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Can Vitamin A Turn Back the Clock on Breast Cancer?

April 01, 2014
A derivative of vitamin A, known as retinoic acid, found abundantly in sweet potato and carrots, helps turn pre-cancer cells back to normal healthy breast cells, according to research published this month in the International Journal of Oncology.
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Jefferson Health System to Restructure to Provide Autonomy and Agility for Member Institutions

March 17, 2014
The Board of Trustees of Jefferson Health System (JHS) voted to restructure in order to provide the autonomy and agility that is required for its members to respond to healthcare reform and pursue individual growth strategies and priorities.
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Faster Results at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

March 04, 2014
A new technology for rapid identification of bacteria causing sepsis, a common type of infection, willl lead to a reduction in time to administration of target antibiotic therapy in patients, leading to shorter hospital stays.

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April 15, 2014

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Peripheral Artery Disease in the News

Peripheral Artery Disease in the News

April 10, 2014

Vascular surgeon Paul DiMuzio, MD, recently discussed peripheral artery aisease, or PAD, in women...