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Tag: Preventative Health
March 24, 2020
Coronavirus: Your Questions Answered
Should you worry about the virus being transmitted in the mail? Jefferson experts answer this question and more.
March 23, 2020
At-Home Exercise Programs With Little or No Equipment Needed
Jefferson’s director of fitness and wellness offers pointers on how to stay fit while socially distancing.
March 18, 2020
Explaining the Dire Need to ‘Flatten the Curve’
Dr. David Nash of the Jefferson College of Population Health delves deeper into the phrase that’s come to define COVID-19 prep.
March 10, 2020
A Parent’s Guide to Coronavirus
Here's what you need to know to protect your family.
March 5, 2020
Why a Genetic Counselor Should Be a Part of Your Healthcare Team
Curious about how a genetic counselor could inform and enhance your healthcare? We sat down with genetic counselor Carey McDougall to find out.
February 26, 2020
How to Make a Heart Healthy Salad
Most people think of salads as a health food, but if you’ve ever looked at the calories in salads at restaurants, you know that sometimes they pack more calories than a cheeseburger and fries!
February 20, 2020
Video Gaming Injuries Are on the Rise
The amount of overuse injuries that can result from all that play time is out of control.
February 13, 2020
12 Reasons to Visit a Cardiologist
The heart beats about 115,000 times per day pumping approximately 2,000 gallons of blood through your body. Needless to say, keeping it healthy is crucial to survival.
February 4, 2020
Subtle Signs of a Heart Attack Every Woman Should Recognize
Signs of a heart attack can be so subtle for women that some do not even realize they've had a heart attack until they go to the doctor for a seemingly unrelated symptom, like back or jaw pain.
January 23, 2020
Recommended Lung Nodule Screenings Are Saving Lives
Lung nodules aren’t usually what bring you to the doctor’s office. In fact, they rarely come with symptoms. However, if you are at an elevated risk for lung damage due to medical or lifestyle factors, it’s important to work with your healthcare provider on a screening plan.
January 15, 2020
Food for Good Sleep? Here’s What You Should Eat
While there are many things that affect the quantity and quality of the sleep you get, one most people overlook is the food they eat before bedtime.