3 takeaways from a summer of pharma price gouging

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During the summer a lot of media attention has focused on the dramatic price increases of certain medications. Some of those medications... Read more

How to stop a cardiac killer without drugs or surgery

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Atrial fibrillation is a common cardiac problem, with an estimated 5.2 million Americans experiencing it in 2010, and as many as 12 million... Read more

Does informed consent justify risk of surgical procedure?

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Last month the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study showing that the demise of morcellation in gynecology... Read more

Labor Day lessons from Mylan's EpiPen price gouging

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When a pharmaceutical company creates a scandal, its media relations personnel and so-called independent observers invariably come forward... Read more

One-third of Pennsylvanians considered obese

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Nearly one third of adults in Pennsylvania and a quarter of those in New Jersey are considered obese and at increased risk of diabetes and... Read more

Huge dinosaur is on the move with virtual reality

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What was it like to see a 65-ton dinosaur lumber across the earth? Check out this virtual reality documentary from Drexel University film... Read more

At refugee school, hunger for knowledge is the lasting lesson

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Sina Vahedi is a student of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He was born and raised in India to Iranian parents... Read more

In Jordan, care amid the chaos of a medical system under strain

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Nithin Paul, M.D. is a graduate of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He and his colleagues traveled to Jordan... Read more