Health & Medicine


New Jersey Needs Independent Panel to Resolve Disputes Over End-of-Life Care

May 12, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on the ethical complications related to end-of-life care decisions.

Article Source: Newark Star-Ledger

Exploring 10 Popular Sleep Myths

May 11, 2010

Philip Gehrman of the School of Medicine says sleeping patterns are highly individualized.

Article Source: ABC News

Audio: Meditation and the Military

May 10, 2010

Amishi Jha of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses meditation’s value to soldiers.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Parkinson's Drugs Tied to Compulsive Behaviors

May 10, 2010

Daniel Weintraub of the School of Medicine is cited for research on the side effects of Parkinson’s drugs.

Article Source: HealthDay News

Cash Flows In to HHC Nursing Homes, Care Lags

May 11, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on governmental health-care-facility funding.

Article Source: Indianapolis Star

When the Kind of Nursing Degree Determines Hiring

May 9, 2010

Linda Aiken and Victoria Rich of the School of Nursing say the quality of nursing care is linked to nursing education.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Haitian Amputee Gets a New Arm

May 10, 2010

Samir Mehta of the School of Medicine discusses a Haiti earthquake victim’s crush injuries.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Veterans Return From Middle East With Multi-Symptom Pain Disorders

May 9, 2010

Rollin Gallagher of the School of Medicine says veterans who served in the Middle East require post-injury care.

Article Source: New Kerala (India)

Video: New Tool to Help Premature Babies

May 2, 2010

Irene Olsen of the School of Nursing comments on new growth-curve charting tools for premature babies.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

Health Experts Discuss Implications of Medicaid Expansion

May 5, 2010

David Grande of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the changes health-care reform will bring to Medicare.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)