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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.
How to Manipulate Brain Waves for a Better Mental State
Understanding activity in the brain to help with sleep, stress and focus.
Here’s What You Need to Know About Going to the Doctor’s During COVID-19
Physicians in cardiology, primary care and urgent care share what you can expect, and what not to, when you come for an appointment.
Boosting Your Immune System – Fact vs. Fiction
From mega-doses of vitamins to nutritional supplements we can’t pronounce – Jefferson experts help us understand what can actually help our immunity during the pandemic.
Your Guide to Women’s Health Screenings
You may visit your primary care physician on a regular basis, but do you really know what screenings you need to stay healthy and when to get them?
At-Home Remedies to Calm Hives and Itchy Skin
Is stress over coronavirus manifesting on your skin? Here are six ways to feel some relief.