Jill Porter

Diseases & Conditions

Rapper’s Death Shows Need for Vigilance About Heart Failure in African Americans

By on 03/15/2018
Craig Mack's death at the age of 46 is a tragic reminder of the toll the disease takes on African Americans. An Einstein cardiologist explains.
Health & Wellness

Working to Dispel the Root Canal Myth

By on 03/14/2018
Betsy DeVos compared her confirmation hearings to getting a root canal. Einstein endodontist Frederic Barnett, DDS, counters that common misconception.
Health & Wellness

Still a Stigma Associated with Weight-Loss Surgery, Einstein Survey Shows

By on 03/01/2018
Most Philadelphians would approve of a friend or family member getting bariatric surgery—so long as it isn’t themselves.

New Concussion Blood Test: Your Questions Answered

By on 02/19/2018
Here is the reaction of Thomas Watanabe, MD, clinical director of the Drucker Brain Injury Center and director of the Stroke Center at MossRehab.
Health & Wellness

Watching the Game? Don’t Take It Too Much to Heart

By on 01/18/2018
Win or lose, there are ways to protect yourself from sacrificing your health in the name of fandom. An Einstein expert explains.