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Jessica Lopez
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Causes and How to Ease the Pain
Carpal tunnel syndrome affects millions of Americans every year. But what exactly is it? And how is it treated?
Seasonal Affective Disorder: Tips for Brightening Your Mood on Shorter, Dark Days
Daily light therapy from a tabletop light box and walks in bright winter sunshine lead the way in relieving seasonal affective disorder—even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
I Ran Marathons. Then COVID-19 Caught up With Me.
Alexandra Hackett tested negative for COVID-19 back in March when she had flu-like symptoms. Today, she faces terrifying “long-hauler” symptoms.
The Center for Healthy Aging Introduces Initiative to Improve LGBTQ+ Patient Care
The Center for Healthy Aging staff and providers enrolled in training in order to learn cultural competency and inclusive care in order for aging LGBTQ+ patients to know they’re welcome, seen and safe in their care.
Why I Became a Doctor: A Profile of Dr. Diana Scott
An inside look at how she was inspired to overcome adversity, no matter what.
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.
Mobile Testing For COVID-19 Now at All Major TJUH Sites
In addition to testing sites for Jefferson patients, a pair of no-cost sites will help reach underserved patients and communities in Philadelphia and beyond.
Enlarged Prostate,
Cross-Country Flight During COVID-19, and Great Surgical Results
Minimally invasive HoLEP procedure, considered the gold-standard surgery for enlarged prostate, is unavailable in California. So, despite the pandemic, John Steinberg flew to Philadelphia.
Training Physicians to Respond to Vulnerable Patients – At 30,000 Feet
Drs. Lara Phillips and Wendy Ross are creating a Continuing Medical Education program that addresses in-flight emergencies & the myths and theoretical concerns healthcare providers have that may prevent people with medical training from volunteering in the event of an inflight medical emergency.
Dr. Anthony Fauci Shares COVID-19 Challenges During Jefferson Health Grand Rounds
Recently, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci offered Jefferson Health clinicians some expert insights into the public health and scientific challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
This Is the Best Diet for Better Breast Cancer Outcomes
Better breast cancer outcomes could begin with adopting a primarily plant-based diet.