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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | | 215-573-6604August 25, 2010

UMR Coalition Praises Recovery Act’s Investment Impact on Science, Innovation and Technology

PHILADELPHIA –- A White House report analyzing the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on innovation, science and technology has drawn praise from United for Medical Research.

Brigham and Women’s to Offer Hand Transplants

August 24, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says transplant antirejection drugs pose a high risk.

Article Source: Boston Globe

Scaly Skin Linked With Depression

August 23, 2010

Researchers at the School of Medicine are cited for their studies of psoriasis and depression.

Article Source: Thaindian News (Thailand)

Food Stamp Discount for Buying Produce

August 19, 2010

Kevin Volpp of the School of Medicine discusses the effectiveness of nutrition incentives.

Article Source: Boston Globe

What Happens to a Linebacker's Neurons?

August 18, 2010

Douglas Smith of the School of Medicine is cited for his research on head trauma.

Article Source: Discover

Who Should Decide When Care is Futile?

August 19, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on end-of-life care.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Vaccination Is Steady, but Pertussis Is Surging

August 16, 2010

Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine comments on pertussis diagnosis and treatment.

Article Source: New York Times

Admitting Errors Doesn't Increase Lawsuits: Study

August 17, 2010

Russell Localio of the School of Medicine is cited for his research on doctor error admission and lawsuits.

Article Source: Reuters

Blows to the Head Linked to Disease

August 18, 2010

John Trojanowski of the School of Medicine and the Institute of Aging discusses the link between head trauma and various maladies.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Who Should Test For Alzheimer's?

August 16, 2010

Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on the ethics surrounding a diagnosis tool for Alzheimer’s.

Article Source: New Republic