College of Nursing in the Media

Selected, Recent Coverage

October 2014

ABCnews.com   (This Associated Press article was picked up by more than a hundred media outlets nationally and internationally, including the UK's Daily Mail, Japan Today, Investors Business Daily, New York Daily News and The Fresno Bee).
Elizabeth Dowdell, PhD, RN
Survey: Harassment a Common Part of Online Life

Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD, RN
Study: More Gas Wells In Area Leads To More Hospitalizations

Republicanherald.com
Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD, RN
Don’t dither on database

Associated Press (picked up by other outlets)
Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD, RN
Ebola patient cared for by 70 hospital staffers

September 2014

The Times Leader (Wilkes Barre, Pa.)
Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD, RN
Health complaints related to natural gas drilling shouldn’t be swept under the carpet

 

August 2014

Citizensvoice.com
Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD, RN
Coalition of health care professionals seek probe of state health department

The Times-Tribune.com (Scranton, Pa.)
Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD, RN
State health department probe sought

StateImpact-PA (NPR)
Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD, RN
Groups call for investigation into health department’s handling of drilling

WHYY Radio Times (NPR)
Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD, RN
Health oversight and hydraulic fracking

July 2014

Today's Dietician
Erin Winterhalter, MPH, RD, LDN, CDE
The Nutrition Facts Label

Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD, RN
(op-ed) Is the Pennsylvania health department fracking-phobic?

Christian Science Monitor
Linda Copel, PhD, RN, CNS,BC, CNE, NCC, FAPA
As Iraq crisis deepens, veterans wonder: Was it worth it?

June 2014

Wall Street Journal
Kelly Nestor, MSN, ANP-BC
New Technologies to Help Seniors Age in Place

US News & World Report
Erin Winterhalter, MPH, RD, LDN, CDE
'Healthy' Foods You Shouldn't Be Eating

May 2014

The Verge
Kelly Nestor, MSN, ANP-BC
Researchers want to keep the elderly safe with radar

The Daily Mail (UK)
Kelly Nestor, MSN, ANP-BC
Keeping the elderly safe with RADAR: Technology could help track breathing, heart rates and accidents

The Christian Science Monitor
Elizabeth Dowdell, PhD, RN, FAAN
California court charts new path on life without parole for juveniles

March 2014

Christian Science Monitor
Elizabeth Burgess Dowdell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Are e-cigarettes a tobacco product? L.A. regulation called 'short-sighted.'

February 2014

My Fox Tampa Bay
Elizabeth Burgess Dowdell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Texting in your sleep may result in more than just bad spelling

December 2013

Minnesota Star Tribune
Elizabeth Burgess Dowdell, PhD, RN, FAAN
A new disorder is plaguing teenagers: Sleep texting

Weatherchannel.com
Theresa Capriotti, DO, MSN, RN, CRNP
Watch out for these winter woes                                 

November 2013

NBC10
Erin Winterhalter, MPH, RD, LDN, CDE
FDA bans trans fats

Discovery Health Channel
Joyce Willens, PhD, RN, BC
Pain Matters (documentary)

September 2013

Christian Science Monitor
Elizabeth Burgess Dowdell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Facebook regret? California law lets kids erase embarrassing posts

WYHH Newsworks
Elizabeth Burgess Dowdell, PhD, RN, FAAN
If I shall text before I wake: Villanova prof says 'sleep texting' is common

August 2013

NBC News
Elizabeth Burgess Dowdell, PhD, RN, FAAN
'Sleep-texting' is a nightmare for some cellphone addicts

The Salt Lake Tribune 
Carol Weingarten, PhD, RN, ANEF
What music can help soothe a baby?

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Carol Weingarten, PhD, RN, ANEF
Dumping diapers: EC, the elimination-communication way of toilet training

Nurse.com
Suzanne Zamerowski, PhD, RN
Tailored genes

US News & World Report
Elizabeth Burgess Dowdell, PhD, RN, FAAN
The trouble with sleep texting