Ulysses Jenkins Exhibit
10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art, 118 S. 36th St.
Older patients who accessed primary care via telemedicine had lower hospitalization rates, but racial disparities in outcomes of in-person primary care persist, with Black older adults more likely to be hospitalized after a telemedicine visit.
Rural areas—particularly those in Appalachian and Midwestern states—are hard hit by the opioid epidemic. However, many individuals in those same states do not support policies scientifically proven to help, like medically aided treatment and syringe exchanges.
An analysis of citations in 14 communication journals found that men are overcited and women are undercited, especially in papers authored by men.
Penn researchers suggest going against national guidelines and standardizing the threshold at which pregnant women are treated for anemia
Penn Medicine research suggests that investment in structurally damaged homes in low-income and minority neighborhoods are associated with reduced crime and improved public health.
Wharton real estate professor Benjamin Keys discusses racial disparities in mortgage refinancing.
A study of vaccine-related Twitter posts reveals significant differences in concerns people have when broken down by age, race, population density, and religious beliefs.
New Penn Medicine research finds that original research articles with women as both primary and senior authors are cited the least.
If Black patients were admitted to the same hospitals that serve a majority of white patients, Penn Medicine researchers show their risk of death would drop by 10%.
Anew study finds that 18- to 24-year-olds who use cell phones while driving are more likely to engage in other risky driving behaviors associated with “acting-without-thinking,” a form of impulsivity.
Samuel H. Preston of the School of Arts & Sciences responded to the pandemic’s negative impact on the U.S. life expectancy, saying it will “bounce back” in the near future.
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Hans-Peter Kohler of the School of Arts & Sciences spoke about the potential ramifications of declining births in the U.S. “Ultimately, declining birth rates affect what’s called the population age structure, so how many individuals are at different ages within a country or population,” he said, “and the population age structure, along with the size of the population, have profound effects on many, many aspects of life.”
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