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A majority of medicare patients' injuries aren't being properly assessed in emergency rooms, according to a new study from the University of Pittsburgh.

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An audit of Pennsylvania nursing homes warns that staffing levels at these facilities are insufficient and on track to get worse.

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Seniors today are happier than previous generations, according to new findings from the University of Pittsburgh.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that it will post a monthly list of underperforming nursing homes. This comes after Pennsylvania’s two US Senators released a report highlighting a lack of federal oversight of these facilities.

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A new biotech incubator specializing in immunology will open in around two years at the site of a former Ford auto plant on Baum Boulevard.