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May 16, 2022
In Case of an Emergency: ER Wait Times Explained and More
If you’re ever waiting in the emergency room, the triage process and how emergencies are handled may feel disconnected or even unorganized, but all is not as it may appear.
December 7, 2021
Podcast: How to Safely Gather This Holiday Season
Evaluating your personal risk for COVID and layering safety measures can help keep you and your family safe.
November 24, 2021
Here’s How to Protect Your Heart Health During the Holidays
An emergency medicine specialist and cardiologist explain why the holidays can be treacherous to your health and how to make them more “heart-friendly.”
November 22, 2021
Is It Safe To Attend Family Gatherings This Holiday Season?
While many people are vaccinated, COVID-19 still poses a risk to family gatherings. Emergency medicine physician Dr. Efrat Kean weighs in on how to minimize your level of risk.
November 17, 2021
Wearing Scrubs Like a Shield
Identity at home and work in a time of anti-Asian hate during the pandemic.
July 29, 2021
How to Prevent Lyme Disease and Protect Yourself From Tick Bites
When left untreated, Lyme disease can lead to long-term side effects like chronic weakness and even facial paralysis.
June 15, 2021
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.
February 10, 2021
Investigating the Long-term Impact of COVID-19
Jefferson researchers join a CDC study to follow COVID-19 “long-haulers” and their symptoms.
January 15, 2021
A Frontline Physician Reveals Hard Realities of COVID-19
Dr. Christopher Haines shares the comfort and hope he has for the future and lessons learned navigating the uncertainties of the pandemic.
December 15, 2020
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.
July 9, 2020
A Guide on Going Back – Or Not – in the “Green Phase” of Coronavirus Reopening
As salons, yoga studios, gyms, restaurants and workspaces prepare to open in Pennsylvania’s “green phase” of coronavirus reopening, here’s what you need to consider to stay safe.