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Dawn’s Story: A Jefferson University Hospital Experience

"They just make you feel comfortable — like family." Dawn Jackson's transplant journey began in 2001. That's when this now-41-year-old Philadelphia native, mother of two and grandmother of one, had a routine check-up with her primary care physician. After discovering that her creatinine levels were high—indicating a problem with her kidneys—Dawn's physician referred her to a nephrologist at Jefferson, which Dawn says is her family's longstanding hospital of choice. Though she visited the nephrologist several times, she wasn't convinced she…


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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: The Latest on Coconut Oil

Moringa. Tiger nuts. Blue green algae. Do you scan the health news for the latest superfood? If you’re like me, some products make a brief kitchen appearance, but only a few linger. A quick forage in the back of my…


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Healthy Doesn’t Have to Be Hard! Creating Optimal Health, Enhanced Energy Levels and Sustained Weight Loss One Easy Step at a Time

I was riding to a pre-summer party the other day, with one of my friends on the back of my scooter, and she asked me, randomly, about multivitamins. She said “I need to do something different, I know I do.…


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Felix’s Story

A self-proclaimed “sports-fanatic,” Felix always enjoyed staying active. He also enjoys watching sports on television, cooking and gardening. A devoted family man, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Gloria, their children and grandchildren. Felix began feeling a bit run…


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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: Barbershop Blood Pressures

How often do you get your hair cut? If you’re like me, it depends on how many obstacles exist between you and the haircut. Scheduling time from work, getting in the car, driving to town, finding parking, and quickly returning…

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Shelby Hurley: Patient Story

It means everything to me that I get to be there for all their milestones. I don’t want to miss a thing. — Shelby Hurley   I remember lying on the operating table before surgery, worrying about what was going…