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June 2, 2021
How to Cope While Caregiving for a Stroke Patient
Occupational and physical therapy experts provide tips for balancing self-care with helping loved ones on their road to recovery.
April 14, 2021
What Does the J&J Vaccine Pause Mean for Me?
A physician who treats clotting disorders explains what to look out for.
March 23, 2021
Four Ways to Avoid Back Pain
Back pain can interfere with you doing what you enjoy. Thankfully, there are some things you can do each and every day to prevent it.
March 19, 2021
Why Wearing a Mask Can Be Controversial
Researchers investigate the social drivers of mask wearing during COVID-19.
March 3, 2021
Mind Over Matter
One stroke patient's journey to help researchers understand if brain implants connected to a robotic arm brace can help him…and eventually other survivors…restore movement.
February 17, 2021
MATER Staff Turns to their Mindfulness Therapy Research to Navigate COVID-19 Stressors
Proven to help moms in through opioid abuse disorder, mindfulness practice may also be helpful to others in crisis.
February 10, 2021
Investigating the Long-term Impact of COVID-19
Jefferson researchers join a CDC study to follow COVID-19 “long-haulers” and their symptoms.
February 2, 2021
To Sleep or Not to Sleep?
Neuroscience researchers study how fruit flies decide between sleep and other behaviors, like mating, and the factors that influence that decision.
January 26, 2021
A Margin of Error
College of Nursing assistant professor Karen Alexander, PhD, RN, talks candidly and bravely about her unconscious bias that crept into the care she had once provided as a nurse.
January 25, 2021
Can the COVID-19 Vaccine Cause Bell’s Palsy? Experts Say No.
Facial paralysis and sensitivity are alarming symptoms of Bell's palsy, but full recovery is possible, especially when treated at the right time.
January 21, 2021
What I Wish You Knew About My Endometriosis
How to be more empathetic for those suffering from endometriosis, a poorly studied disease that affects more than six million people in the U.S., and nearly 200 million worldwide.