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Educating Parents on Talking to Children About Sex Promotes Communication About Sexual Health Among Them


Based in Puerto Rico, The Cuídalos project proved the usefulness of a web-based educational module, which aimed to promote communication between parents and their adolescent children on topics related to their sexuality so that they can make good...
23-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Examines Evidence of How Geospatial Characteristics Affect Prevention and Care Outcomes for Those Most Affected by HIV


Young men who have sex with men (YMSM), particularly racial/ethnic minorities and youth living in socioeconomically disadvantaged communities, are disproportionately affected by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic in the United States....
6-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Penn/CHOP Study Helps Inform Interventions for Global Road Traffic Injury Crisis


A research team led by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) worked with a major United States multinational corporation to...
30-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Penn Nursing Study Investigates Link Between Growth of Retail-Based Clinics and Nurse Practitioner Scope-of-Practice Reform


Just as primary care provider shortages are becoming acute, retail-based clinics in pharmacies and grocery stores are set to fill the gap in accessible patient care. Yet in some states, access to this convenient care is constrained due to...
27-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Penn Nursing Professor Authors New Book Detailing the Historical Importance of Public Health Programs


‘Nursing with a Message’ reveals the key role that local public health programs—and the nurses who ran them—influenced how Americans perceived both their personal health choices and the well-being of their communities.
24-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, Appointed to Advisory Council for the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute


The Council advises on matters relating to the cause, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung and blood diseases; the use of blood and blood products and the management of blood resources; and on sleep disorders.
13-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Jennifer Pinto-Martin, PhD, & Leah Moran, MSN, Named Inaugural Penn Nurse Innovation Fellows


The Fellowship supports nursing faculty and staff to develop an intellectual foundation in innovation methodology and gain expertise in rapidly testing new approaches to enhance health care delivery and patient outcomes.
11-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

First-of-Its-Kind Study on Injury Recovery Takes the Trauma Patient’s Point of View


In one of the first studies to examine priorities in recovery identified by trauma patients, family members and clinicians over time, an international research partnership that was launched from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn...
12-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

The Future of Nursing Progress Report: Penn Nursing Experts Available to Discuss


8-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST

Natl. Teen Driver Safety Week/ Oct. 18-24: Expert Available to Discuss Research Using Simulator to Better Understand Teen Drivers


30-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Expert Available to Speak About Later School Start Times


13-Aug-2015 10:00 AM EDT

Senators: Widen Medicaid Program for Frail Seniors

29-Sep-2014 5:15 PM EDT

Nursing Science, Evidence, and Policy Recommendations for Creating a Culture of Health in Home Care

29-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Surviving Survival


In the largest study of its kind, researchers led by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing have investigated the caregivers of 186 mothers to childhood brain tumor survivors aged 14-40 whose care needs last long into adulthood. They based...
27-Nov-2013 3:00 PM EST

What's Next for Autism Research and Treatment? Penn Nursing Expert Available for Comment

28-Mar-2013 1:00 PM EDT

Most Vulnerable Babies at Increased Risk From Nurse Understaffing

18-Mar-2013 3:40 PM EDT

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