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May 17, 2021
Will the COVID-19 Vaccine Affect Your Period?
Changes to your menstrual cycle can be scary, but we’re here to clarify what these changes could mean if you just got vaccinated.
May 8, 2021
Three Local Moms Reflect on Motherhood During the Pandemic
Babies born after March 2020 have only ever known the world amid a pandemic. How did mothers cope with pregnancy and childbirth during COVID-19? Here, women share their unique experiences.
April 6, 2021
No, Your Exercise Bike is Not Giving You a UTI
It is possible to break the cycle of recurring UTIs and yeast infections, whether they are from exercise or not.
February 17, 2021
MATER Staff Turns to their Mindfulness Therapy Research to Navigate COVID-19 Stressors
Proven to help moms in through opioid abuse disorder, mindfulness practice may also be helpful to others in crisis.
January 26, 2021
A Margin of Error
College of Nursing assistant professor Karen Alexander, PhD, RN, talks candidly and bravely about her unconscious bias that crept into the care she had once provided as a nurse.
January 21, 2021
What I Wish You Knew About My Endometriosis
How to be more empathetic for those suffering from endometriosis, a poorly studied disease that affects more than six million people in the U.S., and nearly 200 million worldwide.
January 20, 2021
Home Remedies for Endometriosis During COVID-19
Endometriosis pain doesn't stop when you can't see a doctor. We spoke with a researcher on endo home remedies that work.
January 14, 2021
A Breast Cancer Diagnosis Followed Finding a Small Lump, But This NJ Mom Is Fighting
Christina is surrounded by the support of her family and friends as she receives integrated care in both New Jersey and Center City and undergoes radiation treatment on the Linear Accelerator (LINAC) machine, a new state-of-the-art technology available.
December 18, 2020
How to Safely Start or Stop a Period, and Answers to Other Common Questions
From irregular periods to inducing or stopping a period, Dr. Beth Schwartz shares answers to frequently asked questions about menstrual cycles.
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 9, 2020
Will Pregnant Women Be Able to Get the COVID Vaccine? Experts Hope So
OBGYN experts say the COVID-19 vaccine should be made available to pregnant women who are at higher risk of complications when infected with the virus.