News & Announcements

Colon cancer screening tied to better outcomes
June 21, 2013

New approach to Alzheimer's treatment might be key to a cure
June 19, 2013

Integrated Prostate Cancer Care Improves Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) Efficiency
June 14, 2013

10-Year-Old Cystic Fibrosis CHOP Patient Receives Lung Transplant
June 13, 2013

Senator Toomey Visits Lung Transplant CHOP Patient, Urges Change to Waiting List Rule
June 11, 2013

Penn Medicine's Peter Reese, MD, Named a Greenwall Faculty Scholar
June 7, 2013

Judge's ruling for second child needing a lung raises concerns
June 6, 2013

Sebelius won't intercede in local 10-year-old's quest for transplant
June 5, 2013

Cancer's true breakthroughs
June 2, 2013

Early Post-Transplant Readmission a Bad Sign
May 31, 2013

Could shedding extra pounds improve psoriasis?
May 30, 2013

Medical emergencies occur on 1 of every 604 flights
May 29, 2013

Weight Loss May Improve the Skin Condition Psoriasis
May 29, 2013

Neoadjuvant Therapy Options and Clinical Trials in Breast Cancer
May 29, 2013

Sleep less, weigh more
May 28, 2013

Crime-Fighting Trees Transform Philly
May 28, 2013

Safe and healthy places are made not born
May 20, 2013

Having a Nighttime Critical Care Physician in the ICU Doesn't Improve Patient Outcomes
May 20, 2013

Nighttime Docs at ICUs Don't Boost Patient Outcomes: Study
May 20, 2013

Docs in ICU at Night No Benefit
May 20, 2013

Storytelling helps convey science, medical data in tangible ways, Penn team finds
May 15, 2013

New Penn Medicine Research Identifies Infection and Sepsis-Related Mortality Hotspots Across the U.S.
May 15, 2013

How much salt is too little?
May 14, 2013

No Benefit Seen in Sharp Limits on Salt in Diet
May 14, 2013

Report questioning salt guidelines riles heart experts
May 14, 2013

Sleep Can Help Prevent Pediatric Obesity
May 13, 2013

GreenSpace: Cancer clusters or chance?
May 13, 2013

Scientists Discover More Genetic Clues to Testicular Cancer
May 12, 2013

Penn Medicine Researchers Identify Four New Genetic Risk Factors for Testicular Cancer
May 12, 2013

Increasing Sleep and Reducing Adolescent Obesity
May 7, 2013

Less-used drug better for children with HIV: study
May 1, 2013

First Large-Scale Study to Compare Treatments for HIV-Infected Children Finds Less-Used Regimen is More Effective for Children in Low-Resource Settings
April 30, 2013

Vincent Lo Re III, MD, MSCE awarded Leonard Berwick Memorial Teaching Award
April 30, 2013

First Large-Scale Study to Compare Treatments for HIV-Infected Children Finds Less-Used Regimen is More Effective for Children in Low-Resource Settings
April 30, 2013

Antiretroviral Regimen Associated With Less Virological Failure Among HIV-Infected Children
April 30, 2013

Momentarily Dead
April 30, 2013

Penn Medicine's Brian L. Strom named 2013 Career Distinguished Investigator
April 30, 2013

Seeking to outmuscle frailty
April 23, 2013

Lack of consensus among health care providers in identifying sepsis poses threat to treatment
April 16, 2013

Check Up: Sleep linked to slimmer teens
April 15, 2013

Gene May Boost Death Risk From Most Common Thyroid Cancer
April 12, 2013

Do Teens Who Sleep In Stay Slimmer?
April 12, 2013

Five Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference for A Child’s Weight
April 10, 2013

Volunteer to help find cure for cancer with CPS-3
April 9, 2013

Testing for BRAF Genetic Mutation Beneficial Only in Aggressive Thyroid Cancers, Penn Editorial Suggests
April 9, 2013

Sleeping long may reduce weight in teens
April 9, 2013

Less sleep, larger BMI increases for teens
April 9, 2013

Practical tips may help parents address kids' obesity
April 8, 2013

Penn Study Finds Increased Sleep Could Reduce Rate of Adolescent Obesity
April 8, 2013

Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH Awarded 2013 National Award for Career Achievement & Contribution to Clinical & Translational Science by ACTS/AFMR
March 29, 2013

To hire or not to hire smokers? A medical journal faceoff
March 28, 2013

Hiring Bans on Smokers Still Controversial
March 28, 2013

Academics Debate Hospitals' Smoker Hiring Ban
March 28, 2013

Smokers Still Potentially Employable
March 28, 2013

Balding in African-American men may be sign of prostate cancer risk
March 27, 2013

Early-onset baldness in African-American men may be linked to prostate cancer
March 26, 2013

Prostate Cancer Risk Linked To Early-Onset Baldness In New Study
March 26, 2013

Baldness Linked to Prostate Cancer Risk in Blacks
March 26, 2013

Is Early Baldness in Blacks a Clue to Prostate Cancer?
March 26, 2013

Is Early Baldness in Blacks a Clue to Prostate Cancer?
March 26, 2013

Acute Stroke Therapy Used Three Times More at Certified Primary Stroke Centers
March 26, 2013

Susan Ellenberg, PhD Featured in FDA's Commemoration of Women's History Month
March 25, 2013

Stroke Care Extends Its Reach Via Video
March 22, 2013

The Terminal Cancer Patient Who Won a Marathon
March 21, 2013

Slides: Telestroke network makes care more accessible
March 20, 2013

Telemedicine improves access to immediate stroke care by 40%
March 18, 2013

Telestroke Program Increases "Golden Hour" Access to Stroke Care by 40 Percent
March 15, 2013

New Data to Consider in D.N.R. Decisions
March 14, 2013

Donor Smoking and Recipient Obesity Tied to Higher Rates of Death and Lung Injury After Lung Transplantation
March 6, 2013

No lie, guns bad for our families' health
March 3, 2013

Oxygen treatment may not help foot ulcers
February 22, 2013

Focusing Attention on Heart Health: Good News for Adults Taking ADHD Medication
February 22, 2013

Big data gets a home at University of Pennsylvania’s medical school
February 21, 2013

Penn Medicine Establishes New Institute for Biomedical Informatics
February 20, 2013

Academics mine Twitter for research ideas
February 18, 2013

Doctor Helps HIV Patients Stick to Their Drug Routine
February 11, 2013

New Penn Study Shows "Default" Options In Advance Directives Influence How Patients Set Goals for End-Of-Life Care
February 4, 2013

Personalized Strategies to Address Barriers to HIV Drug Adherence Boost Chances of Successful Therapy, Penn Medicine Study Shows
January 29, 2013

Counseling Helps HIV Patients Stick to Treatment
January 29, 2013

Penn team focuses on social media as a health research tool
January 23, 2013

Internet Forums Can Help or Hinder Breast Cancer Treatment
January 22, 2013

Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH joins Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation
January 20, 2013

Penn Medicine Study of Breast Cancer Message Boards Finds Frequent Discussion of Drug Side Effects, Discontinuation of Therapy
January 15, 2013

Penn Medicine Launches Nation's First Program for the Study of Ethical and Policy Issues in Neurodegenerative Diseases
January 8, 2013

The Grassroots Movement to Change the Nation's Public Restroom Laws
December 20, 2012

Alzheimer's Patients with Non-Spousal Caregivers are Less Likely to Participate in Clinical Trials
December 19, 2012

Would Arming Teachers And Students Really Have Prevented A Tragedy?
December 19, 2012

Expanding Primary Care: Can The Existing Workforce Do It?
December 18, 2012

Our Unhealthy Fear of Vacant Land
December 14, 2012

UPHS Team Awarded for Using Information Technology to Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
December 4, 2012

Penn Study Finds Residents Believe Vacant Land Threatens Community, Physical and Mental Health
November 30, 2012

Antibiotics Put Children at Risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
November 28, 2012

Profiles Of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Young Leader Awardees
November 27, 2012

It is possible to both have and not have Alzheimer’s disease
November 24, 2012

Long-term care and dignified voting
November 5, 2012

Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH Selected to Chair the IOM Committee on Consequences of Sodium Reduction in Populations
October 31, 2012

Two Penn Medicine Physicians Honored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as Young Health Leaders
October 25, 2012

Website Crowdsources Cure for Cancer
October 25, 2012

Penn's New End-of-Life Studies Center
October 25, 2012

Parental Stress Linked to Children's Obesity, Fast Food Use and Reduced Physical Activity
October 22, 2012

Greater Parental Stress Linked to Children's Obesity, Fast Food Use and Reduced Physical Activity
October 22, 2012

More reassuring findings on cancer risk with TNF-inhibitors
October 19, 2012

Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH to Deliver Keynote Plenary Address at 7th Asian Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology (ACPE) on October 27
October 19, 2012

Travails of the survivors
October 17, 2012

Keeping the 'Mentally Incompetent' From Voting
October 17, 2012

Alternative therapies offer pain relief to cancer patients
October 15, 2012

Beautiful beyond breast cancer: Prof's book tells story of how training regimen, nutrition helped her conquer cancer
October 15, 2012

The Provenge Vaccine & A Discrepancy Over Data
October 12, 2012

Majority of Penn employee donations go to Democrats
October 12, 2012

Questionable data propped up cancer drug Provenge
October 11, 2012

Chamomile studied as anxiety remedy
October 8, 2012

Jennifer Pinto-Martin: Interim Executive Director of Center for Public Health Initiatives (CPHI)
October 2, 2012

Will Banning or Taxing Soda Really Make Us Healthier?
September 25, 2012

Normal brains, waning with age
September 23, 2012

Study: Obesity higher in rural America
September 21, 2012

Our Own Personal 0.4 Percent and What to Do with It
September 19, 2012

Obesity higher in rural America than in urban parts of the country, UF researchers, colleagues find
September 14, 2012

The Soda Tax Gamble: Will It Really Make Us Healthier?
September 12, 2012

Adolescents with autism spectrum disorder at risk for bullying
September 9, 2012

Thickening of the Heart's Right Ventricle Could Foreshadow Heart Failure and Cardiovascular Death in Otherwise Heart-Healthy Patients, Penn Study Shows
September 6, 2012

Childhood obesity a growing concern
September 1, 2012

University of Pennsylvania promotes healthcare-oriented doctoral programs
August 27, 2012

DE Man Accused of Waterboarding Had "Debilitating Strain of Hepatitis C"
August 16, 2012

To Reveal or Not to Reveal? New Data on the Question
August 13, 2012

Diabetes Drugs Prescribed to More than 15 Million Americans Raises Risk of Bladder Cancer, Penn Medicine Study Shows
August 13, 2012

Study Finds with Vacant Lots Greened, Residents Feel Safer
August 7, 2012

Penn Physician and Chemist Win Presidential Early Career Awards
August 1, 2012

Public Health Fund Announces More Than $1 Million In Grant Awards
July 31, 2012

HIV, Even with Treatment, Hikes HCV Liver Risks
July 27, 2012

Why Baby Boomers Need Hep C, HIV Testing
July 26, 2012

Plant Tomatoes. Harvest Lower Crime Rates.
July 23, 2012

President Obama Honors Outstanding Early-Career Scientists
July 23, 2012

Serious side effects more likely in new cancer drugs
July 19, 2012

Researchers Discover Uncharted Territory in Pre-Clinical Alzheimer's
July 18, 2012

Penn Expert Addresses Ethical Implications of Testing for Alzheimer's Disease Risk
July 17, 2012

One Blistering Sunburn During Childhood Doubles the Risk of Melanoma
July 10, 2012

Nehal Mehta, MD, Penn Medicine Cardiologist, Named First NIH-Lasker Clinical Research Scholar
July 9, 2012

For Cardiac Stenting Procedures, Wrist Access Offers Cost Saving Benefits Over Groin Access, Penn Study Shows
July 6, 2012

Children's Cereal: Healthy Start or Junk Food?
June 28, 2012

Electronic records tied to fewer malpractice claims
June 26, 2012

Pet Food Salmonella Outbreak Spurs Testing Improvements
June 19, 2012

Could Psoriasis Increase Odds for Type 2 Diabetes?
June 18, 2012

Psoriasis Increases Risk of Diabetes, Penn Study Shows
June 18, 2012

Inside the Mind of a Soda Marketer
June 15, 2012

Drugs to Treat Vision Loss
June 15, 2012

Breast Cancer Call to Rehabilitation & Exercise Action
June 15, 2012

Sugary soft drinks are hard on our health
June 14, 2012

Phone calls help glaucoma patients follow doctors advice, make appointments
June 11, 2012

Weight loss for a big prize - is it a gimmick?
June 7, 2012

Slathering on Sunscreen, Early and Often
June 4, 2012

The Link between Smaller Sodas and Shrinking Waistlines
June 4, 2012

Philadelphia's unusual but effective policy: Police can transport trauma victims
June 3, 2012

Researchers Call for Obesity Prevention Efforts to Focus on Community-Wide Systems that Influence Early Life
May 31, 2012

5 Notions about the US Obesity Crisis from HBO's The Weight of the Nation
May 31, 2012

Oh, to Be Just Another Bearded Face
May 30, 2012

Perelman School of Medicine Selected by National Institutes of Health as a Center of Excellence in Pain Education
May 30, 2012

Your Skin May Predict Your Risk For A Heart Attack
May 24, 2012

Who Pays for Personalized Medicine? Supreme Court Decision Plays Out in Biomarker Era
May 23, 2012

Depot Injection Boosts Antipsychotic Compliance in Schizophrenia
May 23, 2012

Diabetes-Related LEAs: The Impact of Location
May 22, 2012

Researchers Find the Ability to Perform Every Day Tasks Can Predict Remaining Years of Life
May 21, 2012

Preventing Chronic Disease Board Member Weighs in on HBO Series, IOM Report
May 17, 2012

Skiriki Kymanyika featured in HBO documentary: The Weight of the Nation
May 17, 2012

Susan Coffin, Recipient of University of Vermont College of Medicine's 2012 Medical Alumni Association Award
May 15, 2012

Penn Researchers: Beautifying A Neighborhood May Make It Safer
May 14, 2012

Parents urged to talk, make contract with their teen drivers
May 13, 2012

Do we finally have a solution to the obesity epidemic?
May 8, 2012

Major overhaul of US life urged to cure obesity: experts
May 8, 2012

FDA to reveiw drug intended for HIV prevention
May 7, 2012

Douglas Wiebe, Recipient of Dean’s Award for Excellence in Basic Science Teaching
May 1, 2012

Newer, More Expensive Psoriasis Drugs Only Slightly More Effective Than Older Therapies Under Real World Conditions
April 27, 2012

UPenn Cancer Researcher Seeking Participants For Long-Term Study
April 25, 2012

Broad Street Run partners with cancer study
April 25, 2012

Supermarkets and the War on Obesity
April 23, 2012

Matthew White Named as a Recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Student Paper Award from the International Biometric Society Eastern North American Region
April 20, 2012

Study Compares Effectiveness of Psoriasis Treatments
April 20, 2012

New Psoriasis Drugs Not Much Better Than Standard Therapy, Study Finds
April 19, 2012

The Lingering Effects of Breast Cancer
April 18, 2012

Trayvon Martin case also about guns
April 16, 2012

Researchers Tune In to the Internet Buzz
April 16, 2012

ARB diabetes risk ‘greater in women’
April 16, 2012

Moving to Recovery: How Exercise Helps Cancer Patients
April 12, 2012

Penn Study: Breast Cancer Patients Suffer Treatment-related Side Effects Long After Completing Care
April 9, 2012

Genome sequencing has its limits: Testing not clear for predicting a variety of common diseases
April 2, 2012

A Struggle To Define 'Death' For Organ Donors
March 28, 2012

Penn Researchers Call for a Re-Examination of Transplant Waitlist Prioritization
March 28, 2012

Penn studying disease prevention in HIV-positive black men
March 27, 2012

Perelman School of Medicine Researchers Receive $2 Million Grant to Help Prevent Chronic Diseases among HIV Positive African American Men
March 27, 2012

Study: Aspirin Can Help Treat And Prevent Cancer
March 21, 2012

Upheaval Over Children’s Health Study
March 21, 2012

Psoriasis Patients Urged To Be Aware Of Links With Serious Diseases
March 20, 2012

Two Advisers Now Gone From National Children's Study
March 20, 2012

Second adviser to National Children's Study resigns
March 17, 2012

Dermatologists Urge Psoriasis Patients to Be Aware of Potential Link to Other Serious Diseases
March 16, 2012

Psoriasis Patients May Face Higher Heart Risk
March 16, 2012

When ICU beds are scarce, doctors' goals change
March 15, 2012

Does your doctor always tell the truth?
March 14, 2012

Penn Medicine Executive Vice Dean for Institutional Affairs: Brian Strom
March 13, 2012

What We Talk About When We Talk About Alzheimer’s Disease
March 12, 2012

Crystal Light & SEPTA tokens help boost colon screenings
March 6, 2012

Smoking Linked to Higher Rate of Psoriasis: Study
March 2, 2012

Insidious ARDS
February 29, 2012

Could Your Illness Trigger Depressive Symptoms?
February 28, 2012

Treating Diabetes, Depression Together May Make Sense
February 1, 2012

Doctors Track Patients' Mood, Social Life to Manage Illness
January 31, 2012

Microbes R Us
January 20, 2012

Top 4 psoriasis research finds of 2011
January 20, 2012

Overweight Teen Girls May Have Higher Acne Risk
January 20, 2012

Treating Depression, Diabetes Simultaneously Proves Effective
January 20, 2012

Penn Researchers Find Concurrent Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes and Depression Significantly Improves Both Conditions; Brief Adherence Programs Improve Diabetes Test Results and Depression Symptoms
January 11, 2012

Exercising Caution
January 5, 2012

Penn Medicine Receives $16 Million Gift for Neuroscience Initiative
January 1, 2012

For Black Girls, Lack Of Exercise Heightens Obesity Risk
December 20, 2011

Penn Medicine News Release Penn Receives $16 Million Gift to Launch New Initiative Focusing on the Neuroscience of Behavior
December 19, 2011

Pieces of the Metabolic Syndrome Puzzle
December 15, 2011

ADHD Medication: Safe For Your Heart?
December 13, 2011

Panel Asks Bayer For Label Clarity
December 12, 2011

With Doubts, FDA Panel Votes For Yaz And Related Contraceptives
December 12, 2011

City is Attacking Crime by Removing Grime
December 5, 2011

Oral Acne Meds Lead to Sore Throats, Study Finds
December 1, 2011

More Green, Less Guns
November 28, 2011

Does Psoriasis Thwart the Benefits of 'Good' Cholesterol?
November 28, 2011

Acne Patients Who Take Antibiotics May Get More Sore Throats
November 28, 2011

More Sore Throats Seen in Acne Patients Taking Antibiotics
November 28, 2011

University of Pennsylvania study links vacant-lot cleanups, reduced gun crime
November 28, 2011

Tended Vacant Lots Curb Gunfire
November 21, 2011

Check Up: Colleges and Health Issues
November 21, 2011

Does Psoriasis Thwart the Benefits of 'Good' Cholesterol?
November 18, 2011

More Green, Less Crime: Rehabilitating Vacant Lots Improves Urban Health and Safety, Penn Study Finds
November 18, 2011

Cleaner, Greener and Healthier
November 18, 2011

Bridging Disciplines to Study Possible Cancer-Obesity Links
November 16, 2011

Study: Vets who try suicide once more likely to kill themselves later
November 4, 2011

Cancer Survivors can benefit from rehabilitation programs offered by hospitals
November 1, 2011

Would Adding a New Trauma Center Save Lives in Chicago
October 14, 2011

Downsides of cancer care rarely seen in black media
October 7, 2011

Alternative Breast Cancer Care Gaining Acceptance
October 5, 2011

'Previvors': Genetically Targeted to Get Breast Cancer
October 5, 2011

IBD patients at no higher risk on MI, studies show
October 5, 2011

Penn Medicine News Release Hepatitis C Patients Likely to Falter In Adherence to Treatment Regimen Over Time, Penn Study Shows
October 4, 2011

Rates of diabetes-related amputation vary across U.S.
September 30, 2011

Tracing an Elusive Killer Parasite in Peru
September 27, 2011

Penn Researchers Study Football Concussions
September 26, 2011

The Park of a Thousand Pieces
September 15, 2011

Google Gave Up On Electronic Personal Health Records, But We Shouldn't
August 12, 2011

OTC Lipitor
August 5, 2011

Top Vacation Spots in U.S. Far From Best Trauma Care
August 5, 2011

Read the Drug Labels, Avoid Dangerous Side Effects
August 4, 2011

Catching up with the Abington 6
August 2, 2011

No Clear Link Between Statins and Kidney Cancer
August 1, 2011

No clear link between statins and kidney cancer
August 1, 2011

Johnson & Johnson Lowers Maximum Recommended Dose of Extra Strength Tylenol
July 29, 2011

2011 Young Investigator Award
July 22, 2011

Which Patient Gets the Last ICU Bed?
July 18, 2011

Suspect Thy Neighbor
July 14, 2011

Savings Are in the Balance in Hard Choices in Health Care
July 12, 2011

Penn Study Shows the "Rule of Rescue" Often Prevails in Critical Care Units
July 11, 2011

Penn Study May Help Efforts to Prevent Veterans' Suicide
July 7, 2011

Penn Doctor's Disabilities a Springboard to Helping Others
July 6, 2011

Overprescribing the Healthy Elderly: Why Funding Research and Drug Safety Is Paramount
June 30, 2011

AcademyHealth Honors Penn Medicine's Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD
June 15, 2011

Researchers Identify a New Marker that Predicts Progressive Kidney Failure and Death in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
June 15, 2011

The Supermarket Solution
June 14, 2011

Will Privatizing Liquor Sales Make People Drink More?
June 13, 2011

Right Side of Heart Linked to Lung Diseases, Study Finds
June 8, 2011

Right Ventricular Structure Differs by Patient Age, Sex, Race
June 8, 2011

Study Weighs Hormone Therapy for Women with Gene Mutations
June 6, 2011

Women with BRCA Mutations Can Take Hormone-Replacement Therapy Safely After Ovary Removal
June 3, 2011

Study Backs Psoriasis, Metabolic Link
June 2, 2011

Life’s Deliberate Typos
May 25, 2011

Along with a $250K grant, Penn Gains MS Post-doc
May 24, 2011

Heart Drugs Found Ineffective in Treating Pulmonary Hypertension
May 19, 2011

ADHD Meds Don't Boost Severe Heart Risks
May 16, 2011

IVF Limits Could Reduce Newborn Deaths
May 13, 2011

More Evidence of Psoriasis Link to Metabolic Diseases
May 12, 2011

Study Finds More Evidence That Aspirin Could Fight Cancer
May 11, 2011

FDA Committees Evaluate Recent Safety Data on Contrast Agents
May 4, 2011

Voting from Nursing Homes: Tough for Vets, Tough for Everyone
April 27, 2011

Penn Assists Guatemalan 'Hospitalito'
April 26, 2011

Health IT Work Group Studies EHR Usability Testing
April 25, 2011

Penn Study Seeks to Treat Unexplained Infertility While Reducing the Risk of Multiple Births
April 22, 2011

Data Breach Prompts Warning on Medical Records
April 21, 2011

Psoriasis Linked With 6 Percent Higher Cardiovascular Disease Risk
April 19, 2011

Long-Term Use of Tetracycline Reduced Prevalence of S. aureus
April 15, 2011

Doctors Urge HIV-Positive Organ Transplants Be Considered
April 14, 2011

Drug Resistance Not a Risk in Acne Treatment: Study
April 12, 2011

Doctor and Patient: The Rise of Desktop Medicine
April 1, 2011

Drugmakers Slow to Confirm Cancer Drugs Work May Face FDA Fines
March 30, 2011

Penn Medicine’s Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Receives $2 Million from CDC to Establish New Infectious Disease Research Program
March 30, 2011

Trauma Patients Fare Better When Treated Overnight, On Weekends
March 28, 2011

Pregnancy Complication Deaths Drop, But Not Equally
March 28, 2011

Injured Patients Fare Better on Weekends
March 23, 2011

Trauma Patients Protected From Worse Outcomes Associated with So-Called “Weekend Effect,” Penn Study Shows
March 23, 2011

Shaping Up for Spring
March 22, 2011

Japan Disaster Response: Is U.S. Prepared for a Crisis?
March 18, 2011

Consider Potential Risks of Newly Approved Therapeutics
March 15, 2011

Concussions May Be On Rise in High Schoolers
March 4, 2011

Evidence-Based Strategies Can Prevent 70 Percent of HAIs
March 3, 2011

Test Promises More Rapid, Reliable Sideline Screening for Concussions
February 24, 2011

Fighting a Bogus Bill
February 21, 2011

Concussion Study Gets Field Tested
February 18, 2011

Biomarker Discovery May Lead To Reliable Blood Test For Ectopic Pregnancy
February 18, 2011

Sideline Test Detects Concussions
February 8, 2011

Sideline Test Accurately Detects Athletes' Concussions in Minutes, Penn Study Shows
February 3, 2011

F.D.A. Panel Is Divided Over Electroshock Risks
January 31, 2011

A Crime For Doctors to Ask About Guns?
January 28, 2011

What’s a Data and Safety Monitoring Board, Anyway?
January 19, 2011

How Many Deaths Are Enough?
January 19, 2011

Acne Bacteria May Infect the Brain and Body
January 18, 2011

Cancer Disparities Not Simply Black and White
January 5, 2011

Champions of Health and Fitness
January 5, 2011

Lifting Weights After Breast Cancer
December 22, 2010

HHS Unveils 10-year Health Priorities
December 21, 2010

Is It Safe to Lift Weights After Breast Cancer Surgery?
December 16, 2010

Breast Cancer Survivors Should Lift Weights
December 15, 2010

Panel Set to Study Safety of Electronic Health Data
December 14, 2010

Pumping Iron Beneficial After Breast Cancer
December 10, 2010

Weightlifting Cuts Lymphedema Risk After Breast Cancer
December 9, 2010

Study Confirms Sunscreen Prevents Melanoma
December 8, 2010

Medicine Is Moving From The Bedside To The Desktop
November 29, 2010

Darvon Pulled From Market By FDA
November 22, 2010

With Desktop Medicine, Physicians And Patients Work Together To Reduce Risk
November 17, 2010

Desktop Can Never ReplaceThe Bedside
November 16, 2010

Penn-Led International Study Finds No Difference in Nonsuicide Mortality Between Two Anti-psychotic Drugs
November 16, 2010

Congratulations Dr. J. Richard Landis - 2010 FOCUS Award for the Advancement of Women in Medicine
November 15, 2010

Central Dogma Of Genetics Maybe Not So Central
November 8, 2010

To Best Fight Cancer, New Guidelines Urge Exercise
November 8, 2010

Money Woes Can Be Early Clue to Alzheimer’s
November 1, 2010

New Developments in the Battle Against Alzheimer's
October 26, 2010

When Drugs Cause Problems They Are Supposed To Prevent
October 18, 2010

CPOE Hard-Stop Alerts Have Limitations
October 13, 2010

Institute of Medicine Elects Four New Members from Penn
October 12, 2010

Computerizing Care Can Have Unexpected Consequences
October 5, 2010

Antibiotics for Viral Respiratory Infections in Hospital Decried
October 5, 2010

Ovary Removal Proves Beneficial For Cancer-prone Women
October 1, 2010

New Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Patients
September 30, 2010

Computerized Order Entry System Has Unintended Consequences
September 28, 2010

Workouts Prescribed to Treat Disease
September 28, 2010

How A West Philadelphia Family Overcame Child Obesity
September 27, 2010

Celebrating Her Body
September 27, 2010

Doctors Overprescribe Antibiotics for Respiratory Infections
September 24, 2010

With NIH Grant, Penn Med and Guatemalan University Forge Partnership
September 23, 2010

Talking About Psoriasis and Depression
September 17, 2010

Vaccines, Autism and Brain Damage: What's in a Name?
September 15, 2010

Surgery Reduces Breast, Ovarian Cancer Disease Risk; Survival Benefit
September 15, 2010

Penn Epidemiology Program Receives $1 Million From NIH to Study Chronic Diseases in the Developing World
September 14, 2010

I-SPY 2 Trial - A New Approach to Cancer Drug Testing
September 10, 2010

Surgery Sharply Reduces Risk of Two Types of Cancer, Study Finds
September 7, 2010

Breast and Ovary Removal Found to Raise Cancer Survival Rates
September 2, 2010

Breast and Ovary Removal Found to Raise Cancer Survival Rates
September 1, 2010

Common Acne Treatments Linked to Bowel Problems
August 23, 2010

When Doctors Make Mistakes, Fewer Malpractice Suits Result
August 18, 2010

Psoriasis Tied to Depression, Suicide
August 17, 2010

Rare Sharing of Data Leads to Progress on Alzheimer's
August 13, 2010

In Push to Detect Early Alzheimer’s Markers, Hopes for Prevention
August 5, 2010

Weightlifting Professor Attests to Health Benefits
August 2, 2010

Benefits & Safety of Exercise Showcased At Cancer Survivors' Conference
July 23, 2010

The Value of Comparative Effectiveness Reviews is Locally Based
July 20, 2010

Study: Obesity Predicts Psoriatic Arthritis
July 20, 2010

Consumer 10.0: Avandia Controversy Exposes Problems in a Market Economy
July 19, 2010

Health Care's "Consumer Reports": Helping Doctors Find the Best Treatments for You
July 16, 2010

New Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Survivors
July 15, 2010

Fish Oil May Fight Breast Cancer
July 9, 2010

Experts Believe Exercise Has More Benefits than Risk to Cancer Patients
July 7, 2010

Turning Research into Lower Medical Costs
July 6, 2010

When is a Drug too Risky to Stay on the Market?
July 1, 2010

Cancer? More Exercise, Not Less, May Be Best
June 14, 2010

For Forgetful, Cash Helps the Medicine Go Down
June 14, 2010

Use of Long-Term Acute Care Hospitalization Growing
June 9, 2010

Abramson Cancer Center Experts Weigh in on Latest Cancer Research at ASCO
June 7, 2010

US Advisers Reject AstraZeneca Infant Lung Drug
June 3, 2010

Exercise Advised For Cancer Patients
June 3, 2010

Violence Continues in the Lives of Many Young Victims
June 2, 2010

New Guidelines: Cancer Patients Should Exercise
June 2, 2010

Exercise Should Play a Bigger Role in Cancer Treatment
June 1, 2010

School Lunches Are a Threat to National Security, Retired Officials Say
April 21, 2010

Long-term Follow-up Confirms Breast Cancer Risk Reduction with Raloxifene
April 21, 2010

Cancer News Offers Readers Hope and Hype, But No Help
April 14, 2010

10 Things Drug Companies Won't Say
April 13, 2010

Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index
April 9, 2010

Financial Incentive Might Affect One’s Decision to Make a Living Kidney Donation
April 1, 2010

Penn Study Shows Financial Incentive Might Affect One’s Decision to Make a Living Kidney Donations
March 31, 2010

Explanation of Adverse Events Missing in Cancer Coverage
March 23, 2010

The Ethics of Paying Kidney Donors
March 22, 2010

Cancer News is Potentially Misleading, Penn Researchers Find
March 16, 2010

Payments Would Increase Organ Donation
March 16, 2010

Flying Stroke Patients to Hospitals Would Save Lives, Study Finds
March 11, 2010

Obesity Risks Start Before Birth
March 8, 2010

Study Boosts Case For Medevac Helicopters
March 5, 2010

What Matters in Stroke Treatment? Location, Location, Location
February 25, 2010

Short on Specialized Intensive Care Physicians, Team-based Approach Improves ICU Outcomes, Penn Study Shows
February 23, 2010

The 'Weekend Effect' May Not Impact Trauma Patients
January 26, 2010

Trauma Patients Safe from Mortality Risks, Complications Associated With So-Called “Weekend Effect”
January 25, 2010

Poor Neighborhoods Can Kill
January 25, 2010

Scientists Visit Capitol Hill to Ask for Funds for Psoriasis Research
January 25, 2010

Thyroid Cancer Rates High in Philadelphia Area
January 22, 2010

Pharmacies See Shortage of Generic Cipro
January 21, 2010

Severe Form of Psoriasis Ups Heart Disease Risk
January 19, 2010

Comparative Effectiveness: Why Does it Matter to You?
January 13, 2010

TIME Highlights Penn Medicine Research in “The Year in Health”
December 14, 2009

Weightlifting Study Among Year's Health Advances
December 1, 2009

Facing Down Diabetes: Why Do We Eat?
November 19, 2009

Weight Training Boosts Breast Cancer Survivors' Body Image and Satisfaction with Intimate Relationships, Penn Study Shows
November 6, 2009

Battling Painful Side Effects from Breast Cancer Treatment
November 5, 2009

Electronic Medical Records Not Seen as a Cure-All
October 26, 2009

Despite Health Claims by Manufacturers, Little Oversight for Homeopathic Products
October 21, 2009

Rx for the Pharmaceutical Industry: Focus on Innovation, Not Marketing
October 15, 2009

Don't Count on your Gun
October 15, 2009

Swine Flu Mom Has Healthy Baby; Flu Dangers for Pregnant Women
October 15, 2009

Can Exercise Cut Breast Cancer Risk Among Women at Risk?
October 12, 2009

Healing After Breast Cancer
October 5, 2009

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October 2, 2009

Think a Gun Protects You in a Fight? Think Again
October 2, 2009

Penn Study Asks, Protection or Peril? Gun Possession of Questionable Value in an Assault
October 1, 2009

Penn Studies Point To Strategies for Reducing Painful Breast Cancer Drug Side Effects
September 29, 2009

Better Residency Programs Making Better OB/GYNs
September 23, 2009

Colon Cancer Screenings Still Too Low
September 17, 2009

ARDS: Together, We Can Breathe Easy Again
September 2, 2009

Brian Strom New Editor-in-Chief for Pharmacoepidemiology Journal
August 21, 2009

Weightlifting Relieves Lymphedema Following Breast Cancer
August 18, 2009

Oral Drugs Are Changing Cancer Treatment
July 31, 2009

Neurologists View MCI as a Useful Clinical Diagnosis – Practice Guidelines Are Needed
July 16, 2009

Cancer Patients Can Benefit from Exercise
July 16, 2009

Lisa Nessel is a 2009 Recipient of a C.A.R.E. Award
July 2, 2009

New Institute of Medicine Report: Cost Should Play Role in Comparing Medical Treatments
July 1, 2009

Puzzling Disparities Found in Childbirth Injuries
June 26, 2009

Psoriasis Raises Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke, Death
June 16, 2009

Red Yeast Rice May Lower Cholesterol
June 16, 2009

Ghrelin Associated With Improved Appetite in Frail Women
June 15, 2009

Compliance and Cost: Bitter Pills to Swallow in the Age of Oral Chemotherapy
June 4, 2009

Puzzling Out 10 Alzheimer's Myths
June 3, 2009

Penn Researchers Discover Genetic Risk Factor for Testicular Cancer
June 2, 2009

Are Cancer Drugs Worth the Money?
June 1, 2009

Retail Clinics More Apt To Serve Wealthy Neighborhoods
May 26, 2009

SID: Cardiovascular Mortality Risk Debated in Severe Psoriasis
May 11, 2009

Peer Pressure and Research Credited with Significantly Lowering Episiotomy Rates
May 8, 2009

Stimulus Money Sparks a Rush for Research Grants
May 6, 2009

The Dubious Promise of Digital Medicine
April 23, 2009

Psoriasis May Reflect Systemic Inflammation, Heart Disease
April 6, 2009

Penn Study Reveals Racial Disparities in Emergency Room Length of Stay
April 2, 2009

Northeastern Hospital Closure Prompts Concern About Access to Emergency Care
March 26, 2009

One in Four Americans Lacks Timely Access to Optimal Care During Time-Sensitive Medical Emergencies
March 18, 2009

The Scramble for Research Funds Begins
March 13, 2009

Shootings Linked to Alcohol-to-Go Outlets, Study Finds
March 10, 2009

Scientists See Big Impact in Obama Move
March 10, 2009

Doctors Override Most e-Rx Safety Alerts
March 9, 2009

Are Women “Donating” Their Eggs for Money in This Tight Economy?
March 4, 2009

Jennifer Pinto-Martin Named the Recipient of the Claire M. Fagin Distinguished Researcher Award
February 26, 2009

Diet Could Cut Cancer Rates
February 26, 2009

Firms Race for Hepatitis C Drugs
February 25, 2009

DNA Tests May Predict Blood Thinner Dosage
February 19, 2009

Psoriasis is Complicated
February 19, 2009

Suicide Increase Last Year is Unexplained
February 9, 2009

Kidney Function Test May Not Be Cost-Effective
January 30, 2009

Study Adds to Evidence of Vaccine Safety
January 26, 2009

Eyes Reveal Health Secrets of the Brain
January 16, 2009

Ovary Removal Slashes Cancer Risk Among BRCA Carriers
January 14, 2009

Cardiac Arrest Survival Varies Depending On Where Patients Are Treated
January 12, 2009

Psoriasis Link to Heart Disease
January 8, 2009

Some Antibiotics Overprescribed, Effects Not Widely Known
January 4, 2009

Thiazolidinediones Not Linked to Colon Polyps in Type 2 Diabetics
December 30, 2008

Warfarin Plus Anti-Infectives Tied to GI Bleeding
December 22, 2008

FDA Panel Votes to Ban Asthma Drugs
December 12, 2008

Susan Ellenberg Named to Board of Trustees of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences
November 12, 2008

Instructions on the Use of Blood Thinners Reduces the Risk of Bleeding Problems in Patients
November 8, 2008

Tim Rebbeck Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Leading Cancer Research Journal
October 30, 2008

Making a Difference in the Fight Against AIDS
October 30, 2008

Penn Researchers Find Communication is Key to Reducing Adverse Events in Warfarin Use
October 27, 2008

Sean Hennessy Quoted By Associated Press Regarding the Use of Cold Medicine in Children
October 10, 2008

Jesse Pines Discusses Patient ER Waiting Times in Slate, WSJ Health Blog
July 24, 2008

Sean Hennessy Quoted Regarding FDA Panel Decision To Not Require Black Box Warning on Epilepsy Drug Labels
July 11, 2008

John Holmes Appointed Co-Director of Epidemiology Graduate Programs for Doctoral Studies
July 2, 2008

Ebbing Lautenbach Appointed Associate CEU Director for Educational Programs
July 2, 2008

Penn Researchers Find Hospital Bar Codes Not a Perfect Prescription
July 1, 2008

Penn Researchers Call for Changes to Organ Transplant Informed Consent
June 26, 2008

Congratulations to J. Nadine Gracia on Her Appointment as a 2008-2009 White House Fellow
June 26, 2008

Stephen Kimmel Quoted in Article Showing That Playing the Lottery Could Improve Drug Compliance
June 23, 2008

Study Co-Authored By Penn Researchers Shows Children Of Women Who Gain Excessive Weight During Pregnancy More Likely To Be Overweight
June 9, 2008

Penn Research on Obesity in Teens Cited in the Philadelphia Inquirer
May 8, 2008

Hongzhe Li Elected as a Fellow to the American Statistical Association
May 3, 2008

Brian Strom Quoted Regarding the Avandia Controversy and the Use of Meta-Analysis
May 3, 2008

Ebbing Lautenbach Quoted in the Chicago Tribune Regarding Nosocomial Infections
March 18, 2008

Timothy Rebbeck Interviewed by WHYY FM Regarding Ovarian Cancer Treatments
March 18, 2008

John Farrar Chairs FDA Panel Examining Safety and Efficacy of Post-Anesthetic Drug
March 11, 2008

Study Shows That Bone Mineral Content Continues to Increase in Obese Adolescents During Weight Loss
February 2, 2008

Shiriki Kumanyika Appointed as Vice Chair of a Federal Advisory Committee
February 1, 2008

Hongzhe Li Elected to Membership in the International Statistical Institute
January 28, 2008

Brian Strom Interviewed for Wall Street Journal Health Blog
January 16, 2008

Hanjoo Kim Named as a Recipient of the 2008 Distinguished Student Paper Award from the International Biometric Society Eastern North American Region
January 3, 2008

Findings From Joel Gelfand's Research on Psoriasis Recently Published in the Washington Post
December 18, 2007

Timothy Rebbeck Co-Chairs Conference Exploring Racial Differences in Cancer Risks
December 1, 2007

Charles Branas Elected as President of the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research
November 14, 2007

African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network Receives $3.5 million Grant to Fight Childhood Obesity
November 13, 2007

Sean Hennessy Quoted by Several Media Outlets Regarding the Use of Cold Medication in Children Under the Age of Six
October 20, 2007

Susan Coffin Quoted in Philadelphia Inquirer Regarding Local MRSA Outbreak
October 20, 2007

Penn Receives $4 Million for CERTs
October 19, 2007

Angela DeMichele Quoted in Breast Cancer Article
October 15, 2007

Sean Hennessy Quoted in the LA Times Regarding a Drug-safety Bill Passed By the Senate
September 21, 2007

Scarlett Bellamy Elected Treasurer of ENAR
September 17, 2007

Samir Shah Interviewed by Prevention Magazine Regarding Prescription Safety and Children
September 9, 2007

Sean Hennessy's Participation on Separate FDA Advisory Panels Cited by the New York TImes and Reuters
August 2, 2007

Brian Strom Quoted by Various Media Outlets Regarding the FDA Hearings on Avandia
July 30, 2007

Charles Branas' Research on Gun Violence Featured on Local News
July 30, 2007

Joel Gelfand Quoted in MSNBC Article Regarding Nutraceuticals
July 30, 2007

Brian Strom Quoted in International Herald Tribune Article Regarding Bayer's Attempt to Market Statins to Patients Without a Prescription
July 1, 2007

Daniel Heitjan Elected Chair of the Biometrics Section of the American Statistical Association
May 29, 2007

Phyllis Gimotty is the 2007 Recipient of the Dean's Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Training
May 29, 2007

Brian Strom Quoted in Several Media Outlets Regarding the Potential Cardiac Risk of Using Avandia
May 25, 2007

Timothy Rebbeck Quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer Regarding Link Between Chemical Exposure and Brain Tumors
May 22, 2007

Joseph Gallo's Research on Depression in Older Adults Cited in the New York Times
May 22, 2007

Brian Strom Provides Insight on Drug Regulation to NPR's Justice Talking
April 23, 2007

Drs. Feldman and Rebbeck Elected to the American Epidemiological Society
April 23, 2007

Wenguang Sun Named as a Recipient of the 2007 Distinguished Student Paper Award from the International Biometric Society Eastern North American Region
April 16, 2007

Sean Hennessy and Brian Strom Cited For Their New England Journal of Medicine Perspective Article Regarding the Prescription Drug User Fee Act
April 16, 2007

Brian Strom Quoted on the Use of Plant Proteins to Fight Smallpox
April 11, 2007

Angela DeMichele Interviewed By Local ABC Affiliate Regarding Research on the Tykerb
March 30, 2007

Samir Shah's Study on the Use of Off-Label Medication in Children Mentioned in the Philadelphia Inquirer
March 6, 2007

Ebbing Lautenbach is the Recipient of the 2007 SHEA Investigator Award
March 5, 2007

William Holmes' Research Sited by ABC News
February 14, 2007

Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH, is a Recipient of the 2007 Red Dress Award From Woman's Day Magazine
February 2, 2007

Kathryn Schmitz Quoted in China View
January 29, 2007

Ebbing Lautenbach named Deputy Director for CCEB Graduate Training Programs in Epidemiology
January 23, 2007

Yu-Xiao Yang Quoted in the New York Times and Boston Globe
January 2, 2007

Hedi Schelleman to Receive Roger R. Williams Award for Genetic Epidemiology and the Prevention and Treatment of Atherosclerosis
January 2, 2007

Brian Strom Quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer
January 2, 2007

Susan Ellenberg, Ph.D., Quoted in the New York Times
December 20, 2006

Brian Strom Quoted in the Wall Street Journal
December 13, 2006

Research on Prostate Cancer Published Recently in JAMA Sited in the Philadelphia Inquirer
December 13, 2006

Kathryn Schmitz's Research on Exercise and Lung Cancer Sited by Several Media Outlets
December 13, 2006

Joel Gelfand's Research on Psoriasis Mentioned in USA Today
November 13, 2006

Shiriki Kumanyika Gives the Dr. John H. Hollister Distinguished Lecture at Northwestern University
November 13, 2006

Joel Gelfand in the News for Recent Article in JAMA
November 2, 2006

Shahrzad Mavandadi Receives the Clinical Medicine Research Award from the Gerontological Society of America
November 2, 2006

Kurt Barnhart Quoted in Contra Costa Times
October 3, 2006

John Holmes Elected to the American College of Medical Informatics
October 3, 2006

Susan Ellenberg Quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer
September 27, 2006

Stephen Kimmel Appointed as Deputy Director of the CEU
September 12, 2006

Tim Rebbeck in the News
July 24, 2006

Joel Gelfand in the News
July 24, 2006

Brian Strom in the News
July 14, 2006

Ebbing Lautenbach in the News
July 14, 2006

Tim Rebbeck in the News
July 14, 2006

Ross Koppel in the News
July 14, 2006

Brian Strom in the News
June 28, 2006

Katrina Armstrong, MD, MSCE Elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation
June 12, 2006

Two CCEB Senior Scholars Recently Published in JAMA
June 12, 2006

Harold Feldman, MD, MSCE Elected to the Association of American Physicians
June 12, 2006

Brian Strom in the News
June 12, 2006

Kathryn Schmitz in the News
June 12, 2006

Brian Strom in the News
June 12, 2006

Susan S. Ellenberg, PhD Receives Fellowship in Society for Clinical Trials
June 12, 2006

Kathryn Schmitz in the News
May 15, 2006

In the News - "Childhood Arthritis Raises Risks of Broken Bones"
May 15, 2006

Shiriki Kumanyika in the News
May 9, 2006

Sean Hennessy in the news
March 6, 2006

Brian Strom in the news
March 6, 2006

Three Biostatistics Students to Receive Awards
March 3, 2006

CCEB Selected As Part of a Federal Program to Research Making Better Treatment Decisions
October 19, 2005

Dr. David Margolis Recognized For His Recent Publication Regarding Antibiotic Use
October 19, 2005

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