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LATEST POSTS BY Edyta Zielinska
February 17, 2021
MATER Staff Turns to their Mindfulness Therapy Research to Navigate COVID-19 Stressors
Proven to help moms with opioid abuse disorder, mindfulness practice may also be helpful to others in crisis.
January 28, 2021
A Margin of Error
College of Nursing assistant professor Karen Alexander, PhD, RN, talks candidly and bravely about her unconscious bias that crept into the care she had once provided as a nurse.
December 14, 2020
How to Keep Strong While Recovering from COVID-19 at Home
COVID-19 patients can lose muscle mass quickly while staying in bed. Experts demonstrate safe and effective ways to keep muscles and joints flexible and strong throughout recovery.
December 10, 2020
Is “Both-Sides” Journalism Truly Unbiased?
Traditional journalism leaves many stories untold, or incomplete. Researchers investigate alternative models of journalism that aim for inclusivity and combat a legacy of racism in the media.
December 1, 2020
Rock-a-bye Fly: Why Vibrations Lead to Sleepiness
Researchers discover that gentle vibration can induce sleep in flies through a simple form of learning.
September 23, 2020
COVID-19 Creates Problems, Research Supplies Solutions
Applied research, a discipline which uses inquiry-aided design, has helped Jefferson faculty and students come up with solutions to surprising issues created by the pandemic.
August 24, 2020
Black in Neuro – A Week of Community Building in the Neurosciences
Connecting with peers and new colleagues across the nation and abroad through virtual sessions and via social media.
August 10, 2020
Learning from Women with Opioid Use Disorder
Understanding trauma women experienced as children can inform better care for moms struggling with opioid use disorder.
July 22, 2020
Learning Empathy as a Caregiver Takes More Than Experience
Research among nursing students shows that past experience living in poverty or volunteering in impoverished communities, does not sufficiently build empathy towards patients who experience poverty.
June 23, 2020
Art in Times of Crisis
What lessons can we learn from art therapists in times of high uncertainty and stress.
June 11, 2020
The Pittsburgh Story: Racism in the Media and its Impacts on the Public
When deficit-focused reporting fails to tell the full stories of communities of color, newsroom ethics are eroded.