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Coronavirus Vaccine: Beyond Bombast, Cautious Optimism

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On May 15, President Donald Trump announced, “Vaccine or no vaccine, we’re back.  The words came mere minutes after Trump announced the public-private venture called...
From left: Medical student Tal Lee and nurse Michele Morton are working with the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium to provide free coronavirus testing.

Local Med Student Helps Reduce Testing Disparities in African American Neighborhoods

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By Josefin Dolstein / JTA At the beginning of her day, Tal Lee will see as many as hundreds of cars snake around the church...
Brian Steiner (front right) gives the thumbs up after teaching another grueling spinning class_ he teaches regularly at PSC in Radnor and at Rodin Place, LifeSport Fitness in Fairmount and AFC Fitness in Bala Cy

Virtual Fitness: It’s Working Out

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In a time before the pandemic, the home had much more freedom — it wasn’t burdened with being everything to everybody all the time....
Rapoport Pharmacy

Jewish-Owned Independent Pharmacies Team Up in Philly

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From every angle, the edifice of Richard Ost’s Philadelphia Pharmacy at the corner of North Front Street and East Lehigh in West Kensington is...
Sarah Levine

PA COVID-19 Nurse Shares Observations from NYC

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By Adam Reinherz  When Sarah Levine, a senior staff nurse at New York University’s Langone Hospital, arrived on March 23 to the Kimmel Pavilion’s 16th...
Jesse Richman

Cherry Hill Doctor Helps Develop Online Eye Test

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 3 million people in the U.S. have glaucoma, the second-leading cause of blindness worldwide. But what worries...
Pennsylvania Guard Members test medical equipment before Montgomery County residents arrive at a a coronavirus testing site in Upper Dublin Township on March 21, 2020. At the direction of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, approximately 80 Guard troops worked with Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency and local authorities to establish drive-through COVID-19 testing at Temple University’s Ambler Campus. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Wil Acosta)

First-Person: Taking the Test for COVID-19

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Waiting in a line of cars to get tested for the disease currently ravaging the world has a way of giving a strange weight...
Certified professional midwife Ray Rachlin examines baby Dylan.

Medical Providers Navigate Pandemic Pregnancy Care

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COVID-19 has changed nearly every aspect of our lives, including the process of bringing new ones into the world. Cheryl Yondorf, a physician in...
Marc Rabinowitz

Medical Pros Describe Work Changes From COVID-19

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Across the country, medical professionals are doing their best as they prepare for the worst that the COVID-19 pandemic may bring. Working long, grueling hours...
From left: Brett, Amy, Grace and Jack Breslow

Jewish Family Seeks Plasma Treatment for COVID-19

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It’s been nearly three weeks since Amy Breslow dropped her husband, Brett, at Cooper University Hospital’s emergency room. He’d had an intermittent fever, cough and...