Liz Reid http://ktep.org en Tainted-Heroin Warnings Blanket Pa. Amid Overdose Deaths http://ktep.org/post/tainted-heroin-warnings-blanket-pa-overdose-deaths-swell Heroin overdoses are a routine part of life in the emergency room, and they're fairly easy to treat. Dr. Bruce MacLeod is used to seeing them at Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh.<p>But over the past week, West Penn and other area hospitals have seen an increase in the number and severity of opiate overdose cases coming into emergency rooms.<p>"A number of them came in that had already died, so that's unusual," MacLeod says. Sat, 01 Feb 2014 15:28:00 +0000 Liz Reid 33958 at http://ktep.org Hill After Hill, Hundreds Crank Away In Pittsburgh Bike Race http://ktep.org/post/hill-after-hill-hundreds-crank-away-pittsburgh-bike-race Transcript <p>ARUN RATH, HOST: <p>Now to a mode of transportation better suited to the budget of a public radio reporter - bicycling. If you think cyclists are not among the toughest athletes, well, you haven't been to Pittsburgh. The city has some brutal hills which actually attract a certain breed of cyclists. Sun, 01 Dec 2013 22:34:00 +0000 Liz Reid 30021 at http://ktep.org