July 31, 2012
Colonoscopy, which serves as both to screen for colorectal cancer and, by removing polyps, a prevention tool, can save lives, but many people fail to adhere to screening recommendations.
July 30, 2012
Atrial fibrillation ablation is a catheter based procedure that can for many patients reduce or eliminates the symptoms of the condition that are disruptive and increase the risk of stroke.
July 27, 2012
Jefferson's Department of Urology is one of the oldest and among the largest in the nation with internationally recognized experts in all major fields of urology, including prostate health and cancer.
July 26, 2012
Head and spinal cord injuries are a major problem in this country, taking a large human and financial goal.
July 25, 2012
Don't let difficulties hearing stop you from interacting with those around you, the Jefferson Balance and Hearing Center can help.
July 24, 2012
Some sun is good for children, but overexposure and the painful sunburns that can result can have long-term health consequences and parents can take precautions to protect their children.
July 23, 2012
Jefferson University Hospital ranked among the best in the nation in 11 specialties areas in the U.S. News and World Report 2012-13 Best Hospitals including for treating ear, nose and throat problems.
July 20, 2012
Jefferson's Barry Rovner, MD, is conducting an NIH-funded study to determine if increased cognitive, physical and social activities prevent further declines in patients with mild memory loss.
July 19, 2012
Dr. John Abramson is director of the Jefferson Musculoskeletal Oncology Center that takes a multidisciplinary approach to treating patients with complex musculoskeletal oncologic problems, many with relatively rare bone and soft tissue sarcomas.
July 18, 2012
Dr. Daniel Monti of the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine has tips you can use to avoid mosquito bites and treat those that do occur naturally.
July 17, 2012
The Jefferson Brain Aneurysm and AVM Center is the largest center in the Philadelphia region with more than 5,000 patients treated and evaluated for brain aneurysms and cerebral and spinal AVMs.
July 16, 2012
A new study reports that weight loss associated with a healthy diet can help reduce or eliminate hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause.
July 13, 2012
Donna arrived at Jefferson with an advanced case of a extremely rare lung disease that was causing her to literally drown in excess fluid her body was producing that led to a multidisciplinary effort of lung and heart specialists to treat.
July 12, 2012
Rothman Institute at Jefferson places two shoulder surgeons on list of top 28 shoulder doctors as judge by their peers from across the country.
July 11, 2012
Jefferson researchers are working on new diagnostic tests that could reduce the need for biopsies to diagnose prostate and breast cancers.
July 10, 2012
Coronary stents are commonly used to reopen blocked heart arteries. But like heart bypass surgery, stents do not cure the underlying disease, so it is critical that patients make changes to lower their risk for future heart attacks and other coronary events.
July 09, 2012
Many children have sleep problems just like adults, but because those problems are different the highly skilled staff at Jefferson’s Pediatric Sleep Medicine Program focus on the specific needs of children.
July 06, 2012
High cholesterol is a key risk factor for heart disease, stroke and a host of other cardiovascular health problems, get some tips on lowering your cholesterol levels with diet and exercise from Jefferson cardiologist David Wiener, MD.
July 05, 2012
Jefferson’s experienced team of specialists in treating pancreatic cancer and precancerous cysts on the pancreas, now offer patients a robot-assisted distal pancreatectomy also know as a mini-Whipple procedure.
July 04, 2012
July 03, 2012
Another 78 Reasons to Come to Jefferson - physicians across a range of specialties and subspecialties are named "Top Docs" by Philadelphia magazine.
July 02, 2012
Andrew Newberg, MD, director of research at the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine and a noted neuroscientist has a new book teaching you to enhance your ability to effectively participate in "compassionate communication."