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Think Snoring Is Normal? Why Sleep Apnea Shouldn’t Be Ignored January 29, 2015 | CNN Money

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses sleeping habits such as snoring.


Youth Football May Factor Into Memory Lapses in NFL Vets: Study January 28, 2015 | NBC News

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the effect head injuries can have on younger kids’ brains.


Audio: 5 Ways Extreme Cold Affects Your Body January 28, 2015 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Tejvir Khurana of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about how the head is a “huge heat-loss source.”


Mosquito-borne Illness Creeping Up From Caribbean January 27, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Stephen Gluckman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on chikungunya, a mosquito-borne illness.


Blood Thinners Protect Against Stroke, but at a Cost January 25, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Charles Pollack of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for leading a study about reversing the effects of Pradaxa.