14 posts categorized "Health Sciences"

01/23/2014

The NY Times: How to Help Homeless Families

MetrauxThe New York Times opinion reporter David Bornstein (@dnbornstein) featured Stephen Metraux, PhD, associate professor of health policy and public health at University of the Sciences, in his Jan. 22 article regarding helping homeless families.

"Homelessness is an extremely adverse childhood experience. 'If you factor in the reduction of childhood trauma, the savings to society in the long run from prevention is considerable,' commented Stephen Metraux, associate professor of health policy and public health at University of the Sciences, who worked on the Homebase study."

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01/21/2014

BetterForYou.com: A Sick Guide to Fitness

Karin Richards, MS, director of Health Sciences at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia provides tips for individuals who are sick, yet focused on their fitness goals.

Read More: http://betterforyou.com/article/fitness/sick-guide-fitness

11/04/2013

Thedailyjournal.com: Pittsgrove woman fights multiple sclerosis with 100-mile bike ride

In 2006, Rosemary Sieber was a sophomore at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. A math and chemistry major, she went to bed anticipating the next day’s physics exam.

Read more: http://www.thedailyjournal.com/article/20131104/LIFESTYLE/311040013/Pittsgrove-woman-fights-multiple-sclerosis-100-mile-bike-ride

10/29/2013

Wogl.cbslocal.com: Philadelphia Agenda with Brad Segall

Reporter Brad Segall of WOGL 98.1's Philadelphia Agenda recently spoke to Karen Richards, interim chair of the Department of Kinesiology, about National Health Literacy and National Cholesterol Awareness Month.

Listen: http://wogl.cbslocal.com/2013/10/29/philadelphia-agenda-with-brad-segall-301/

Oaoa.com: MISSION FITNESS: Lifestyle factors that put you at risk for breast cancer

You would have to live under a rock to not realize that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Sports teams from the NFL to your local high school are all wearing pink accents to their uniforms, and communities nationwide are hosting activities to bring awareness to this terrible disease that effects so many. 

Read more: http://www.oaoa.com/people/health/mission_fitness/article_08f1ab56-402a-11e3-bb2f-0019bb30f31a.html

10/27/2013

Wogl.cbslocal.com: Phialdelphia Agenda with Brad Segall

Karin Richards, interim chair of the Department of Kinesiology, will be a guest on 98.1 WOGL's "Philadelphia Agenda" on Sunday, Oct. 27, at 6:30 a.m., with host Brad Segall. A podcast will be posted on the station’s website next week.

10/21/2013

Healthnewsdigest.com: Lifestyle Factors Could Put College-Age Women at Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer prevention needs to become a shared conversation among women of all ages as it can strike at any age, and is generally more aggressive when diagnosed in women under the age of 50.

Read more: http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/Cancer_Issues_660/Lifestyle-Factors-Could-Put-College-Age-Women-at-Higher-Risk-of-Breast-Cancer.shtml

10/14/2013

Wogl.cbslocal.com: Philadelphia Agenda

Karin Richards, interim chair of the Department of Kinesiology, will be a guest on 98.1 WOGL's "Philadelphia Agenda" on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 6 a.m., with host Brad Segall.

Listen: http://betaplayer.radio.com/player/981-wogl-classic-hits

10/08/2013

Seniorvoiceamerica.com: Health, Wealth and Wisdom

Karin Richards, interim chair of the Department of Kinesiology, will be a guest on a Tampa Bay radio station segment, "Health, Wealth and Wisdom," today at 5:20 p.m. You can listen to the show live by clicking here.

Listen: https://soundcloud.com/senior-voice-america/health-wealth-wisdom-10-8-13-1

09/30/2013

KYW1060 Radio: Univ. of the Sciences Helping Its Students Fight High Cholesterol

One local university is taking an opportunity this month, National Cholesterol Education Month, to urge its students to pay attention to the dangers of high cholesterol. This segment ran six more times over the weekend on KYW Newsradio after its initial debut on Friday. Audio clip is attached.

Listen: 

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