What's New at Jeff
Don't Wait to Vaccinate-Especially if You're Pregnant
The flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant.
It Will Take a Village
The founders of the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, have their eyes on the prize—a healthier Cambria-Somerset county region.
A Message About Dr. Edmund Pribitkin
We received news that Dr. Edmund Pribitkin, Chief Medical Officer for TJUH, President for JUP and Jefferson Community Physicians in Center City, and a member of the Otolaryngology faculty, suffered serious injuries following a random assault while on vacation
When to Seek Medical Help for Flu
It’s best to seek medical care from your healthcare provider rather than go to the emergency room when you have the flu, but if you experience these symptoms, seek emergency medical help right away.
Eschew the Flu: Don’t Fall Victim to This Year’s Bug
News about the dangers of this year’s influenza is spreading as fast as the virus itself. The illness got an early start in 2018 and is already at near-epidemic levels, according to the CDC. To avoid the misery of the flu, the CDC recommends taking these following precautions.
Survival Tips For The Morning After the Night Before
There is only one guaranteed way to avoid a hangover: Don’t drink to excess. Of course, that may be easier said than done on New Year’s Eve, so prepare to ring in the New Year without suffering (too many of) the consequences by following these tips.
Declare War on Holiday Mishaps
The holiday season burns bright with Christmas tree lights, Hanukkah menorahs, Kwanzaa candles, etc. Just make sure your house doesn’t burn along with them.
Jeff Doctor has DESIGNs on Change
Bon Ku, MD, MPP, combines the best of his two worlds—medicine and design.
Stephen Klasko, MD, Disrupts the Norm
Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA, president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, speaks and acts boldly, and encourages disruption on all fronts of healthcare.
A Career in Cuddling
Evelyn Mandel, a retired kindergarten teacher, is one of the designated volunteer cuddlers at Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health.
The Bulletin is published quarterly for alumni of Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.