Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School suggests that doctors should lead health-care transformations.
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Sage Myers of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about leading a study on personal safety in cities and rural areas.
David Grande of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Robert Town of Wharton discuss the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Overturning a commonly-held belief that cities are inherently more dangerous than suburban and rural communities, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have found that risk of death from injuries is lowest on average in urban counties compared to suburban and rural counties across the U.S.
John Trojanowski, Jon Toledo, Steven Arnold and Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on maintaining a healthy lifestyle to fight Alzheimer’s.
(This is the third in a series about University of Pennsylvania students who took their arguments in support of federal student financial aid to Washington this summer in a project organized by the Office of Student Registration and Financial Services. Other profiles feature students
A Bad Alliance: Rare Immune Cells Promote Food-Induced Allergic Inflammation in the Esophagus, Finds Penn Study
Food is an integral part of life; but, for some, it can be harmful. Allergic inflammation caused by inappropriate immune responses to some types of food has become a major public health issue. Over the past ten years, the prevalence of food allergies has increased by nearly 20 percent, affecting an estimated six million people in the U.S.
The evolution of adaptations for life on land have long puzzled biologists – are feathers descendents of dinosaur scales, how did arms and legs evolve from fins, and from what ancient fish organ did the lung evolve?