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All In The News tagged "US News and World Report"

4 Myths About Postbaccalaureate Premed Programs

The Pathway to Medical School program at the College of Medicine was mentioned in a Jan. 12 U.S. News & World Report story, also published by WTOP News, that debunked myths about post-baccalaureate, pre-med programs.

What You Can Do With a Nursing Degree

Anne Dubrow-Woods, DNP, an adjunct professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 12 U.S. News & World Report story about different career opportunities for nursing degrees.

For Black Americans, Discrimination May Increase Risk of High Blood Pressure

Allana T. Forde, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in July 1 stories in Philly Voice, U.S. News and World Report, HealthDay, docwire news, UPI, Healio Cardiology, Practical Neurology, among other outlets, about leading research into a link between discrimination and higher risk of hypertension in African Americans.

Screen Time for Tiniest Tots Linked to Autism-Like Symptoms

Karen F. Heffler, MD, a researcher, and David S. Bennett, PhD, a professor, both in the College of Medicine, were featured in April 20 stories in HealthDay, UPI, and MedPage Today about their research linking early screen time in infants with development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)-like symptoms later in childhood. The story was also reported by various broadcast media outlets nationwide including WTVH-TV (CBS, Syracuse, New York) and WNDU-TV (NBC, South Bend, Indiana).

Eating Disorder Statistics

Stephanie Manasse, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Sciences (WELL Center) in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 14 U.S. News & World Report article about eating disorder statistics in the United States.

Married Women Gained Most From Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion: Study

Jim Stimpson, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 23 U.S. News and World Report article about a study he led showing that married people, especially women, benefited more than singles after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded Medicaid insurance coverage in the United States.

Does the Candida Diet Work – and Is It Safe?

Paul Nyirjesy, MD, a professor in Drexel University College of Medicine, was quoted in a July 23 U.S. News and World Report article about whether the Candida diet can help prevent yeast infections.

Study Shows Support for Overdose Prevention Site in Philly Neighborhood

Alexis Roth, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, led a study in the Journal of Urban Health that surveyed the level of support for a proposed overdose prevention site in Kensington. The research was covered on June 6 by U.S. News and World Report, The Philadelphia Inquirer, STAT Morning Rounds and Philly Voice

Dirty Air Tied to Raised Risk of Strokes, Shorter Lives

Longjian Liu, MD, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a  Jan. 31 U.S. News & World Report story about his research that found people who live and work in counties with air pollution are more likely to die from a stroke. KPLC-TV (NBC-Lake Charles, Louisiana), and dozens of news media across the country, also reported the story.

Autism rates continue to climb, and experts don't exactly know why

Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor, and Craig Newschaffer, PhD, a professor, both in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, were quoted in a Nov. 26 stories in USA Today and U.S. News & World Report about a new study that suggests 1 in 40 American children has autism.

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.

3 Tips for Online Students From Success Coaches

Susan Aldridge, PhD, senior vice president and president of Drexel Online, was quoted in a May 25 U.S. News & World Report story about tips for online students.