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Research & Innovation

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.
COVID-19 Creates Problems, Research Supplies Solutions
Applied research, a discipline which uses inquiry-aided design, has helped Jefferson faculty and students come up with solutions to surprising issues created by the pandemic.
What Medicaid Expansion Has Meant for Mental Health during COVID-19
Researchers reflect on the impact the Affordable Care Act has had on opening up access to mental health services.
Not All Patients Are Offered the Same Effective Breast Cancer Treatment
Socioeconomic status and race could play a role in treatment decisions, according to new research.
Learning from Women with Opioid Use Disorder
Understanding trauma women experienced as children can inform better care for moms struggling with opioid use disorder.
How to Manipulate Brain Waves for a Better Mental State
Understanding activity in the brain to help with sleep, stress and focus.
Dealing With Grief in the Age of COVID-19
Facing an inconceivable loss of human life, a mounting economic toll, and a “new normal,” we look for answers on how to cope with grief in various forms.
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.
How to Approach Conversations About Social Distancing and Masking
From perceived risk to caution fatigue, Jefferson experts share insights into why there are differences in how people approach measures intended to prevent spread of the coronavirus.
Clinical Trials to Search for COVID-19 Treatments
Clinical researchers are getting trials to patients with COVID-19 faster than ever. Here are the latest Jefferson trials testing potential COVID-19 therapies.
Survey Reveals the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Patients
A team of researchers at The Neu Center at SKCC launched a survey to understand the main concerns of cancer patients, and barriers to their care and treatment during the pandemic