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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.
February 17, 2020
Surgical Milestone: Philadelphia’s First Transoral Thyroidectomy
Otolaryngologists Dr. Christopher Fundakowski and Dr. Elizabeth Cottrill recently performed the first transoral thyroidectomy in Philadelphia.
February 14, 2020
A Heart Transplant Story: More Years to Spend With the Love of My Life
"While my heart always skipped a beat for Theresa, it skipped a few too many beats over the years. Several people on my mother’s side of my family suffered from heart disease, so I knew I might, too."
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 11, 2020
Sleep Could Be the Missing Link in Certain Types of Dementia
In patients with dementia, a sleep deficits may link accumulation of beta-amyloid in the brain to cognitive impairment.
February 11, 2020
It Happened to Me: I Went Into Cardiac Arrest When I Was 18 Years Old
A Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University medical student tells her story of adversity, hardship and recovery—and how it will forever change how she views a patient.
January 30, 2020
How to Navigate the World of Skin Care Ingredients
Ever feel overwhelmed by options in the skin care isle? We sat down with dermatologist Dr. Nazanin Saedi to find out how to choose the right skin care products (and avoid the wrong ones).
January 27, 2020
Summoning the Troops
to Attack Colon Cancer
Creating a promising cancer vaccine from scratch is a multigenerational effort.
January 21, 2020
Tracking William’s Journey, One of Jefferson’s Tiniest Patients
In 2018, an incredibly vulnerable, tiny patient, named William, was born at Jefferson via an emergency C-section at 17 weeks premature, 23 weeks gestation.
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.
January 13, 2020
Finding the Power to Fight Cancer—From Within
Using his own immune system to fight chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Russell Powell credits CAR T-cell therapy with helping him battle cancer.