Health & Medicine

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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)

Killer Mentally Impaired or a Schemer? Jury Deliberating on Life or Death of Man Who Killed Fed Witness, Friend

May 5, 2010

Carol Armstrong of the School of Medicine provides expert neuropsychology testimony at a criminal trial.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Anemia Drugs Hold Dangers for Kidney Patients

May 5, 2010

Jeffrey Berns of the School of Medicine discusses anemia-treatment agents.

Article Source: HealthDay News

Being a Teen & a Mother

May 5, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on teen-pregnancy complications.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

UPenn President to Advise Obama

May 3, 2010

President Amy Gutmann discusses her role as President Obama’s bioethics-commission chair.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Short Reads

May 3, 2010

President Amy Gutmann is cited as the chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission.

Article Source: Genome Technology

Should Laws Push for Organ Donation?

May 2, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says “presumed consent” would help to increase organ donation.

Article Source: New York Times

Penn Study Maps Road to Cure for Inherited Eye Diseases

May 2, 2010

Eric Pierce of the School of Medicine is cited for his research on treating inherited blindness.

Article Source: Spirit of India

The Cost of Lost Shut-Eye

May 2, 2010

Siobhan Banks of the School of Medicine says sleep deprivation can affect weight gain.

Article Source: Men’s Health

$1,000 Personal Genome Coming: Are We Ready?

April 30, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says genetic and environmental factors must be weighed equally when confronting disease.

Article Source: WebMD