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Health Tips and Expert Commentary
Commentary: Eclipses Are Thrilling and of Immense Scientific Value
August 22, 2017
Paul Halpern PhD reflects on the solar eclipse and its scientific value, particularly for Albert Einstein.
Health Tip: Grapefruit and Certain Medications Don't Mix Well
July 26, 2017
Dr. Dan Hussar says properties in the grapefruit interact with certain medications in such a way that a person ends up having more of the active drug in the body.
Commentary: Embracing a replacement for Obamacare will require compromise on all sides
March 21, 2017
USciences Professor Stephen Metraux PhD, director of health policy, penned a blog post for Philly.com about the proposed American Health Care Act and how lawmakers and observers will have to make compromises on both sides of the aisle.
Health Tip: Heart Disease is the Leading Cause of Death in Women
February 10, 2017
A Health Tip from University of the Sciences: In recognition of February as heart month, Dr. Lora Packel shares advice for women to help prevent heart disease.
Expert Commentary: Investigative Series Becomes Teaching Tool in Pharmacy Training
February 10, 2017
Dr. Daniel A. Hussar is using the results from an investigative news series on patient medications as a teaching tool in the training of future pharmacists at USciences' Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.
Philly.com: Dr. Stacey Gorski Writes About Uptick in Mumps Cases
January 31, 2017
Stacey Gorski, PhD, wrote a blog post for Philly.com's Health and Science blog regarding the recent uptick in Mumps cases and how it might impact Philly-area college students.
What to Look for When Buying Lotion to Protect Your Skin from Harsh Winter Weather
December 08, 2016
A health tip from University of the Sciences.
Health Tip: Four Ways to Prevent a Stroke
October 27, 2016
Regardless of one's age or family history, 90 percent of strokes are preventable.
Health Tip: Flu Season is Beginning Already
October 04, 2016
5 things to look for when shopping for sunscreen
June 21, 2016
Spread Holiday Cheer, Not Germs, Says USciences Prof
November 23, 2015
Tips for an Autism-Friendly Fourth of July
July 02, 2015
College Students at High Risk for Flu: Reduce the Spread of Germs, Says USciences Prof
January 05, 2015
Peak months for the flu are between December and February, and Pennsylvania has already recorded more than 10,000 confirmed flu cases - a number that is likely to spike over the upcoming weeks as more individuals are exposed to the virus, according to the CDC.
New Year's Fitness Goals Should Start with a Trip to the Doc, Says USciences Profs
December 08, 2014
The best preparation for exercise is making sure an individual can safely engage in increased physical activity.