Check Up Archive: September, 2010

New dean named for Penn’s med school

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J. Larry Jameson, a prominent molecular endocrinologist and dean Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, today was named to become... Read more

Penn study links exposure to violence with asthma hospitalizations

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People who witness acts of violence are hospitalized and go to the ER for asthma more than twice as often as similarly situated asthmatics... Read more

American health care would change dramatically even without reform

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By guest blogger Robert Field: The debate over how reform will change health care tends to miss the real point. Health care is already changing... Read more

Two measles cases in Montco

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My colleague Don Sapatkin will have a report in The Inquirer tomorrow on two recent cases of measles in Montgomery County. High vaccination... Read more