A new study in the Archives of Internal Medicine shows that interventions to promote healthy behaviors, including eating more fruits and vegetables, increasing physical activity, and participating in cancer screenings appear beneficial for African-American couples who are at high risk for chronic diseases, especially if one of the individuals is living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus).
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PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has been awarded a $4.35 million grant from the Helene Fuld Trust, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., to support laboratory development and undergraduate curriculum revisions, which begin in September.
The award will underwrite:
Raina Merchant of the School of Medicine discusses her development of a mobile-phone app that provides oral instructions for CPR.
PHILADELPHIA –- Five University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. They are among 212 new Fellows and 16 Foreign Honorary Members recognized as some of the world’s most accomplished leaders from academia, business,
public affairs, the humanities and the arts.
The new AAAS Fellows at Penn are:
Nehal Mehta and Joel Gelfand of the School of Medicine are cited for their research on psoriasis.