Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

Science 03/21/19, 13:08

Scientists are closing in on a way to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fertility — and the proof is the first monkey born from the experimental technology.More and more people are surviving childhood cancer, but nearly 1 in 3 will be left infertile from the chemotherapy ...

3 colleges that help you handle student debt

Business 01/18/19, 10:48

With collective U.S. student loan debt nearing $1.5 trillion, some colleges are testing innovative solutions to help reduce student borrowing.Using no-strings-attached student loan payoff-assistance programs, college loan alternatives and annual student debt letters, these three universities are doing their part to curb college debt.1. UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGHThe University of Pittsburgh ...

3 colleges that help you handle student debt

Business 01/17/19, 09:58

With collective U.S. student loan debt nearing $1.5 trillion, some colleges are testing innovative solutions to help reduce student borrowing.Using no-strings-attached student loan payoff-assistance programs, college loan alternatives and annual student debt letters, these three universities are doing their part to curb college debt.1. UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGHThe University of Pittsburgh ...

Parents of teen killed by officer sue his former employer

U.S. 12/12/18, 11:00

The parents of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by an East Pittsburgh police officer as he fled a traffic stop are suing the officer's former employer— the University of Pittsburgh— for failing to properly discipline him or record performance issues in his personnel file.In the lawsuit filed ...

Chaplain injured in synagogue mass shooting out of hospital

U.S. 11/28/18, 09:51

A Pittsburgh hospital says the 70-year-old chaplain shot during the Tree of Life synagogue mass shooting has been discharged from the hospital.Daniel Leger, who is a nurse and chaplain at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, was released from the hospital Tuesday. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Leger was shot in the ...

Update: Wounded officer, congregant moved out of ICU

U.S. 11/02/18, 11:24

The Latest on the aftermath of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre (all times local): 11:25 a.m. More good news for the two most seriously injured victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack. This undated family photo provided by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) shows Rose Mallinger, 97, who was one of the people ...

Shoe-shiner who gave $200K in tips to hospital dies at 76

Pennsylvania 10/17/18, 14:38

A part-time shoe-shiner who donated more than $200,000 in tips to a Pittsburgh children's hospital has died.University of Pittsburgh Medical Center officials say Albert Lexie died of an undisclosed health condition early Tuesday. He was 76.Lexie left his home in Monessen around 5 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for more ...

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