Health & Medicine

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The Power of a Positive Thinker

May 30, 2010

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the strength of positive psychology.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Union Between Life and Chemistry

May 31, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on the ethics of synthesized life.

 

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

UC Berkeley Offer to Test DNA of Incoming Students Sparks Debate

June 1, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses a DNA screening initiative in California.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Residents Raise a Ruckus Over Trudeau Airport Noise

May 27, 2010

Mathias Basner of the School of Medicine is cited for his research on the psychological effects of noise.

Article Source: Montreal Gazette

Surrogacy: Mitzvah or Money Maker?

May 27, 2010

Elly Teman of the School of Medicine discusses surrogacy and is cited for her book, “Birthing a Mother: The Surrogate Body and the Pregnant Self.”

Article Source: Jewish Exponent

New Breed of Specialist Steps In for Family Doctor

May 26, 2010

P.J. Brennan and Subha Airan-Javia of the School of Medicine discuss the role of the hospitalist.

Article Source: New York Times

Strategies Shared to Reduce Hospital Readmissions

May 27, 2010

Mary Naylor of the School of Nursing comments on hospitals’ efforts to combat patient re-hospitalization.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Sports Genes

May 17, 2010

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her genetics work in Africa.

Article Source: Sports Illustrated

Targeting Brain Circuits for Addiction, Relapse

May 25, 2010

Charles O'Brien of the School of Medicine discusses narcotic-addiction treatments.

Article Source: Associated Press

Craig Venter on Synthetic Life

May 25, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses the ethical dilemmas involved in creating synthetic life.