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Penn Study: Patients More Satisfied With Treatment When Part of Decisions April 16, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Neha Vapiwala of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for researching the impact of shared decision-making.

Video: Is Coffee Becoming an Addition for Some? April 16, 2014 | CBS News (Pittsburgh)

Charles O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on physicians studying “caffeine use disorder.”

Visualizing Philadelphia’s Public Health Nurses at Work: A Century of Photos April 16, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Jean Whelan of the School of Nursing writes about public health nurses in Philadelphia.

To Get Better Sleep, Which Foods Should You Seek and Which Should You Avoid? April 14, 2014 | Washington Post

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his suggestions about foods that interfere with sleep.

How Could She? Mother Accused in Death of Infants April 15, 2014 | NBC News

Neill Epperson of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about infanticide.