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Republicans Paint Bleak Picture of USA

January 12, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on politicians using religious rhetoric.

Article Source: USA Today

Inside the Fed in 2006: A Coming Crisis, and Banter

January 12, 2012

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School comments on the Federal Reserve.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Rebooting the Brain: New Progress in the Treatment of Insomnia

January 12, 2012

James Findley and Michael Perlis of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured in discussing Penn’s Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program.

Article Source: ABC News

Red Wine Research Said to Falsify Data

January 12, 2012

Joseph Baur of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on resveratrol research.

Article Source: CNN
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 12, 2012

Cindy Christian of Penn’s Field Center Named to Task Force on Child Protection

PHILADELPHIA — Cindy Christian, a faculty co-director at the University of Pennsylvania Field Center for Children’s Policy Practice & Research, has been named to a new 11-member Task Force on Child Protection.  The appointment was made by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 12, 2012

Penn Honors Martin Luther King Jr. With Interfaith Program and Community Awards Commemoration

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania will honor Martin Luther King Jr. with an Interfaith Program and Awards Commemoration, Thursday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m. in Bodek Lounge of Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St.

7 Sleep Conditions, Explained

January 11, 2012

Philip Gehrman of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses common sleep conditions.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Stem-cell Research: Never Say Die

January 11, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the ups and downs of a biotechnology company.

Article Source: Nature

Supreme Court: Churches Can’t Be Sued by Ministers for Employment Discrimination

January 11, 2012

Sarah Barringer Gordon of the Law School comments on a Supreme Court religion case.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Kim Menard | Kim.Menard@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-662-6183January 11, 2012

Penn Research: Gout Flares Reduced With Protein-trapping Treatment

Patients with gout – a painful type of inflammatory arthritis caused by the crystallization of urates in soft tissues – are advised to start treatment that lowers uric acid levels in the blood. Unfortunately, as the long-term medication starts to break down crystals deposited in the joints, many patients experience gout attacks caused by the release of crystals from softened deposits.