University of Pittsburgh

This is the best city to retire

Are you already dreaming of warm weather and sandy beaches when it comes to your retirement? Well, many retirees are now swapping their visions of paradise for the city streets of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.<p>“Steel City” has been named the best metro area to retire, according to a new report by …

Cities

Baseball Individual Game Tickets on Sale Now

• Flexibility to use the tickets in any combination and get the most usage out of them<br>• Pitt baseball gift per Flex Season Ticket Package purchased (to …

Pittsburgh Panthers

Tynishia Williams, Thomas Powell III

Tynishia Chloe Williams and Thomas Francis Robert Powell III were married Nov. 18 in a Quaker ceremony at the Alfred B. Maclay Gardens in Tallahassee, Fla. In keeping with Quaker tradition, the couple themselves officiated.<p>The bride, 32, works in Pittsburgh as a lawyer for the United States …

Medicine

‘This Is Us’ Recap: Kevin Spirals to New Lows as Tragedy Hits the Pearson Family (Again)

“Number One” is the first in a trilogy of <i>This Is Us</i> episodes about the Pearson siblings, each one centering on the same day in the present and past of a certain sibling. This week, it’s Kevin’s hour, and it’s a heart-wrenching one to watch, given how we’ve seen him start to spiral in the past few …

Genetic Links Between Disease Risks and Dental Formations

Finding clues to disease risk could be as simple as a doctor looking inside a patient’s mouth.<p>This method is exactly what Alexandre Vieira is …

Research

Philip Rivers reportedly progressing through concussion protocol

According to a report by NFL Network's Ian Rappaport,Chargers' QB Philip Rivers is making progress through concussion protocol. This is a good sign for his hopes of playing in this weekend's game vs. the Buffalo Bills at the StubHub center.<p>At 3-6, the Chargers' hopes of a postseason birth are slim, …

Buffalo Bills

How to Tell Good Health Technology From Bad

Long gone are the days when mobile apps were primarily for entertainment, and the smartphone is quickly becoming ubiquitous with health and …

Digital Health

How to Be a Smart (Not Stressed) Holiday Shopper

Don’t let holiday stress cloud your judgment while shopping. Otherwise, you may wind up in the Target parking lot wondering how you got there and why …

Personal Finance

Study provides insights for combating devastating amphibian disease

Amphibian chytridiomycosis, caused by infection with the <i>Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis</i> fungus, is the most devastating vertebrate disease on record. …

Amphibians

Pittsburgh Becoming Laboratory For Microgrid Technology

<b>Published on</b> November 13th, 2017 | <i>by Steve Hanley</i><p>0<p>November 13th, 2017 by <b>Steve Hanley</b><p>There is a lot of talk about grid resiliency in the US these …

Energy

Baseball Notebook: Opportunity

30 seconds. That's all it takes. <br>That is, if you don't consider the time spent at numerous 6 a.m. workouts, the throws, the bullpen pitches, the …

Pittsburgh Panthers

Adjoa Boateng, Terry Evans Jr.

Dr. Adjoa Akua Boateng and Terry Evans Jr. are to be married Nov. 12 at the Nobu Eden Roc Resort, a hotel in Miami Beach. Kwame O. Boateng, the bride's brother, who became a Universal Life minister for the event, is to officiate.<p>The bride, who is 32 and will be taking her husband’s name, is a …

New Brunswick

Pittsburgh's Microgrids Technology Could Lead The Way For Green Energy

When President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, he said he represented "Pittsburgh, not Paris."<p>Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto disagreed. He traveled to Germany this week as part of an unofficial delegation of more than 100 Americans, American officials and …

Technology

From Terrifying to Terrific: Man Redesigns Medical Machine to Delight Children Instead of Scare Them

From Terrifying to Terrific: Man Redesigns Medical Machine to Delight Children Instead...<p>Hospitals can be scary places for children to endure even …

Good News

Here’s How You Can Burn 3 Times More Calories at Work, According to Science

When it comes to weight loss, your biggest enemy is often your cubicle. Between work-related stress, the fat and sugar-loaded office snacks, and …

Weight Loss

Hospital will have moms stay with opioid-addicted babies

A Pittsburgh hospital is opening a unit for that will allow new mothers to stay with their opioid-addicted infants.<p>The University of Pittsburgh …

Pregnancy

Don't expect sunshine in this 'best city to retire'

When it comes to retirement, there's nothing more important than sand and sun, right? Wrong — especially if you're looking for one of the "best" …

Retirement

AI isn’t just taking jobs, it’s saving lives

According to the World Health Organization, 800,000 people lose their lives to suicide each year. This number has remained fairly consistent year over year, but innovations in artificial intelligence and machine learning could help change this.<p>AI researchers have had a big year in 2017 with the …

Business

Veterans Affairs nurse accused of peeping into University of Pittsburgh dorms

Updated 5 minutes ago<p>A Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh nurse is accused of using a spotting scope to spy on University of Pittsburgh dormitories from the …

Crime

Smoking and drinking may cause failures in dental fillings

By: IANS | New Delhi |<p>Indulging in smoking or drinking alcohol increased incidences of failure in dental fillings. (Source: File Photo)<p>Indulging in …

Breakthroughs

#StudyAbroadBecause We Need The Love

<b>Brittany K. Stone</b> is a senior psychology student at the University of Pittsburgh minoring in Social Work and is an aspiring psychologist.<p><i>What</i> …

Buenos Aires

Change in Pitt Women’s Soccer Leadership

<b>PITTSBURGH —</b> University of Pittsburgh Director of Athletics Heather Lykeannounced today that Greg Millerwill not return as the Panthers' head women's …

Women's Soccer

Artificial Intelligence Could Help Prevent Suicide, Says New Study

Scientists have created a machine-learning algorithm that could help prevent suicides. In a study published in <i>Nature Human Behavior</i>, researchers at …

Artificial Intelligence

Aaron Lynch Joins Baseball Staff

<b>PITTSBURGH</b> – Head coach Joe Jordanoannounced the hiring of Aaron Lynchas the University of Pittsburgh's volunteer assistant coach Thursday afternoon. …

Pittsburgh Panthers

Hurricanes might be worsening, coffee could save your life, and hedging is definitely a huge part of science

This might be the best article you've ever read on the subject.<p>Vampire bats <i>could</i> soon swarm the United States. Reading this headline <i>might</i> make you yawn. Plesiosaurs <i>probably</i> took over the world using all four flippers.<p>If you scroll through enough of the headlines on <i>Popular Science</i> articles, you <i>might</i> …

Science

New AI Could Help Us Avert Tragedy by Identifying People With Suicidal Thoughts

A light in the dark.<p>Scientists claim brain imaging could be a vital tool in suicide prevention, thanks to new research that suggests machine learning …

Science

Controversial Brain Imaging Uses AI to Take Aim at Suicide Prevention

When someone takes their own life, they leave behind an inheritance of unanswered questions. “Why did they do it?” “Why didn’t we see this coming?” …

Suicide

CMU and Pitt brain imaging science identifies individuals with suicidal thoughts

Researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University's Marcel Just and the University of Pittsburgh's David Brent have developed an innovative and promising …

The Brain

DeMONT: Ex-health minister Ron Stewart donates $1.3 million to Dal

Ask Ron Stewart about his startlingly interesting life and career and he replies with the kind of “aw shucks” stuff that you get from modest but …

Halifax

Cathedral of Cheering: Pittsburgh Pirate Fans Rejoice, 1960

University of Pittsburgh students cheer wildly from atop the school's Cathedral of Learning as they watch the Pittsburgh<p>... VIEW MORE<p>George Silk—Time …

Major League Baseball