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Society & Culture

Depressive Symptoms Prevalent Among Division I College Athletes

Nearly a quarter of Division I college athletes reported depressive symptoms, and women were twice as likely, says a new study from the College of Medicine. 

Pregnant woman holding stomach while on bed.

Health

Study: Anti-Asthma Drugs Taken During Pregnancy Associated With Autism Risk

Taking B2AR agonist asthma drugs during pregnancy appears to be associated with an increased risk that the child will develop autism, according to a recently published study at Drexel University.
e-cigarette

Science & Technology - Health

On Twitter, E-Cigarette Ads Spread Like Secondhand Smoke

Are 500 retweets the modern equivalent of “everyone’s doing it” when it comes to e-cigarette marketing? While the Food and Drug Administration has proposed a ban on the sales of e-cigarettes to people under 18, as we are beginning to understand the health effects of the substitute to smoking, a recent study by researchers at Drexel University and the University of Southern California suggests that e-cigarette marketing on social media is about as containable as second-hand smoke.

Black History Month is celebrated in February.

Society & Culture - Campus & Community

How to Observe Black History Month at Drexel

To observe and celebrate Black History Month, Drexel will host a variety of events celebrating black culture while also reflecting on its history and future.

M. Brian Blake

Campus & Community

Q&A with Executive Vice President and Provost M. Brian Blake

With a résumé packed with impressive credentials in teaching, research and administration, plus a personal history steeped in experiential learning, new Drexel Executive Vice President and Provost M. Brian Blake is equipped to put Drexel’s academics and research on an ambitious path while enhancing the University’s stature as a co-op leader in higher education.

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Drexel in the News: July 2014 - May 2015

This video features highlights of Drexel's broadcast news coverage in 2014-2015. Special thanks to the news media represented in this video.

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What Tasers Do to The Brain 

New York Magazine

Wed - Feb 10, 2016

A Valuable Lesson About Heart Health

WPVI-TV (6-abc)

Tue - Feb 9, 2016

In Its 200th Year, Some Say the Stethoscope is Obsolete

WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org

Tue - Feb 9, 2016

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STEM Education

Daniel Korschun, PhD

Corporate Governance

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