Health & Medicine

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Implant Gives New Hope to the Blind

September 8, 2009
The Scheie Eye Institute is highlighted for its advances in curing blindness.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Whoa, Trigger

September 8, 2009
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is cited for his research on “community rating” and health insurance.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Preparing for a Stressful Flu Season

September 7, 2009
Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine discusses the H1N1 virus and what to expect this flu season.
Article Source: New York Times

Calling Out All the Hypocrisies

September 6, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed piece on government and health care.
Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Belatedly, the Recession Clobbers Phila.

September 6, 2009
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School comments on the health-care job market in Philadelphia.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Resurfacing, a Critic Stirs Up Debate Over Health Care

September 4, 2009
Jane Barnsteiner of the School of Nursing comments on the work of Betsy McCaughey.
Article Source: New York Times

Mistrust May Cause People to Put Off Treatment

September 3, 2009
Chanita Hughes-Halbert of the School of Medicine and the Penn Center for Population Health and Health Disparities discusses patients’ mistrust of the health system.
Article Source: HealthDay News

Combination Implant Appears to Help More Heart-failure Patients

September 2, 2009
Mariell Jessup of the School of Medicine discusses automatic defibrillators.
Article Source: Chicago Tribune

A New Approach to Inevitable End of Life

August 31, 2009
Mary Ersek of the School of Nursing discusses palliative care.
Article Source: Wilmington News-Journal

Would Tort Reform Lower Costs?

August 31, 2009
Tom Baker of the Law School is cited for his book, “The Medical Malpractice Myth,” as he discusses medical-malpractice suits and their effect on health-care costs.
Article Source: New York Times