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One Year Later: The COVID-19 Pandemic
There are lessons learned, moments of sadness and of hope – as we look back on the life we once knew and the “new normal” we are still trying to define.
Effort Aims to Improve Life for Patients With a Rare Disease
Cross-disciplinary team of students and faculty working with those battling Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva.
Investigating the Long-term Impact of COVID-19
Jefferson researchers join a CDC study to follow COVID-19 “long-haulers” and their symptoms.
A Call for Action Against Racism in Medicine
Worn from carrying the burden of fighting against racial injustice, a group of physicians pen a letter titled “Dear White People” asking colleagues in medicine to take up the cause of anti-racism.
The Top Ten Health Nexus Articles in 2020
As we near the end of this unprecedented year, here is a look back on our most popular stories of the year.
The Opioid Crisis: Confronting America’s Other Fatal Health Epidemic
Now in the shadow of COVID-19, opioid misuse is another long-term health crisis that has killed over 450,000 people in this country since 1999.
Why I Became a Doctor: A Profile of Dr. Diana Scott
An inside look at how she was inspired to overcome adversity, no matter what.
Mobile Testing For COVID-19 Now at All Major TJUH Sites
In addition to testing sites for Jefferson patients, a pair of no-cost sites will help reach underserved patients and communities in Philadelphia and beyond.
Training Physicians to Respond to Vulnerable Patients – At 30,000 Feet
Drs. Lara Phillips and Wendy Ross are creating a Continuing Medical Education program that addresses in-flight emergencies & the myths and theoretical concerns healthcare providers have that may prevent people with medical training from volunteering in the event of an inflight medical emergency.
Dr. Anthony Fauci Shares COVID-19 Challenges During Jefferson Health Grand Rounds
Recently, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci offered Jefferson Health clinicians some expert insights into the public health and scientific challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Blood with Baggage: Prejudice Underlies Current FDA Regulations for “MSM” Blood Donors
The FDA recently revised blood donor regulations, a rapid change two medical school students say highlights discriminatory policies against the LGBTQ+ community.