Health & Medicine


Studies Find Pregnant Mothers' Flu Shots Help Babies

October 30, 2009
Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine says flu shots are beneficial to pregnant women.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Priests Urged to Speak Out Against Health Care Legislation

October 30, 2009
The Annenberg Public Policy Center’s is cited for its health-care-reform research.
Article Source: CNN

Many Employers Are Just Starting to Formulate Flu Policies

October 30, 2009
Evelyn Wiener of Student Health Services discusses Penn’s H1N1 response.

Audio: “Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane”

October 29, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses a Philadelphia child-abuse case.
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Not Pregnant? Cut In Line for H1N1 Vaccine

October 29, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses H1N1-vaccine availability.
Article Source: ABC News

Wish Your Kids Ate More Fruits and Vegetables?

October 28, 2009
Tanja Kral of the School of Medicine comments on school-cafeteria nutrition research.
Article Source: USA Today
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | | 215-898-4820October 28, 2009

Antidepressants 'Work Instantly'

October 26, 2009
Michael Thase of the School of Medicine comments on the effects of antidepressants.
Article Source: BBC

Surgery Shows Promise of Gene Therapy

October 26, 2009
Katherine High of the School of Medicine discusses a gene-therapy treatment for blindness.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Maternal Mortality Across the World

October 26, 2009
Bill McCool of the School of Nursing discusses Caesarean births in the U.S.
Article Source: BBC