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Blood with Baggage: Prejudice Underlies Current FDA Regulations for “MSM” Blood Donors
The FDA recently revised blood donor regulations, a rapid change two medical school students say highlights discriminatory policies against the LGBTQ+ community.
Holiday Travel Tips: How to Stay Safe During COVID-19
Can you really go home for the holidays this year? Dr. Michael Barnish weighs in on staying safe on planes, in hotels and on extended drives.
COVID-19: Your Questions Answered
Should you worry about the virus being transmitted in the mail? Jefferson experts answer this question and more.
How to Handle Halloween During the COVID-19 Pandemic
A family medicine physician talks redefining trick-or-treating, safe alternatives and shares how she plans on celebrating with her own child.
2020 Voters’ Guide to Health Care
This year, every U.S. citizen has an important job to do: vote.
In Light of President Trump’s COVID-19 Diagnosis, Here Are Available
Treatment Options
For someone with mild symptoms, it’s generally a watch-and-wait approach.
Complaints of Ringing Ears Increase During COVID-19
If you believe you are experiencing ringing in your ears, especially during COVID-19, you are not alone.
COVID-19 Long Haulers: Surviving May Not Mean Thriving
Specialists in rehabilitation medicine, pulmonology, neuroscience and cardiology share early observations about post-COVID challenges patients may face.
From Loss of Fingers to Shortness of Breath, COVID-19 Has Long-term Effects
Vanessa Cassidy lost her thumb. Lakeisha Hollingsworth, who worked out every day, suffers from fatigue and extreme shortness of breath. Together, they are moving forward, reclaiming their lives—with courage and determination.
How to Cultivate Gratitude Even
In Dark Times
Practicing gratitude can help us overcome the negativity bias, appreciate everyday moments of beauty and goodness, and help support us and build resilience.
COVID-19 and the Flu: Will there
be a ‘Twindemic?’
It is possible to get both COVID-19 and the flu at the same time. Here’s how to protect yourself when two similar viruses collide.