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In the Media

Cut Down on Plastic Bags

June 19, 2017

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, wrote a letter to the editor for the Philadelphia Inquirer June 19 about the importance of the state legislature allowing for local government to have its own provisions, citing the state recently pre-empting local rules limiting plastic bag use.

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The Doodler Abides

June 14, 2017

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 14 Pacific Standard article about her study into the effect art-making has on the brain’s reward pathway. Detroit’s WJR-AM also covered the study during a segment June 15.

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Forget Bill Cosby; I Hate to See his Wife Dragged Down Like This

June 13, 2017

Argie Allen, PhD, director of clinical training in the Couples and Family Therapy program of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for a June 14 Philadelphia Daily News article focusing on the presence of Camille Cosby at Bill Cosby's trial.

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Why Talking About Suicide May Be Our Best Hope for Stopping Suicide

June 7, 2017

Guy Diamond, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 7 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story on the importance of talking about suicide to prevent it. 

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Bi-Bi-Bi: What If 80 Percent Of The World Is ‘Secretly Choosing’ To Be Straight?

May 25, 2017

A study on LGBT populations and mental health, authored by Annie Shearer, a former researcher in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, with Guy Diamond, PhD, director of the Center for Family Intervention Science in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a May 25 Huffington Post story about whether much of the world is bisexual and just hiding it.

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The Hazy Science of Day Drinking

May 24, 2017

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for a May 24 story in New York magazine's "The Science of Us" column about whether or not there are metabolic differences in drinking alcohol during the day versus at night.

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Ramadan Fast Inspires a Philly Food Business

May 19, 2017

Eram Albajri and Manal Naseeb, doctoral students in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were mentioned in a May 19 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a local company's attempt at creating a nutrition bar specifically for people fasting during Ramadan.

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Health Hazards Lurk in Home Kitchens, Drexel Study Finds

May 18, 2017

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a May 18 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about her recent study on foodborne illness risk in home kitchens. Her work was also featured during a WXIN-TV (FOX-Indianapolis)broadcast on May 17.

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