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All In The News tagged "Philly com"

Brazil Fires Impact Philadelphia and the World

Richard McCourt, PhD,  associate curator of Botany at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored an Aug. 28  Philadelphia Inquirer  opinion piece about how the Brazil fires impact Philadelphia and the world.  

Drexel Women’s Basketball Coach Denise Dillon Finds Success with International Recruits

Women's Basketball Head Coach Denise Dillon and freshman Keishana Washington, were quoted and Associate Head Coach Amy Mallon, Assistant Coach Stacy Weiss and varsity student-athletes Tereza Kracikova, Eline Maesschalck and Ana Ferariu were mentioned in a March 5 feature about the team's success in recruiting international players during Dillon's tenure.

How to not Get Frostbite, Hypothermia When the Weather is Freezing

Ted Daeschler, PhD, curator of Vertebrate Zoology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in a Jan 31 article about how not to get frostbite.

New Census figures on Philly neighborhoods show inequality, high numbers of whites living in poverty

Neeta Fogg, PhD, economist and research professor in the Center for Labor Markets and Policy in the School of Education was quoted in a Dec. 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a new five-year federal survey of poverty in Philadelphia, which shows a city still not recovered from the Great Recession.

Hunger and Discrimination go Hand in Hand

Sherita Mouzon, a community engagement specialist for the Witnesses to Hunger Program at the Dornsife School of Public Health’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities, authored a Dec. 3 opinion piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about the link between hunger and discrimination.

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, and KOLR-10 (CBS-Springfield, Missouri) about his study that characterized trends in proposed vaccine legislation throughout the country.

As opioid addiction challenges Pa. prisons, smuggled medicine undermines efforts to help

Jordan Hyatt, Phd, JD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Nov. 27 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion article about opioid addiction challenges facing prisons in Pennsylvania.

Why is it OK there are so many hungry among us?

Drexel’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities, based in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer editorial about hunger on the rise in Philadelphia, despite declines in the national hunger rate.

Philly region’s housing market in 2019: The slowdown will continue, experts say

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Nov. 23 Philadelphia Inquirer story projecting a continued slowdown in the region's housing market next year.

Lingerie leader Victoria’s Secret has new competition: Brands embracing body positivity

Lisa Hayes, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Nov. 9 Philadelphia Inquirer article about several companies challenging the conventional view of the lingerie business.

The cancer-preventing HPV vaccine a dozen years on: Progress, fear, and loathing

Judith Wolf, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Nov. 7 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Gardasil, the vaccine that protects against HPV that has led to worldwide declines in the most dangerous types of the virus.

When is it OK to drink alcohol while pregnant? Never, doctors say

Renee Turchi, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 24 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a report she co-authored, which found that alcohol-related birth disorders are far more common than previously believed.