Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center and Joseph Cappella of the Annenberg School for Communication share their views on graphic images used to help people quit smoking.
Health & Medicine
Jeffrey Weiser and post-doctoral research Thomas Clarke of the Perelman School of Medicine are cited for their research on microbes.
Michael Cirigliano of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on digesting too much vitamin A.
Joseph Sobanko of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses why higher SPFs are not more effective than others.
PHILADELPHIA -- A University of Pennsylvania study will determine if public transit can convey more than people going from point A to point B. Video displays on public buses in Los Angeles will be used to help determine the efficacy of an innovative soap opera-like video program designed to increase HIV testing among low-income African Americans 14 to 24 years of age.
Abraham Shaked of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the Barker Transplant House.
Karin Rhodes of the Perelman School of Medicine leads a study about publicly insured children and their access to medical assistance.
A high level of a hormone that regulates phosphate is associated with an increased risk of kidney failure and death among chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, according to a recent study led by researchers at the University of Miami and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Diseases and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Results were published in the June 15 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.