Health & Medicine


Life Made to Order

June 14, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on the creation of a human-made bacterium.

Article Source: Today (Singapore)

For Forgetful, Cash Helps the Medicine Go Down

June 13, 2010

Kevin Volpp of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Stephen Kimmel of the School of Medicine use incentives to test patient commitment to prescriptions.

Article Source: New York Times

Eye Exam May Someday Spot Multiple Sclerosis

June 10, 2010

School of Medicine researchers use ophthalmology to investigate multiple sclerosis.

Article Source: HealthDay News

Use of Long-Term Acute Care Hospitalization Growing

June 8, 2010

Jeremy Kahn of the School of Medicine says long-term hospitalizations are on the rise.

Article Source: HealthDay News

Part IV: Comparing Medical Treatments

June 4, 2010

Craig Umscheid and P.J. Brennan of the School of Medicine discuss the Center for Evidence-Based Practice.

Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)
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Animals and the Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has a satellite
uplink facility with live-shot capability near campus and an on-campus
ISDN line.

June 9, 2010
    Dr. Lisa A. Murphy
    Assistant Professor of Toxicology, Department of Pathobiology
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania