Organ Failure Does Not Know Celebrity

In light of Selena Gomez’s revelation of her recent kidney transplant, CBS3 reporter, Stephanie Stahl, interviewed Dr. Pooja Singh, director of Jefferson’s Living Donor Kidney Transplant Program.

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Health Wearables: Great Potential but Great Risk

According to the Boston Globe, chronic care is responsible for 86 percent of the $2.7 trillion spending in health care. In an effort to slow that rising cost, health systems are considering discharging patients with health wearables.

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Safer Sleeping: Tips to Protect Your Baby While They Sleep

“Parents of newborns and infants juggle a lot of responsibilities, which can make it difficult to prioritize what really matters when it comes to ensuring your child’s safety,” said pediatrician Esther K. Chung, MD, MPH, a Professor of Pediatrics at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/Nemours.

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Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Mortality

Heart disease is common in patients with diabetes and doctors assumed the path to heart disease was to be the same for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Now researchers at Jefferson have identified a unique molecular pathway that may explain some of the differences.

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