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Study Questions Close Monitoring of Thyroid Growths March 3, 2015 | HealthDay

Anne Cappola of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on monitoring thyroid growths.

FDA Warns About Testosterone for ‘Low T’ March 4, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Peter Snyder of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s suggestions for makers of prescription testosterone products.

5 Ways Your Sleep Affects What You Eat March 3, 2015 | Huffington Post

A study from the Perelman School of Medicine about poor sleeping patterns can lead to increased cravings for fatty foods is cited.

When Should a Child Go To the ER? March 1, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Vice chair emergency medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Stephanie Abbuhl, comments on how there isn’t a simple definition of appropriate emergency room use.

Video: Crate Controversy: Pig Farmers Face Growing Pressure February 25, 2015 | WTHR-TV (Indiana)

Thomas Parsons of the School of Veterinary Medicine says, “One of the challenges we face is we don’t have an accepted single measure of animal welfare. [There are] many different competing agendas.”