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  1. Weight-loss surgery edges out lifestyle changes for type 2 diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    People with type 2 diabetes who have weight loss surgery are more likely to have significant improvements in their diabetes three years compared to diabetics who try lifestyle changes, a small new study suggests. "One of the most important things to take away is that there is durability of remission over time," said Dr. Anita Courcoulas of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, who led the research.

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  2. Five Pitt-Bradford staff members promotedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Bradford Today

    Five staff members at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford have been promoted to help lead the institution's newly established Office of Enrollment Management. James Baldwin, formerly assistant dean of academic affairs, registrar and director of Science in Motion, will assume responsibility for the new office as its vice president of enrollment management.

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  3. Crane hits building on University of Pittsburgh campusRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WPXI

    A crane with an 82-foot boom hit a building on the University of Pittsburgh campus in Oakland Friday morning. Officials said the crane operator was trying to swing the boom around and the truck tipped over.

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  4. 8 reasons why Americans should take their vacation daysRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... to home - improved women's mental health. According to Karen Matthews of Mind Body Center at the University of Pittsburgh, the body needs time off to regenerate. After surveying 1,399 participants from studies on cardiovascular disease, breast ...

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  5. Russian lawmakers vote to adopt privacy lawRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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  6. Louisiana officials must grant same-sex marriage licenses, federal judge ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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  7. UN: Burundi election not held fairly, human rights violations committedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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  8. US court: Unpaid internships legal if they boost educationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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  9. Mark Zuckerberg's Vision of 'Facebook Telepathy': What Experts SayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Live Science

    ... complex phenomenon than treating Parkinson's, he said. Andrew Schwartz, a neurobiologist at the University of Pittsburgh, said the whole problem with any such concept of brain-to-brain communication is that nobody knows what a thought actually is . ...

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  10. Mexican human rights center: Military officers gave orders to kill criminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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  11. Anti-rejection drug can prevent pancreatic inflammation triggered by...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Exposure to an X-ray dye during a common procedure to treat gallstones causes some patients to develop inflammation of the pancreas, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. In a study published online in Gastroenterology , the team noted that a single dose of FK506, an anti-rejection drug typically used after organ transplantation, might be able to prevent the complication.

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  12. Landmark College in Vermont is nation's most expensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... Statistics said. Public schools generally charge less for tuition than private institutions. The University of Pittsburgh charges in-state residents $17,100 for tuition and fees, and was the most expensive public institution on this year's list. ...

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  13. Ninth Circuit Shakes Off Renegade ReputationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Law.com

    ... of 12 cases. "It's sort of the year the Ninth Circuit started looking like a normal circuit," said University of Pittsburgh law professor Arthur Hellman. "And for the Ninth Circuit, that's abnormal." Hellman and other appellate scholars caution ...

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  14. Construction crane topples onto Pitt campus science buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    "' Construction crews were working to straighten a truck-mounted crane which toppled sideways and came to rest against a science building on the University of Pittsburgh campus. Classes weren't in session due to the holiday weekend and nobody was reported injured in the construction accident about 9:30 a.m. Friday.

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  15. BP agrees to $18.7 billion settlement over 2010 oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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  16. China adopts new national security lawRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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  17. US asks Switzerland to extradite several FIFA officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...

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  18. Construction crane tips onto Univeristy of Pittsburgh buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh's Action News 4's Jackie Cain reports from Oakland where a construction crane has fallen onto Langley Hall on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh. OR PREVENT YOU FROM GOING TO THE EVENT.

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  19. Construction crane breaks loose, damages Pitt's Langley HallRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    A construction crane apparently broke free and struck the side of Langley Hall on the University of Pittsburgh campus this morning. Langley, located between Tennyson and Rutkin avenues at Bigelow Boulevard, houses the school's Department of Biological Sciences.

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  20. Tyler Boyd waives right to preliminary hearingRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Cardiac Hill

    University of Pittsburgh wide receiver Tyler Boyd waived his right to a preliminary hearing this morning on charges that he drove under the influence in Jefferson Hills earlier this month. The reason? The fact that the preliminary date was so close to training camp appears to be part of it, as mentioned by the Trib : The preliminary hearing before Jefferson Hills District Judge Guy Reschenthaler was scheduled for Aug. 5 - four days before Pitt opens training camp - but Konieczka requested it be scheduled sooner.

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