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Shaken Baby Syndrome: A Disputed Diagnosis Imprisons Parents March 20, 2015 | Washington Post

Susan Margulies of the Perelman School of Medicine speaks on the difficulty of studying brain injuries in infants.


Experts Back Angelina Jolie Pitt in Choices for Cancer Prevention March 24, 2015 | New York Times

Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about cancer prevention options and Penn’s Basser Research Center is mentioned.


The Huge Influence of ‘Lunch Lady Land’ March 24, 2015 | CNN

Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Adopting and maintaining … healthier habits is challenging, and new strategies are needed.”


Saving Pets Through Dialysis March 22, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

J.D. Foster of the School of Veterinary Medicine is highlighted for working with the dialysis center at Penn’s Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital.


Greening Vacant Lots in Philly Is Good for Your Heart [Before and After Photos] March 23, 2015 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Eugenia South of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about researching how walking by green spaces reduces stress.