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Preventing Back Pain This Holiday Season

This post was written by Shannon Ames, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Neurological Clinical Specialist at Jefferson Rehabilitation Are you dreading carrying those holiday decorations down from the attic? You know you’re going to pay for later with a sore back. This year, take the right steps to prevent the agony. Follow these few simple techniques to more »

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DNA Screening and Counseling: Answering Tough Questions in the Genetic Era

The genetic era is upon us. DNA is tested for a variety of reasons, from forensics and policing to ancestry and familial relationships. But the most promising applications may be in the medical field, where genetic screening can define our risk for a life-threatening condition. One example of this is a mutation of the BRCA more »

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Should You Get a Flu Shot? Dr. Condoluci Answers Questions from Instagram Users

Flu season is upon us, and many people are unsure about whether or not they should get vaccinated. Common misconceptions about the effectiveness of flu shots have caused some uncertainty surrounding the topic, but infectious disease specialist David Condoluci, DO, of Jefferson Health-New Jersey, helped to provide some clarity. He recently fielded questions that were more »

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