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From the Experts

A Coronavirus Visual Guide For Those With Autism
Simple language with illustrations can inform and reassure those on the spectrum.
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.
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.
Explaining the Dire Need to ‘Flatten the Curve’
Dr. David Nash of the Jefferson College of Population Health delves deeper into the phrase that’s come to define COVID-19 prep.
A Parent’s Guide to Coronavirus
Here's what you need to know to protect your family.
Why a Genetic Counselor Should Be a Part of Your Healthcare Team
Curious about how a genetic counselor could inform and enhance your healthcare? We sat down with genetic counselor Carey McDougall to find out.
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.
Surgical Milestone: Philadelphia’s First Transoral Thyroidectomy
Otolaryngologists Dr. Christopher Fundakowski and Dr. Elizabeth Cottrill recently performed the first transoral thyroidectomy in Philadelphia.
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.
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.
Operating on the “Rattlesnake of the Abdomen”
How performing more than 1,600 Whipple procedures has advanced the fight against pancreatic cancer.