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From the Experts

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?
10 Things Everyone Should Know About Mammograms
Jefferson radiologists discuss breast cancer risk factors, how to prepare for routine screening, and debunk common misconceptions, including how COVID-19 vaccines could affect results.
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.
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.
Understanding Why Women Are at a Greater Risk for Celiac Disease
Gastroenterologists explain the prevalence of celiac disease, health risks, warning signs and treatment options.
Daily Living Tips for Caregivers and Families of People with Alzheimer’s
Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s dementia is a 24-7 job. Here, neuro specialists break down ways to keep your loved one's health on track, as well as your own.
How to Recognize the Signs of Heatstroke in Older Adults
The long-term side effects of heatstroke for adults 65 and older can be devastating, including impaired mental status and kidney malfunction.
What to Do if You Believe You Are Witnessing an Overdose
Understanding the signs of an overdose and knowing what to do if you believe that you are witnessing an overdose can help to save the lives of those around you.
6 Reasons Why Breastmilk Is the Most Powerful Medicine for Babies
Breastmilk is often referred to as a “superfood” or “natural vaccination” for babies. Here’s why.