Perelman School of Medicine

Audio: When Weed Is the Cure: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana

July 14, 2015

David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about the use of medical marijuana and his new book, Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana.

Pornography Foes: Make This a Health Issue

July 14, 2015

Mary Anne Layden of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on pornography as a public health issue.

Article Source: USA Today

Video: Health: Researchers Find More Ticks, More Lyme Disease

July 13, 2015

Anne Norris of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about treating a patient with Lyme disease.

Article Source: CBS News (Philadelphia)

Study: Most Advanced Larynx Cancers Don’t Get Best Care

July 12, 2015

Alexander Lin of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for studying larynx cancer patients and finding that removing the organ is not a treatment that many patients receive.

Article Source: Philly.com

All High School Students Should Learn CPR

July 13, 2015

Benjamin Abella of the Perelman School of Medicine writes an opinion piece about the importance of high school students learning how to administer CPR.

Article Source: Philly.com

Contraceptive Coverage Affects Wallets, and Maybe Choices

July 12, 2015

Doctoral candidate Nora Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on the money women are saving via contraceptive coverage.

Article Source: Kaiser Health News
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 13, 2015

Imagination Institute at Penn Awards Nearly $3M to Develop ‘Imagination Quotient’

The Imagination Institute, based at the University of Pennsylvania’s Positive Psychology Center, has announced nearly $3 million worth of grants to researchers at 16 institutions. The grants are aimed at the development of better ways of assessing and promoting imagination and creativity.

Second Childhood

July 11, 2015

Steve Arnold of the Perelman School of Medicine reflects on treating a patient suffering from dementia.

Article Source: Economist

Video: Health: Menopause & ADHD Drugs

July 8, 2015

C. Neill Epperson of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug being used to help improve cognitive issues related to menopause.

Article Source: CBS News (Philadelphia)

My Q and A With Sleep Expert Mathias Basner on the Science of Sleep

July 8, 2015

Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about sleep deprivation, the relationship between work and sleep and other topics about the science of sleep.

Article Source: Huffington Post