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All In The News tagged "Philly com"

Sesame Street Debuts its First Muppet with Autism on Monday

Georgina Perez Liz, MD, research assistant with the Early Detection project in the Dornsife School of Public Health's A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, wrote a post for April 7 on the debut of a new muppet with autism on "Sesame Street."

Taken for a Ride? Driverless Cars, Ethics, and Public Health

Janet Fleetwood, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a March 22 post for’s “The Public’s Health,” on driverless cars and the need to consider the ethics and public health implications of them.

Why Trump's Latest Immigration Ban Could be Bad for Your Health

Michael J. Stephen, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a March 6 op-ed for about how President Trump’s latest immigration policy could have negative effects on science and health care. Stephen was also interviewed on WDEL-1150 AM (Wilmington) about the piece.

Drexel Becomes Food-Central at its Philly Chef Conference

The Center for Hospitality and Sport Management’s "Philly Chef Conference" was highlighted in a March 3 story.

An Uninsured Clown is No Laughing Matter

Mara Smith, a student in the Kline School of Law, authored a March 2 post for about a young adult who depends on health insurance from the Affordable Care Act.

Walking 10,000 Steps a Day Toward Better Health

Thomas Trojian, MD, chief of the Division of Sports Medicine in the College of Medicine, authored a blog post on Feb. 20 about how walking 10,000 steps per day can lower heart disease risk and aid weight loss.

'Surreal' Video Game Hatched at Drexel Earns Acclaim

Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Gaming Studio in the ExCITe Center, and Thomas Sharpe, a recent graduate, were quoted in a Feb. 16 story about a game, designed by an EGS student startup in the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, being nominated for the International Mobile Gaming Awards' "People's Choice" award.

6 Ways to Maximize Your Health in Your 40s

Kristene Whitmore, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and director of the College's Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute, and Sarah M. Whitman, MD, an affiliated faculty member in the College of Medicine, were quoted in a Jan. 10 story about ways people can improve their health in their 40s.

Health Care in 2017: Is Chaos in Store?

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and the Dornsife School of Public Health, authored an Jan. 3 "Health Cents" blog post regarding possible big changes to American health care and what adjustments may come in 2017.

Medical Mystery: Shot in the Back, This President Lingered 80 Days

Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, authored a piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about President James A. Garfield, who was shot in the back but survived for 80 days before dying. 

Do Republicans Even Know What They Want on Health Care?

Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, wrote a July 20 blog post on health care and how they need to come to a consensus of what they want.

Why Invest in Public Health? The Life You Save Could Be Your Own

Rosie Mae Henson, a project manager in the Dornsife School of Public Health, wrote a post on the “Health Cents” blog Dec. 29 on making the case for how important it is to invest in public health in the United States.