Health & Medicine


Health-Care Coverage "Unwittingly" Diverted?

August 28, 2009
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication says health-care-reform debate has favored distraction over substance.
Article Source: Washington Post

Don't Know Much Biology: Our Trouble Classifying the Living World

August 26, 2009
Robert Goldberg of the School of Medicine and Sharon Thompson-Schill of the School of Arts and Sciences are cited for their cognitive-learning research.
Article Source: Scientific American

Foreclosures Make for Subprime Mental Health

August 25, 2009
School of Medicine researches are cited for their research on the correlation between finances and mental health.
Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | | 215-573-6604August 14, 2009

Center for Neuroscience and Society Opens at the University of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has launched the Penn Center for Neuroscience and Society, a cross-disciplinary endeavor to increase understanding of the impact of neuroscience on society through research and teaching and to encourage the responsible use of neuroscience for the benefit of humanity.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460August 5, 2009

Challenging Conventional Wisdom: Advances in Development Reverse Fertility Declines, Says Penn Collaborative Study

PHILADELPHIA – A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the Università Bocconi in Milan have released a study that challenges one of the most established and accepted standards in the social sciences: Human fertility levels tend to decline as countries advance towards high levels of social and economic development.

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