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Health

Anesthesiology, Engineering and Textiles Experts Team Up for ‘Gorilla Gown’ Creation
The innovative effort is reimagining ways to protect patients’ body temperature before, during and after surgery.
Try These Exercises to Help Manage Daily Stress
Mindfulness creates space between you and life’s stressors.
A Call for Action Against Racism in Medicine
Worn from carrying the burden of fighting against racial injustice, a group of physicians pen a letter titled “Dear White People” asking colleagues and students in medicine to take up the cause of anti-racism.
After Battling COVID-19, Jefferson Nursing Student Vaccinates Frontline Workers
Jennifer Paone, her husband and their four children all battled the virus, and that inspired her to volunteer.
Jefferson Offers Telehealth Training Free to Unemployed Participants
The “Reimagining Health Care – Telehealth Training Course” will start in January, as a pandemic surge and widespread unemployment are on the minds of many.
Students Volunteer to Help With COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
Those studying nursing and pharmacy will serve various roles in the process as frontline workers receive COVID-19 vaccines.
Top Jefferson Moments of 2020
The Nexus looks back at a year like none other.
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.
Our Year in Mental Health
In this collection of stories, The Nexus reflects on how the Jefferson community has come together to cope with the public health crises that upended 2020.
Shedding Light on the Experiences Transgender and Non-Binary Patients Face in the Doctor’s Office
Amplifying Voices: A collaborative research team works with the transgender community to gather perspectives on barriers to care, unique health needs, and discrimination.
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.