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Study Looks to Break the Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening through Research, Community, and Connection
A medical-oncologist shares how local research is tackling key barriers to care to help improve rates of screening and early detection.
Capturing the Experiences of New Mothers during COVID-19
New moms participate in a research project to document the early weeks of motherhood with photos, and reflect on the challenges and adaptations of the pandemic.
A Targeted Approach to Tackle Racial Disparities in Prostate Cancer
Combining epidemiological mapping and community outreach, researchers target educational interventions to populations in Philadelphia at highest risk for the disease.
Hope Leads to Transformation from Grief
How counselors can help clients cultivate hope and self-compassion after losing a loved one.
Should I Be Worried About
Fatty Liver Disease?
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is serious but preventable. Learn if you’re at risk.
Caring For the Physical Health of Those With Mental Illness
Researchers look into methods to reduce the early mortality in those with serious mental illnesses.
Why Telehealth is Not Meeting the Needs of African Americans with Diabetes
Mistrust in physicians kept some Black patients with diabetes from using these services during the pandemic.
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.
What Does the J&J Vaccine Pause Mean for Me?
A physician who treats clotting disorders explains what to look out for.
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.
Why Wearing a Mask Can Be Controversial
Researchers investigate the social drivers of mask wearing during COVID-19.