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Young Adults With Autism Need Jobs, But Resources Vary By State

Anne Roux, a research assistant professor in the Life Course Outcomes program of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an April 24 HealthDay article about the Institute's research on the disparity of vocational rehabilitation services for youth with autism across the country. The story was picked up by several outlets, including U.S. News & World Report.

Burden of Autism in Teens Weighs Heaviest on Minorities, Poor

Paul Shattuck, PhD, program director of the Life Course Outcomes program of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a March 15 Health Day article about the National Autism Indicators Report, which was picked up by several news outlets including U.S. News & World Report. Co-author Jessica Rast, a research associate at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was interviewed by KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about the report March 15. The report found that minority and low-income youth face worse outcomes than their peers.

Fast Food Versus Fast Casual — Which Has More Calories?

Research by Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, about the relative nutritional value of fast food and fast-casual food, was cited in a Feb. 21 HealthDay story that was picked up by a number of media outlets, including U.S. News & World Report.

Medicaid Expansion Under ACA Aided Low-Income Patients with CKD to Get on Transplant Waitlist

Meera N. Harhay, MD, an assistant professor in the college of Medicine, was quoted in June 21 Healio and HealthDay stories about her study that showed how Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act affected the racial and socioeconomic makeup of the kidney transplant waitlist.

Many Young People With Autism Can Become Safe Drivers: Study

A study by Maria Schultheis, PhD, a professor and department chair in the College of Arts and Sciences, which found that young people with autism can become safe drivers, was featured in a June 19 Health Day story that also ran in U.S. News & World Report and multiple local newspapers around the country.

Does Taxing Soda Actually Stop People from Drinking It?

Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 12 Time magazine article on her study looking into the effect Philadelphia’s sugary beverage tax had on soda consumption in the city's residents. The study was also covered (Auchincloss and her student and fellow researcher Yichen Zhong were quoted) in an April 12 HealthDay story picked up by outlets like U.S. News & World Report and Health magazine. Additionally, the story was covered in PhillyVoice and featured on multiple broadcasts, including on KYW-TV (CBS-3), on public radio stations like WYPR-FM (Baltimore), and in a story that featured an interview with Auchincloss that aired on CBS-affiliated radio stations like KMOX-AM (St. Louis).

Restaurant Bans Have Big Impact on Smoking Rates

Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 17 HealthDay story on her study that looks at the effectiveness of indoor smoking bans. The story was also picked up by Philly.com. One of her past studies on how cigarette pricing affects smoking was mentioned in a Jan. 17 story about state-by-state smoking costs that ran in a number of Connecticut newspapers including the New Haven Register, the Torrington Register Citizen and the Middletown Press.

'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Slim Down

Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 30 Health Day story about his research study on a type of weight-loss therapy that focuses on “mindful” decision-making. The story was picked up by multiple media outlets, including WebMD, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Arizona Daily Star on Sept. 30. The research was also covered in a Sept. 30 Medical Daily story.

Regular Weigh-Ins May Help Prevent College Weight Gain

Meghan Butryn, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 11 HealthDay News story about her study that showed how regular weigh-ins may help prevent weight gain. The story appeared in dozens of newspapers, including The Philadelphia InquirerThe Arizona Daily Star and The Sioux City Journal.

Consistency is Key for Weight Loss, Study Says

A study by Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, which found that weight variability during the first few weeks of a weight loss program negatively affects long-term outcomes, was featured in Aug. 28 stories on CNN.com, Consumer Reports, HealthDay, HuffPost United Kingdom, Medical News Today, the Daily Mail, and the Australian.

How Safe Is Your Drinking Water? Take a Look

Anneclaire De Roos, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 23 HealthDay story, picked up by the Philadelphia Inquirer, about her research on cloudy drinking water and its link to gastrointestinal illness.

'Better Health' Argument Won't Always Work to Pass Soda Taxes

Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 14 HealthDay story on his study looking into the behind-the-scenes strategizing that got a sugar-sweetened beverage tax passed in Philadelphia. The story appeared on the website of more than a dozen newspapers, including Philly.com, the Arizona Daily Star and the Sioux City Journal.