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December 18, 2020
How to Safely Start or Stop a Period, and Answers to Other Common Questions
From irregular periods to inducing or stopping a period, Dr. Beth Schwartz shares answers to frequently asked questions about menstrual cycles.
December 16, 2020
Are People With Sleep Apnea At A Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19?
The answer is not so simple according to otolaryngologist Dr. Maurits Boon and sleep medicine specialist Dr. Karl Doghramji.
December 15, 2020
The Top Ten Health Nexus Articles in 2020
As we near the end of this unprecedented year, here is a look back on our most popular stories of the year.
November 20, 2020
Seasonal Affective Disorder: Tips for Brightening Your Mood on Shorter, Dark Days
Daily light therapy from a tabletop light box and walks in bright winter sunshine lead the way in relieving seasonal affective disorder—even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 16, 2020
The Center for Healthy Aging Introduces Initiative to Improve LGBTQ+ Patient Care
The Center for Healthy Aging staff and providers enrolled in training in order to learn cultural competency and inclusive care in order for aging LGBTQ+ patients to know they’re welcome, seen and safe in their care.
November 10, 2020
Types of Prostate Cancer Screenings and Why They’re Important
A Jefferson urologist breaks down when men should start getting screened, types of tests available and weighs in on the necessity of rectal exams.
November 9, 2020
Mobile Testing For COVID-19 Now at All Major TJUH Sites
In addition to testing sites for Jefferson patients, a pair of no-cost sites will help reach underserved patients and communities in Philadelphia and beyond.
November 3, 2020
How to Get Intimacy Back after Cancer Treatment
Research shows women are less likely to hear how cancer treatments might impact their sexual health. Experts weigh in on how women can explore these questions with their doctors and partners.
October 22, 2020
This Is the Best Diet for Better Breast Cancer Outcomes
Better breast cancer outcomes could begin with adopting a primarily plant-based diet.
October 21, 2020
How Women Runners Can Avoid Stress Fractures
Women are twice as likely to develop stress fractures from running as men. Physicians and runners give tips on how to minimize risks and recover from injury.
October 14, 2020
Holiday Travel Tips: How to Stay Safe During COVID-19
Can you really go home for the holidays this year? Dr. Michael Barnish weighs in on staying safe on planes, in hotels and on extended drives.