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In the Media

Nonprofit Reveals the Most ‘Xtreme’ High-Calorie Restaurant Dishes

July 31, 2017

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a July 31 Daily Meal story about how occasional indulgence can be beneficial to health outcomes.

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Doodling is Scientifically Proven to Boost Brain Activity 

July 12, 2017

Research on how drawing and doodling can activate the brain's reward pathway, conducted byGirija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 12 Quartz story.

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Philadelphia Agenda

July 10, 2017

John Kirby, director of community health and wellness at Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, along with Stephen and Sandra Sheller, were interviewed in a segment on the WOGL-Radio (98.1-FM) show "Philadelphia Agenda with Brad Segall" about the health facility and the services it provides to vulnerable members of North Philadelphia.

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Weighing the Health of Hot Dogs Without Killing the BBQ

July 1, 2017

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 1 story on WHYY’s “The Pulse” that looked into hot dogs and their nutritional value in light of the Fourth of July. The story also includes recently graduated Drexel nutrition science students.

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Weighing the Health of Hot Dogs Without Killing the BBQ

July 1, 2017

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 1 story on WHYY’s “The Pulse” that looked into hot dogs and their nutritional value in light of the Fourth of July. The story also includes recently graduated Drexel nutrition science students.

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3 Ways Being Childish Can Change Your Life

December 22, 2016

Drexel was mentioned in Reader's Digest Canada on Dec. 22. The story referenced a study by Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, that explored how art-making lowers stress hormone levels.

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How Art Can Help Children Overcome Trauma

December 13, 2016

Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 13 Education Week story about the ability of creative art-making to help children overcome trauma. The study mentioned was by Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and explored how art-making by people of any skill level lowers stress hormone levels.

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Drexel to Get $150K Grant to Research Impact of Arts on Long-Term Stress

December 12, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Dec. 12 Philly Voice story about her program receiving grants as part of the National Endowment for the Arts’ first-ever funding of research labs.

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