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Marie McCullough

Clear your countertop, shrink your waist

Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 11:55 AM
The stuff on your kitchen counters may reveal more than whether you’re messy. A Cornell University study, suggests the food sitting there can predict your weight. The researchers took photographs in more than 200 kitchens in Syracuse, NY to look for an association between the food environment... Read more

At med schools, more women rule

Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 1:09 PM
The face of medicine is changing. Women accounted for the majority of graduate medical education trainees in seven specialties in 2012: pediatrics, obstetrics-gynecology, dermatology, internal medicine, family medicine, pathology and psychiatry. That analysis of publicly reported data by Johns Hopkins... Read more
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Check Up is a blog for savvy health consumers, covering the latest developments, discoveries, and debates from the Philadelphia area and beyond.

Portions of this blog may also be found in the Inquirer's Sunday Health Section.

Charlotte Sutton Health and Science Editor, Philadelphia Inquirer
Tom Avril Inquirer Staff Writer, heart health and general science
Stacey Burling Inquirer Staff Writer, neuroscience and aging
Marie McCullough Inquirer Staff Writer, cancer and women's health
Don Sapatkin Inquirer Staff Writer, public health
David Becker, M.D. Board certified cardiologist, Chestnut Hill Temple Cardiology
Michael R. Cohen, R.Ph. President, Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Daniel R. Hoffman, Ph.D. President, Pharmaceutical Business Research Associates
Hooman Noorchashm, M.D., Ph.D. Cardiothoracic surgeon in the Philadelphia area
Amy J. Reed, M.D., Ph.D. Anesthesiologist and Surgical Intensivist in the Philadelphia Area
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