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February 24, 2020
Crossing a Cultural Divide to Care for Those in Need
Urologist resident Dr. May Jean Counsilman fulfilled a lifelong goal on an international medical mission trip to Uganda.
February 17, 2020
Surgical Milestone: Philadelphia’s First Transoral Thyroidectomy
Otolaryngologists Dr. Christopher Fundakowski and Dr. Elizabeth Cottrill recently performed the first transoral thyroidectomy in Philadelphia.
January 15, 2020
Food for Good Sleep? Here’s What You Should Eat
While there are many things that affect the quantity and quality of the sleep you get, one most people overlook is the food they eat before bedtime.
December 20, 2019
How to Avoid “Airplane Acne”
Whether you’re traveling for the holidays, a much needed vacation, or an important meeting, your trip can be ruined when you’re greeted by an unwelcome acne breakout upon your arrival at your destination.
December 18, 2019
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?
December 13, 2019
Operating on the “Rattlesnake of the Abdomen”
How performing more than 1,600 Whipple procedures has advanced the fight against pancreatic cancer.
November 13, 2019
Food as Medicine
How MANNA, a Philadelphia volunteer service, helps a Jefferson physician nourish her patients to achieve greater health.
November 6, 2019
How to Start a Heart-Friendly Fall Fitness Routine
A cardiac rehabilitation specialist offers the tips she gives her heart patients to start a fall fitness routine.
October 31, 2019
Five Blood Donation Myths Debunked
There are many misconceptions around donating blood, but it remains a constant need in the business of saving lives.
October 29, 2019
How to Make a Smooth Daylight Saving Transition
While for some "falling back" one hour means extra time in bed, others struggle to adjust their internal clock to the new daylight pattern. Read on for tips to ensure a satisfying snooze!
October 22, 2019
What Foods to Eat & Avoid During Breast Cancer Treatment
When you’re battling a disease like breast cancer, a nutritious diet can be one of your strongest allies in the fight.