Health & Medicine

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Is There a Nurse in the House?

June 18, 2010

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research on nurse-patient care ratio.

Article Source: New York Times

Medicine: Have You Hugged Your Doctor Today?

May 28, 2010

Michael Cirigliano of the School of Medicine is profiled.

A Prenatal Treatment Raises Questions of Medical Ethics

June 18, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses off-label drug benefits.

Article Source: Time

Is Opposition to Pot-Smoking Really Just Fear of Sex?

June 17, 2010

Robert Kurzban of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his research on the correlation between sexual attitudes and drug use.

Article Source: Psychology Today

Feeling Lazy? Perfect!

June 17, 2010

Andrew Newberg and Namni Goel of the School of Medicine provide health and fitness tips.

Article Source: Self Magazine

Synthetic Biology's Promise Outweighs Its Risks

June 16, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says the creation of a synthetic bacterium “ranks as a discovery of historic significance.”

Article Source: Japan Times

No Fairy Tale: Once Upon a $50,000 Mattress

June 13, 2010

Jim Findley of the School of Medicine and the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program comments on the importance of one’s mattress in battling insomnia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

This Week in Willpower

June 13, 2010

Robert Kurzban of the School of Arts and Sciences says new analysis calls into question the hypothesis that will power has a biological fuel.

Article Source: Psychology Today

One-Third of Potential Organ Recipients Ineligible

March 23, 2008

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on organ-recipient ineligibility.

Patient Navigators Lead the Way Through a Complex Medical World

June 13, 2010

Margaret Rummel of the School of Medicine discusses “patient navigators.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer