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Four Penn Students Built a Smart Thermometer to Help Parents Monitor Their Kids’ Fevers Anytime, Anywhere August 22, 2014 | Business Insider (India)

Undergraduates Collin Hill and Aaron Goldstein of the Wharton School and William Duckworth of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and School of Arts & Sciences alum Becca Goldstein are featured for developing a smartphone-app thermometer.

DEA to Tighten Control of a Type of Pain Pill August 22, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine praises new opioid restrictions set by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

A Gene That Makes You Need Less Sleep? August 21, 2014 | New Yorker

Sleep research from Allan Pack of the Perelman School of Medicine is described.

Nickel Allergies on Rise as Devices Meet Skin August 20, 2014 | New York Times

Bruce Brod of the Perelman School of Medicine share his experience in treating patients sensitive to metals.

What Cured Ebola Patients Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol? August 20, 2014 | NBC News

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on the next steps in proceeding with an experimental Ebola drug.