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October 1, 2020
Not All Patients Are Offered the Same Effective Breast Cancer Treatment
Socioeconomic status and race could play a role in treatment decisions, according to new research.
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.
August 3, 2020
Learning from Women with Opioid Use Disorder
Understanding trauma women experienced as children can inform better care for moms struggling with opioid use disorder.
July 20, 2020
Nancy Baxter’s Pregnancy
and Birth Story During COVID-19
A New Jersey mom shares how she had to shift her expectations about her March 2020 delivery during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 5, 2020
George Floyd was a Mother’s Son, Our Son
Two mothers share their perspectives on privilege, racism and fear.
June 3, 2020
Breastfeeding Safely During Coronavirus
Obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Bethany Perry answers the top questions new moms are asking in the midst of the pandemic.
May 29, 2020
Your Guide to Women’s Health Screenings
You may visit your primary care physician on a regular basis, but do you really know what screenings you need to stay healthy and when to get them?
May 11, 2020
A Patient’s Guide to JeffConnect Appointments Now Available
Health concern or issue? There’s an app for that.
May 8, 2020
What I Wish Women and Their Support Systems Knew About Miscarriage
Navigating the stigma, mental toll, and difficult conversations with family, friends, and doctors – a Jefferson researcher shares her experiences and what she’s learned from studying a grieving community.
April 20, 2020
Pregnancy During the Coronavirus: How Life and Medical Care Has Changed
What to expect in these uncertain times when you’re preparing for labor and delivery.
April 8, 2020
How the Coronavirus Could be Affecting Your Period
Dr. Beth Schwartz says she’s recently received questions from her patients on spotting and bleeding, as well as early, late and skipped periods.