The October issue of Community Health features an article about how sleep changes with age, sleep problems affecting seniors, and how these problems can be alleviated or treated. Insomnia, the most common sleep ailment, may worsen with age. Although it’s not always easy to treat, insomnia can be minimized by practicing good sleep hygiene.
Amudha Palaniappan, MD, and Lori B. Feldman-Winter, MD, presented new research at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition in San Francisco. The study, which was conducted at Cooper, found that African-American women are less likely to initiate and continue breast-feeding than women of other races.
Dr. Tedeschi is founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Continuum Health Alliance, LLC, a regional healthcare management corporation, and Advocare, LLC, one of the largest, independent private physician groups serving New Jersey and the greater Philadelphia region.
The October issue of SJ Magazine features an article explaining how South Jersey’s healthcare systems are continuing to partner to better serve the public and contain costs for patients. George J. Weinroth, Chief Operating Officer of Cooper University Physicians, believes making relationships between larger healthcare systems and individual specialists is extremely important.
This week, the Courier-Post published an article about breast cancer focusing on what happens after a patient is diagnosed. Patients and their families are encouraged to educate themselves about the best treatment options available and where they can receive treatment.
This week, the Philadelphia Business Journal published an article about Cooper’s Patient Liaisons, a position created several months ago to enhance patient satisfaction and promote the Planetree philosophy of patient-family centered care.
The Philadelphia Inquirer recently published an article about hospital paramedics who are using the cooling process of icing cardiac-arrest patients in the ambulance, even before they get to the ER, to prevent neurological damage.
After week one, many concerned fans questioned the Eagle’s decision to put two of their players back in the game after they suffered severe head injuries by hard tackles made on the field. After being taken out of the game for good, the players were diagnosed with concussions.
Cooper is providing free medical outreach services to the Bridgeton community during Bethany Presbyterian Church's second annual Faith In Action (FIA) month. The program is a five-week campaign aimed to motivate residents and church members to become involved in the community.
The Burlington County Times featured an article about the Cooper Bone & Joint Institute's free educational forum on concussions as a result of sports related injuries. The forum, which took place at Moorestown High School on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, focused on prevention and identification of concussions as well as available treatment options.