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November 30 , 2017
November 30 , 2017

Phase III Immunotherapy Trial for Migraine Shows Positive Results

An antibody therapy against a key inflammatory molecule involved in migraines reduces the number of headaches that chronic migraine patients experience per month in a phase III trial.
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November 16 , 2017
November 16 , 2017

A New Way to Reduce Surgery Complications Stemming from High Blood Sugar

Using a different marker to track a patient’s glycemic levels could help improve outcomes after surgery for diabetic and non-diabetic patients alike.
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November 14 , 2017
November 14 , 2017

Could Surgery Reduce Frailty in Adults with Heart Failure?

Patients showed a reduction in measures of frailty after surgery for left-ventricular-assist-device (LVAD)
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October 31 , 2017
October 31 , 2017

Top of the Class: Seven Jefferson Health Hospitals Earn “A” Grades for Patient Safety from Leapfrog

Jefferson Health hospitals earned high marks from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization. Seven of the system’s hospitals, including all three in New Jersey, were assigned “A” grades in patient safety.
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October 16 , 2017
October 16 , 2017

Notice to Our Patients Regarding an Email Phishing Incident at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital & Jefferson University Physicians

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson University Physicians take seriously the privacy and security of our patients' information. Regrettably, this notice concerns an incident involving some of that information.
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October 16 , 2017
October 16 , 2017

In the News: Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories

FOX29’s Good Day Philadelphia recently hosted two breast cancer survivors and Dr. Maysa Abu-Khalaf, director of breast medical oncology at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University, on a segment dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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October 12 , 2017
October 12 , 2017

Jefferson and Monell Center Sign Letter of Intent to Merge

The proposed merger would combine Monell, the world’s leader in taste and smell research, with research operations at the new Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) and Jefferson Health.
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October 04 , 2017
October 04 , 2017

Kennedy and Jefferson Kick Off New Era with New Hospital Names

Signs outside Kennedy Health's buildings are undergoing a makeover as it transforms to Jefferson Health under the terms of a merger that became effective last month.
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October 02 , 2017
October 02 , 2017

Jefferson Welcomes Nassar Nizami as Chief Information Officer

Nassar Nizami has joined Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health as the organization’s Chief Information Officer.
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September 29 , 2017
September 29 , 2017

Jefferson Leaders and Benefactors Gather for My Sister’s Place Housewarming Celebration

Jefferson leaders and guests cut the ribbon on a brand new location for My Sister’s Place, a residential treatment program for mothers recovering from opioid addiction. My Sister’s Place is part of Maternal Addiction Treatment Education and Research (MATER) at Thomas Jefferson University.
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