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Whatever Your Interest, Pittsburgh Has a School to Suit Your Need 

Whatever Your Interest, Pittsburgh Has a School to 						Suit Your Need 

Some find that a 4 year College is not a good fit, but still want to further their education. Pittsburgh has plenty of institutions that will help you to gain the knowledge needed to land the job you want.  The following are some of the trade, vocational, and career schools located within 50 miles of Pittsburgh. Alan Kells School of Real Estate, Inc. www.alankells.com To […]

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Pittsburgh:  A Haven for Higher Education

Pittsburgh:  A Haven for Higher Education

If you are looking for great colleges and universities, Pittsburgh is fortunate to have numerous, excellent institutions from which to choose–everything from small to large, public to private, and rural to urban campuses. The following colleges and universities are all located within 50 miles of Pittsburgh. Allegheny College www.allegheny.edu In 2015, Allegheny College will celebrate its 200th Anniversary. Located in Meadville, Pennsylvania, this small, private […]

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Jobs in the Pittsburgh Area That Require Further Education 

Jobs in the Pittsburgh Area That						Require Further Education 

If you grew up in the Pittsburgh area before the collapse of the Steel Industry and the city’s industrial base in the 1980’s, there’s a good chance you knew someone who graduated from high school and took a well-paying job in a mill or factory. Or maybe you went to college and had a summer job in one of the area’s factories or mills that […]

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Accredited Nursing Schools in the Pittsburgh Region  

Accredited Nursing Schools 						in the Pittsburgh Region  

If you have ever been in the hospital, you know that nurses are the front-line of health care.  While physicians are indispensable, you can go hours without a visit from one and still be fine, but when you need a nurse, you need a nurse now.  The Pittsburgh region is fortunate to have a number of excellent nursing schools providing education for all levels of […]

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The Changing Face of Nursing

The Changing Face of Nursing

The profession of nursing addresses many human needs, from the most basic need for care, to the more complex technological care of the modern day. To serve those needs, nurses must have increasingly rigorous training. It used to be that there was only one kind of nurse, usually involving a 2-year RN diploma course. But today, there are a plethora of nursing specialists ranging from […]

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Phipps Conservatory – A Grand Idea

Phipps Conservatory 						-						A Grand Idea

In the late 1800s, traveling any great distance was expensive, time-consuming, and inconvenient. Television and radio were yet to be invented and the first primitive cars were just coming on the scene. Manned flight was still years away. For the average person, the chance of ever seeing a cactus or a palm tree outside of a book was only a dream. Yet throughout history, perhaps […]

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Pittsburgh Botanic Garden: Paradise Found

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden: Paradise Found

With the opening of the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden located in Collier and North Fayette Townships, Pittsburghers may have regained paradise. The sprawling 460-acre garden is situated on abandoned mining land and when completed, will be one of the largest botanic gardens in the world, and the only one in the United States constructed on reclaimed land. The garden has been two decades in the making […]

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The Allegheny County Health Department: Working to Ensure the Public’s Health

The Allegheny County Health Department: Working to 						Ensure the Public's Health

History of the Allegheny County Health Department In 1885, 114 of the 8,000 residents in Plymouth, Pennsylvania, died of typhoid fever. As the commonwealth’s population grew and commerce expanded, it became apparent that the state needed some sort of governing body to safeguard its residents’ health. In response, Pennsylvania established a State Board of Health in 1886. Until the 1950s all public health matters were […]

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Colonoscopy: It May Be a Pain, But It’s Worth It

Colonoscopy: It May Be a Pain, 						But It's Worth It

Let’s face it, colonoscopies are a pain in the butt – well, not really.  The procedure itself takes place under sedation so you feel nothing during the examination.  What is inconvenient about a colonoscopy is the prep work.  The idea of drinking an unappealing liquid that induces diarrhea, something we spend the rest of our lives trying to avoid, all so that someone can thread […]

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What First Graders Know About Dental Health

What First Graders Know About Dental Health

By Dr. Jonathan Kolher, D.D.S. For the past few years in February (Dental Health Awareness Month) my staff and I head out to local schools to speak to first graders about dental health. We go over brushing and flossing, review what goes on at a typical dental office appointment, talk about how we prevent the spread of germs, and discuss healthy eating. After our little […]

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