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In the Media

Can Lifestyle Changes Improve Thyroid Function?

October 29, 2016

Stella Volpe, PhD, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in an Oct. 29 story on Philly.com about what people can do to improve the function of their thyroids.

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Spreading Awareness of Mental Illness Through Art

October 21, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 21 The Signal story that cited her research on art therapy's positive effect on stress levels. The story profiled a mother and son who are using art as a way to spread awareness of neurological disorders.

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Trump's Vulgarity Allowed Me to Own My Experience of Sexual Assault

October 19, 2016

Ellen D. Feld, MD, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored an opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer on Oct. 19 about when she was sexually assaulted while a student in medical school.

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He's Juiced About the Growth Prospects in Cold-Pressed Sales

September 16, 2016

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition in the School of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 16 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story about the the growing popularity of cold-pressed juice.

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Healthier Choices for Your Child’s Lunch Box

September 13, 2016

Nyree Dardarian, assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, wrote a post for Philly.com posted Sept. 13 about healthier options for packed school lunches.

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Art Reduces Stress: Create Art, Stress Less

September 1, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a story for Better Nutrition magazine’s September edition on her study into art-making’s effect on stress hormone levels.

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Art Reduces Stress: Create Art, Stress Less

September 1, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a story for Better Nutrition magazine’s September edition on her study into art-making’s effect on stress hormone levels.

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Why Music is Good Medicine for Cancer Patients

August 18, 2016

Joke Bradt, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, had her research on music therapy’s positive effects on cancer patients’ anxiety, fatigue and pain featured in a dozen international publications Aug. 18–22, including the Polish edition of National Geographic and in an article by the Australian Associated Press, which was featured in outlets including Stuff New Zealand and the Parent Herald.

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