Penn in the news

5 Ways Your Sleep Affects What You Eat March 3, 2015 | Huffington Post

A study from the Perelman School of Medicine about poor sleeping patterns can lead to increased cravings for fatty foods is cited.

When Should a Child Go To the ER? March 1, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Vice chair emergency medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Stephanie Abbuhl, comments on how there isn’t a simple definition of appropriate emergency room use.

Video: Crate Controversy: Pig Farmers Face Growing Pressure February 25, 2015 | WTHR-TV (Indiana)

Thomas Parsons of the School of Veterinary Medicine says, “One of the challenges we face is we don’t have an accepted single measure of animal welfare. [There are] many different competing agendas.”

Penn-led Bioethics Panel Calls American Ebola Quarantines Too Restrictive February 26, 2015 | “Newsworks” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

President Amy Gutmann, chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission, discusses the panel’s recommendations on the 21-day quarantines of those exposed to Ebola.

Snowy Owls, Rarity in Phila. Region, Back for Second Winter February 26, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on the condition of snowy owls recovered from New England in comparison to those found in Philadelphia.