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Myth or Fact: A concussion only occurs as a result of a direct blow to the head?

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Which green drink will you be drinking this St. Patrick's Day? http://bit.ly/1K8Bh68
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With all this talk about #thedress, some of us are rethinking everything we thought we knew. http://bit.ly/1ASd5gV
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Many milk options are fortified with calcium, but that doesn't mean they're equally nutritious. Does your choice give you enough calcium? http://bit.ly/1JQlbxX
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From breakfast to dinner, keep your heart healthy all day with a few simple recipes! http://bit.ly/1zU3Zwh
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Youth baseball players – mark your calendars! On February 28 from 8 am – 11 am, UPMC Sports Medicine is hosting an injury and performance screening for baseball players ages 10 to 18. Screenings will be provided by certified athletic trainers and physical therapists, and will provide injury risk assessment and performance improvement feedback. For more information and to register, visit our website: http://bit.ly/1As91nj
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Not all milk options have the same nutritional value. How does your choice stack up? http://bit.ly/1aK3al5
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If you enjoy coconut or soy milk, remember they're the highest in fat - so don't go overboard! http://bit.ly/1E6TJaa
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It's the last day of February, but taking care of your heart is a yaer-long job!
Ditch the cigarettes for good. Your heart will thank you! #hearthhealth #PGHGoesRed
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On a cold night, nothing tastes better than a hearty (and heart-healthy) dinner. If you're feeling adventurous, switch it up with some sweet potatoes! http://bit.ly/17vsY2r
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Obesity increases cholesterol levels, plaque, and inflammation of the arteries. So show your heart some love by keeping your weight in check!
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Grab your hat and scarf! Dr. Rittenberger offers some tips for warding off frostbite while you're outside over the next few days. http://cbsloc.al/1Gc974z
Frostnip, frostbite, hypothermia - or just plain cold - when the temperatures drop this low, these are all very real possibilities.
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UPMC develops and delivers life changing medicine by working at the apex of healthcare and technology, translating science and research into accessible cures, and consistently working to accelerate the pace of innovation worldwide.

A world-renowned health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care. It provides more than $887 million a year in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates more than 62,000 employees, 22 hospitals, 400 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, a 2.2-million-member health insurance division, and international and commercial operations. 

At UPMC, our mission is to serve our community by providing outstanding patient care and to shape tomorrow’s health system through clinical and technological innovation, research, and education. 

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We want to work with you today to bring the best surgical solutions, the best patient care, and the best community involvement to western Pennsylvania and around the world.

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