- AP analysis: Dozens of deaths likely from VW pollution dodge Updated: Oct-03-15 12:20 pm
WASHINGTON - Volkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Associated Press statistical and computer analysis.
- Couple gives $45M to expand Drexel's impact on public health Updated: Sep-30-15 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia's Drexel University received a $45 million gift to enhance its public health school's work in improving urban and global health.
- Mold, infection found in transplant patient's new lungs Updated: Sep-29-15 9:18 am
PITTSBURGH - Che DuVall dreamed of taking his grandchildren fishing on a bass boat and inhaling fresh air without pain.
- UPMC reopens transplant program after mold investigation Updated: Sep-27-15 1:38 pm
PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh-area medical system says it is re-opening its organ transplant program, six days after closing it because of concerns that mold contributed to the deaths of three transplant patients who had fungal infections.
- In Portland, many homes demolished with asbestos inside Updated: Sep-26-15 1:08 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Contractors have been tearing down hundreds of Portland homes without properly removing the asbestos inside, a practice that ignores state regulations and could put workers at risk.
- Vermont gets $3.2m to protect children from lead poisoning Updated: Sep-22-15 4:20 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Housing and Conservation Board is getting a $3.2 million federal grant to continue efforts to protect children from lead poisoning.
- Crews rescue Florida family poisoned by carbon monoxide Updated: Sep-18-15 12:19 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Fire crews in St. Petersburg rescued two adults and five children who were suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a generator.
- Hospital examines deaths of 2 patients with mold infections Updated: Sep-17-15 7:12 pm
PITTSBURGH - A hospital in Pittsburgh is investigating whether the deaths of two patients are linked to infections from mold they may have contracted while in an intensive care unit.