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NJ Sharing Network Appoints East Orange Resident to Prominent Post

July 28, 2016

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The New Jersey Sharing Network has appointed East Orange resident, Ashlee Davis, to the position of Funeral Home and Medical Examiner Liaison. 

In this new role, Ms. Davis will work in conjunction with all Funeral Directors and Medical Examiners providing education and collaboration during the donation process. The FH/ME Liaison will serve as the organization’s ...

Spotswood's Zeeshan Khan Receives 2016 Michael J. Doyle, MD, FAAFP, New Jersey Family Medicine Resident of the Year Award

TRENTON, NJ - Dr. Zeeshan Khan is a resident of Spotswood and the young doctor recently received the first ever Michael J. Doyle, MD, FAAFP New Jersey Family Medicine Resident of the Year Award at the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians' annual scientific assembly that is held each year in Atlantic City.

The award is new this year and it was named in honor of Dr. Michael Doyle who was ...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect Until Midnight

STAFFORD, LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - The Naitonal Weather Serviced has issued a severe thunderstorm watch from 1:30 PM today unitl midnight.  All of New Jersey, 6 counties in Eastern Pennsylvania and all of Delaware are part of this warning.

TAPinto Stafford-LBI will keep readers updated throughout the day.

Morris Freeholders Approve Request for Proposals for Lease of Beds at Morristown Nursing Home

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders last night voted to authorize the development of a request for proposals (RFP) for the potential private management of the county’s Morris View Healthcare Center, a 283-bed county nursing home in Morris Township.

 

The freeholder’s stressed that the county is retaining ownership of the facility and would write specific ...

Jewish Family Services of MetroWest NJ Offer Free Help to NJ Medicare Beneficiaries

July 29, 2016

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Jewish Family Service of MetroWest has been awarded the contract to administer Essex County SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program).  SHIP is a statewide program that provides FREE, objective, confidential help to New Jersey Medicare beneficiaries who have problems with, or questions about Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Part D and Long-Term ...

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Global research finds 10 risk factors that account for 90 percent of all strokes

The results of a study of almost 27,000 people from 32 countries around the globe found that if 10 risk factors were controlled, 90 percent of all strokes could be prevented. They are: high blood pressure (140/90 or higher),  blood fats (cholesterol), obesity, poor diet, smoking, high or heavy alcohol use, diabetes, stress, heart disease, and physical inactivity. Of them all, high blood ...