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Brain scans could help spot concussion-related disease, study shows

...released Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.Dr. Joseph Maroon, of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, who was not involved in the study, called the results "a major step forward in detecting CTE prior to death...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-06/brain-scans-could-help-sp
Dale Earnhardt raises awareness about concussions

...own battle with a concussion in a video made for the Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. UPMC on Wednesday launched the Web site ReThinkConcussions.com to detail treatments.Featured on the site...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-22/dale-earnhardt-raises-awar
Dale Earnhardt Jr. set to make return

...rehabilitation program directed by Petty, who consulted with Dr. Micky Collins, director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Medicine Concussion Program. Earnhardt was evaluated by Collins last week in Pittsburgh.His official...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-10-23/dale-earnhardt-jr-set-make
Dale Earnhardt Jr. makes return to track Sunday

...with anxiety and "a mess."A trip to see concussion specialist Dr. Michael Collins at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center helped alleviate the anxiety. It put Earnhardt on track to getting better and understanding his injuries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-10-26/dale-earnhardt-jr-makes-re
Man to give $1,000 for each jobless worker hired

...his wife, Marlene, have a charitable fund that contributes to the Jewish National Fund, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and other causes."They are going to see that they need more employees," Epstein said.When businesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-10-17/man-give-1000-each-jobless
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So far, so good with double-hand transplant

...nation's first double-hand transplant patient. On Friday, one of Mr. Kepner's doctors from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center checked in on him as he continues his rehabilitation at The Hand Center at Doctors Hospital Rehab Health Centers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2009-11-07/so-far-so-good-double-hand-t
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'Gradually getting back to normal'

...sides, said Vijay Gorantla, director of the Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where the transplant was done. "He has to train more muscle in order to get function back with his upper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/15/met_551949.shtml
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Augusta man still adjusting to new hands

...Jeff Kepner has been in Pittsburgh since the double hand transplant was performed May 4 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Mr. Kepner has been rehabilitating and can move his fingers and wrists and is working on the ability to grasp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/03/met_550481.shtml
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Hand-transplant patient returning

...Jeff Kepner has been in Pittsburgh since the double hand transplant was performed on May 4 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Mr. Kepner has been rehabilitating ever since and can move his fingers and wrists and is working on the ability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/latest/lat_702226.shtml
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Augusta hand transplant patient coming home this weekend

...Jeff Kepner has been in Pittsburgh since the double hand transplant was performed on May 4 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Mr. Kepner has been rehabilitating ever since and can move his fingers and wrists and is working on the ability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/latest/lat_702221.shtml
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