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All In The News tagged "health"

Majority of Women Reach Highest-Ever Weight After Onset of Bulimia

Dr. Michael Lowe, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted on News-Medical.net in story about his study on bulimia nervosa.

The ABC's of Norovirus

Dr. Brent Simmons, an assistant professor in the Drexel University College of Medicine, was featured in a story on WPVI-TV (6-abc) about how to avoid the spread of norovirus.

Does CHOP Deserve the Hit to Reputation in Transplant-Denial Case?

Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a Newsworks.org story about privacy laws preventing hospitals from publically defending themselves against accusations in patient-specific cases.

Taking Weight Loss to New Heights

Dr. Stella Volpe, professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured live on four WPSG-TV (57-CW Philly) segments about healthy ways to keep your new year’s resolution of losing weight. Drexel Rec Center’s Nick Drake, coordinator of Health, Fitness & Wellness, and Jessica Norman, assistant director of Health, Fitness & Wellness, were also featured performing exercise routines.

Sugary Drinks Tied to Breastfed Kids' Weight

Dr. Alison Ventura-Rubenstein, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted on Reuter’s, in a story about the impact of sugary drinks on breastfed kids.

The Importance of Calories

Dr. Jennifer Nasser, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted throughout a feature on controlling food portions to stay healthy, on EveryDayHealth.com.

Chemo, Radiation, and Song

Dr. Joke Bradt, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a feature article in the Boston Globe  about research she led showing benefits of music therapy for cancer patients.

Zombies: Be Prepared

A simulated zombie uprising staged for educational purposes at the College of Nursing and Health Professions, as part of a certificate program in clinical simulation, was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer.  Carol Okupniak, an assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Clinical Simulation and Practice, was quoted.

Muppet With a Message

Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in ABC News in a story about Sesame Street’s segment “Growing Hope Against Hunger.” Chilton spearheads initiatives to help feed children in the Philadelphia area.

FEMA Gets $2.6 Billion to Continue Disaster Recovery Despite Federal Budget Bickering

The Poughkeepsie Journal and PostCresent.com mentioned Dr. Scott Knowles, an assistant professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, in a story about federal disaster relief aid.

Economic Pressures Leading Many to Make Medical Sacrifices

Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in an ABCNews.com story about Americans’ struggles to pay for medical costs.

Stop in the Name of Love?

The Jewish Exponent featured an interview with Dr. Lauren Van Scoy, a fellow training in the College of Medicine, about stories and issues about end-of-life care raised in her book, DNR: Do Not Resuscitate.