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Exploring Psychological Resiliency of Older Adults with Diabetes

Studies suggest that exposure to the COVID-19 pandemic has been associated with a variety of different mental health consequences including reports of depression, loneliness, and insomnia. People who are more than 65 years of age and those with...
15-Nov-2021 11:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Moving Past Conflation of Race and Genetics

Race is not genetic. Race is a social and political construct. However, the conflation of race and genetics is one way that racism persists in medicine and research.
27-Oct-2021 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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National Award for Penn Nursing Professor

Penn Nursing’s Susan Renz, PhD, DNP, GNP-BC, Primary Care Program Director and Practice Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Health, will receive a 2021 Distinguished Gerontological Nurse Educator award from the National...
11-Oct-2021 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Penn Nursing Dean to be Honored for Shaping Health Policy

Penn Nursing Dean Antonia Villarruel is set to receive the 2021 Health Care Leader Award from the American Academy of Nursing (Academy). The award recognizes her incredible impact in shaping health policy. It will be presented during the 2021 Health...
29-Sep-2021 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Addressing Systemic Inequities Linked to Readmission Disparities for Minority Stroke Patients

Racial minorities are disproportionately affected by stroke, with Black patients experiencing worse post-stroke outcomes than White patients. Racial disparities in stroke outcomes have been linked to suboptimal control of risk factors such as...
28-Sep-2021 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

More Intensive and Personalized Strategies May be Needed for Weight Loss

Modest weight loss can lead to meaningful risk reduction in adults with obesity. Although both behavioral economic incentives and environmental change strategies have shown promise for initial weight loss, to date their efficacy alone or in...
15-Sep-2021 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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US News & World Report Ranks Penn Nursing BSN Program # 1 in the Nation

PHILADELPHIA (September 13, 2021) – Penn Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing is the number one undergraduate nursing program in the nation according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. What makes this designation...
13-Sep-2021 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospitals with More Inpatient Nurse Practitioners Linked to Better Outcomes, More Satisfied Patients

According to a new study published today in Medical Care, hospitals that employ more inpatient nurse practitioners (NPs) have lower surgical mortality, higher patient satisfaction, and lower costs of care. Nurse practitioners are registered nurses...
9-Sep-2021 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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