The Safety in Youth Sports Act, which provides new guidelines and standards for managing concussions and traumatic brain injuries in student athletes, was introduced to coaches and team across Pennsylvania in 2012. Erin Reynolds, PsyD, a clinical neuropsychologist at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, previously discussed the specifics of the… Read more »
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For women about to undergo their first mammogram, or even for those who have already adopted the routine, we understand questions may arise about the exam and its purpose. Below are frequently asked questions from women answered by Dr. Margarita Zuley, director of breast imaging at Magee-Womens Imaging of UPMC…. Read more »
A new year is upon us and for most people that means another start to you New Year’s resolutions. If you are like the majority of resolution-makers, keeping these goals can be quite the challenge. Whether you are trying to slim down, save up, or make any positive change in… Read more »
With more young people participating in sports, and the level of play more competitive than ever, the occurrence of concussions and other head injuries among student-athletes has also grown. That’s why in 2012, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed the Safety in Youth Sports Act. The purpose of the law is… Read more »