Ocular melanoma has been in the news recently because an unexplained group of cases were found in a tight geographic area in Huntersville, North Carolina and Auburn, Alabama. This is unusual for cancer, but when it does happen, it can often help researchers discover a common cause for a disease.
Nurse practitioner Neva White explains how the Jefferson diabetes programs are helping to prevent prediabetes from progressing, and helping diabetics manage and live healthier lives with their disease.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital now offers its patients the option to participate in CenteringPregnancy®. The program will also kick off soon at Jefferson’s Methodist Hospital. We sat down with Centering Nurse Coordinator in OB/GYN, Renee Wynn to learn more about what the program entails.
The obesity epidemic in the United States continues to reach new highs with each year. Right now, one in three people are considered obese. In Philadelphia, the number is even higher at one in two people.