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In the Media

How Cuts to Food Stamps Threaten Children’s Health

June 3, 2013

Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Wired article on June 3 about how cuts to food stamps threaten children’s health.

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Swimming against a foul tide

May 26, 2013

Dr. Stephen Gambescia, an associate clinical professor and assistant dean of academic and student affairs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 26 Philadelphia Inquirer article about foul language in a work setting.

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No beef with these chef-made veggie burgers

May 23, 2013

Dr. Stella Volpe, a professor and the chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 23 Philadelphia Inquirer story about veggie burgers.

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The True Meaning of Memorial Day

May 22, 2013

Drexel’s Memorial Day Primer event, part of the “DU Remembers, Do You?” campaign and hosted by the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on May 22.

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Music Therapy Could Ease Anxiety In Patients With Respiratory Failure, Study Finds

May 20, 2013

Music therapy research led by Dr. Joke Bradt, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Huffington Post article on May 20.

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free health screenings for veterans

May 18, 2013

Dr. Leland “Rocky” Rockstraw, an assistant dean in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was a guest on the “Welcome Home Show” on WIBG radio (1020-AM) on May 18, discussing plans for students and faculty from the College to provide free health screenings for veterans at the City Council Veterans Resource Fair on May 22.

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Creative arts may ease cancer-related anxiety, pain

May 15, 2013

Dr. Joke Bradt, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Reuters Health article on May 15 about the value of creative arts for healing. The story ran in the Chicago Tribune and Yahoo! News.

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Can you become addicted to chocolate?

May 7, 2013

Research led by Dr. Jennifer Nasser, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was cited in an article about the addictive properties of chocolate that ran in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel on May 7.

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