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February 1, 2021
Breathe Easier: The Ins and Outs of Lung Nodules
Are you at high risk of lung issues? Screenings and preventative care are easier than ever to help keep patients informed.
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.
December 7, 2020
Why Breathing Cold Air Hurts Your Lungs
Colder weather can irritate your airways, though there are many ways to protect your lungs.
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.