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New Painkiller Rekindles Addiction Concerns April 21, 2014 | New York Times

Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine shares her comments on the drug Zohydro.

Democrats Confront Vexing Politics Over the Health Care Law April 19, 2014 | New York Times

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted about the miscommunication involved in learning about what the Affordable Care Act offers.

Audio: How Much Sleep Is Enough? Researchers Will Evaluate National Guidelines April 18, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses sleep research and “really looking into seeing how sleep fits alongside other aspects of health like diet, exercise.”

Un pequeño pueblo donde uno de cada seis habitantes es ciego April 20, 2014 | Univision

The School of Veterinary Medicine's Gustavo Aguirre discusses his research on the blinding disease retinitis pigmentosa.

Arkansas Lab Conducts Research on Living Lungs April 20, 2014 | Associated Press

Reynold Panettieri of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for collaborating on studying living lungs.