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Antibiotics ‘Linked to Childhood Obesity’ September 30, 2014 | BBC News

Charles Bailey of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how repeated courses of antibiotics are linked to childhood obesity.


Vets Face Rising Worry Over Fleas September 29, 2014 | New York Times

Christine Cain of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on flea outbreaks among pets.


New Smart Catheters Help Doctors Navigate the Heart September 28, 2014 | Philly.com

Francis Marchlinski and David Frankel of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about a new kind of “smart” catheter.


What Is Frontotemporal Dementia, and Is It Inheritable? September 29, 2014 | Boston Globe

Murray Grossman of the Perelman School of Medicine explains frontotemporal dementia.


Health: Vitamin D Shows Promise for Local Patients Battling One of the Deadliest Cancers September 26, 2014 | CBS Philly

Peter O’Dwyer of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about testing vitamin D injections in addition to aggressive chemotherapy.