Health & Medicine


When Hoarding Becomes a Problem

September 30, 2009
Elna Yadin of the School of Medicine discusses the psychology behind hoarding.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

A Buffet of Diets

September 29, 2009
Stella Volpe of the School of Nursing says successful diets involve pacing oneself.
Article Source: Wilmington News-Journal

A New Recovery Center for the Woes of Warcraft

September 28, 2009
Charles O'Brien of the School of Medicine discusses criteria for classifying addictions as disease.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Video: Homeless Addicts: Next Door, Worlds Away

September 28, 2009
Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine discusses his research with homeless addicts.
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New Call-In Service Could Help Save Your Cat or Dog

September 27, 2009
Justine Lee of the School of Veterinary Medicine provides advice on how best to utilize the pet poison line.
Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)

What's True Cost of a Starbucks Latte, Author Asks

September 27, 2009
David Grazian of the School of Arts and Sciences analyzes Starbucks’ impact on social psychology.
Article Source: Associated Press

Support Medical Reporting

September 23, 2009
Richard Shannon co-authors an op-ed on medical reporting.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Radio Coverage: “Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane”

September 23, 2009
Tom Baker of the Law School discusses tort reform.
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Glaxo to Change Training-Payment Practices

September 22, 2009
David Grande of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on the pharmaceutical-physician relationship.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Boomers: Gen Xcessive

September 20, 2009
Nicholas DiNubile of the School of Medicine discusses his Boomeritis generational-health theory.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer