Monongahela River

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Mo·non·ga·he·la River

 (mə-nŏng′gə-hē′lə, -hā′-)
A river rising in northern West Virginia and flowing about 200 km (125 mi) generally north into southwest Pennsylvania, where it joins the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River.
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Noun1.Monongahela River - a river that rises in northern West Virginia and flows north into Pennsylvania where it joins the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio RiverMonongahela River - a river that rises in northern West Virginia and flows north into Pennsylvania where it joins the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River
Keystone State, Pennsylvania, PA - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
Mountain State, West Virginia, WV - a state in east central United States
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Among impoverished white communities, the Monongahela Valley of Pennsylvania has been studied by Katherine McLean, PhD, as an example of postindustrial decay (Int J Drug Policy.
By then, playwright Rice and her team will have logged hundreds of hours learning about and making connections in Braddock, Pa., the small, struggling, largely African-American mill town in the Monongahela Valley just outside Pittsburgh that's the setting of this immersive, site-specific work.
At least one employer, Monongahela Valley Hospital, implemented a creative strategy to prevent cell phone use in meetings -- employees whose phones ring during meetings must get up and do the chicken dance.
The participants were recruited between 1986 and 1988 in Baltimore, Md.; Minneapolis, Minn.; Portland, Ore.; and Pennsylvania's Monongahela Valley. Researchers measured spinal curvature with a flexicurve and assessed vertebral fractures from spinal radiographs; they assessed mortality based on follow-ups averaging 13.5 years.
For example, a 2001 comparison of sample populations of people 65 and older in Ballabgarh, India, and in Monongahela Valley, Pa., found that only 4.7 cases of probable Alzheimer's disease were diagnosed per year among every 1,000 people in India, while the comparable rate in the Pennsylvania sample was 17.5 cases--almost four times as high.
That study was funded through the National Institutes of Health and recruited 9,704 community-dwelling women, 65 years of age or older, in Baltimore County, Md.; Minneapolis; and the Monongahela Valley near Pittsburgh.
This report is based, in part, on contributions by SS Stephens, Butler Memorial Hospital; D Lauze, Canonsburg General Hospital; Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh; MJ Bellush, Excela Health Frick Hospital; R Volpe, Heritage Valley Health System, The Medical Center, Beaver; S Silvestri, Heritage Valley Health System, Sewickley Valley Hospital; S Krystofiak, MS, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh; K Liberatore, Monongahela Valley Hospital, Inc.; SL Jacobs, MS, St.