June 29, 2012
In order to pack a healthy meal for the Fourth of July, I turned to Jefferson's Health eCooking pages and found a bunch of recipes that I can prepare over the weekend.
June 28, 2012
Don't let rotator cuff injuries put you out of action. Orthopedic surgeons at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson treat common rotator cuff injuries medically and surgically with minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery or traditional open procedures.
June 27, 2012
A recent study suggests smokers eat lots of fruits and vegetables are more likely to smoke less and have are more successful when they try to quit.
June 26, 2012
A Jefferson medical oncologist was honored at the annual conference of cancer clinicians and researchers in Chicago which also included several Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson led studies.
June 25, 2012
Coffee drinking appears to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults with mild cognitive impairment, according to a study in the June issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
June 22, 2012
Heart failure like diabetes, high blood pressure and asthma is a chronic condition and patients who understand their disease and its management care are able to gain better control of their health.
June 21, 2012
The Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson is a designated Melanoma Center of Excellence by the Melanoma Hope Network with a team of physicians, nurses and other providers for specialize in skin cancer.
June 20, 2012
At Jefferson and the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer are treated by a experienced team of specialists led by renowned surgeon Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS.
June 19, 2012
It is tick season again and that means Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases are on the rise particularly in the Northeast including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
June 18, 2012
Get fit for summer with some simple activities, exercises and stretches that you can do a home with these tips from the fitness director of the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Fitness Center.
June 15, 2012
Pioneering a treatment for the frailest, premature babies who cannot yet breathe on their own at Jefferson’s Department of Pediatrics and the Pediatric Lung Center and Center for Pediatric Research at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.
June 14, 2012
What do the new recommendations against regular PSA screening of healthy men mean to you? Jefferson's Mona Safarty, MD, MPH answered question from the public on a Philly.com webchat.
June 13, 2012
Prostate cancer is often a devastating illness physically, emotionally and spiritually. On Sunday join together with thousands of people across the Delaware Valley for the Father’s Day 5K – and 5K and 1 mile fun walks – to help us defeat this form of cancer.
June 12, 2012
Women are more likely to suffer from sleep deprivation and sleep disorders then men due largely to the fact that women go through different hormonal changes than men, but regardless of your gender the Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center had the experience and expertise to address your concerns.
June 11, 2012
Liver transplantation can be a difficult and lengthy process and at Jefferson, we want you to know that you are not alone, you are backed by a multidisciplinary team of experts will be involved in your care every step of the way, from preoperative evaluation to surgery and follow-up.
June 08, 2012
After beating lung cancer with the Jefferson’s help, Nancy became an advocate to raise awareness and research funding to find a cure.
June 07, 2012
PMP, or pseudomyxoma peritonei, is a rare disease characterized by tumors in the abdominal cavity that often don’t produce symptoms until the disease reaches an advanced stage.
June 06, 2012
A relatively rare cancer, uveal melanoma also known as ocular melanoma spreads to the liver in about half the 2,000 patients diagnosed with this rare eye cancer each year and many are treated at Jefferson University Hospitals which is hosting a patient symposium on the disease.
June 05, 2012
After years of fighting a losing battle against type 2 diabetes, Thomas Nicholas, a New Jersey executive, opted for bariatric surgery when he reached the limit of how much diabetes medication he could safely take and faced ongoing health problems caused by the disease.
June 04, 2012
Jefferson’s experienced team of specialists in pancreatic cancer treatment led by Dr. Charles Yeo, the chair of surgery at the Hospitals, provide patients with the support and care necessary to overcome this life-threatening form of cancer
June 01, 2012
A new Australian study suggests the consuming dark chocolate could be a “sustainable treatment option” to reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes in people with metabolic syndrome.