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The New York Times

We can’t even agree on what is tearing us apart

Yphtach Lelkes of the Annenberg School for Communication is quoted on the evidence that public opinion is now collapsing onto one dimension.

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Marketplace (NPR)

Evusheld offers vulnerable Americans protection from COVID. But getting it has been complicated

Aimee Payne of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the decision to get a COVID vaccine amongst patients with rare autoimmune diseases.

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Reuters

Fact Check-Monkeypox is not the same as AIDS or ‘VAIDS’ caused by the COVID-19 vaccine

Stephen Gluckman& of the Perelman School of Medicine says there is no evidence of immunodeficiency being related to COVID-19 vaccines.

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TechiLive

Bystander CPR more likely in states requiring teen training

Victoria Vetter of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how state laws mandating CPR training in high schools were associated with a higher likelihood of bystander CPR for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

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Marketplace (NPR)

Reading the Federal Reserve minutes can feel like hours, but Fed watchers still pore over them

Peter Conti-Brown of the Wharton School says that Federal Reserve meeting minutes are deliberately written in code.

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Daily Beast

Watch this noodle-shaped robot autonomously escape a maze 

Researchers at Penn and North Carolina State University have created a rotini-shaped robot that can tumble through a maze without any help or guidance from a computer or human being.

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The New York Times

After stroke, doctors look at Fetterman’s campaign trail prospects

Rajat Deo of the Perelman School of Medicine agreed with the use of defibrillators in the care of Senate nominee John Fetterman and suspects he has a damaged heart.

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Daily Mail (U.K.)

Jill Biden visits same Children’s Hospital in Costa Rica that John F. Kennedy visited in 1963 as first lady celebrates new cancer partnership

Jill Biden on Sunday followed in the footsteps of John F. Kennedy and visited the National Children’s Hospital of Costa Rica. She was celebrating a partnership between Costa Rica’s public health authority and the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, which will help Costa Rican children access a lifesaving cancer treatment.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Finally, the Class of 2020 gets its in-person commencement ceremonies at Penn, Haverford, and Penn State 

On Sunday, 3,500 members of the University of Pennsylvania’s undergraduate class of 2020 as well as 2021 master’s and doctoral graduates marched onto Franklin Field to whooping cheers from family and friends in the crowd of 12,000.

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WebMD

Global warming could mean less sleep for billions

Indira Gurubhagavatula of the Perelman School of Medicine praises a study that shows individuals could be subjected to at least two weeks of short sleep each year due to high temperatures driven by global warming.

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