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Mosquito-borne Illness Creeping Up From Caribbean January 27, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Stephen Gluckman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on chikungunya, a mosquito-borne illness.


Blood Thinners Protect Against Stroke, but at a Cost January 25, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Charles Pollack of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for leading a study about reversing the effects of Pradaxa.


Forget the Excuses: There’s No Substitute for Sleep January 21, 2015 | Philly.com

Philip Gehrman of the Perelman School of Medicine answers questions about the importance of sleep.


Should Teens Get to Say ‘No’ to Life-saving Medical Treatment? January 23, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Andrew Siegel and Dominic Sisti of the Perelman School of Medicine write about giving teenagers the power to decide on life-saving treatment for themselves.


Audio: New Blood Test Could Indicate Long-term Severity of Concussions January 22, 2015 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Douglas Smith and Robert Siman of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss how a new blood test could indicate severity of concussions.