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  • Peers, Public Perception Influence Firefighters Against Safety Equipment

    August 30, 2016

    Interviews conducted across the country by Drexel University researchers found that firefighters are often influenced by both colleagues and the public’s perception of them as risk-takers when choosing whether or not to use their safety equipment.

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  • Chemicals Banned Decades Ago Linked to Increased Autism Risk Today

    August 23, 2016

    A group of man-made chemicals used in some pesticides and insulating materials banned in the 1970s continues to linger in the United States, and new research by a Drexel University professor and colleagues found that high levels of exposure to some of them during pregnancy may increase the likelihood of a child being diagnosed with autism by roughly 80 percent.

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  • Music Demonstrated to Alleviate Cancer Patients’ Symptoms

    August 17, 2016

    A review looking at studies on the effect music interventions have on the treatment of cancer patients found treatment benefits for anxiety, pain, fatigue and overall quality of life.

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  • Q&A With Senior Vice Provost for Research Aleister Saunders

    August 11, 2016

    University research typically is a fairly insular endeavor, played out at the department level with little cross-pollination among the various disciplines. Senior Vice Provost for Research Aleister Saunders is trying to widen that view. He has been advocating a university-wide approach to research, looking for those areas where Drexel can support and encourage investigations that cut across departments and disciplines.

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