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Can You Really Afford a New Child? July 20, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on budgeting for child-care costs for children with autism.

As We Age, Declining Sense of Smell Affects Appetites July 20, 2014 | Philly.com

Richard Doty of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research about the sense of smell and age.

Check Up: Study Questions Drink-a-Day Reduction of Heart Risk July 20, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Michael Holmes of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “If you reduce your alcohol intake, your risk of heart disease is lower.”

Mixing Energy Drinks and Alcohol Can ‘Prime’ You for a Binge July 17, 2014 | Today.com

Charles O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the risks associated with combining alcohol and energy drinks.

Potassium Supplements May Help Some Heart Failure Patients July 16, 2014 | HealthDay

Charles Leonard and Sean Hennessy of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about researching how potassium supplementation can help heart-failure patients.