Health & Medicine

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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

Heart Pump Shows Promise

November 18, 2009
Lee Goldberg of the School of Medicine discusses new mechanical-heart-pump technology.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Toddlers Insensitive to Fear Go on to Commit Crimes

November 17, 2009
Adrian Raine of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine and Yu Gao of the School of Arts and Sciences co-author a study investigating criminal tendencies in children.
Article Source: NewScientist

'Fearless' 3-Year-Olds Might Be Tomorrow's Criminals

November 17, 2009
Yu Gao of the School of Arts and Sciences provides insight on early-childhood criminal tendencies.
Article Source: HealthDay News

For Men at 40, Risk of Cardiac Death 1 in 8

November 16, 2009
Muriel Jessup of the School of Medicine comments on cardiac-risk research.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Health-Care Heresy?

November 16, 2009
Richard Cooper of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School is featured commenting on the health-care-reform debate.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Potential for Criminal Behavior Evident at Age 3

November 16, 2009
Adrian Raine of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine is cited for research aimed at predicting criminal behavior.
Article Source: Reuters

Swine Flu Cases Show Signs of Decline

November 13, 2009
Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine discusses H1N1-outbreak patterns.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Police Dog, Shot Twice, Hailed as a ‘Hero’

November 11, 2009
The Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania cares for Delaware dog-hero Diablo.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Police Dog Recovering After Being Shot in Delaware

November 11, 2009
David Holt of the School of Veterinary Medicine says police-dog Diablo is expected to make a full recovery.
Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)