Health & Medicine

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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

Health-Reform Impact on Insurers Unclear

September 11, 2009
Mark Pauly of the Wharton School discusses potential effects of health-care reform.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Obama Says He Will Weigh Medical Malpractice Reform

September 10, 2009
Tom Baker of the Law School comments on other factors that contribute to increased spending on health care.
Article Source: Los Angeles Times

FDA Advisers Back Glaxo's Drug for Cervical Cancer

September 10, 2009
Diana Zuckerman of the School of Medicine discusses the FDA’s approval of Cervarix.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Obama to Detail Health Care Vision

September 9, 2009
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on President Obama’s upcoming address to the nation on health care.
Article Source: USA Today

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