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Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction

Seth Welles, PhD, ScD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, debunked COVID-19 myths in an Aug. 23 NBC10@Issue segment.

Why Light Exercise Could Keep You From Overeating

Rebecca Crochiere, a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 28 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) “NBC10@Issue” story about a study she led on how light exercise can prevent diet lapses or over eating.

Beware of the One Ring Scam

Pablo Molina, DLS , Drexel’s chief information security officer, was interviewed in a May 8  WCAU-TV (NBC-10)  story about international phone spoofing scams and how to avoid them.

'Don't Wash Your Raw Chicken': CDC Warning Sparks Online Debate

 

A 2013 study by  Jennifer Quinlan, PhD,  an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, about the dangers of washing chicken before cooking was mentioned in a May 2  WCAU-TV (NBC-10)  article about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently tweeting the warning to not wash raw chicken. The story was published by multiple  NBC  affiliates across the country.

Vaccine rules under fire from state lawmakers

Neal Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in Nov. 29 stories in The Philadelphia Inquirer, NBCphiladelphia.com and KOLR-10 (CBS-Springfield, Missouri) about his study that characterized trends in proposed vaccine legislation throughout the country.

Progress & Promise Against Cancer

The College of Medicine was mentioned in an NBCphiladelphia.com Nov. 8 post about a phone bank event hosted by the station and the American Association for Cancer Research, which will feature a panel of regional cancer experts, including Drexel College of Medicine faculty.

Drexel Program Aims to Prepare Autistic Students For Jobs

Dianne Malley, project director of Transition Pathways in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was interviewed in an April 20 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about Project SEARCH, a program designed to provide career skills to young people with autism who are transitioning out of high school.

Beware of New Pyramid Schemes on Popular Social Media Sites

Rob D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Jan. 17 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about a new pyramid scheme on social media. The story was picked up by a number of affiliates across the country, including WRC-TV (Boston), KNTV-TV (San Francisco) and KNSD-TV (San Diego).

Why Do College Kids Think a Backpack Can Save a Drunk Friend's Life?

Ralph Riviello, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 21 NBCPhiladelphia.com story about whether placing a backpack on an intoxicated person can prevent asphyxiation.

Why Talking About Suicide May Be Our Best Hope for Stopping Suicide

Guy Diamond, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 7 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story on the importance of talking about suicide to prevent it. 

Growing Trend of Crimes Posted on Social Media

Rob D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in an April 17, WCAU-PHI (NBC-10) segment about the growing trend of crimes posted on social media. 

 

Ex-Doctor Hacks Into Cell Phones, Emails, Social Media Accounts of Female High School Classmates: Police

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a March 27 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about a former physician at Thomas Jefferson Hospital who illegally gained access to email accounts of several of his former high school classmates.