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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | jessica.mikulski@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369February 23, 2012

Sleepless in the South: Penn Medicine Study Discovers State and Regional Prevalence of Sleep Issues

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have put sleeplessness on the map — literally. The research team, analyzing nationwide data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has produced the first state-by-state sleep maps for the United States, revealing that residents of Southern states suffer from the most sleep disturbances and daytime fatigue, while residents on the West Coast report the least amount of problems.

Rick Santorum on Prenatal Tests: Can the Future of Pregnancy Health Care Be Stopped?

February 22, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the history of genetic testing.

Article Source: Washington Post

Audio: Caregivers Press for Experimental Alzheimer’s Drug

February 14, 2012

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses an experimental drug for Alzheimer’s.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Audio: Caregivers Press for Experimental Alzheimer’s Drug

February 14, 2012

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses an experimental drug for Alzheimer’s.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Rick Santorum Is Pro-Science: That’s the Good News

February 21, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Arts and Sciences discusses perceptions of science.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Do Seniors Really Want to Know Life Expectancy?

February 20, 2012

David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on life expectancy.

Article Source: USA Today

How Target-ed Advertising Strips Away Our Privacy

February 20, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine contributes his thoughts about advertising and privacy.

Article Source: MSNBC.com

Audio: The Eldest Emanuel Brother: Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel

February 20, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is interviewed.

Article Source: WBEZ Radio (Chicago)
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-459-0544February 20, 2012

Penn: New Combo of Chemo and Well-Known Malaria Drug Delivers Double Punch to Tumors

Blocking autophagy -- the process of "self-eating" within cells -- is turning out to be a viable way to enhance the effectiveness of a wide variety of cancer treatments.

George Orwell and the Values Speech That Rick Santorum Would Like to Give

February 19, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences outlines a speech he believes Rick Santorum would like to deliver.

Article Source: Huffington Post