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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
September 16, 2020
Diversity and Inclusion in Health Care, Academics and Business
Episode 10 of The Health Nexus Podcast.
September 15, 2020
COVID-19 and the Flu: Will there
be a ‘Twindemic?’
It is possible to get both COVID-19 and the flu at the same time. Here’s how to protect yourself when two similar viruses collide.
September 3, 2020
Surgical Milestone: Philadelphia’s First Endovascular Arteriovenous
For someone experiencing kidney failure, dialysis is a lifesaver. Until very recently, open surgery was the only method available for creating the preferred dialysis access, an arteriovenous fistula.
September 1, 2020
The Challenges of Communicating With a Mask While Hearing-Impaired
For the almost 48 million Americans who suffer from mild to severe hearing loss, communicating with others wearing masks presents new challenges.
August 25, 2020
Delivering Food to Patients to Stop Hunger—and Step Up Medical Care
Staff, students and volunteers connect with the community through a new initiative to combat food insecurity rates in Philadelphia.
August 18, 2020
A Realistic Expectation for a COVID-19 Vaccine Debut & Distribution
Dr. John Zurlo, chief of infectious disease at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, weighs in with the latest developments on the COVID-19 vaccine.
August 13, 2020
Summer Colds vs. Coronavirus: Here’s What You Should Know
Respiratory viruses may closely resemble COVID-19 with similar symptoms. Here are the key differences.
August 6, 2020
The Curious Case of a Cushing’s Disease Diagnosis
For roughly a year, Alaina Axford-Moore struggled to rationalize a strange set of symptoms, and her medical mystery didn't end with her diagnosis.
July 21, 2020
An Oncologist Reflects on Patient and Self Care During COVID-19
Although Dr. Ana Maria Lopez has been a medical oncologist for more than 20 years, she observes that the challenges of caring for patients during this pandemic are unique.
July 21, 2020
A Patient’s Story of Cancer Treatment During COVID-19
Episode nine of The Health Nexus Podcast
July 15, 2020
Surgical Milestone: Philadelphia’s First Micra AV Pacemaker Implanted
The newly FDA-approved pacemaker is the world’s smallest pacemaker with atrioventricular (AV) synchrony, specifically designed for patients with AV block.