Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study that revealed how reducing daily noise levels would reduce the number of people with hypertension and coronary heart disease.
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Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the impact of national security on the birth of bioethics.
Doctoral candidate Steven Jasinski of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for naming a newly discovered dinosaur.
Ross Koppel of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on risk management and health-care data.
Rosemary Polomano of the School of Nursing talks about women who are not informed of the risks or ways to reduce risks of pain after a mastectomy.
Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the price and effectiveness of new cholesterol-lowering drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors.
Kent Smetters of the Wharton School talks about the California Public Employees’ Retirement System.
Doctoral candidate Timothy Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is interviewed about what happens with health information that people search online.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is cited for his book Will College Pay Off?
Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine and its Abramson Cancer Center, Leah Bernardo, also of Medicine, and Joseph Kable of the School of Arts & Sciences are highlighted for researching how Lumosity affects brain activity.
David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Individuals with features of body dysmorphic disorder have been described in the medical literature for well over 100 years, but it didn’t receive acceptance as a formal psychiatric disorder until about 30 years ago.”
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School writes about the costs associated with developing a new drug.
Diana Robertson of the Wharton School is quoted about a study done with Hengyi Rao of the Perelman School of Medicine on moral reasoning and gray matter.
Michael A. Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the importance of reducing stress for good sleep.
Brian Avants of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on the effects of poverty on the brain.
Lisa Chen and Daniel Gianola of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are quoted on their study of stretching atoms.
Etienne Benson of the School of Arts and Sciences examines voluminous streams of bird excrement as the possible cause of large power outages.
Arbena Merolli of the Abramson Cancer Center in the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on dealing with a chronic illness and facing death.
Research about data sharing led by Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication and Michael Hennessy of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is featured.
Karen Black of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted on the need for partnerships to better manage a transitioning city.