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Thomas Wadden, PhD, director of the Center for Weight and Eating Disorders discusses bariatric surgery and why losing weight is so difficult on WHYY's "Radio Times".
David Yusko, PsyD, clinical director at the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, spoke with the Cleveland Plain Dealer for a story on the recently discovered kidnapped victims in Cleveland, Ohio, and the issues they face as they try and heal from the ordeal.
Investigators at Penn Medicine are studying what is takes to get a good night's sleep in Philadelphia. WHYY Newsworks reports that Michael Grandner, PhD, instructor in Psychiatry, and his team are studying how and why people sleep in the real world.