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LATEST POSTS BY Jessica Lopez
October 19, 2022
Lifelong Athlete Survives Unexpected Aortic Aneurysm with Lifesaving Cardiac Surgery
John Tegan was the picture of health when he received news that he would need cardiac surgery for an unexpected heart condition.
October 18, 2022
Breast Reconstruction Surgery: What Are Your Options?
The decision to get reconstructive surgery after breast cancer is a personal one—here’s what you need to know.
October 14, 2022
Do Pumpkin Spice Products Have Any Nutritional Value?
Pumpkin and pumpkin spice boast many nutritional benefits, but have you ever read the ingredients label on these products to see if they actually contain any real pumpkin or pumpkin spice?
October 13, 2022
Podcast: Dr. John Zurlo on the COVID-19 Bivalent Booster, Monkeypox and Polio
Infectious diseases expert and chair of the Jefferson Enterprise COVID-19 Task Force brings us up to speed on the latest information on COVID, monkeypox and polio, plus, his thoughts on masking going into the flu season.
October 5, 2022
Gestational Diabetes: What You Need to Know to Manage or Prevent It
A midwife shares why gestational diabetes might develop, tips for reducing unnecessary risks for you and your baby and much more.
October 4, 2022
12 Things Everyone Should Know About Mammograms
Jefferson radiologists discuss everything you need to know about screening, from how to prepare and address warning signs to what to do if you’re re-called for another screening.
September 30, 2022
Breast Cysts vs. Cancer: What to Do if You Feel a Lump
Breast surgeon Dr. Susanna Nazarian discusses maintaining breast health, new breast masses and why it’s important to keep up with regular screening mammograms.
September 29, 2022
Sickle Cell Patients Need Our Compassion
Jefferson doctors, and long-time patient, Julius Adams, ask others to listen and understand the pain of sickle cell disease.
September 29, 2022
Types of Prostate Cancer Screenings and Why They’re Important
A Jefferson urologist breaks down when men should start getting screened, types of tests available and weighs in on the necessity of rectal exams.
September 21, 2022
Targeting Sepsis: Early Detection and Treatment Are Critical
September is Sepsis Awareness Month, a national effort to raise awareness of a leading cause of deaths in U.S. hospitals.
September 20, 2022
Broken Heart Syndrome: Understanding Why It Happens and What You Can Do
Can an emotional event really “break” your heart? A cardiologist explains what triggers broken heart syndrome, how it differs from a heart attack and more.