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How will the midterms affect health care, women’s health, and climate change?
Three Penn experts explain the influence voters could have on these health-related topics in the coming election.
OH Digest: Protection for grizzlies, mosquitoes carrying plastic, and more
A court has ruled that protections should remain in place for grizzly bears in Yellowstone.
CANCELED: Tech innovations in health care: A conversation with six Penn experts
Imagine a clinician using 3-D printing to plan a dental surgery or oncologists offering virtual reality guided meditation to soothe a patient waiting for chemotherapy. Technology innovations in health care are progressing rapidly, not only to fulfill unmet clinical...
OH Digest: CRISPR and dogs with muscular dystrophy, venom to treat medical conditions, and more
Researchers have used CRISPR gene-editing software to treat dogs with muscular dystrophy.
OH Digest: Gene drive mosquitoes, the extinction crisis, and more
Scientists are set to release “gene drive” mosquitoes, which could control mosquito populations in Africa.
OH Digest: A fatal pig virus, floating farms, and more
African swine fever threatens to impact agriculture in China, the world’s biggest pork producer.
Pro tips from Penn’s gardeners
Based on their experiences caring for edible gardens on campus, Lila Bhide and Cole Jadrosich offer advice for home gardeners to hone their green thumbs.
OH Digest: Toxic red tide, ‘zombie genes,’ and more
Toxic red tides pose a serious threat to marine life. One in Florida has led to a declared state of emergency.
Turning up the heat on crime
John MacDonald, a professor of criminology and sociology, discusses the relationship between heat and crime.
One Health Digest: A parasite called rat lungworm, life-threatening dog saliva, and more
After eating raw centipedes at a market, two unfortunate people have contracted the rat lungworm parasite.