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July 21, 2020
An Oncologist Reflects on Patient and Self Care During COVID-19
Although Dr. Ana Maria Lopez has been a medical oncologist for more than 20 years, she observes that the challenges of caring for patients during this pandemic are unique.
July 15, 2020
Surgical Milestone: Philadelphia’s First Micra AV Pacemaker Implanted
The newly FDA-approved pacemaker is the world’s smallest pacemaker with atrioventricular (AV) synchrony, specifically designed for patients with AV block.
July 9, 2020
A Guide on Going Back – Or Not – in the “Green Phase” of Coronavirus Reopening
As salons, yoga studios, gyms, restaurants and workspaces prepare to open in Pennsylvania’s “green phase” of coronavirus reopening, here’s what you need to consider to stay safe.
June 10, 2020
How to Approach Conversations About Social Distancing and Masking
From perceived risk to caution fatigue, Jefferson experts share insights into why there are differences in how people approach measures intended to prevent spread of the coronavirus.
June 5, 2020
Going Yellow Isn’t A Green Light:
Know the Risks
Restrictions on work and social interaction ease in the yellow phase of reopening the state. Here's what you need to consider before expanding your social circle.
June 3, 2020
Breastfeeding Safely During Coronavirus
Obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Bethany Perry answers the top questions new moms are asking in the midst of the pandemic.
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 20, 2020
Pregnancy During the Coronavirus: How Life and Medical Care Has Changed
What to expect in these uncertain times when you’re preparing for labor and delivery.
April 15, 2020
A Coronavirus Visual Guide For Those With Autism
Simple language with illustrations can inform and reassure those on the spectrum.
April 6, 2020
Spread the Science, Not the Virus
Public health researchers at Jefferson recommend ways to avoid misinformation during the COVID19 pandemic, like seeking out trusted sources, local updates, and cross-checked information.
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.