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Cuddling Program Brings Peace To Babies Withdrawing From Opioids
One volunteer described it as a "humbling experience."
Low-Wage Workers Plot Their Next 'Fight For $15' Strike
And now hospital workers are joining the cause.
Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
Pittsburgh Mayor Records PSA to Promote HIV Testing
Founder and editor, Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has been a long-time ally to the LGBTQ community, from his days as a legislative aide to his years on City Council and now in his first months as Mayor.
Starving for Higher Wages: UPMC Workers Fast for a Week (VIDEO)
Award-winning independent filmmaker
Since 2012 a battle has been raging between UPMC hospital workers like Chaney Lewis and CEO Jeffrey Romoff, who makes $6 million a year. Chaney has worked at UPMC for over nine years but still only makes $11.97 an hour. Consider this added offense: UPMC enjoys the status of "charitable nonprofit."
In Pittsburgh, Mass Protests Over The Booming Health Care Sector's 'Poverty Wages'
Update: UPMC Workers' MLK Day Rally - Video by Julie Sokolow
What is Work? Small Town Hospital Closing Opens Health-Care Debate
The closing of a cornerstone institution in the small but much talked about town of Braddock, PA, raises an important question: How should a community hospital work, really?
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