January 31, 2012
Convenient affordable, heart screenings and more are coming to neighborhoods across the Philadelphia region from South Jersey to Center City and across Delaware County, Chester County, Bucks County, and Montgomery County in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
January 30, 2012
Jefferson University Hospital takes a multidisciplinary approach to treating low back problems with specialists in pain management, rehabilitation, orthopedics and neurosurgery developing individualized treatments for each patient.
January 27, 2012
Carlos found the multidisciplinary team of weight loss surgery specialists at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals and lost 160 pounds.
January 26, 2012
Sleep is critical to our ability to function well and sometimes we don't create a restful environment in our own bedrooms, resulting in difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep.
January 25, 2012
Preparing for a new baby is an involved, months-long process for an adult, for young children becoming a big brother or big sister can be both exciting and daunting, Jefferson's Sibling Preparation Class can help.
January 24, 2012
Screening cervical problems including PAP tests is the best way to prevent cervical cancer and during January, Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, the Jefferson community is spreading the word on this important issue.
January 23, 2012
Liver cancer patient Larry was told he had six month, but he refused to get down with the liver cancer specialists at Jefferson is cancer free more than two years later.
January 21, 2012
What is pre-diabetes and how does it afferct your health, Jefferson University Hospitals' Serge Jabbour, MD, discusses those quesitons raised on our online Ask the Experts about Bariatric Surgery and Weight Management forum in this video answer.
January 20, 2012
How important is exercise to weight loss and overall health, Jefferson University Hospitals' Serge Jabbour, MD, discusses those quesitons raised on our online Ask the Experts about Bariatric Surgery and Weight Management forum in this video answer.
January 19, 2012
Jefferson launches first-of-its-kind clinical trial of chemotherapy drug Cabazitaxel in combination with radiation therapy and hormone therapy for men with advanced prostate cancer.
January 19, 2012
Are there limits on what I can do after bariatric surgery and, if so, how long do they last? Alise Wolfgang of Jeffersons Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program answers those quesiton in this video.
January 18, 2012
A question that lots of dieters and others trying to maintain their weight ask is how often should I weigh myself, in this video answer Jefferson Dietitian Cheryl Marco, RD, explains.
January 18, 2012
Dr. Serge A. Jabbour, director of Jefferson's Comprehensive Weight Management Program explains how a 5 to 10 percent weight loss can improve an overweight person's control of their high blood pressure.
January 17, 2012
A small Jefferson led study on the use of intravenous vitamin C in addition to standard chemotherapy for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer showed the approach was safe and may benefit these patients.
January 16, 2012
Bariatric surgery patients wonder if they will be able to eat their favorite foods after weight-loss surgery and Jefferson says that patients usually find that their definition of favorite foods change after the procedure.
January 16, 2012
Trying to determine what you should weigh can be done using a body mass index (BMI) calculator as you try to set a weight loss goal.
January 13, 2012
Have a question about weight-loss surgery, losing a few pounds, or getting off the weight-loss, weight-gain yo-yo, Jefferson specialists in weight management and bariatric surgeons will be answering your questions online starting on Monday January 16.
January 12, 2012
Jefferson's Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program was recently awarded a full, 3-year Center of Excellence designation by as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as part of the society's effort recognize centers with the highest standards of safety and quality of care.
January 11, 2012
Neck pain can be fleeting and resolve own its own or can be related to a more significant problem such as a cervical disk problem or even a tumor, in which case the spine specialists at Jefferson can help.
January 10, 2012
Exercise is a key component of a balanced approach to weight loss, and even more importantly, to maintaining a healthy weight achieved largely through diet, according to Jefferson specialists.
January 09, 2012
Insomnia is the most common sleep problem of the estimated 40 million Americans who have a sleep disorder, but many go without a diagnosis or treatment that could provide relief.
January 06, 2012
Jefferson's Musculoskeletal Oncology Center combines the expertise of the renowned orthopedic surgeons of the Rothman Institute at Jefferson and the world-class oncology services at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson to offer a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of bone and soft tissue cancers.
January 05, 2012
Prepare to enjoy playoff football and stick with your New Year's resolutions to eat healthy and lose weight with the help of our Health eCooking recipes.
January 04, 2012
For many of us the start of the year means launching a new effort to lose weight. Jefferson University Hospitals' dietician Emily Rubin, RD, LD has some tips that can help.
January 03, 2012
A British study found that patients undergoing hip and knee replacements who were on bisphosphonates, a class of drugs used to prevent bone loss, were less likely to need to have a revision or redo of their new joint.