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In the Media

The science of grunting while weightlifting

January 31, 2014

Chris Rodolico, a doctoral student in physical therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Sinclair Smith, ScD, an associate professor and associate chair of the Health Sciences department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were interviewed for a story on WHYY's "The Pulse" on Jan. 31, about their research on the effect of vocalization on weight-lifting strength.

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One twin gave up sugar, the other gave up fat. Their experiment could change YOUR life

January 27, 2014

Research by Jennifer Nasser, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was discussed in a Daily Mail article on Jan. 27 about the brain’s pleasure response to foods high in fat and sugar.

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Husband Sues to Remove Pregnant Wife from Life Support

January 16, 2014

Katherine A. Taylor, PhD, an adjunct at the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a Jan. 16 MSNBC segment to comment on a pregnant woman forced to stay on life support.

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Music to your ears? How to prevent heart failure

January 16, 2014

Research on the health impact of music therapy led by Joke Bradt, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was cited in a blog post on The Guardian on Jan. 16.

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Pleasure Response to Food

January 10, 2014

Jennifer Nasser, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured on NHK-TV (Japanese public television) on Jan. 10 in a story about her research on the brain’s pleasure response to food.

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Pregnant, and Forced to Stay on Life Support

January 7, 2014

Katherine A. Taylor, PhD, an adjunct at the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 7 New York Times story about a pregnant woman forced to stay on life support. The story also appeared in national and international publications including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail.

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Health and fitness in the New Year

January 6, 2014

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on “Radio Times” on WHYY-FM on Jan. 6 in a program about health and fitness and new research.

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Philly bicycles crashes get mapped

December 10, 2013

Mary Ashley, a graduate student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Dec. 10 Metro story about a bicycle crash map implemented for the city of Philadelphia.

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