Lisa Ellis

Diseases & Conditions

New Medications at Last for Sickle Cell Disease

By on 09/30/2022
Three drugs approved in the last five years may reduce painful crises 25% to 50%, Einstein blood-disease specialists say.

Free Blood Pressure Monitors Cut Heart-Failure Hospital Admissions

By on 08/12/2022
Nurse's project helps control high blood pressure that can lead to dangerous fluid buildup and breathing problems.
Alternatives to Opioids for Treatment of Pain

Einstein Holds Out ‘Welcome MAT’ for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

By on 08/03/2022
Medication-assisted treatment is available in Philadelphia primary care offices and integrated with emergency care.
Alternatives to Opioids for Treatment of Pain

Medical Marijuana: An Alternative Treatment for Chronic Pain

By on 07/27/2022
Doctors must "certify" that a patient has a condition eligible for treatment under the state's medical marijuana law.
Alternatives to Opioids for Treatment of Pain

Harriet’s Story: Stopping Opioids, Regaining a Life

By on 07/20/2022
A car accident led to opioid dependence. Determination and a MossRehab specialist helped her reclaim her freedom.