Health & Wellness

December 13, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s (SBMC) Department of Radiation Oncology is the first in New Jersey to offer the Halcyon system for image-guided radiotherapy to deliver advanced high-quality cancer treatment. According to SBMC, this new technology can be used to treat a wide range ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  – One year after it was created, AHa!—Atlantic Health System’s innovation center and idea incubator—has led to improved ways to deliver care, multiple patents (more pending), and a robust idea pipeline. At the end of 2017, Atlantic Health System launched Atlantic Health ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s (SBMC) Department of Radiation Oncology is the first in New Jersey to offer the Halcyon system for image-guided radiotherapy to deliver advanced high-quality cancer treatment. According to SBMC, this new technology can be used to treat a wide range ...

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Speech Language Pathologists Trained in SPEAK OUT!® and The LOUD Crowd® Therapy Protocols to Improve and Preserve Voices of Patients   Edison, N.J.  — Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute was recently awarded a grant from the Parkinson Voice Project to provide ...

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Edison, N.J.  — Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute was recently awarded a grant from the Parkinson Voice Project to provide specialized training in the groundbreaking SPEAK OUT!® and The LOUD Crowd® treatment protocols designed to improve and preserve the voices of ...

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MADISON, NJ - On December 12, 1968, a gangly teenager stepped up onto a raised, padded training platform to experience his first formal karate class at the pioneering, the Bank Street School, a karate dojo in Summit, NJ. “It was love at first kick” cites Madison Area YMCA master karate teacher, or ...

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Speech Language Pathologists Trained in SPEAK OUT!® and The LOUD Crowd® Therapy Protocols to Improve and Preserve Voices of Patients Edison, N.J.  — Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute was recently awarded a grant from the Parkinson Voice Project to provide ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey seniors and individuals with disabilities now have an online tool to see if they're entitled to a host of health- and household-related benefits and savings. The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Aging Services has launched NJSave, a new online application ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Essex County’s second annual Night of Conversation, a family event intended to promote open and honest discussions about substance abuse, was held Tuesday Evening at Bloomfield Middle School.   An audience of teens, pre-teens and parents gathered for the program sponsored by the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- As part of Monday's Superintendent's Roundtable, Dr. Matthew Helfant gave a 14-minute presentation on anxiety, on Monday night at Kiefer Auditorium.  "Mental health is something I think is very important," Helfant stated. "It's important for kids, it's important for ...

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MONMOUTH, N.J. - Influenza, better known as The flu, is not like the common cold.  It often feels worse, lasts longer and is actually potentially deadly to the elderly, young and those with chronic illnesses like diabetes and heart disease. Learn more from our local news sponsor: Dr. Brendan ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council recognized Dr. Norman Schaefer for his 28 years of service on the Chatham Board of Health with a commendatory resolution at its regular meeting on Monday night. Schaefer joined the board in 1991 and served as a member and the vice president during his ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  – One year after it was created, AHa!—Atlantic Health System’s innovation center and idea incubator—has led to improved ways to deliver care, multiple patents (more pending), and a robust idea pipeline. At the end of 2017, Atlantic Health System launched Atlantic Health ...

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Speech Language Pathologists Trained in SPEAK OUT!® and The LOUD Crowd® Therapy Protocols to Improve and Preserve Voices of Patients   Edison, N.J.  — Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute was recently awarded a grant from the Parkinson Voice Project to provide ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  – One year after it was created, AHa!—Atlantic Health System’s innovation center and idea incubator—has led to improved ways to deliver care, multiple patents (more pending), and a robust idea pipeline. At the end of 2017, Atlantic Health System launched Atlantic Health ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— A new pharmacy that provides medicine for complex health conditions has come to Camden, opening up shop in the heart of the city’s eds and meds corridor. Officials from Rutgers, Walgreens and Camden County cut the ribbon for Community, A Walgreens Pharmacy today. The specialty ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Emma Atanasio, Jessica Micek and CJ Chamb, food service leaders at Morristown Medical Center created a gingerbread replica of the hospital. The creation took two weeks to build and used 30 pounds of powdered sugar, 15 dozen egg whites and 10 pounds of candy.  

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey seniors and individuals with disabilities now have an online tool to see if they're entitled to a host of health- and household-related benefits and savings. The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Aging Services has launched NJSave, a new online application ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey seniors and individuals with disabilities now have an online tool to see if they're entitled to a host of health- and household-related benefits and savings. The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Aging Services has launched NJSave, a new online application ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The president of University Hospital announced he will be stepping down as the hospital’s leadership faces intense scrutiny from state and local officials after three babies with a bacterial infection died after receiving care there.   John Kastanis will officially leave his post as ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The residents of Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights enjoyed an evening with the Berkeley Heights Girl Scouts on Monday, December 10, at the Girl Scouts' annual caroling event. .​​​​​ The Girl Scouts spread cheer and entertained the residents with songs and ...

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EDISON, N.J. – Laura Kelly, RN, who serves as the coordinator for perinatal education at Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center (HMH- JFK Medical Center)  in Edison, was honored as a recipient of the 2018 Nurse Recognition Award by the New Jersey League for Nursing (NJLN).  The award was ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council voted, 5-1, in favor of a resolution that opposes the state's pending vote to legalize the recreational use of marijuana at its final meeting of 2018 on Monday night. The resolution calls for a certified copy of the resolution be sent to Gov. Phil ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -- CarePoint Health’s Bayonne Medical Center was one of only 12 New Jersey hospitals who received a 2018 Top Hospitals Award, being recognized as a Top Teaching Hospital by national healthcare nonprofit, the Leapfrog Group. Bayonne Medical Center, who is receiving the award for a second ...

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EDISON, N.J. – Laura Kelly, RN, was recently honored as a recipient of the 2018 Nurse Recognition Award by the New Jersey League for Nursing (NJLN), in recognition of her commitment and contributions to the profession of nursing and health care. Kelly serves as the coordinator for perinatal ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Having dealt recently with the death of a senior citizen who succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning, Roxbury police today offered to help elderly and disabled residents check their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. The police department said an officer will check the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - A Town Hall meeting has been set to discuss the Marijuana Legislation that is due to be voted on possibly in December. Join Mayor Christine Dansereau, Borough Council, and the Roselle Everett Hatcher Prevention Coalition as they invite residents to participate. As New Jersey gets ...

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RED BANK, NJ – In recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week, Monmouth County is encouraging residents to get their flu vaccines in time for the holiday season to protect themselves, their loved ones and the public. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Amboy Group, LLC, a Woodbridge, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw boneless and skinless poultry products because the products are misbranded and may contain milk, egg, and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the finished product label, ...

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STAFFORD - The nurses at Southern Ocean Medical Center reached a tentative agreement recently with Hackensack Meridian Health.  This is the second victory for the SOMC nurses after avoiding a decertification of the union back in November.   Unionized nurses at Jersey Shore University Medical ...

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