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Drexel University Encourages Employees To Stand Up For Their Health

Victor Tringali, executive director of University Wellness, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) in a segment about the University’s new “Take a Stand” initiative that offers employees the opportunity to order standing desks.

Pa. Company Helps Fight Battle of Boomers' Bulge

On Feb. 2, the Associated Press ran a Jan. 27 Philadelphia Inquirer story quoting Victor Tringali, executive director of University Wellness, about a group of local product developers who are designing new workout equipment for the growing market of health-conscious baby boomers. WCAU-TV (NBC-10), The Republic and other media outlets picked up the story.

Montco company helping fight battle of boomers' bulge

Victor Tringali, executive director of University Wellness, was quoted in a Jan. 27 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a group of local product developers who are designing new workout equipment for the growing market of health-conscious baby boomers.

Get a B.A. without getting F.A.T.

Drexel’s Recreation Center was mentioned in a Philadelphia Daily News column on September 11 about staying healthy in college.

App that identifies recipes by vitamin content, gaming dishes by taste and health among codeathon winners

Graduate student Abhiroop Das and undergraduate Mayank Gureja were quoted in an April 8 MedCity News story about the iSchool hosting the Philly Health Codefest over the weekend. Drexel students Dias Gotama, Ayush SobtiAnthony Hurst and Matthew Coppola were also mentioned in the story.

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.

Secrets to Becoming a Happy Woman

Dr. Argie Allen, director of clinical training for the Couple & Family Therapy Program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on The TODAY Show on NBC in a segment about secrets to becoming a happy woman.

11th Street Family Health Services

WPVI-TV (6-abc) featured fitness and nutrition programs at Drexel’s 11th Street Family Health Services.

Parenting: Advice to Consider When Your Kids Don't Like the New Love in Your Life

Dr. Marcia Polansky, associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in the Kansas City Star in a story about parenting advice.

Health-care Costs of 'Dual-Eligibles' Draw Budget-Cutters' Attention

Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted on Newsworks.org in a story about health care costs.

4th Annual Hope Walks for ALS

WTXF-TV (FOX-29) covered the 4th Annual Hope Walks for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). All proceeds of the walk benefit the programs of the ALS Hope Foundation and ALS Center of Hope at the College of Medicine.

Sex Causes Amnesia in 54-Year-Old Woman

Dr. Carol Lippa, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an ABC News story about the likelihood of sexual intercourse causing a type of amnesia in adults.