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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.
February 9, 2021
The Top Nine Reasons Why I Got the COVID-19 Vaccine
Family medicine physician Dr. John J. Russell shares why he was personally motivated to get vaccinated and how he tolerated the first and second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
September 9, 2020
Back to School: Mask-Wearing Best Practices for Your Children
Here are the mask-wearing best practices you need to know, from best types of masks, to how often they need to be washed.
September 8, 2020
Health Tips for Going Back to School During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Masks and hand sanitizer have joined colored pencils and crayons on the school supply list, and there have been a few additions to the back-to-school routine.
June 29, 2020
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.
June 3, 2020
Breastfeeding Safely During Coronavirus
Obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Bethany Perry answers the top questions new moms are asking in the midst of the pandemic.
April 30, 2020
Bariatric Surgery Became the Bridge to a New Heart
At age 29, I went into my family doctor’s office for my yearly check-up. I walked out with a diagnosis of congestive heart failure. This is my story.
March 10, 2020
A Parent’s Guide to Coronavirus
Here's what you need to know to protect your family.
November 20, 2019
Are Cholesterol Lowering Medications Right for Older Adults?
While useful for many patients, statins may not be the right choice for seniors.
September 6, 2019
How the Effects of Hahnemann’s Closure Rippled Into Philadelphia’s Suburbs
Upon learning that Drexel-Hahnemann residents and their supervising faculty would resign, Abington Hospital’s leaders had two weeks to develop a plan for the transition of nine medical services and one intensive care service involving 120 patients.
August 8, 2019
Think Before You Ink: Tattoos Can Complicate an MRI Scan
To some, tattoos will always be taboo while to others it is a sign of expression. Regardless of opinion, could they be harmful to your health?