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Working to Eradicate HIV and Positively Reinforce Teenagers July 23, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Bridgette Brawner of the School of Nursing is featured for leading Project Gold, a program that teaches teenagers with mental illnesses how to avoid HIV.

Why Seven Hours of Sleep Might Be Better Than Eight July 21, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how repeatedly getting 30 minutes less than the minimum sleep recommendation of seven hours can slow cognitive speed.

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.”