Having a Healthy Pregnancy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Written by Matthew Hoffman, M.D., MPH, ChristianaCare

If you or a loved one is pregnant, you’re likely concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on a mother-to-be and her baby. Even if a pregnant woman does not contract COVID-19, apprehension and misinformation surrounding the virus can influence prenatal care and self-care.
Education is the best way to combat your fears, reduce the risk of getting COVID-19 and prepare for a healthy delivery.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Today

Once again we to turned to local experts asking them to share their expertise on a range of topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic—a topic still very much on our minds.

COVID-19 in Children

Written by Olubunmi Ojikutu, M.D., Chair, Department of Pediatrics – Tower Health, Cynthia Schadder, M.D., FAAP, Pediatrics – Tower Health Medical Group

While research has shown that children have been less likely to become infected with COVID-19, it’s important to remember that doesn’t make them immune to the virus.
Many parents became more nervous about the coronavirus when reports of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) started appearing in April. Luckily MIS-C is rare, with only hundreds of cases worldwide. Doctors believe it’s an inflammatory reaction in the body triggered by infection or exposure to COVID-19 within the past month.
For both COVID-19 and MIS-C, prevention is key.

“Nurse! Come quick!”

Written by Edwin Malet

“Nurse! Come quick!” That cry can be heard in emergency rooms, nursing homes or in our homes where people are hurt, disoriented or suffering.

Want a smile makeover for your big day?

Written by Dr. Joseph Abrams

Dentists have the experience and skill to help you achieve the smile of your dreams.

The Impact of Medical Philanthropy: Greater Than You Think

Written by Andrew Smith

Today, philanthropic dollars are critically important as hospitals seek to establish or enhance new patient services or fund capital projects to provide lifesaving care.

Diabetes and Healthy Eating

Written by Amy Wachter, MD, and Julie Garey RDN, LDN, CDE

Fads abound when it comes to diet and diabetes. But by taking a simple approach and following a few basic steps, you can control your diabetes.