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Lively Accounts Examining Death August 25, 2014 | New York Times

The Perelman School of Medicine’s David Casarett discusses his book Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead.

Check Up: Penn Doctor’s Study Links Parkinson’s and Depression August 24, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Daniel Weintraub of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how psychiatric problems might be early symptoms of a movement disorder.

Four Penn Students Built a Smart Thermometer to Help Parents Monitor Their Kids’ Fevers Anytime, Anywhere August 22, 2014 | Business Insider (India)

Undergraduates Collin Hill and Aaron Goldstein of the Wharton School and William Duckworth of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and School of Arts & Sciences alum Becca Goldstein are featured for developing a smartphone-app thermometer.

DEA to Tighten Control of a Type of Pain Pill August 22, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine praises new opioid restrictions set by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

A Gene That Makes You Need Less Sleep? August 21, 2014 | New Yorker

Sleep research from Allan Pack of the Perelman School of Medicine is described.