Health & Medicine


Radio: “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane”

October 5, 2009
Joan DeJean of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses her book, "The Age of Comfort: When Paris Discovered Casual -- And the Modern Home Began."
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Homeless Addicts' Fragile Lives

October 4, 2009
“Righteous Dopefiend,” s book by Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine, is reviewed.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

When Hoarding Becomes a Problem

September 30, 2009
Elna Yadin of the School of Medicine discusses the psychology behind hoarding.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Radio: “Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane”

September 30, 2009
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the unveiling of the National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans, in University City.
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

A Buffet of Diets

September 29, 2009
Stella Volpe of the School of Nursing says successful diets involve pacing oneself.
Article Source: Wilmington News-Journal

A New Recovery Center for the Woes of Warcraft

September 28, 2009
Charles O'Brien of the School of Medicine discusses criteria for classifying addictions as disease.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Video: Homeless Addicts: Next Door, Worlds Away

September 28, 2009
Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine discusses his research with homeless addicts.
Article Source:

New Call-In Service Could Help Save Your Cat or Dog

September 27, 2009
Justine Lee of the School of Veterinary Medicine provides advice on how best to utilize the pet poison line.
Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)

What's True Cost of a Starbucks Latte, Author Asks

September 27, 2009
David Grazian of the School of Arts and Sciences analyzes Starbucks’ impact on social psychology.
Article Source: Associated Press

Support Medical Reporting

September 23, 2009
Richard Shannon co-authors an op-ed on medical reporting.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer