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April 28, 2020
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.
April 24, 2020
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.
April 17, 2020
How to Upgrade Your “Sleep Hygiene” During Coronavirus Outbreak
Sleep releases cytokines that need to increase to effectively fight infection. Here's what you can do to ensure you get the zzz's you need.
April 17, 2020
A Daughter’s Perspective On Her Dad’s Dire Diagnosis
My dad’s uveal melanoma diagnosis changed my view on life—both as a daughter and a nurse.
April 16, 2020
Life Extended After A Dire Diagnosis
A dad’s diagnosis of uveal melanoma wouldn’t keep him from his daughter’s wedding day.
April 15, 2020
A Coronavirus Visual Guide For Those With Autism
Simple language with illustrations can inform and reassure those on the spectrum.
April 11, 2020
TJUH Blood Donor Center to Begin Accepting Coronavirus Survivor Plasma Donations
The FDA also recently loosened blood donation regulations, including for men who have sex with men, in an effort to broaden eligibility to donate blood in the wake of COVID-19.
April 8, 2020
How the Coronavirus Could be Affecting Your Period
Dr. Beth Schwartz says she’s recently received questions from her patients on spotting and bleeding, as well as early, late and skipped periods.
April 2, 2020
Supporting Neurodiversity at
Jefferson Health: A Conversation With Dr. Wendy Ross
“It’s past time for the Americans with Disabilities Act to recognize, with specific guidelines, invisible disabilities.”
April 1, 2020
A Global Health Mission Extending More Than a Decade
Dr. Patricia Henwood is on the coronavirus front lines at Jefferson. Her experience training clinicians in Rwanda, Uganda, and other countries to use point-of-care ultrasounds to answer questions about TB, Ebola has prepared her more than most on how to handle a crisis.
March 24, 2020
A Call to Action for Philadelphia During the Coronavirus Crisis
Jefferson Health leadership share how community values matter and will see us through these uncertain times.