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All In The News tagged "health"

Painting a Healthy City

The “Painting a Healthy City” health fair and celebration held at the 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University was highlighted on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) on May 11.

Drexel plans health care series

Dr. Michael Howley, an associate clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business was mentioned in a May 6 Sacramento Business Journal as one of the speakers participating in the series of health care lectures at Drexel’s Sacramento campus.

Drexel offers lectures on health care changes ahead

Sandra Kirschenmann, associate vice provost and executive director of Drexel’s Sacramento campus, was quoted in a May 5 Sacramento Bee story about Drexel’s series of lectures on health care changes.

Businesses Are Testing Out Paying Employees For Going To The Gym

Dr. Mark Stehr, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was mentioned on as a co-author of a study about the effectiveness of workplace health incentives.

Breast Cancer Diagnostics Firm Gets Grant to Advance “Intelligent” Device For Early Stage Detection

Technology developed at Drexel’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Healthy Systems and the College of Medicine, was mentioned in an MedCity News story about the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s CURE Grant Awards program. UE LifeSciences, which licensed the technology, was one of four groups to receive a CURE grant. The award ceremony was also featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc).

The Scary Truth About Vegan Diets

Dr. Stella Volpe, professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Yahoo! Shine story about the risk of vegan diets when not done properly.

Want to Talk About the Economy? Try the Economic Burden of Malnutrition

Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s “The Public’s Health” blog in a post by Dr. Michael Yudell, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, about food insecurity, child malnutrition and the economy.

To Your Health: Moderate Alcohol Confers Some Benefits, Some Harms for Women's Health

Dr. Martin Bergman, a clinical associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a HealthDay story that was picked up by numerous outlets, including U.S. News & World Report and ABC News, regarding how small amounts of alcohol can help reduce pain in women who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.

Gene Altering Lotion May Treat Skin Diseases

Dr. Mark Abdelmalek, assistant professor and chief of the division of laser and dermatologic surgery  in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an article about treating skin diseases with gene altering lotions.

What's Next for Health Care?

Lisa McElroy, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed on Oregon Public Broadcasting about the Supreme Court’s health care ruling.

Nutrition Expert Says Philadelphians Need Diet Tweaks on Oppressive Summer Days

Nyree Dardarian, an instructor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and co-director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance, was quoted on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM), in a story about how to eat well during a heat wave.

New Book Features Experts from Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside

Dr. Ellen Giarelli, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a New Jersey Suburban News story about the process of preparing her recent book about nursing for autism spectrum disorders.