From the Experts
Research & Innovation
November 24, 2020
Best and Worst Types of Face Masks To Wear In Colder Months
A pulmonologist weighs in on which types of masks provide the best protection against COVID-19, from traditional face masks to winter scarves.
November 19, 2020
I Ran Marathons. Then COVID-19 Caught up With Me.
Alexandra Hackett tested negative for COVID-19 back in March when she had flu-like symptoms. Today, she faces terrifying “long-hauler” symptoms.
October 7, 2020
COVID-19 Creates Problems, Research Supplies Solutions
Applied research, a discipline which uses inquiry-aided design, has helped Jefferson faculty and students come up with solutions to surprising issues created by the pandemic.
September 22, 2020
COVID-19 Long Haulers: Surviving May Not Mean Thriving
Specialists in rehabilitation medicine, pulmonology, neuroscience and cardiology share early observations about post-COVID challenges patients may face.
September 22, 2020
From Loss of Fingers to Shortness of Breath, COVID-19 Has Long-term Effects
Vanessa Cassidy lost her thumb. Lakeisha Hollingsworth, who worked out every day, suffers from fatigue and extreme shortness of breath. Together, they are moving forward, reclaiming their lives—with courage and determination.
July 2, 2020
One Year Later, Hahnemann’s Cystic Fibrosis Program Thriving at Jefferson
The closure of Hahnemann University Hospital included a cystic fibrosis program with 110 patients who could not afford a lapse in care.
May 11, 2020
A Patient’s Guide to JeffConnect Appointments Now Available
Health concern or issue? There’s an app for that.
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.
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 16, 2019
Six Safety Tips for Living with Food Allergies
Having food allergies doesn't mean you need to give up healthy eating or the social benefits of eating out with friends and family, you just need to know the ways to prevent a potentially life-threatening allergic response.
December 11, 2019
Why Breathing Cold Air Hurts Your Lungs
Colder weather can irritate your airways, though there are many ways to protect your lungs.