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Woman’s Day -- WomansDay.com
Ten Ways to Protect Against Breast Cancer
Dahlia Sataloff, MD, clinical professor of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine and director of the Integrated Breast Center at Pennsylvania Hospital, is quoted on Woman’s Day.com in an article on ten ways a woman can lower their breast cancer risk.

The Washington Post
A Mother’s Food Choice can Shape Baby’s Palate, Research Shows
Kim Trout, a certified nurse midwife in Penn Ob/Gyn & Midwifery Care at PAH, and her patient were interviewed by The Washington Post for an article about how pregnant women can shape their future children’s food preferences, which has the potential to reduce the risks of diabetes and obesity. Trout is involved in research of this novel concept called prenatal flavor learning.

CBS “60 Minutes”
All-American: Herzlich battles cancer for a future in football
“60 Minutes” on CBS aired a story about Mark Herzlich, one of the best college line-backer in the country at Boston College who was sidelined as a junior in 2008 after being diagnoses with Ewing’s sarcoma. Herzlich was treated by Dr. Staddon and Dr. Lackman and the JKCC at PAH.

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Alive and Wow! Mark Herzlich just wants to play football
The Philadelphia Inquirer featured former Boston Univ. football star Mark Herzlich, now a linebacker for the NY Giants. A junior in college of May 2009, Mark was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare, potentially life-threatening bone cancer. With the help of a family friend Kevin Mahoney, senior VP, chief administrative officer and vice dean of Integrative Services, (quoted in the article) the Herzlich’s searched coast to coast before realizing the best treatment was available right here in Philly: Arthur Staddon, MD, director, JKCC and of the Bone or Soft Tissue Sarcoma Program, and Rich Lackman, MD, FACS, chief, Orthopaedic Oncology & Director, Sarcoma Center of Excellence.

ELLE.com
How to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer
Dahlia Sataloff, MD, clinical professor of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine and director of the Integrated Breast Center at Pennsylvania Hospital, is quoted on Elle magazine’s website in an article about how woman can lower their breast cancer risk.

6ABC TV Action News
Groundbreaking for New Outpatient Facility in Center City
A groundbreaking ceremony for a new, Pennsylvania Hospital outpatient medical facility at 8th and Walnut – Penn Medicine Washington Square was held Monday, October 24, as reported by 6ABC.

Philadelphia Business Journal
Penn Medicine Announces New Outpatient Facility, Penn Medicine Washington Square
It was announced on the Philadelphia Business Journal’s website Penn Medicine will celebrate the groundbreaking of a new outpatient tower for PAH, located at 8th and Walnut Streets – Penn Medicine Washington Square.

WHYY FM – WHYY.org
Writing About Illness Can Help Cancer Patients Feel Better
WHYY FM and WHYY.org covered the “Write to Fight Cancer” workshop for cancer patients and survivors at Pennsylvania Hospital on December 1. The Joan Karnell Cancer Center coordinated and hosted the event.

Philadelphia Weekly
Mentally Ill Homeless People At Occupy Philadelphia Too Comfortable For Shelter
Roz Brumfield, director of Performance Improvement & Safety and Kristyn Simon, outpatient therapist, at the Pennsylvania Hospital/Hall Mercer Homeless Outreach Program, are both quoted in the Philadelphia Weekly/PhillyNow blog about how the Occupy Philadelphia protests affected the city’s mentally ill homeless. 

Quest-Philadelphia
Flowers to Pharmacy
Quest-Philadelphia covered the “Flowers to Pharmacy” exhibit - selected items from PAH’s Historic Collections archives of 18th and early 19th century medical and botanical texts. PAH Curator and Lead Archivist Stacey Peeples was quoted throughout the story. The exhibit also includes medicinal plants, prescriptions, poultices and texts dating as far back as 1633. Also quoted is Wendy Grube, CRNP, a registered herbalist who teaches a course on alternative therapies at the Penn.

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