February 29, 2012
Screening for colorectal cancer is key to prevention and early diagnosis, the best two ways to reduce the toll of colon and rectal cancer.
February 28, 2012
The end of February - American Heart Month - doesn't reduce the importance of paying attention to heart health for you and those you care about.
February 27, 2012
In a Canadian study, heavy metals such as lead, beryllium, arsenic, nickel, thallium and selenium were found in common cosmetics products.
February 24, 2012
Strength training can have significant benefits, especially as we age, according to health experts.
February 23, 2012
Debbie and Danny Giaquinto became a critical link in the largest kidney transplant chain in history in which 30 people in need of a new kidney received the organ from 30 living-donors.
February 22, 2012
Cancer can be a devistating disease but many people who have gone through treatment have powerful and inspiring stories that can help others who have the diagnosis.
February 21, 2012
Despite falling rates of cancer across the nation and improved treatments for many forms of cancer, disparities remain in the rates of cancer and outcomes for patients, for that reason Jefferson opened the new Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities.
February 20, 2012
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, which analyzed a study conducted by the FDA, found that 400 lipsticks on the market tested positive for lead.
February 17, 2012
Jefferson interventional cardiologists answered questions from readers on our online Ask the Experts about Interventional Cardiology, check out how they responded to key questions about heart health.
February 16, 2012
If you thought you couldn't ever enjoy a cheesesteak again and stick to a heart healthy diet, think again. Jefferson's Health eCooking pages offer this and other tasty heart health recipes.
February 15, 2012
PFOs - patent foramen ovale - a hole between the two upper chambers of the heart that one in four of us have can be closed without surgery in the cardiac cath lab, a procedure that could help prevent strokes and migraine headaches.
February 14, 2012
New research from Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals suggests that a key component of the spice tumaric can slow the growth of tumors in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy (hormone therapy) for advanced prostate cancer.
February 13, 2012
After his second heart attack, John Magri of South Jersey has decided to take needed actions to avoid another by a eating heart healthy diet, exercising, losing weight and quitting smoking.
February 10, 2012
After experiencing the devastation of brain cancer, former NFL kicker Garo Yepremian has created a foundation to fund brain tumor research.
February 09, 2012
Jefferson's Kidney Transplant Program uses state-of-the-art technology and sophisticated techniques to support and care for both donors and recipients, so whether you are considering a living donation or waiting for a transplant you will be cared for by a team of highly specialized nurses and physicians deeply experienced in the operation.
February 09, 2012
Join the fun at Jefferson's Heart Health Day at the King of Prussia Mall on Saturday February 11 where you can have your questions answered by Jefferson physicians and get heart healthy cooking tips and recipes as well as meet former Eagle Jeremiah Trotter and broadcaster Merrill Reese.
February 08, 2012
Finding a tick crawling on her pant leg in the heart of winter raised the specter of Lyme disease, a significant problem in the Delaware Valley with Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware having among the nation's highest rates of these infections.
February 07, 2012
Ice skating safety tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
February 06, 2012
Valentine's Day is all about showing those you love that you love them and one great way to do so is to quit smoking.
February 03, 2012
February is Heart Month so you'll be hearing a lot about heart disease and prevention, but what is heart disease, it covers a host of cardiac conditions and knowleged is key to prevention.
February 02, 2012
A small German study found that sleep apnea was linked to so-called silent strokes - both conditions increase the risk of a serious stroke and the researchers sought to learn if there was a relationship between the two.
February 01, 2012
Jefferson dietitian Emily Rubin, RD, LD has some healthy Super Bowl food ideas to allow you to enjoy the game without overeating and undermining you healthy diet goals.