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In the Media

Vaping Isn't Smoking, It's a Disease Prevention Method

March 17, 2017

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, co-authored an op-ed about the use ofgaping as a smoking prevention method. The piece ran on March 17 in The Hill.

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The Most Addicting Foods on the Planet, According to Science

March 16, 2017

A study on the brain’s response to chocolate by Jennifer Nasser, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was referenced in a March 16 Reader’s Digest story on foods that are addictive, according to scientists.

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7 Boys + 9 Girls = One (Huge) Happy Family

February 7, 2017

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was profiled in a Feb. 7 Catholic Philly article about his book detailing growing up in a large family.

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No, These 'Superfoods' Will Not Cure Cancer 

February 7, 2017

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Feb. 7 Men’s Health story on the “myth of superfoods” in which she discussed coconut water. The story will appear in the March edition of the magazine.

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How to Eat for a Longer Life (There's Still Alcohol)

January 25, 2017

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 25 Bon Appetite story about how to adjust your diet so you can live longer.

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New Hope for Healing Chronic Wounds

January 19, 2017

Michael S. Weingarten, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and medical director of the Comprehensive Wound Healing Program, and Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were interviewed in a Jan. 18 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) segment about an ultrasound device they are developing to speed the process of healing chronic wounds. The project is also led by researchers in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems.

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Healthcare's Case for Recruiting More Men in Nursing

January 12, 2017

Brian Fasolka, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Glenn Burns, an undergraduate student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were quoted in a Dec. 12 WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story about recruiting more men into the nursing profession.

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FDA Shouldn't Ban e-cigarettes: PennLive Letters

January 11, 2017

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, co-authored an op-ed on why e-cigarettes are a good alternative to regular cigarettes that appeared Jan. 11 in Penn Live.

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