Health & Medicine

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Boomers: Gen Xcessive

September 20, 2009
Nicholas DiNubile of the School of Medicine discusses his Boomeritis generational-health theory.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Older Transplant Patients -- and Donors -- More Common

September 20, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says older organ donor recipients are becoming more common.
Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Genes Controlling Insulin ‘Alter’ Body Clock

September 18, 2009
John Hogenesch of the School of Medicine is part of a team studying disorders such as metabolic syndrome.
Article Source: Times of India

Organ Transplants: Older Organs Used, With Patients' Consent

September 18, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on the use of transplant organs of “somewhat questionable quality.”
Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Traveling Exhibit Focuses on Transgender People

September 17, 2009
Arthur Robinson Williams, a student in the School of Medicine, comments on his traveling exhibition, "My Right Self: Transgender Considerations."
Article Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A Shot at Cancer

September 15, 2009
Stephen Schuster of the School of Medicine is cited for his work on cancer research.
Article Source: Time

Tough Economy Can Take Its Toll on Your Health

September 14, 2009
Craig Pollack of the School of Medicine comments on the correlation between the state of the economy and one’s health.
Article Source: Dallas Morning News

With Soap and Water or Sanitizer, a Cleaning That Can Stave Off the Flu

September 14, 2009
Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine comments on the importance of hand washing in preventing the spread of disease.
Article Source: New York Times

Depression Linked to Earlier Death When Cancer Is Diagnosed

September 14, 2009
James Coyne of the School of Medicine is cited for his study of cancer patients coping with their diagnoses in their own ways.
Article Source: Los Angeles Times

U. of P. Expert Says Pa. Should Legalize Medical Marijuana

September 14, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine suggests legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.
Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)