A new study found wide-ranging differences in lifespan in six major Latin American cities. The findings – which may be the first to give comprehensive, standardized data about life expectancy at birth within small areas of the cities – help researchers pinpoint what forces are linked to these disparities and what lessons can be learned by Philadelphia and other cities experiencing similar issues.
Food entrepreneurs are disrupting the industry with startup businesses that vary in flavor and appeal. From cakes, cookies and tea to fresh meals ready to be cooked and delivered to your doorstep, to food trucks […]
It comes as no surprise that coal companies, railroads and electrical utilities are the most numerous and influential members of the Climate Change Countermovement (CCCM). What’s less clear, is exactly who plays a role in […]
Sharrona Pearl, PhD, of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, discusses the mostly-unheard-of condition, called super recognition.
Faculty from the College of Medicine, College of Nursing and Health Professions and Dornsife School of Public Health explain how health professionals can intervene and advocate against vaping and e-cigarettes.
Equinox and SoulCycle are the latest targets of celebrity and activist fueled boycotts, according to a recent Marketwatch story. Many consumers and celebrities are encouraging boycotting the luxury fitness brands after the majority owner of […]
The process of gerrymandering voting districts — drawing them in a way that ensures the party in power entrenches its political influence in state legislatures and Congress — has been around since the nation’s founding. […]
First-of-its-kind Research in U.S. Shows Benefits of Early Adoption Disclosure Adults who discovered they were adopted after the age of 3 – known as “late discovery adoptees” – suffer from greater emotional distress levels and […]
A shopping list goes a long way in helping us remember what we need when going grocery shopping. Some of us prefer to handwrite a list while others use apps (like “Notes”) on their smartphones. […]
Throughout Autism Awareness month, the Drexel News Blog has spoken with experts from, like James Connell, PhD, who are leading the autism research field.