Penn in the news

Audio: New Cancer Treatments November 23, 2015 | “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

David Porter and Lynn Schuchter of the Perelman School of Medicine talk about new therapies used to treat different cancers.

Are Good Doctors Bad for Your Health? November 21, 2015 | New York Times

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School pens an op-ed about a recent study that finds patients receive better care when senior physicians are absent from the hospitals.

Former Angels Star Rod Carew Opens Up About Massive Heart Attack, Challenging Recovery November 23, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

Mariell Jessup of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on heart disease patients that are living with a left ventricular assist device.

NFL Investigating Why QB Kept Playing After Concussion November 23, 2015 | CBS News

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his advice about removing players from the field after suffering head trauma.

Early Lead Exposure Linked to Sleep Problems November 23, 2015 | Scientific American

Jianghong Liu of the School of Nursing is quoted for leading a study that reveals that lead exposure in early childhood is connected to an increased risk for sleep problems.