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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital in Oakland.

Research hub to discover new ways to diagnose and treat endometriosis

By Emily Handrahan, Staff Writer  April 5, 2024
A team of Pitt researchers have come together to create a new endometriosis research hub, HER, in Pittsburgh to try and discover new ways to diagnose endometriosis and find more information on the disease.
An electron micrograph of the norovirus.

As norovirus spreads across campus, students recount their experiences

By Kyra McCague, Staff Writer March 5, 2024
Across the country, cases of the norovirus are climbing. Panther Central sent out an email on March 2 with confirmation of at least one case of the virus on campus, but dozens of students have reported falling ill over the last week.
A student puts in an earplug.

New study through Pitt School of Medicine developing medication to treat noise-induced hearing loss

By Kelly McPoyle, Staff Writer March 1, 2024
Researchers at Pitt have recently discovered that medication could be used to help alleviate temporary or permanent hearing loss from noise. 
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital complex on Fifth Avenue.

Anne Marie Lennon named next chair of medicine

By Khushi Rai, Senior Staff Writer January 11, 2024
Anne Marie Lennon was announced in November as the next chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and chair of medicine at UPMC starting March 1, 2024. She is the first woman to attain this position at Pitt.
Architectural rendering of the approved Pitt’s BioForge Biomanufacturing Center.

BioForge project officially approved for construction

By Bella Markovitz, Senior Staff Writer October 5, 2023
The Pittsburgh Planning Commission officially approved construction plans for Pitt’s BioForge Manufacturing Center on Sept. 29. The BioForge is located on the Hazelwood Green site, which is also the home of Carnegie Mellon University’s Manufacturing Futures Institute at Mill 19 and is the center of Pitt’s proposed “Bio Valley.”
Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis speaking at a press conference on May 18.

National Sports Brain Bank created, researches causes and treatments for sports-related brain injuries

By Spencer Levering, Staff Writer May 24, 2023
The University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine announced the creation of the National Sports Brain Bank, a study that researches causes of and treatments for contact sport-related neurodegenerative disorders.
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority issued a precautionary boil water advisory Sunday morning for 12 neighborhoods, including South Oakland.

Boil water advisory issued in South Oakland

By Alexandra Ross, Assistant News Editor February 12, 2023
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority issued a precautionary boil water advisory Sunday morning for 12 neighborhoods, including South Oakland.
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital complex on Fifth Avenue.

Lee and Innamorato slam UPMC, tout antitrust bill in report

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Writer February 3, 2023

UPMC “abused” its nonprofit status to consolidate power over the health care industry in western Pennsylvania, according to a new report from the American Economic Liberties Project.  The antimonopoly...

A sign is placed near the section for childrens medicine, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022 at a CVS in Greenlawn, N.Y. Caring for a sick child has become even more stressful than usual for many U.S. parents in recent weeks due to shortages of Children’s Tylenol and other medicines. (AP Photo/Leon Keith)

Cold and flu medication in short supply

By Abby Lipold, For 51ӰԺ February 3, 2023
According to the Wall Street Journal, sales of cough and cold medications rose by 35% in December 2022 compared to last year, and supply has not kept up. Pitt’s campus is no exception to this shortage.
A student places a can of alcoholic seltzer into a fridge.

‘I’ve had a lot of fun without it’: Dry January encourages sober life at Pitt

By Khushi Rai, Staff Writer January 26, 2023
While alcohol consumption is fairly regular on college campuses, some students are trying to remain sober this month in honor of Dry January, an initiative that invites participants to abstain from alcohol.
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