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All In The News tagged "NBCNews com"

‘Dune’ Is Nearly Here. The Stakes Are High for Devoted Fans — And a Fragile Box Office

Donald Riggs, PhD, a teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Oct. 19 NBC News article about the upcoming release of the movie “Dune,” an adaption of the famously complex and lengthy sci-fic book. The article was picked up by MSN

COVID Dating: A Shopping Guide To Help You Safely Date

Ellen Turner, MD, an adjunct in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Dec. 11 NBC News article about outdoor dining while dating during the pandemic.

Can Air Filtration Stop Coronavirus at a Trump Rally in Phoenix? Experts Doubt It.

L. James Lo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a June 23 NBC News story about specious claims made by an Arizona church hosting a Trump campaign rally that its ionic air purifying system can eliminate 99% of coronavirus in the air. The story was also posted on MSN News.

George Floyd Shows Black Folks Don't Need More 'Allies.' We Need Active Bystanders.

Ebony White, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 17 NBC News opinion piece about the Black community wanting allies to become active bystanders in order to dismantle structural racism. 

Black Men Fear Homemade Coronavirus Masks Could Exacerbate Racial Profiling

André Carrington, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a April 9 NBC News article about the CDC’s recommendation to wear a bandana over ones face during the pandemic – and how this could intensifying racial profiling in communities of color.

Why the Focus of Autism Research Is Shifting Away From Searching for a 'Cure'

Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute's Life Course Outcomes program, was quoted in a Sept. 22 NBC News story about shifting the focus of autism research from cure to early detection and support for health and well-being of adults with autism.

When Doctors Fat-Shame Their Patients, Everybody Loses

A study by Janell Mensinger, PhD, an associate research professor and director of the Biostatistics Service Center in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was referenced in an Aug. 24 NBC News story. The study focused on how the practice of weighing patients is likely deterring people from going to the doctor. Mensinger's research suggests that body mass index is correlated with weight stigma and health-care stress.

Why do People Love Coffee and Beer? It's the Buzz, Not the Taste, Study Finds

Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH , a research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, is quoted in a May 2  NBC News  article that suggests something other than taste genes may be playing a role in our preference for certain beverages.

Junk Food Ads Disproportionately Target Black and Hispanic Kids, Study Finds 

Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, a research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 16 NBC News story about a study she co-authored, which found that food companies disproportionately target television advertising for unhealthy foods toward black teenagers. 

Economic Expansion Boosts Carbon Emissions, Despite Green-Tech Gains

José Tapia Granados, PhD, a professor in College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Jan. 8 NBC News article about the relationship between economic expansion and carbon emissions. A 2012 study co-authored by Tapia Granados found that, from 1958 through 2010, CO2 emissions were closely linked to increased economic activity. The study was referenced in the article. 

YouTube career or college? The new question facing teens

Damian Salas, assistant dean of entrepreneurship programs and assistant teaching professor in the Close School of Entrepreneurship, was quoted in an Oct. 16 NBC News story the choice young YouTube “stars” make about whether to attend college. The story also featured Noah Taitano and Ryan Burton, both undergraduates in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, about their own rise of YouTube stardom with their channel, “Love Live Serve.”

Learning to Cope With Cravings and Eat Mindfully Helped Jerome Williams Lose 135 Pounds

Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and the director of the WELL Center, and Jerome Wilson, a senior collections specialist at Drexel, were featured in a Sept. 16 NBC News article about Wilson’s weight loss, which he achieved after enrolling in a clinical trial led by the Department of Psychology.