Recent Print Coverage
Breast Disease Specialist Gordon Schwartz, MD, and Stephen Feig, MD, Director of Breast Imaging, discussed breast health, specifically mammograms and the early detection and treatment of breast cancer, in the October issue of Philadelphia Magazine (circulation 145,182).
Stephen Silberstein, MD, FACP, Professor of Neurology and Director, Jefferson Comprehensive Headache Center, discussed new treatment options for migraine headaches in the Chicago Tribune (circulation 724,257) and talked about the move of the Comprehensive Headache Center to Jefferson in the Philadelphia Business Journal (circulation 21,000).
Cardiologist Marc Schwartz, MD, commented on a recent study showing that new doctors cannot use stethoscopes well saying, "In general, physical-examination skills have deteriorated over the years as reliance on technology has increased," in the Philadelphia Inquirer (circulation 504,903), the Houston Chronicle (circulation 551,563) and the Duluth News-Tribune (circulation 64,000).
Jerzy Kolaczynski, MD, Director of the Obesity Center, commented on leptin treatment as a possible prescription for weight loss in light of popular diet drugs Redux and Pondimin being recalled in the Philadelphia Inquirer (circulation 486,318).
Recent Radio and Television Coverage
Michael P. Savage, MD, Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, explained that stents are better than angioplasty for obstructed coronary bypass grafts on WTXF-TV (Fox - Ch. 29), WPVI-TV (Ch. 6), WCAU-TV (Ch. 10) and KYW-TV (Ch. 3).
Fertility Specialist Gregory Fossum, MD, explained that some antidepressants have been found to help women who suffer from PMS on WTXF-TV (FOX - Ch. 29).
Neurosurgeon Bruce Northrup, MD, discussed amnesia that can result from brain trauma and injury on WTXF-TV (FOX - Ch. 29).
Alan Spitzer, MD, Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Jefferson and DuPont Hospital for Children, discussed his passion for both medicine and photography on WTXF-TV (Ch. 29).