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Health Tips and Expert Commentary
- USciences Professor Interviewed About Novel Coronavirus
January 30, 2020
Speaking about the impact of a novel Coronavirus, how it spreads, and what the risks are for those in the U.S., Zachary Klase PhD, associate professor of biological scientists and a virologist by training, spoke to several media outlets about the new, viral threat.
- The all-natural pain killer: Is CBD the future of OTC pain management?
November 19, 2019
Studies have shown recently that CBD can offer the same pain relief as traditional over the counter pain medications but without the adverse effects to the body's natural recovery process or harmful side effects.
- Expert Commentary: USciences Professor Discusses CVS Decision to Stop Zantac Sales
October 16, 2019
KYW Newsradio spoke with Dr. Pardeep Gupta, director of the Industrial Pharmacy Lab at USciences, about CVS Pharmacy's decision to pull the medication Zantac and its generic form from shelves over fears that it may cause cancer.
- Faculty Research: Climate Change Linked to Rise In Bacterial Infections
June 24, 2019
A new study of patient cases presenting with a deadly Vibrio vulnificus bacteria, suggests climate change and warming waters may be the cause of an increased number of infections in areas not previously impacted.
- Expert Commentary: Pollution from Refinery Blasts and Fire Could Irritate Asthma, COPD Sufferers
June 24, 2019
Julie Becker PhD, MPH, associate professor of health policy, warned that an explosion at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery on Friday, June 21, 2019 could be dangerous for those in the area at risk.
- Expert Commentary: What Parents Need to Know About Early Signs of Autism
June 19, 2019
6abc Action News spoke with Ashley de Marchena, PhD at University of the Sciences about what parents need to know about autism. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and her expertise is in early diagnosis of autism.
- Expert Commentary: A Healthy Lifestyle May Be the Key to Preventing Cancer
October 31, 2018
Although breast cancer incidence is often thought to be a spontaneous disease, most people are unaware that certain everyday lifestyles might impact on the development of this cancer later on in life and or affect how many years breast cancer survivors will live post-diagnosis.
- What Kind of Bacteria Are on the Bottom of Our Shoes?
July 10, 2018
Jason Heindl PhD, assistant professor of biology, helped to guide Jenn Frederick from Fox29's Good Day Philadelphia through the kind of bacteria cultivated from the morning show team members' shoes.
- PharmD Student Warns of Dangers of Laundry Pod Challenge
January 23, 2018
Thomas Too PharmD'18, an extern at The Poison Control Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, co-authored a blog post for Philly.com about the dangers of the viral Tide Pod Challenge.
- Matching Funds Double #GivingTuesdayUSciences Impact
November 15, 2017
Tuesday, Nov. 28 is a day for giving back. Give Online and participate in #GivingTuesdayUSciences this holiday season. Each gift is being matched thanks to the generosity of a USciences alumna.
- Commentary: Eclipses Are Thrilling and of Immense Scientific Value
August 22, 2017
Paul Halpern PhD reflects on the solar eclipse and its scientific value, particularly for Albert Einstein.
- Health Tip: Grapefruit and Certain Medications Don't Mix Well
July 26, 2017
Dr. Dan Hussar says properties in the grapefruit interact with certain medications in such a way that a person ends up having more of the active drug in the body.
- Commentary: Embracing a replacement for Obamacare will require compromise on all sides
March 21, 2017
USciences Professor Stephen Metraux PhD, director of health policy, penned a blog post for Philly.com about the proposed American Health Care Act and how lawmakers and observers will have to make compromises on both sides of the aisle.
- Health Tip: Heart Disease is the Leading Cause of Death in Women
February 10, 2017
A Health Tip from University of the Sciences: In recognition of February as heart month, Dr. Lora Packel shares advice for women to help prevent heart disease.
- Expert Commentary: Investigative Series Becomes Teaching Tool in Pharmacy Training
February 10, 2017
Dr. Daniel A. Hussar is using the results from an investigative news series on patient medications as a teaching tool in the training of future pharmacists at USciences' Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.
- Philly.com: Dr. Stacey Gorski Writes About Uptick in Mumps Cases
January 31, 2017
Stacey Gorski, PhD, wrote a blog post for Philly.com's Health and Science blog regarding the recent uptick in Mumps cases and how it might impact Philly-area college students.
- What to Look for When Buying Lotion to Protect Your Skin from Harsh Winter Weather
December 08, 2016
A health tip from University of the Sciences.
- Health Tip: Four Ways to Prevent a Stroke
October 27, 2016
Regardless of one's age or family history, 90 percent of strokes are preventable.