Health & Medicine


Potential for Criminal Behavior Evident at Age 3

November 16, 2009
Adrian Raine of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine is cited for research aimed at predicting criminal behavior.
Article Source: Reuters

For Men at 40, Risk of Cardiac Death 1 in 8

November 16, 2009
Muriel Jessup of the School of Medicine comments on cardiac-risk research.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Health-Care Heresy?

November 16, 2009
Richard Cooper of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School is featured commenting on the health-care-reform debate.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Swine Flu Cases Show Signs of Decline

November 13, 2009
Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine discusses H1N1-outbreak patterns.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Police Dog, Shot Twice, Hailed as a ‘Hero’

November 11, 2009
The Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania cares for Delaware dog-hero Diablo.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Police Dog Recovering After Being Shot in Delaware

November 11, 2009
David Holt of the School of Veterinary Medicine says police-dog Diablo is expected to make a full recovery.
Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)

Politics Aside, Doctors Universally Fed Up With Insurers

November 10, 2009
David Asch of the Wharton School offers insight on physicians’ relationships with insurance companies.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Harvard, Yale, Three Schools Back Drug Policies to Help Poor

November 9, 2009
Penn is among several institutions pledging for affordable medicine for the less fortune.
Article Source: Bloomberg

Video: A Government That Works

November 8, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice makes the case for universal health care.
Article Source: Big Think

With Doctors in Short Supply, Responsibilities for Nurses May Expand

November 6, 2009
Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses patient satisfaction with the work of nurse practitioners.
Article Source: New York Times