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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422February 6, 2012

RecycleMania 2012 Begins at Penn

PHILADELPHIA –- As part of its Year of Games, the University of Pennsylvania is among the 600-plus colleges and universities across the United States and Canada competing during the next eight weeks in RecycleMania 2012. This competition is designed to see which schools will minimize their waste stream most significantly and achieve the greatest recycling rate.

Tackling 21st-Century Tech Risks

February 2, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences contributes his views on technology risks.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Doctors Track Patients’ Mood, Social Life to Manage Illness

January 31, 2012

Joel Gelfand of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how patients’ illnesses can affect their moods and lifestyles.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

The Risks From Overusing Tanning Salons

January 30, 2012

Bruce Brod of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his concerns about the increasing number of women who have been diagnosed with malignant melanoma after using tanning salons.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Should People Know Their Genome Screening Results?

January 31, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the advantages of public input on policy regarding genome testing.

Article Source: ABC News Radio (London)

El Problema de los Implantes Mamarios PIP

January 30, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the problem of PIP breast implants that might cause health risks.

Article Source: El Mañana (Mexico)

No Transplant for Dying Dad Who Is Illegal Immigrant

January 30, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the ethical issues surrounding an illegal immigrant in need of a kidney transplant.

Article Source: Contra Costa Times

Wing Bowl as Medical, Evolutionary Marvel

January 29, 2012

David Metz of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for studying “speed eating.”

Article Source: Philly.com

Pounding the Pavement Calms Autistic Runner in Lake County

January 25, 2012

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on engaging children in physical activities to support a healthy lifestyle.

Article Source: Orlando Sentinel

Penn Medicine Maps Out Digital Health Priorities for 2012

January 24, 2012

William Hanson of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for leading initiatives to increase the use of electronic medical records.

Article Source: MedCity News