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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.
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.
This Is the Best Diet for Better Breast Cancer Outcomes
Better breast cancer outcomes could begin with adopting a primarily plant-based diet.
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.
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.
How to Handle Halloween During the COVID-19 Pandemic
A family medicine physician talks redefining trick-or-treating, safe alternatives and shares how she plans on celebrating with her own child.
What Your Primary Care Physician Can Tell You That an Urgent Care
Doctor Can’t
When it comes to health, choose the long game.
How to Cultivate Gratitude Even
In Dark Times
Practicing gratitude can help us overcome the negativity bias, appreciate everyday moments of beauty and goodness, and help support us and build resilience.
COVID-19 and the Flu: Will there
be a ‘Twindemic?’
It is possible to get both COVID-19 and the flu at the same time. Here’s how to protect yourself when two similar viruses collide.
Back to School: Mask-Wearing Best Practices for Your Children
Here are the mask-wearing best practices you need to know, from best types of masks, to how often they need to be washed.
Health Tips for Going Back to School During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Masks and hand sanitizer have joined colored pencils and crayons on the school supply list, and there have been a few additions to the back-to-school routine.