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Tag: Primary Care
June 30, 2020
Here’s What You Need to Know About Going to the Doctor’s During COVID-19
Physicians in cardiology, primary care and urgent care share what you can expect, and what not to, when you come for an appointment.
May 11, 2020
A Patient’s Guide to JeffConnect Appointments Now Available
Health concern or issue? There’s an app for that.
March 10, 2020
A Parent’s Guide to Coronavirus
Here's what you need to know to protect your family.
February 18, 2020
Life-Saving Drugs on Craigslist
Research shows a market for the sale of essential medications for asthma and diabetes, typically at lower prices on a popular online market-place.
December 22, 2019
20 Tips for a Healthier 2020
Instead of adopting grandiose goals, incorporate small healthy enhancements to your lifestyle to be well and stay motivated.
December 1, 2019
How HIV Screenings Work and Why They’re Important
An estimated 15%–or one in seven–HIV-positive people are completely unaware of their status despite that care and support are more available than ever.
November 29, 2019
What Is Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV?
Efforts to increase awareness of the HIV prophylaxis and use among at-risk populations are working, but it remains underutilized, according to the CDC.
November 26, 2019
Your Guide to a Healthier Thanksgiving
A health guide to Thanksgiving does not have to be synonymous with tips to reduce your calorie intake at the main meal. Here are ways to support a mind body connection, from recognizing hunger cues to mindful meditation.
November 25, 2019
Why MANNA Matters as Part of My Healthcare
South Philly resident Peter Clayton is 80 years old, diabetic, on oxygen 24/7 and sometimes can't even walk five feet before needing a break. Here, he shares the comfort in receiving meals from MANNA for himself and his wife.
November 18, 2019
Your Complete Guide to Men’s Health Screenings
Men are much more resistant to doctor's visits and are more concerned with responsive than preventative health. One doctor stresses: It's time they become their own health advocates.
November 13, 2019
Food as Medicine
How MANNA, a Philadelphia volunteer service, helps a Jefferson physician nourish her patients to achieve greater health.