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Patients Who Lose a Significant Amount of Weight Before a Transplant Are at Higher Risk of Dying

Patients Who Lose a Significant Amount of Weight Before a Transplant Are at Higher Risk of Dying

A new study out of Drexel University suggests that even planned and advised weight loss could also be dangerous for kidney transplant candidates if it’s not closely monitored.

 

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Keeping First Responders Safe: Drexel-Developed Safety Climate Scale Helps Fire Departments Reach Health and Wellness Goals

A new scale, that effectively measures the safety climate of a fire department, has been developed by researchers from Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health, according to a paper published today in the journal Safety Science.
Financial Fitness: Fun Money Learning for Faculty, Professional Staff and Students

Financial Fitness: Fun Money Learning for Faculty, Professional Staff and Students

On May 18, faculty, professional staff and even a few students gathered together for “Retirement Planning: It’s Never Too Early and It’s Never Too Late,” a workshop put on by Drexel Human Resources, A Healthier U and Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union.

 
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A Change of Stomach: The Feasibility of Healthy Eating Campaigns in Rural Areas

With most studies focusing on urban areas, one Drexel professor’s research found that healthy eating interventions in rural restaurants and supermarkets can be both feasible and effective at improving healthy eating options.
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Q&A: Getting Everyone to Finish the Race: Ana Núñez on Health Care Equity

The College of Medicine’s Ana Núñez will soon receive an award for advocating for health equity. She talked with DrexelNow about the steps she feels are needed to achieve it.