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At Abington – Jefferson Health, knowledge is power. We want to equip you with the latest health news to keep you informed and ready to make the best decisions for your health. Check out News You Can Use – articles from Abington professionals.

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Avoiding Pain While Working and Learning Virtually

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in working and learning virtually however long hours spent at a computer can lead to back, neck and wrist pain. Elizabeth Carter, OTR/L, an occupational therapist at Abington - Jefferson Health, offers tips on how to make your workspace more ergonomic. Read more


Four Things to Know about Influenza Season During COVID-19

Flu season is upon us and the coronavirus pandemic continues to be a very real concern for many. Steven Spencer, MD, medical director, Population Health, Abington – Jefferson Health, shares four important things to know for the influenza season during COVID-19. Read more


A Dangerous Duo: An Obesity Epidemic in a Global COVID-19 Pandemic

When the novel coronavirus made headlines around the world earlier this year, the United States was already facing its own health crisis: an obesity epidemic. Gintaras Antanavicius, MD, medical director of the Institute for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (IMBS) and section chief of Bariatric Surgery, Abington – Jefferson Health, helps us understand more about the correlation between COVID-19 and obesity. Read more


Tummy Troubles: Sensitive Digestive System vs. Signs of Colorectal Cancer

If you are experiencing digestive discomfort, pain or changes in bowel movements, including bleeding, at what point do you determine that you’re experiencing more than an irritable digestive system? Harvey Guttmann, MD, chief, Gastroenterology Division, Abington – Jefferson Health, discusses the importance of discussing these concerns with your doctor. Read more


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