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  • Brand New Sleep Apnea Treatment – No Masks
    Brand New Sleep Apnea Treatment – No Masks
    A Jefferson patient became the first person in the Philadelphia area to receive a new treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. The post Brand New Sleep Apnea Treatment – No Masks appeared first on @Jeff.

  • Jefferson Develops Hospital Sleep Medicine Program
    Jefferson Develops Hospital Sleep Medicine Program
    In recent commentary in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Jefferson pulmonologist Dr. Sharma urges other sleep doctors to consider the impact hospital sleep medicine programs have on patients’ health and well-being. The post Jefferson Develops Hospital Sleep Medicine Program appeared first on @Jeff.

  • Leading-Edge Smell Research on “The Pulse”
    Leading-Edge Smell Research on “The Pulse”
    Tune in to WHYY's program The Pulse on Friday to learn about leading-edge research on restoring the sense of smell to the estimated 2 million in the U.S. who have a functional deficit.

  • A Cochlear Implant Opened Up Anna’s World (Video)
    A Cochlear Implant Opened Up Anna’s World (Video)
    Anna explains how having a cochlear implant changed her life for the better in this video.

  • Chart a Better Course for Your Healthcare
    Chart a Better Course for Your Healthcare
    If you’re looking for exceptional healthcare from outstanding doctors in a conveniently located and beautifully designed building equipped with the latest technology, visit Jefferson at the Navy Yard.

  • Ear, Nose & Throat: Otolaryngology at Jefferson
    Ear, Nose & Throat: Otolaryngology at Jefferson
    The ear, nose and throat specialist in Jefferson’s Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery care for patients with a conditions ranging from allergies, hearing problems and sinus infections to thyroid diseases and cancers that affect the upper digestive tract, head, neck and face.

  • Quality Care Close to Home
    Quality Care Close to Home
    Jefferson at Voorhees gives South Jersey residents the experience and care they expect from Jefferson University Hospitals.

  • Spring Flowers Bring … Sneezing and Wheezing for Some
    Spring Flowers Bring … Sneezing and Wheezing for Some
    It’s a great time of year. The trees are budding. Daisies and other spring flowers are blooming, and this morning I noticed a couple of tulips had opened. It’s a great time to be outside and enjoy the end of winter. It’s also time for spring allergies, hay fever and other seasonal allergies. And for more »

  • A Gift of Hearing Given at Jefferson
    A Gift of Hearing Given at Jefferson
    For thirteen years Kayla Alshouse wished she could hear out of her right ear. Kayla lost hearing in that ear, when she was eight, and ever since, she and her parents were told there was nothing that could be done to restore it. Then Kayla and her parents came to Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals from more »

  • Start of School Raises Health Issues for Teachers Too
    Start of School Raises Health Issues for Teachers Too
    For most of us the start of a new school year entails making scheduling adjustments for ourselves and our children. Things as simple as changing bedtimes to accommodate catching the early bus, or getting the annual check up to ensure immunizations are up to date, and making sure student athletes are ready to compete. Teachers more »

  • Transforming Head and Neck Surgery with Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)
    Transforming Head and Neck Surgery with Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)
    A tumor in Dawn Hilarczyk's parapharyngeal space – an area tucked deep behind the jawbone and adjacent to the back of the throat – required surgery, but transoral robotic surgery (TORS) at Jefferson University Hospital enabled her to have the operation without a massively invasive open approach.

  • Pool and Beach Season and Swimmer’s Ear
    Pool and Beach Season and Swimmer’s Ear
    Memorial Day Weekend marks the traditional start of beach and pool season. And where there are kids (and adults) swimming, there is bound to be swimmer’s ear – acute otitis externa, the inflammation of the ear canal usually due to bacterial infections. In a recent analysis of swimmer’s ear in the U.S., the Centers for more »

  • Are Childhood Ear Infections and Obesity Linked?
    Are Childhood Ear Infections and Obesity Linked?
    A small study by South Korean researchers sought to evaluate whether changes to the sense of taste resulting from the fluid draining from the ear after chronic ear infections is related to obesity in children. The researchers tracked 84 children, 42 of whom had so-called otitis media with effusion (COME), the thick fluid behind the more »