October 31, 2011
Marie is diagnosed with breast cancer and battles the disease with the support of family and friends and the help of the Jefferson Breast Care Center in Philadelphia.
October 28, 2011
A study published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings reports that people with impaired blood sugar levels, prediabetes and undiagnosed diabetes at higher risk of stroke.
October 26, 2011
Kayla Alshouse got a wish she has held for 13 years, the ability out of her right ear with the implanting of a Bone Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA) at the Jefferson Balance and Hearing Center.
October 25, 2011
Patricia "Pat" Moore fought breast cancer and more with the help of the specialists at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson.
October 24, 2011
Jefferson breast cancer experts participate in an online forum to answer questions from the public about breast cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment.
October 21, 2011
Millions of women in the United States suffer from chronic pain conditions and nearly 30 percent don't seek medical treatment for their problems.
October 20, 2011
According to a Stanford University-led study, fathers are less likely to die of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular conditions as compared to married men with no children.
October 19, 2011
French researchers concluded that self-rated health could be a tool for doctors to identify older patients at increased risk of dementia.
October 18, 2011
A study published online this week in the journal Pediatrics that only a small number who, like me, self identified as shy, actually met the clinical criteria for "lifetime social phobia."
October 17, 2011
After finding a lump in her breast at the age of 28, Jackie Roth persisted to get treatment and overcome breast cancer with the help of the specialists at the Jefferson Breast Care Center.
October 14, 2011
The specter of allergies and asthma on Halloween is about more than just food allergies, there are lots of hidden triggers that could cause problems for kids and their parents
October 13, 2011
A Swedish study of patients with frequent migraine headaches found that regular exercise (40 minutes, three times a week) reduced migraines occurances about the same as medication or relaxation techniques.
October 12, 2011
Health benefits of broccoli and related vegetables appeart to be lost when cooked intensely or used in supplement form.
October 11, 2011
After a biopsy revealed that John had prostate cancer, he came to the multidisciplinary clinic at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals to determine his treatment options from physicians who specialize in prostate cancer.
October 10, 2011
Aspirin desensitization at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals helped Beth Moore get relief from allergies and chronic sinusitis after decades of suffering due to her aspirin allergy.
October 07, 2011
After being diagnosed with breast cancer at 45 years of age, Jackie sought out the specialists at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital for her treatment.
October 06, 2011
Cool weather makes me think about warm soups and chilis as well as baking some bread.
October 05, 2011
Fall allergies are here, caused mostly by mold and ragweed pollen, Jefferson's John Cohn MD recommends over-the-counter antihistamines to calm symptoms.
October 04, 2011
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone over 6 months of age get vaccinated for the flu, but many people disregard this including many parents who don't vaccinate their children.
October 03, 2011
British researchers report that 10 years of follow up mammograms every year result in a survival benefit for women who have been treated for breast cancer