May 2011

May 2011

Features

2011 Top Doctors

2011 Top Doctors

The 190 best doctors in Pittsburgh in 51 specialties.
Doc Star: Dr. Freddie Fu

Doc Star: Dr. Freddie Fu

Dr. Freddie Fu travels the globe as an educator teaching medical professionals about a unique orthopaedic surgery technique. He is also an “ambassador,” spreading the good news about Pittsburgh and pushing for positive change, including greater diversity, in his profession.
The Body Future

The Body Future

Research in regenerative medicine could someday make Steve Austin seem ordinary. Read on: You might not believe your eyes (and there’s new hope for those, too).
A Day in the Life of Dr. Freddie Fu

A Day in the Life of Dr. Freddie Fu

Here is an average daily schedule for Dr. Fu on a day that he is not performing surgery. Despite his busy schedule, Fu is always connected throughout the day with his Blackberry and iPhone.
Dr. Susan Manzi: Unmasking The Great Impersonator

Dr. Susan Manzi: Unmasking The Great Impersonator

Lupus is one of 80 known autoimmune disorders, which affect the body's system of specialized cells and organs that defend against germs. Diagnosis is an art, not a science—with no single blood test available to make the diagnosis certain.
A Man and His Mission: Dr. Jim Withers

A Man and His Mission: Dr. Jim Withers

Dr. Jim Withers, of Operation Safety Net, makes house calls to the homeless and envisions street medicine as a mission of mercy on a global scale.
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Yoga in Pittsburgh for Dummies

Yoga in Pittsburgh for Dummies

If you think yoga is only for the ultra-enlightened or 20-somethings who can twist and bend into pretzel-like poses, think again: This crash course will change your mindset from “No” to “Namaste” in a flash.
Mom On Demand: Lydia's Place

Mom On Demand: Lydia's Place

Lydia’s Place connects incarcerated mothers with their children through the soothing sound of a bedtime story.
Pittsburgh's Pandora

Pittsburgh's Pandora

ThePittsburghScene.com lets music lovers discover the hottest local bands for free.

Archive »Sports

Jordan Staal Standing Tall

Jordan Staal Standing Tall

The Penguins' 22-year-old superstar emerges stronger after setbacks.

Archive »Sebak's Secrets of the City

From Here, You Can See North Park

From Here, You Can See North Park

The view from North Park's observation tower provides visitors the chance to see lovely scenery surrounding the large mass of nature.

Archive »Living

Backstage at the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

Backstage at the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

Behind the curtain with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre costumier Janet Marie Groom.

Archive »Dwellings

Outside In

Outside In

The sunroom in Cathy Davin’s Upper St. Clair home has indoor and outdoor ease year-round.

Archive »Taste

Spinach

Spinach

Flavorful, easy to cook and seriously nutritious, local spinach arrives with the spring weather.

Archive »Chris Fennimore

Comeback Quiche

Comeback Quiche

Quiche Lorraine contains a fusion of French and German traditions—and makes a lovely accompaniment to brunch.

Archive »Healthy Living

Why Do I Wake Up Once or Twice Every Night?

Why Do I Wake Up Once or Twice Every Night?

Biology and behavior can contribute to waking up at night, but it can be challenging to figure out the main reason.
What are the Risks of Tattoo Removal?

What are the Risks of Tattoo Removal?

Tattoos can be safely removed with little risk if you choose the right medical intervention.

Archive »Datebook

A Glass Center Reunion

A Glass Center Reunion

Celebrating a milestone, Pittsburgh Glass Center showcases a sparkling array of talent, past and present, in the new exhibit “10 x 10 x 10.”

Archive »PittGirl's Last Laugh

Losing the Battle ... and the War

Losing the Battle ... and the War

I’m perpetually locked in a heated war with my figure.