David Sarwer of the School of Medicine says the media’s depiction of the ideal woman can seriously affect female self-image.
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Beth Soldo of the School of Arts and Sciences says the baby boomer generation might be in slightly worse health than their older counterparts.
Nathaniel Persily of the Law School discusses “527” political interest groups.
Matthew Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses an attempt to reveal aviation security flaws.
Susan Ellenberg of the School of Medicine discusses a statistical study that found a drop in breast cancer.
Richard Berk of the School of Arts and Sciences says it is difficult to pinpoint any one reason for increased homicides.
Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses her book, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?: Race, Class and Residence in Los Angeles.”
Vice Provost Valerie Swain-Cade McCoullum of University Life says Penn students are in constant contact with family.
Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine says Barbaro may soon be able to leave the hospital.
President Amy Gutmann pledges $150,000 to Penn to encourage other donors.
Sean Grady of the School of Medicine provides a guide to arteriovenous malformation.
Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on Barbaro’s condition.
Rachel Werner of the School of Medicine and Eric Bradlow of the Wharton School are cited for their research on hospital death rates.
Kathryn Schmitz of the School of Medicine discusses how smokers can benefit from exercise.
Penn research is cited in a study concerning Medicare hospital evaluations.
Serdar Ural of the School of Medicine says pregnant women with herpes should take anti-viral medicine as a preventive regardless of external symptoms.
President Amy Gutmann comments on tuition trends and financial aid.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication outlines new Democratic House Speaker Pelosi’s strategy to fight negative political rhetoric.
Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences says the firm that will buy U.S. ports from Dubai ownership also has many international ties.
Ben Musher of the School of Medicine discusses sleep deprivation in medical professions.