPMC Children's Hospital
WTAE-TV (12/4/2018)

October

He spent 30 years shining shoes -- and raised more than $200,000 for sick kids
CNN (10/25/2018)

Smoke alarms with mom's voice wake kids up faster
Reuters (10/25/2018)

UPMC Children's Hospital looks to pilot solutions from recent hackathon
Pittsburgh Business Times (10/25/2018)

Awash with smiles, superheroes lift spirits at Children's Hospital
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/23/2018)

Superheroes double as window washers at Children's Hospital
WPXI-TV (10/23/2018)

Albert Lexie, hospital shoeshiner who donated tips to save children, dies at 76
TODAY Show (10/21/2018)

Doctors try to piece together AFM puzzle as more children are diagnosed
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10/18/2018)

Doctor at Children's Hospital gives update on mysterious polio-like illness
WPXI-TV (10/18/2018)

Doctor: Unknowns About AFM Can Be ‘Scary,’ But Mysterious Illness Is Extremely Rare
KDKA-TV (10/18/2018)

Specialist urges parents not to panic over 'modern polio' cases
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/18/2018)

Specialist: Polio-like AFM Is Scary, But Rare
KDKA Radio (10/18/2018)

A Life of Service: Children's Hospital Shoe Shiner Dies at 76
Pittsburgh Magazine (10/18/2018)

Longtime Shoeshiner Who Donated $202K To Children's Hospital Of Pittsburgh Dies At 76
NPR (10/17/2018)

Shoe-shiner who gave $200K in tips to hospital dies at 76
Associated Press (10/17/2018)

Albert Lexie, UPMC Children’s Charitable Shoe Shiner, Passes At 76
KDKA Radio (10/16/2018)

Shoe-shiner who raised $202K for UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh dies at 76
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/16/2018)

Albert Lexie, the shoe-shiner who donated $200K to UPMC Children's Hospital, has died
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10/16/2018)

Albert Lexie's shining generosity remembered
Washington Observer-Reporter (10/16/2018)

Beloved ‘shoeshine’ man Lexie dies
Mon Valley Independent (10/16/2018)

‘A True Legend’: Children’s Hospital Beloved ‘Shoeshine Man’ Dies At Age Of 76
KDKA-TV (10/16/2018)

Albert Lexie, longtime Children's Hospital shoe shiner beloved for his generosity, dies at 76
WTAE-TV (10/16/2018)

Beloved Children's Hospital shoe shiner dies at age 76
WPXI-TV (10/16/2018)

7 Questions to Ask When Your Child Needs a Tonsillectomy or Adenoidectomy
U.S. News & World Report (10/12/2018)

'Don't touch my child': Flu-fearing parents are hanging signs on their children that warn others to keep their dirty hands away
Daily Mail (10/10/2018)

Hayden's Journey: A Laurel H.S. football player's road to recovery from spinal injury
WFMJ-TV (10/4/2018)

3-year-old girl gets life-saving birthday gift: a new liver and kidney
ABC News (10/4/2018)

Getting Kids Help in Time
U.S. News & World Report (10/3/2018)

Steelers rookie class spends time with patients at Children's Hospital
WPXI-TV (10/3/2018)

Steelers rookies bring smiles and laughs to young hospital patients
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10/3/2018)

'It's more than football'
Steelers.com (10/3/2018)

June

Lyme disease cases in children soar in western Pennsylvania
Infectious Diseases in Children (6/28/2018)

Pittsburgh Home Safety Van aims to keep our kids injury free
KidsBurgh (6/27/2018)

UPMC Putting its Name Front and Center at Children’s, Magee-Womens
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/27/2018)

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Rated a Top Pediatric Facility
Patch.com (6/26/2018)

UPMC, Pitt Open New High-Tech Genome Center
Pittsburgh Business Times (6/26/2018)

Children’s Hospital Researchers Investigating Lyme Disease Spike in Pittsburgh Area
KDKA-TV (6/22/2018)

Lyme disease rises dramatically among Pittsburgh area children, study says
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/20/2018)

Lyme disease in children surges in Western Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/20/2018)

Lyme disease up in Western PA
WTAJ-TV (6/20/2018)

3D Printing Providing Surgeons With Valuable Pre-Operation Information
KDKA-TV (6/15/2018)

Proud to be from Pittsburgh: Max Cieply and the 'Walk for Children's'
WPXI-TV (6/15/2018)

Heart Camp gives hope to heart patients
Ellwood City Ledger (6/15/2018)

The worst flu season in recent years is over
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/11/2018)

Children’s Hospital Event Puts Focus On Teen Depression, Suicide
KDKA-TV (6/9/2018)

Children's Hospital offers yoga to help young cancer patients
WPXI-TV (6/6/2018)

3rd Annual Walk For Children’s Hospital Being Held June 23
KDKA-TV “Pittsburgh Today Live” (6/5/2018)

Steelers rookies visit young patients at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
WTAE-TV (6/5/2018)

Steelers rookies visit UPMC Children's Hospital
PennLive.com (6/5/2018)

Steelers rookies bring smiles to Children's Hospital
Steelers.com (6/5/2018)

May

Pittsburgh doctor treats local girl's rare heart problem; mom survives similar scare
WTAE-TV (5/29/2018)

9-year-old's lemonade stand raises over $5K for baby brother's medical bills
ABC News (5/29/2018)

Can Vaping Cause Serious Lung Disorders?
U.S. News & World Report (5/29/2018)

Organizations Teaming Up To Build Sensory Room At Pittsburgh International Airport
KDKA-TV (5/24/2018)

Central Florida's first pediatric liver transplant has Pittsburgh connection
Pittsburgh Business Times (5/23/2018)

Florida Hospital performs first pediatric liver transplant in Orlando
Orlando Sentinel (5/23/2018)

Study Aims To Preserve Fertility For Pediatric Cancer Patients
KDKA-TV (5/23/2018)

New 'safety center' van will take UPMC injury prevention program to communities
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (5/21/2018)

Vaping May Have Caused This Teen's Serious Lung Condition After Just 3 Weeks Of Use
BuzzFeed (5/17/2018)

Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeks
CNN (5/17/2018)

UPMC Docs Detail Teen’s Health Scare, Warn ‘You Can Get Very Sick Vaping’
KDKA-TV (5/17/2018)

Pennsylvania teen develops ‘wet lung' after vaping for 3 weeks, case study says
WPXI-TV (5/17/2018)

Pennsylvania teen develops lung problems after only 3 weeks of vaping
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/17/2018)

Gabriella’s Gift Helping Families With Angel Babies Heal
KDKA-TV (5/11/2018)

Andrew McCutchen sends care package to young fan in hospital
WTAE-TV (5/11/2018)

Could it be Lyme? Why the disease is so hard to diagnose
Today.com (5/10/2018)

February

Virginia Beach mom fights for her teen son's life as he struggles with rare disease
The Virginian-Pilot (2/28/2018)

How Long Do Sippy Cups Last?
TheKitchn.com (2/28/2018)

Helping Children Heal And Thrive
Pittsburgh Quarterly (Spring Issue)

Millcreek teen undergoes second kidney transplant
Erie Times-News (2/27/2018)

Who is the next Larry Nassar?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/25/2018)

Babies addicted to opioids: A crisis crying for a count
Philly.com (2/23/2018)

8 Ideas to Drive Future Results at your Children’s Hospital
Children’s Hospitals Today (2/23/2018)

Ronald McDonald clinic visits New Castle school
New Castle News (2/22/2018)

Harrison Returns To Pittsburgh To Help Keisel ‘Shear Da Beard’
KDKA-TV (2/16/2018)

James Harrison back in Pittsburgh to 'Shear Da Beard'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/16/2018)

James Harrison shows up to Brett Keisel's 'Shear Da Beard'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/6/2018)

Ron Cook: Brett Keisel is rooted in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/11/2018)

They helped provide care for kids at Children's Hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/10/2018)

Authentic Lives
WQED-TV (2/2/2018)

One on One Jose Da Silva, MD
Pittsburgh Urban Media (2/2/2018)

A mended heart
Washington Observer-Reporter (2/2/2018)

2017

December

Children's Hospital will use $1M grant to expand cardiac ICU
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/28/2017)

Girl’s Life Saved By Man Answering Facebook Plea
KDKA-TV (12/26/2017)

Niagara Falls mom gives her son the gift of a new kidney for Christmas
The Buffalo News (12/25/2017)

Falls mom giving son a kidney for Christmas
Niagara Gazette (12/23/2017)

Local Police Spread Holiday Cheer At Children's Hospital
KDKA-TV (12/21/2017)

Penguins Play Santa Claus, Spread Holiday Cheer To Ailing Kids At Children’s Hospital
KDKA-TV (12/20/2017)

Penguins players bring cheer to Children's Hospital patients
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/20/2017)

Penguins players make annual holiday visit to Children's Hospital
WTAE-TV (12/20/2017)

UPMC Children's Spearheading Initiative To Improve Care For Pediatric Transplant Patients
WESA Radio (12/20/2017)

Liver disease expert Dr. Andrew Feranchak joins Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/19/2017)

Casey criticizes GOP for prioritizing corporate tax breaks over children's health program
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (12/18/2017)

Sen. Casey To Congress: Focus On Passing CHIP, Not Tax Overhaul Bill
WESA Radio (12/18/2017)

Sen. Casey Urges Congress To Act To Renew Federal CHIP Program
KDKA-TV (12/18/2017)

Plum sophomore Little sidelined by heart condition
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/16/2017)

Eat'n Park fundraiser benefits 16 children's hospitals
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/15/2017)

Free Care Fund Benefit Show Raises $1.7 Million For Children’s Hospital
KDKA-TV (12/14/2017)

Free Care Fund Telethon Coming Up Tonight On KDKA-TV
KDKA-TV (12/14/2017)

Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund: Adaline’s Story
KDKA-TV (12/13/2017)

Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund: Leo’s Story
KDKA-TV (12/13/2017)

Free Care Fund: Junior Hosts Share Stories
KDKA-TV (12/13/2017)

Free Care Fund Telethon Being Held Thursday
KDKA-TV (12/12/2017)

Allegheny County Lead Task Force makes public health recommendations
WTAE-TV (12/12/2017)

Mon Health Medical Center announces partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
WBOY-TV (12/12/2017)

$2 million gift from Steelers part-owner will establish pediatric transplant network
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (12/11/2017)

Free Care Fund Stories: Dec. 12, 2017
KDKA-TV (12/11/2017)

Cover treatments for gender dysphoria
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (12/11/2017)

Pittsburgh Child Health Advocates Call On Lawmakers To Fund CHIP
KDKA-TV (12/7/2017)

Wrap up healthy eating habits for kids
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (12/7/2017)

Play It Forward founders pledge $2 million to UPMC Children's
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/6/2017)

How Pitt engineers are trying to cut wait times at Children's Hospital emergency room
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (12/5/2017)

Study Examines Growing Concerns About Teenagers And Smartphone Addiction
KDKA-TV (12/1/2017)

Scott Maurer on Emotional Intel
Pitt Med Magazine (Winter Issue)

Broken by Bread
Pitt Med Magazine (Winter Issue)

September

Teen Organ Recipients Who Met as Babies Are Now Headed to Prom: ‘They Have Each Other’
People.com (9/27/2017)

Steelers rookies visit patients, families at Children's Hospital
WPXI-TV (9/26/2017)

Steelers rookies visit Children's Hospital
WTAE-TV (9/26/2017)

Steelers’ Rookies Spend Day With Children’s Hospital Patients
KDKA-TV (9/26/2017)

A day filled with smiles
Steelers.com (9/26/2017)

Teen organ recipients who met as babies to attend homecoming dance together
ABC News (9/22/2017)

Heart Institute at Children's Hospital announces leadership changes
Pittsburgh Business Times (9/21/2017)

Teen Organ Recipients Who Met 13 Years Ago Going to Homecoming Together
NBC4 Washington (9/21/2017)

Childhood cancer survivor finds connections through Children's Hospital program
WPXI-TV (9/21/2017)

Minors Should Know Risks Of Body Mods Before A Piercing Or Tattoo, Physicians Warn
WESA Radio (9/19/2017)

Local pediatricians emphasize importance of testing young children for lead levels
Uniontown Herald-Standard (9/15/2017)

Clarion County boy whose arm was reattached to receive award
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/13/2017)

With resistant head lice rampant, prescription treatment is best, doctors say
Today.com (9/11/2017)

Penguins trio delights Children's Hospital patients with Stanley Cup visit
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/11/2017)

Penguins visit hospital
PensTV (9/11/2017)

Lord Stanley makes his way to Children's Hospital
WPXI-TV (9/11/2017)

Stanley Cup surprise: Pittsburgh Penguins bring trophy to Children's Hospital
WTAE-TV (9/11/2017)

Stanley Cup Makes Appearance At Children's Hospital
KDKA-TV (9/11/2017)

Patients take pictures with the Stanley Cup at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (9/11/2017)

Penguins players to bring Stanley Cup to Children's Hospital
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/8/2017)

June

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh ranked among top pediatric hospitals
WPXI-TV (6/27/2017)

Children’s Hospital Ranked Among Nation’s Best For 8th Straight Year
KDKA-TV (6/27/2017)

Children's Hospital named one of nation's best
Pittsburgh Business Times (6/27/2017)

Big recognition: Pittsburgh’s Children’s Hospital named among top pediatrics hospitals in U.S.
WTAE-TV (6/27/2017)

Best children's hospitals ranked by U.S. News & World Report
USA Today (6/27/2017)

Pittsburgh Has Nation's 9th Best Children's Hospital, New Report Says
Patch.com (6/27/2017)

Why children's hospitals are getting into Snapchat: 4 things to know
Becker’s Hospital Review (6/27/2017)

Young athlete who received a new heart for Christmas years ago encourages others to donate
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/26/2017)

Pine-Richland grad earns accolades in nursing
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/21/2017)

What Every Incest Survivor Needs to Know
Teen Vogue (6/18/2017)

Pa. reviews infant heart deaths; N. Philly program to reopen
Philadelphia Inquirer (6/16/2017)

Skin-to-skin 'kangaroo care' helps preemies thrive
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/12/2017)

What IS dry drowning? How to spot if your child inhaled water while swimming - and whether it's fatal
Daily Mail (6/12/2017)

Teen depression: Large study finds girls have the highest risk
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/6/2017)

Depression strikes teenage girls more often
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/5/2017)

Could it be Lyme? Why the disease is so hard to diagnose
Today.com (6/5/2017)

Danger of whooping cough lurks, still reported at local schools
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/3/2017)

May

More than a third of teenage girls experience depression, new study says
Washington Post (5/31/2017)

More Than One-Third of Teen Girls Have Experienced Depression, Study Finds
Teen Vogue (5/31/2017)

More than a THIRD of teenage girls suffer from depression - double the rate of boys their age, new figures reveal
Daily Mail (5/31/2017)

Linda Mayou honored with 2017 Albert Lexie Award
Washington Observer-Reporter (5/31/2017)

A new program pairing child-abuse victims with dogs helps with healing
Pittsburgh CityPaper (5/31/2017)

Walk for Children’s To Be Held on June 3
KDKA-TV “Pittsburgh Today Live” (5/23/2017)

Steelers rookies bring fun to children's hospital with 'JuJu On That Beat' and cornhole
ESPN.com (5/22/2017)

Steelers rookies visit patients at Children's Hospital
WPXI-TV (5/22/2017)

Steelers’ Rookies Visit Children’s Hospital, Lift Spirits Of Young Patients
KDKA-TV (5/22/2017)

Rookies deliver happiness
Steelers.com (5/22/2017)

Experts advise against giving babies fruit juice in first year
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (5/22/2017)

Warm winter triggers 'tick surge' in Western Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/19/2017)

Is Your Child's Day Care Center Ready for Pandemic Flu?
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (5/15/2017)

Many U.S. daycare centers may lack plans for pandemic flu
Reuters (5/15/2017)

Cotton-tip swabs send dozens of kids to the ER every day
Reuters Health (5/9/2017)

Mild winter could mean more ticks carrying deadly disease
WPXI-TV (5/8/2017)

Firefighters surprise 2-year-old at Children's Hospital
WTAE-TV (5/8/2017)

April

Domestic violence prevention requires more
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/30/2017)

New Castle's Malik Hooker taken 15th overall by Colts in NFL draft
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/27/2017)

Doyel: You're going to love the Colts' No. 1 pick
Indianapolis Star (4/27/2017)

What to do on Draft Day? For Hooker, it was to visit Children's Hospital
New Castle News (4/27/2017)

UPMC Clinic Helping Transgender Youth Through Transition
KDKA-TV (4/26/2017)

Baseball Youth Loses Arm in Freak Accident
Christian Broadcasting Network (4/26/2017)

Superhero window washers delight kids at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/20/2017)

This adorable video of superheroes disguised as window washers at Children’s Hospital is everything you need
The Incline (4/20/2017)

Young Man Donates VGo Robots To Children’s Hospital
KDKA-TV (4/19/2017)

Researchers move forward with biomarker test to uncover babies' brain injury
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/18/2017)

UPMC researchers find promise in test for shaken baby syndrome
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/12/2017)

Healthier treats equal healthier teeth
Butler Eagle (4/10/2017)

Blood test for shaken baby syndrome
WTAJ-TV (4/10/2017)

Allegheny County DHS using algorithm to assist in child welfare screening
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/9/2017)

Virus May Be a Trigger to Celiac Disease, Study Says
Wall Street Journal (4/7/2017)

When Gluten Is The Villain, Could A Common Virus Be The Trigger?
NPR (4/7/2017)

Researchers Working On Vaccine For Those With Celiac Disease
KDKA-TV (4/7/2017)

Proud to be from Pittsburgh: Sibling match
WPXI-TV (4/7/2017)

Researchers identify biological pathway to celiac disease
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/6/2017)

Common virus may be celiac disease culprit
Science News (4/6/2017)

Viral Trigger for Celiac Disease?
The Scientist (4/6/2017)

Seemingly innocuous virus can trigger celiac disease
Science Daily (4/6/2017)

Skating for Little Hearts again a success
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/3/2017)

March

These 7 hospitals have the best pediatric organ transplant outcomes
Becker’s Hospital Review (3/30/2017)

Joe Manganiello visits Children's Hospital to screen new Smurf's Movie
WTAE-TV (3/17/2017)

Joe Manganiello visits patients, families at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh
WPXI-TV (3/17/2017)

Joe Manganiello Brings Smurfs to Children’s Hospital
Pittsburgh Magazine (3/17/2017)

WWE wrestling stars visit patients at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
WTAE-TV (3/14/2017)

WWE superstars bring big smiles to patients at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/14/2017)

WWE Superstars visit patients at Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital to serve up championship belts and smiles
Pittsburgh City Paper (3/14/2017)

New York Looks To Teens In Effort To Prevent Domestic Violence
Huffington Post (3/7/2017)

Study: More Social Media Use Tied To Increasing Feelings Of Isolation
KDKA-TV (3/6/2017)

How social media use might leave us feeling #ForeverAlone
Mashable (3/6/2017)

US psychologists claim social media 'increases loneliness'
BBC (3/6/2017)

The flip-side of Facebook: Youths feel increasingly isolated the MORE they use social media
Daily Mail (3/6/2017)

Thomas Starzl, father of organ transplantation, dies at 90
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/5/2017)

Starzl tributes pour in: 'Unsurpassed intellect, passion and courage'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/5/2017)

Trans Youth
VICE News (3/3/2017)

Proud to be from Pittsburgh: Children's Liver Association for Support Services
WPXI-TV (3/3/2017)

February

Warmer temperatures cause trees to start pollinating, causing early allergies this year
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/27/2017)

New scan technology gives lower radiation dose for children with scoliosis
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/21/2017)

Low-Income Kids More Likely to Have ADHD, Asthma
Healthday (2/14/2017)

Keisel's 'Shear Da Beard' event expected to top $300,000 for children’s' charity
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/14/2017)

Keisel Shaves Beard To Raise Money For Children’s Hospital
KDKA-TV (2/14/2017)

Keisel's Annual Shear Da Beard!
Pens TV (2/14/2017)

Study shows poor children face higher rates of asthma and ADHD
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/13/2017)

6-Year-Old Boy Fights Battle of a Lifetime
World News Tonight with David Muir (2/10/2017)

First-grader puts personal spin on bell-ringing to signal end to years of chemotherapy
ABC News (2/10/2017)

Boy celebrates chemo ending with heart-warming dance
CNN (2/9/2017)

6-year-old boy breaks out in celebratory dance to mark end of chemotherapy
FOX News Health (2/8/2017)

6-Year-Old Boy Ringing a Bell and Dancing to Celebrate End of Chemo Will Leave You in Tears: Watch
US Weekly (2/8/2017)

This little boy’s celebration after finishing chemotherapy will make your day
Today Show (2/7/2017)

Little Boy, 6, Does The Most Adorable Dance To Celebrate End Of Chemo
Huffington Post (2/7/2017)

6-Year-Old’s Celebration Dance at the End of His Chemo Treatments Will Warm Your Heart
People.com (2/7/2017)

‘We all came alive in that moment’: Watch a victorious boy celebrate the end of his chemotherapy
Washington Post (2/7/2017)

Boy, 6, Does Happy Dance After Final Chemo Treatment Following Lifetime Battle With Cancer
Inside Edition (2/7/2017)

Feel this kid’s joy as he rings a bell and dances after finishing a year of chemo
Kansas City Star (2/7/2017)

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh tailors HIT to support care
Health Data Management (2/7/2017)

6-year-old boy celebrates end of chemo treatments with adorable dance
CBS News (2/6/2017)

How e-cigarettes affect the health of those around them
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/6/2017)

Vaping ban argued before Allegheny County Council committee
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2/6/2017)

Tops in pediatric liver transplants
WTAJ-TV (2/6/2017)

When Does a Child Need a Sick Day?
New York Times (2/6/2017)

Boy Celebrates End Of Chemo Treatments In Inspirational Viral Dance Video
KDKA-TV (2/3/2017)

Ring the bell! Jimmy dances for joy after finishing chemo treatments
WTAE-TV (2/3/2017)

Staggering Stats Shed Light On Dangers Of Kids Climbing On Dressers
KDKA-TV (2/2/2017)

Social Soles – Dr. Melita Viegas
Social Butterfly Magazine (Feb. Issue)