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In the Media

Sponges Left In Sinks Become Fecal Germ Bombs

April 30, 2019

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in an April 30 USA Today story about kitchen sponges being "germ bombs" and tips to reduce bacteria and germ exposure.

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Rising Hunger Among the Elderly Could Mean Higher Rates of Malnutrition

April 16, 2019

RoseAnn DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, assistant dean for Interprofessional and Collaborative Research in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an April 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story about rising rates of hunger and malnutrition in the elderly population in Philadelphia and throughout the country.

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10 Ways an Obamacare Repeal Would Affect PA., N.J.

March 27, 2019

A March 27 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the ways an Affordable Care Act repeal would effect Pennsylvania and New Jersey mentioned Nyree Dardarian, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and her 30-day McDonald's diet because, under the ACA, chain restaurants are required to post the number of calories in their menu items.

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Why Is It So Hard to Stop Eating Chocolate? A Drexel Scientist's Bittersweet Research

March 27, 2019

Jennifer Nasser, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a March 27 WHYY.org story about her recently published study on chocolate's sugar content and its psychoactive effects.

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Happy National Cheesesteak Day. Now Pass the Statins.

March 24, 2019

Kellsey Frank, assistant director of the Center for Nutrition and Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a March 24 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the calories in a cheesesteak.

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Here’s Why You Should Never Wash Chicken Before Cooking It

March 21, 2019

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a March 21 Reader's Digest article about the dangers of washing chicken before cooking. The story was picked up by AOL.

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Hospitals' Newspaper Ads Missing Marketing Opportunities, Study Finds

March 6, 2019

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a March 6 Becker’s Hospital Review article about his recently published study about Philadelphia-area hospitals using similar marketing themes in print ads.

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Shall We Dance?

February 28, 2019

Christina Devereaux, PhD, associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and program director for Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling was featured in a Feb. 28 Connecticut Public Radio story about dance movement therapy and how dancing has served a multitude of human functions.

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