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August 25, 2021
Here’s What You Can Expect for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots This Fall
Dr. Bruce Meyer, president of Jefferson Health, provides the latest on booster shot recommendations and updates on vaccines for children under 12.
August 23, 2021
Jefferson Reacts to FDA’s Full Approval of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
The FDA’s decision to fully approve Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine marks a milestone moment in the battle against COVID-19 and optimism for the public’s vaccine confidence.
August 18, 2021
How to Keep Kids Safe at School with COVID Delta Cases Rising
With the Delta variant on the rise, here’s how to keep your kids healthy as they head back to the classroom.
August 12, 2021
COVID-19 and Breastfeeding: Is Getting the Vaccine Safe for My Baby?
Experts weigh in on the threat of contracting COVID-19 while pregnant, passing antibodies to babies and the best ways to keep them safe.
August 11, 2021
How Effective Are Vaccines Against the Delta Variant? Should We Get Booster Shots? And Other Questions Answered
Infectious diseases physician and Chair of the Jefferson COVID-19 Task Force Dr. John Zurlo discusses everything from masking up (even when you’re fully vaccinated) to the potential of booster shots.
August 3, 2021
Podcast: Living with Long COVID and New Hopes for Treatment
After a mild case of COVID, the lasting effects are proving to be severe for three Philadelphia women. Alternative medicine is offering hope.
August 3, 2021
It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint:
My Battle with Long COVID
Alexandra Hackett has been battling long COVID for almost a year and half. Here, she shares an update on her journey to health, including frustrating setbacks and new holistic treatments with micronutrient infusions and acupuncture.
July 6, 2021
Navigating Post-Partum Life in a Post-Pandemic World
Reintegrating into post-pandemic life, especially for those with a newborn, starts with baby steps.
June 22, 2021
Podcast: What You Need to Know For A COVID-Free Summer
Restrictions are easing up, but the virus is still a risk. Learn how you can stay safe this summer and about guidance and timelines for vaccines for children.
June 3, 2021
Coping with Social Anxiety as COVID-19 Restrictions Are Lifted
Restrictions being lifted can be anxiety inducing and stressful and having the tools to cope with these feelings can help socialization feel more accessible and comfortable.
May 25, 2021
What to Eat Three Days Before Your Colonoscopy
Whether this is your first screening or your first since the pandemic started, here is a refresher on how to prep for a colonoscopy from gastroenterologist Dr. Aaron Martin, starting with what to eat three days before to ensure an accurate screening.