Health & Medicine


'Fearless' 3-Year-Olds Might Be Tomorrow's Criminals

November 17, 2009
Yu Gao of the School of Arts and Sciences provides insight on early-childhood criminal tendencies.
Article Source: HealthDay News

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

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

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