May 31, 2012
A Swiss study published in the Archives of Surgery report those who underwent so-called Roux-en-Y gastric bypass state the weight loss was “quicker, maximal weight loss was greater, and weight loss remained significant better.”
May 30, 2012
Jefferson oncology nurse Jackie Griffith, BSN, RN threw a "prom" for a young patient to fulfill the 18-year-old leukemia patient's dying wish.
May 29, 2012
Lots of people returned to work after the long Memorial Day Weekend nursing sunburns, here are some tips to help soothe the sunburn pain and help you avoid a repeat.
May 25, 2012
If you're a jogger and heading to the Shore for Memorial Day Weekend, you're probably looking forward to running on the beach, Dr. Michael Ciccotti, director of the Jefferson Sports Medicine Center has tips on avoiding injury.
May 24, 2012
The Jefferson Vascular Center with locations in Center City Philadelphia and South Philadelphia offers a multidisciplinary approach to the prevention, diagnosis, management, and treatment of peripheral artery disease and other vascular conditions.
May 23, 2012
Obstructive sleep apnea has been linked to a range of health problems including stroke and heart disease, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association links treatment of sleep apnea using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) with lower risk of developing high blood pressure.
May 22, 2012
Jefferson treats more patients with brain tumors than all other Philadelphia-area university hospital programs combined and innovative treatments developed at Jefferson have changed the standard of care for treatment of brain cancers.
May 21, 2012
During National Stroke Awareness Month attention is often focused on learning the signs and symptoms of a stroke but it is also important to think about rehabilitation in the aftermath of the initial emergency treatment.
May 18, 2012
From maternity ward tours and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) to free vascular health screenings and information on nutrition and diabetes, upcoming events at Jefferson are providing you information and screenings you need.
May 17, 2012
With the warmer weather and later sunsets, it's a great time of year to grill and Jefferson's Health eCooking pages can help you create tasty and healthy meals.
May 16, 2012
Jefferson's Methodist Hospital is holding its 24th Annual Health Expo on May 19 with free health information and consultations, free health screenings and lots of family fun.
May 15, 2012
Understanding urinary tract infections what causes them an how to prevent them can help you avoid these often frustrating bacterial infections result in more than 8 million visits to health care providers each year.
May 14, 2012
Jefferson nurses demonstrate high personal and professional values in interactions close to home and far away.
May 11, 2012
Knee problems such as arthritis, torn cartilage, tendonitis or chronic and severe pain in your knees that may require a knee replacement, the experienced multidisciplinary team at Jefferson is consistently rated among the best in the nation for both orthopedics and rehabilitation medicine.
May 10, 2012
Stroke is the leading cause of disability and a top cause of death in the U.S., during National Stroke Awareness Month learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of stroke.
May 09, 2012
The wound care specialists at Jefferson University Hospitals are experienced in treating chronic wounds and identifying and addressing the underlying factors that impede the healing process.
May 08, 2012
Rothman Institute at Jefferson places three orthopedic spine surgeons on list of top 28 spine doctors as judge by their peers, more than any other institution in the nation.
May 07, 2012
Celebrating Jefferson nurses for maintaining the highest standards in clinical care and demonstrate Jefferson SCOR values - service excellence, collaboration, ownership and respect - every day.
May 04, 2012
A rare liver auto-transplant gives a Jefferson patient with otherwise unresectable liver cancer an opportunity at a cure for her aggressive stage III liver and bile duct cancer.
May 03, 2012
The Senior Adult Oncology Center at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson provides a multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment in elderly patients who often have chronic conditions that complicate their cancer care.
May 02, 2012
Sometimes diet and exercise aren’t enough to lose enough weight to help you be healthy, Jefferson’s Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program works with patients to help them successfully lose the weight and keep it off.
May 01, 2012
Three Jefferson University Hospital staffers came together to help a woman who collapsed without a pulse on a commuter train last month.