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The Pitt Prescription: Caring for your cold and cough

The Pitt Prescription: Caring for your cold and cough

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Right now, as you walk around campus, every lecture hall, study area and dorm has one thing in common — a specific sound that penetrates even the quietest parts of campus — the sound of sniffles and coughs.

Athletic trainers find balance between sports and medicine

Athletic trainers find balance between sports and medicine

By Ben Zimmer, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

For athletic trainers like Jennifer Csonka, the career path was the perfect balance between sports and medicine. Whether on the field or off the field, Pitt's athletic trainers are at every game, ready to take on any injuries whenever they occur.

When environmental groups overstep, progress halts

When environmental groups overstep, progress halts

By Brian Gentry | Columnist

December 6, 2017

The auditorium of Arsenal Middle School contained an eclectic mix of people Monday night. In the middle aisle, a sharply dressed younger crowd in scarves and thick-rimmed glasses conversed with representatives from environmental groups such as PennEnvironment and Lawrenceville United. Meanwhile, gruff, blue-...

Editorial: NFL player safety more important than politics

Editorial: NFL player safety more important than politics

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

December 6, 2017

It seems like the National Football League won’t leave the headlines. The week 13 game Monday night between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals turned violent, resulting in a potentially life-altering spinal injury for Steelers’ linebacker Ryan Shazier and multiple players’ ejections...

Breaking a leg: Pitt med students archive their plays in art exhibit

Breaking a leg: Pitt med students archive their plays in art exhibit

By Marissa Perino / Staff Writer

July 11, 2017

Nestled deep within Falk Library atop Cardiac Hill sits one of Pitt’s most unknown gems — a small art exhibit comprised of artifacts from past plays performed by Pitt’s medical school. Annually, fourth-year med students perform a pop culture-themed play with a medical twist, called Scope & Sca...

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