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  • At this mosque, Muslims challenge terror message, focus on youth education

    PITTSBURGH Before and after the weekly prayer service recently at the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh, volunteers sat at booths in the downstairs social hall, asking people to sign up to lead children's activities, volunteer for a food pantry, participate in adult education or take part in a Quranic recitation.
  • New technology preserves organs during transplant process

    PITTSBURGH Livers and other organs begin lacking oxygen the moment they are removed from the donor and may have damaged tissue by the time a transplant occurs. For the past 40 years, donor organs have been kept in "cold static preservation" at less-than-...

    New business aims to float away pain, stress

    New business aims to float away pain, stress
    Carolina Begglo looked like a sleeping princess as she lay on her back, her long, dark hair billowing around her while 10 inches of water cradled her body and 1,000 pounds of Epsom salts kept her from sinking. Begglo, 31, is a new convert to an old form...

    Many public universities arm campus police officers, report says

    PITTSBURGH Most public universities arm their campus police officers and are giving them full arrest powers, and private schools are quickly following suit, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Justice. The trend is reflective at...

    Eye surgeon uses stem cells to repair damaged corneas

    PITTSBURGH In Hyderabad, India, Sayan Basu is using stem cells in a pilot project to restore the eyesight of patients with damaged corneas. If proven successful, the procedure could mean that Indian citizens can avoid long waiting lists for cornea...