Tag Archives: Health Sciences

Students Study Health Benefits Of Medicinal Plants

Have you ever tried a slippery elm bark smoothie to relieve an upset stomach? Or flaxseed oil to lower your cholesterol? Most people are accustomed to reaching for a prescription or over-the-counter drug to treat these and other ailments. But …

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PhilaU Students Volunteer to Provide Medical Care in Ghana

As the bus carrying Philadelphia University student medical volunteers pulled into the rural Ghanaian community of Ekumfi Techiman, hundreds of clapping, smiling children ran to greet those on board. “When we got off the bus, we each had four kids …

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PhilaU Researcher Assesses Risk of PCBs in Children’s Supplements in New Study

The health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil are well documented, and include increased heart healthiness in adults and essential brain development in children. As a result, in recent years many products aimed at delivering fish oil to …

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Philadelphia University to Participate in the First Philadelphia Science Festival with Series of Events through April

Philadelphia University faculty and students will participate in the first Philadelphia Science Festival by participating and hosting a series of events throughout the celebration from April 15 to 28. As a kick-off to the festival, there will be a Philadelphia-themed …

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Student who received heart transplant encourages others to be organ donors

Ken Lee, 37,  is many things: a forensic investigator, paramedic, hockey player and a Philadelphia University student who will soon earn a B.S. in Health Sciences.  He also is alive today because of the generosity of an organ donor. On …

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