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HUPdate Digital Edition - September 19, 2014

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The Save of a Lifetime

Running along the Schuykill River Trail was a frequent outing for Todd Tewksbury, a 27-year-old mechanical engineer. So when he started his run one evening, the last place he expected to end up was in HUP’s emergency room. “I remembered pa...Full story

Celebrating Those Who CARE

Each year, Penn Medicine CAREs awards selected employees small grants to help expand their volunteer efforts and community service projects. A recent luncheon honored the past year’s grant recipients who used their grants for a variety of o...Full story

Helping Others Get Back on Their Feet

As the sun rose on a cool July morning, hundreds of eager runners were gearing up for the last leg of a 24-hour challenge that would intimidate even the most advanced athletes. Back on My Feet (BoMF) Philadelphia’sIn24event challenged parti...Full story

Making Cancer Glow

Penn Medicine researchers are fighting cancer with color. Working with colleagues at Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine, surgeons have developed a way to make lung cancer flash neon green for better visibility during surgery. The procedur...Full story

OncoLink Brown Bag Webinar

Date: October 7 Time: 2 pm Topic: Nutritional Strategies for Managing Lower GI Side Effects of Treatment Click here to learn more....Full story

PPMC Annual Cultural Diversity Conference

The annual conference of the PPMC Cultural Diversity Committee will take place on Friday, October 24. This year’s theme is “Obesity Challenges and Solutions for Diverse Populations: Eliminating Disparities and Increasing Inclusion.” Keynote...Full story

HUPdate Digital Edition - September 5, 2014

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ICN Staff Reach Out to Help New Parents

With all its equipment and sounds – and the constant flurry of activity – HUP’s intensive care nursery can be a stressful environment for parents. And that doesn’t begin to address the roller coaster of fears and uncertainties that they exp...Full story

A Special Thanks from an "ICN" Family

On February 15th, only 29 weeks into my pregnancy, I delivered triplets at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. My babies were extremely premature weighing only 2lbs 6ozs, 1lb 13ozs 1lb 3ozs at birth. And, Abby, the smallest of ...Full story

A Playground to Have Fun… and Learn

When most people think of a playground, they connect it with having fun. But the playground is also a goodplace to learn important lessons, like sharing, cooperating (think seesaw) and waiting your turn. It also promotes regular exercise an...Full story


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