Counseling and Psychological Services at Penn will extend its hours to evenings and weekends and will expand its outreach by placing full-time staff members in professional schools.
“What’s happening in larger numbers this year is that people's symptoms are so bad that they have to be admitted to the hospital or the ER," Director of Campus Health Initiatives at the Student Health Service Ashlee Halbritter said.
RAP-Line began in 1990 as a calling service and added letter writing as an additional peer support service in 1996. Now, RAP-Line will make Penn the third college campus nationwide — after Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where the service originated, and University of Chicago — to offer the Lean On Me text message service.
A federal judge has ruled in favor of Penn in a recent lawsuit against a neuroscientist who died after exposure to radiation while researching at the University. The plaintiffs plan to appeal the result.
The total cost of the materials and reagents needed for the device is only $2, making it potentially more accessible to the masses. However, the device must still undergo more tests before it is ready for patient use — and according to the researchers, it will not be available before the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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In the past couple of months, Penn Health has been the object of three separate lawsuits.
Some students are trying to streamline the paper process by adopting a completely electronic system instead.
This past Monday, the newly-formed LGBT Health and Wellness Working Group held its first meeting. The group operates as part of the LGBT Center Advisory Council, which also oversees other working groups focused on development, faculty diversity and student engagement.
Spring Fling is a defining part of the Penn experience — but for some students, the desire to have a good time can take precedence over concern about possible risks to their health and safety.
April is Autism Awareness Month and Penn Speaks for Autism is working to get a dialogue started about Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD.
The water crisis in Flint, Mich. has many Philadelphians concerned about the safety of the city’s drinking water.
According to multiple lawyers interviewed by The Daily Pennsylvanian, Hannah Sheetz's treatment by Penn Dining and SDS may even be in violation of laws protecting students with disabilities.
Physician and anthropologist Paul Farmer called on American research universities to do more to support global health equity on Wednesday.
There is a new demand for physicians to save lives — outside of the emergency room.
It’s finally here. Spring break has arrived, and for many students this means travelling abroad.
The group offers free weekly yoga classes in Harnwell College House’s rooftop lounge in collaboration with the Live Well program there.
People struggling to keep up with overly ambitious New Years’ resolutions may have found a solution: behavioral economics.
Yesterday the Philadelphia Department of Public Health reported that the first case of Zika virus was diagnosed in a Philadelphia resident.
In the case that a student screened positively for the virus, SHS would draw a blood sample and cooperate directly with the Pennsylvania Department of Health to coordinate the sample’s processing and testing.