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From the Experts

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.
Here’s What You Can Expect for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots This Fall
Dr. Bruce Meyer, president of Jefferson Health, provides the latest on booster shot recommendations and updates on vaccines for children under 12.
Jefferson Reacts to FDA’s Full Approval of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
The FDA’s decision to fully approve Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine marks a milestone moment in the battle against COVID-19 and optimism for the public’s vaccine confidence.
How to Keep Kids Safe at School with COVID Delta Cases Rising
With the Delta variant on the rise, here’s how to keep your kids healthy as they head back to the classroom.
COVID-19 and Breastfeeding: Is Getting the Vaccine Safe for My Baby?
Experts weigh in on the threat of contracting COVID-19 while pregnant, passing antibodies to babies and the best ways to keep them safe.
How Effective Are Vaccines Against the Delta Variant? Should We Get Booster Shots? And Other Questions Answered
Infectious diseases physician and Chair of the Jefferson COVID-19 Task Force Dr. John Zurlo discusses everything from masking up (even when you’re fully vaccinated) to the potential of booster shots.
Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need to Know
Here, a neurologist discusses the landscape of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, available treatments, genetic dementia and ways you can help strengthen your cognitive function.
Yes, Meditating Can Reverse Cognitive Decline and Reshape the Brain. Here’s How
If you’ve been thinking of adopting a meditation practice, let this interview be your sign to start and perhaps give Kirtan Kriya meditation a try.
How to Pick Which Sunscreen You Should Use, According to a Dermatologist
Overwhelmed by the options in the aisle when it comes to sunscreen? Here’s your guide to buying a better bottle that will protect you from the sun.