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In Florida Student Assaults, an Added Burden on Accusers September 14, 2014 | New York Times

Kathleen Brown of the School of Nursing comments on police procedure in cases of sexual assault.

Advances May Improve Success Rate for In-Vitro Fertilization September 14, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

Christos Coutifaris of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the need for more research on in-vitro fertilization.

Fears Rise of Medication Misuse by the Elderly September 14, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

David Oslin of the Perelman School of Medicine says the misuse of medications “is a rising problem in seniors as the baby-boom generation ages.”

Illuminating Technology September 14, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Brian Chow and David Meaney of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Javier Medina of the School of Arts & Sciences and Jean Bennett of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about optogenetics.

The Pressure to Have a ‘Perfect’ Birth September 2, 2014 | Huffington Post

Peter Gearhart of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “The small details can help make for a very memorable birth experience and give patients a very positive view of themselves as mothers.”