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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.
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.
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.
Investigating the Long-term Impact of COVID-19
Jefferson researchers join a CDC study to follow COVID-19 “long-haulers” and their symptoms.
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.