Perelman School of Medicine

Testimony Can Empower or Stress Abuse Victims

December 13, 2011

Steven Berkowitz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how abuse victims react to testimonies.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Next Roe v. Wade?: Jennie McCormack’s Abortion Battle

December 12, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a case about a woman who was arrested for terminating her pregnancy with an abortion pill.

Article Source: Newsweek

Leukemia Drug Pulled From Market Sparks New Interest

December 12, 2011

Charles Abrams of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a new study of leukemia drug Mylotarg.

Article Source: Reuters

Video: Plan B Drug & Healthcare Reform

December 9, 2011

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on the debate regarding Plan B contraceptive and healthcare reform.

Article Source: CNBC

It’s the Century of Biology: Are the Candidates Listening?

December 6, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views about a disconnect between political rhetoric and the importance of leadership in biotechnology.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Some Depressed People Do Worse on Medications: Study

December 8, 2011

Michael Thase of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study about antidepressant use.

Article Source: Reuters Health

Plan B Won’t Be Available OTC to Younger Teens, HHS Says

December 7, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “In facing a tough call, HHS has put politics over science when it comes to sex.”

Article Source: MSNBC

Researchers: Medical Procedure for Breast Cancer Lacks Benefits

December 7, 2011

Robert Prosnitz of the Perelman School of Medicine finds that a contralateral prophylactic mastectomy lacks significant benefits for breast cancer patients.

Article Source: NBC Philadelphia

Helping Doctors Prevent Painkiller Abuse

December 6, 2011

Peter Sananman, Jeanmarie Perrone and Hallam Gugelmann of the Perelman School of Medicine author an op-ed about helping physicians prevent prescription drug abuse.

Article Source: Philly.com

Kids With Public Insurance Denied Appointments, Had Longer Waits

December 6, 2011

Karin Rhodes of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for authoring a study about children who are covered by public health insurance.

Article Source: “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio