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 »
When patients are alone in the final moments of their lives, members of Jefferson’s No One Dies Alone Program do everything in their power to surround them with the companionship and compassion they deserve.
Thanksgiving may have wrapped up, but we have the perfect fall recipe to enjoy with those yummy leftovers! This creamy pumpkin soup is vegan, gluten-free, low fat, and delicious! Serves 4-5 INGREDIENTS 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 cans 100% pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie mix)* 2 cups vegetable broth 1 more »
Cancer is a multidisciplinary condition. From diagnosis and treatment to recovery and emotional support, it takes a village to build the best care team. With breast cancer, there’s often an additional facet to consider: post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. Reconstructive plastic surgery is an option for most breast cancer patients, and many will undergo the procedure to more »
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 »