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Jessica Lopez
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Going Yellow Isn’t A Green Light:
Know the Risks
Restrictions on work and social interaction ease in the yellow phase of reopening the state. Here's what you need to consider before expanding your social circle.
Breastfeeding Safely During Coronavirus
Obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Bethany Perry answers the top questions new moms are asking in the midst of the pandemic.
Your Guide to Women’s Health Screenings
You may visit your primary care physician on a regular basis, but do you really know what screenings you need to stay healthy and when to get them?
A Safe Space for Nurses to Share Their Coronavirus Fears
Jefferson launches “Nurse2Nurse,” where nurses can debrief with peers.
At-Home Remedies to Calm Hives and Itchy Skin
Is stress over coronavirus manifesting on your skin? Here are six ways to feel some relief.
A Frontline Physician On Her Coronavirus Hospitalization Experience
Dr. Chang was at first incredulous that her mild symptoms were COVID-19. Here she shares her survival story.
A Patient’s Guide to JeffConnect Appointments Now Available
Health concern or issue? There’s an app for that.
Diagnosed with Cancer During COVID-19, A Nurse Takes One Day at a Time
After a life-changing diagnosis in the middle of the pandemic, one nurse is grateful that she didn’t put off her health, and for her fellow healthcare workers and staff as she navigates treatment.
Bariatric Surgery Became the Bridge to a New Heart
At age 29, I went into my family doctor’s office for my yearly check-up. I walked out with a diagnosis of congestive heart failure. This is my story.
Tony Luke’s Son Michael Shares His COVID-19 Experience
Michael Lucidonio started developing classic COVID-19 symptoms and within days learned he would need to be put on a ventilator.
How Creating a “New Army of First Preventers” Could Help America Emerge From the Initial COVID-19 Wave
Dr. David Nash, founding dean emeritus of the Jefferson College of Public Health, discusses paths back from the age of social distancing.