Perelman School of Medicine

Most Heart Attacks in Young Women Preventable – by Following 6 Habits

January 5, 2015

Chileshe Nkonde-Price of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “This is a real shift in the cardiovascular community to

Article Source: Today.com

Who Will Be the GOP’s Conservative Culture Hero?

January 5, 2015

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about who will serve as

Article Source: Huffington Post

How to Keep Your Resolutions

January 3, 2015

Kevin Volpp of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and 

Article Source: New York Times

Penn Doctor Going Back for Second Tour Fighting Ebola in Africa

January 2, 2015

Trish Henwood of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for continuing work in an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

New Brain-Imaging Approach Could Help Smokers Quit

January 2, 2015

Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine is spotlighted for researching a new brain-imaging approach that could

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Brainy or Brawny? For Ants, It Comes Down to More Than DNA

December 26, 2014

Daniel SimolaRoberto Bonasio and 

The Science Behind Soothing, Stressful, and Sleep-inducing Sounds

January 5, 2015

Maria Geffen of the Perelman School of Medicine explains how sound works.

Article Source: Yahoo! Health
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604January 21, 2015

Twitter Can Predict Rates of Coronary Heart Disease, According to Penn Research

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Penn researchers have now shown that the social media platform Twitter can serve as a dashboard indicator of a community’s psychological well being and can predict rates of heart disease.

Twitter has broken news stories, launched and ended careers, started social movements and toppled governments, all by being an easy, direct and immediate way for people to share what’s on their minds.

To Blast Belly Fat, Do This for 20 Minutes a Day, Harvard Study Says

December 22, 2014

Kathryn Schmitz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on conducting an intervention study in premenopausal women

Article Source: Today.com

Check Up: A Shorter Course of Radiation

December 21, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and 

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer