Behavioral Health

The placebo cure

Drug researchers use control groups to measure the efficacy of their drug tests. What happens when the control group responds? Science proves the placebo effect is indeed medicine itself.

Tina Rodia



In the News


Science News

Improving Family-based Comm. Key to Enhancing Sexual Health Outcomes of GBQ Adolescents

Research by Dalmacio Flores in the School of Nursing has highlighted missed opportunities for sexual-health education between gay, bisexual, or queer adolescent males and their parents.

FULL STORY →



WHYY (Philadelphia)

ERs in Pennsylvania, Delaware Report Huge Increases in Opioid Overdoses 

JeanMarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine advocates “more robust responses” for opioid overdose survivors in emergency departments.

FULL STORY →