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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

Older Transplant Patients -- and Donors -- More Common

September 20, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says older organ donor recipients are becoming more common.
Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Genes Controlling Insulin ‘Alter’ Body Clock

September 18, 2009
John Hogenesch of the School of Medicine is part of a team studying disorders such as metabolic syndrome.
Article Source: Times of India

Organ Transplants: Older Organs Used, With Patients' Consent

September 18, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on the use of transplant organs of “somewhat questionable quality.”
Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Traveling Exhibit Focuses on Transgender People

September 17, 2009
Arthur Robinson Williams, a student in the School of Medicine, comments on his traveling exhibition, "My Right Self: Transgender Considerations."
Article Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A Shot at Cancer

September 15, 2009
Stephen Schuster of the School of Medicine is cited for his work on cancer research.
Article Source: Time

U. of P. Expert Says Pa. Should Legalize Medical Marijuana

September 14, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine suggests legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.
Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)