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Jessica Lopez
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In Stressful Times, Physician Helps Students and Healthcare Providers Use Art to Decompress
Jefferson Artist-in-Residence Dr. Nazanin Moghbeli finds inspiration at the bedside.
How to Handle Halloween During COVID-19
A family medicine physician talks redefining trick-or-treating, safe alternatives and shares how she plans on celebrating with her own child.
Step by Step: What to Do If You Think You Have COVID-19
From what to do if you start having symptoms, the differences between COVID-19 tests, what to do if you test positive, to when you can re-enter society safely, this is your complete guide to care.
Can You Have Natural Immunity
to COVID-19?
Dr. John Zurlo breaks down the difference between natural immunity and vaccine-induced immunity, and why COVID-19 vaccination remains critical.
Is a Midwife Right for You?
You may have heard of a midwife from a friend or perhaps from a recent binge of “Call The Midwife” on Netflix, but do you know what midwives actually do?
Best Practices For Face Masks For Your Children
Here are the mask-wearing best practices you need to know, from best types of masks, to how often they need to be washed.
How to Find Relief from Fall Allergies
Seasonal allergies are never fun to deal with—here’s how to avoid sneezing up a storm and nip those symptoms in the bud.
My Coming Out Story: A Second-Year Medical Student Reflects on His Journey
Sidney Kimmel Medical College student Paul Endres shares his coming out moments, what it means to be an advocate and his hopes for the future of LGBTQ+ medical care.
Why Gynecological Cancer Screening is a Must for the LGBTQ+ Community
Jefferson obstetrician-gynecologists share the importance of routine screening and how they aim to break the barriers and promote affirming care.
Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Have Fertility Treatment Options
Ovulation-inducing medications and other treatments have proven overwhelmingly successful in overriding the fertility challenge posed by PCOS.
How a Genetics Test Revealed Stomach Cancer and Saved My Life
Sarah Miranda had no reason to believe in the life-altering possibilities of genetic testing, until results turned up a mutation connected to a rare form of stomach cancer.