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Video: How to Make Better School Lunches April 23, 2015 | CNN

Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine encourages healthy school lunches for students and says, “Adopting and maintaining … healthier habits is challenging, and new strategies are needed.”

Seeking Tests for a Contested Brain Disease April 24, 2015 | Science

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Audio: Bird Flu Flare-up on Midwest Farms; Big Blue Bell Recall April 22, 2015 | “On Point with Tom Ashbrook,” National Public Radio

Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine joins a discussion about an outbreak of bird flu.

Audio: Is it Always Unhealthy to be Fat? April 21, 2015 | “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Rexford Ahima of the Perelman School of Medicine examines obesity in America.

Merck Cancer Drug Shines Against Skin, Lung Cancer April 19, 2015 |

Robert Vonderheide of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about new immune therapies resulting in breakthrough outcomes for cancer patients.