For April’s Autism Awareness Month, Drexel News Blog is highlighting experts from Drexel University’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute. Giacomo Vivanti, PhD is an early learning and intervention expert.
If you’re frequently trying to make sense of the number of local and national COVID-19 cases and deaths from the CDC’s tracker or other places, but are unsure what it all means, you’re not alone.
Written by Michael T. LeVasseur, PhD, MPH, a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health. LeVasseur has commented extensively in news stories about COVID-19. […]
For the first time in 12 years, the American Academy of Pediatrics revised their guidelines on identifying, evaluating and managing children experiencing autism spectrum disorders (ASD). One out of every 59 children has been diagnosed […]
Environmental disasters, mass violence, disease outbreaks, and other dangers to health and safety keep cities in constant planning mode. Now, thanks to a public health risk assessment tool (PHRAT) developed at Drexel, Philadelphia and other […]
The world is changing. More than 70 million people – 2.3 million more than in 2017 – are currently displaced as a result of conflict, violence, and other factors, according to a United Nations report […]
More than a year after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in September 2017, investigations continue into the impact of the devastating storm. The United States Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology is assessing damage […]
Drexel News Blog speaks with Nathaniel Snyder of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute for the second in a series of conversations with autism experts throughout Autism Awareness month.
If you live in a county with “dirtier air” or high-levels of air pollution you have an increased risk of dying from a stroke and a shorter life expectancy, according to a new study that […]
In one of the less contentious moments of President Trump’s State of the Union address, he announced a strategy to stop the spread of HIV in the United States by 2030. Though few details of […]