Health & Wellness Top Stories

May 17, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jeremiah Patten tensely waited for the needle to prick his arm when his dad leaned over and told him it wouldn’t be so bad if he looked away. As a physician assistant and the first person at Robert Wood Johnson University to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Anthony Patten is an old ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ In support of Mental Health Awareness week and month, Ridge High School is presenting the school district's first Virtual Mental Health Fair. The virtual fair was created by the students and staff of Ridge High School to help provide resources, reduce stigma and provide ...

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SEABROOK — May is Stroke Awareness Month and Seabrook EMS would like to share with the community some helpful information about how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a stroke. Use the letters in “F.A.S.T” to quickly spot stroke signs and know when to call 911.  F - FACE DROOPING Does one ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Saint Peter’s University Hospital will be holding several COVID-19 vaccine clinics for New Jersey residents, including some walk-in clinics. The number of New Brunswick residents who have received the vaccine lags behind most other municipalities across the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Monday reported 23,624 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 12 overnight and a total of 730 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Monday reported 883,272 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Monday reported 23,624 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 12 overnight and a total of 730 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Monday reported 883,272 total cases since last year, an increase of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jeremiah Patten tensely waited for the needle to prick his arm when his dad leaned over and told him it wouldn’t be so bad if he looked away. As a physician assistant and the first person at Robert Wood Johnson University to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Anthony Patten is an old ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Saint Peter’s University Hospital will be holding several COVID-19 vaccine clinics for New Jersey residents, including some walk-in clinics. The number of New Brunswick residents who have received the vaccine lags behind most other municipalities across the ...

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To be Presented at American College of Cardiology 70th Annual Scientific Sessions, Study Led by Dr. Jordan Safirstein Suggests Keeping Stent Info on Smartphones  May 11, 2021, Morristown, NJ – Fewer than half (48%) of patients receiving a heart stent, or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Saint Peter’s University Hospital will be holding several COVID-19 vaccine clinics for New Jersey residents, including some walk-in clinics. The number of New Brunswick residents who have received the vaccine lags behind most other municipalities across the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jeremiah Patten tensely waited for the needle to prick his arm when his dad leaned over and told him it wouldn’t be so bad if he looked away. As a physician assistant and the first person at Robert Wood Johnson University to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Anthony Patten is an old ...

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Tinnitus May Be Linked to COVID 19 Dr. Robert M. DiSogra, an audiology consultant in Millstone and member of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA) audiology committee, wants the public to know that tinnitus – unusual or annoying noise such as buzzing or ringing in the ear – ...

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Tinnitus May Be Linked to COVID 19 'Dr. Robert M. DiSogra, an audiology consultant in Millstone and member of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA) audiology committee, wants the public to know that tinnitus – unusual or annoying noise such as buzzing or ringing in the ear – ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jeremiah Patten tensely waited for the needle to prick his arm when his dad leaned over and told him it wouldn’t be so bad if he looked away. As a physician assistant and the first person at Robert Wood Johnson University to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Anthony Patten is an old ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — K-12 schools in the United States should continue to use masks for the remainder of 2020-2021 academic year as all students will not be vaccinated yet, this according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance issued Sat. May 15.  In the latest update, the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Following the Center of Disease Control’s (CDC) approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children as young as 12 years old, Springfield Schools announced that the district is partnering up with Rite Aid to offer eligible Springfield residents and employees the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jeremiah Patten tensely waited for the needle to prick his arm when his dad leaned over and told him it wouldn’t be so bad if he looked away. As a physician assistant and the first person at Robert Wood Johnson University to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Anthony Patten is an old ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The North Ward welcomed the Hope & Esperanza Community Health Center to the city on Monday, a Federally Qualified Health Center aimed to provide healthcare for Newark’s low-income and uninsured residents. About 5,000 residents signed a petition last year and submitted it to the ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ – Children 12 to 15 years old are now eligible to receive Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, and the Burlington County Health Department wants parents to be aware of the easy methods to make vaccine appointments. The Burlington County Vaccine Mega-Site at the Moorestown Mall began ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jeremiah Patten tensely waited for the needle to prick his arm when his dad leaned over and told him it wouldn’t be so bad if he looked away. As a physician assistant and the first person at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Anthony Patten ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ — Two-hundred-and-seventy-seven pairs of shoes lined the pathway of Dowling Gardens Saturday morning, each belonging to a young adult, aged 10 to 24, who lost all hope and ended their lives by suicide over a three-year period.  The Attitudes in Reverse “In Their Shoes” exhibit ...

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Editor’s Note: A 20-year-old Coral Springs resident Chansen Savakinus is fighting cancer for the third time in his young life. His mother, Destiny Haggett, is chronicling the experience in a series of articles for TAPinto Coral Springs. This is part 2. CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Weeks after getting ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — It was a perfect day in East Orange. The parking lot of the ShopRite shopping center (Roberto’s Pizza side) was full of excitement. Smiling eyes could be seen behind the masks everywhere.  Black cars pulled-up, and out popped Governor Phil Murphy and his wife Tammy Murphy. He was ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — K-12 schools in the United States should continue to use masks for the remainder of 2020-2021 academic year as all students will not be vaccinated yet, this according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance issued Sat. May 15.  In the latest update, the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After the year of loss caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights held a ceremony to kick-off National Nursing Home Week. Emotions were soaring as the facility administration and community leaders spoke with heartfelt appreciation. They say ...

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HAMILTON - ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The state Department of Health recently launched a new vaccine dashboard that includes percentages of adults in each municipality who have received their first doses of the vaccine as well as percentages of adults who are now fully vaccinated. According to the ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — K-12 schools in the United States should continue to use masks for the remainder of 2020-2021 academic year as all students will not be vaccinated yet, this according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance issued Sat. May 15.  In the latest update, the ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — K-12 schools in the United States should continue to use masks for the remainder of 2020-2021 academic year as all students will not be vaccinated yet, this according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance issued Sat. May 15.  In the latest update, the ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — K-12 schools in the United States should continue to use masks for the remainder of 2020-2021 academic year as all students will not be vaccinated yet, this according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance issued Sat. May 15.  In the latest update, the ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — K-12 schools in the United States should continue to use masks for the remainder of 2020-2021 academic year as all students will not be vaccinated yet, this according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance issued Sat. May 15.  In the latest update, the ...

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