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UPMC, American Heart Assn., Philips Join to Fuel Innovation

Unusual partnership creates $30 million Cardeation Capital fund to back startups aimed at treatment and prevention of heart disease.

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New program allows UPMC Pinnacle to treat more neurology patients with telemedicine access to UPMC experts in Pittsburgh.

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Hookah smoking accounted for over half of the tobacco smoke volume consumed by young adult hookah and cigarette smokers in the U.S.

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Elaine Patalski, a volunteer with the UPMC Palliative and Support Institute, and Ed Lewis, a bereavement and spiritual coordinator at the institute, talk about the importance of volunteering in this podcast.

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Dr. Sansea L. Jacobson, asst. prof. of psychiatry at Pitt, has focused her clinical and advocacy efforts over the past decade on youth suicide prevention. Nationally, she has become a key expert on opportunities to improve communication structures between media and mental health programs for coordinated safe and effective messaging.

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