Brandon Baker

Brandon Baker

Staff Writer

An oasis of compassion

Since 2015, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has supported the Family Caregiver Center, a three-room space that serves an array of needs, from resources to relaxation, for caregivers—one of only a few in the United States.

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Exhibit catalog to peer inside fantastical mind of Penn artist

“Out, Out, Phosphene Candle” is one of The Sach’s Program for Arts Innovation 23 projects that received funding this spring. A collaboration between Paul Swenback, the building manager for the Institute of Contemporary Art, and Joy Feasley, the fantastical exhibit blends art, nature, and the occult at a gallery in Wisconsin, and in a forthcoming book on the exhibit.

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The ins and outs of sugar alcohol

Gastroenterologist Octavia Pickett-Blakely, an assistant professor at the Perelman School of Medicine, explains the workings of the increasingly popular sweetener, found in products like Bai Water and Halo Top. 

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