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Health

UPMC and Little League International Celebrate Father’s Day Newborns

PHOTOS PROVIDED This year’s celebration of Father’s Day across UPMC Magee-Womens maternity care units in north central Pa. was a home run. Dads received baseballs donated by Little League International sporting their babies’ footprints in addition to UPMC branded caps to commemorate ...

Summer bicycle safety

Going for a bike ride is a fun yet potentially risky way to exercise outdoors. While it benefits you physically, it’s important to remember to stay cautious as falls and collisions with pedestrians or automobiles have the ability to cause significant injuries. Brush up on the following ...

Cochlear implants

While hearing aids are the most commonly used solution for people with hearing loss, some people are better served by cochlear implants. Because I don’t sell or service cochlear implants my knowledge is through reading and discussions with other professionals and some implant patients I have ...

WHO: COVID-19 deaths rise, reversing a five-week decline

GENEVA (AP) — After five weeks of declining coronavirus deaths, the number of fatalities reported globally increased by 4% last week, according to the World Health Organization. In its weekly assessment of the pandemic issued on Thursday, the U.N. health agency said there were 8,700 ...