Health & Medicine

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Wounded K-9 Released From Hospital

December 1, 2009
Elaine Holmes of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on police-dog Diablo’s release from Ryan Veterinary Hospital.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Unusual Coma Recovery Case Attracts Doubters

November 26, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses a case involving a 23-year-coma patient.
Article Source: Associated Press

Sleep Success: How to Make ZZZs = Memory

November 26, 2009
David Dinges of the School of Medicine discusses sleep inertia.
Article Source: New Scientist

Coma Victim's Caregivers Called Manipulative

November 25, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine offers insight on coma victims’ ability to communicate.
Article Source: Associated Press

Autopsy Today for Boxer Who Died After Bout

November 24, 2009
Doug Smith of the School of Medicine discusses head injuries in sports.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn to Celebrate Donors

November 23, 2009
President Amy Gutmann, Trustees Chair David Cohen and Stephen Hahn of the School of Medicine are set to unveil the University’s new Roberts Proton Therapy Center.

The Mammogram Storm: Benefits vs. Risks

November 20, 2009
Sanford Schwartz of the Wharton School and the School of Medicine comments on newly issued mammogram testing guidelines.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Need Help with H1N1 Vaccine Fear? Sid the Science Kid Explains How Flu Vaccines Work

November 20, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says the governmental H1N1 vaccination-awareness campaign is falling short.
Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Addicted to Mammograms

November 19, 2009
Robert Aronowitz of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on breast-cancer screening and is cited for his book, “Unnatural History: Breast Cancer and American Society.”
Article Source: New York Times

Westbrook at Center of Concussion Controversy

November 18, 2009
Douglas Smith of the School of Medicine comments on the health ramifications of Philadelphia Eagle Brian Westbrook’s recent concussion.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer