Health & Wellness

December 10, 2018

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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BAYONNE, NJ —Bayonne mother Sharon Romano will host a blood drive on Friday in honor of her son, Michael, who passed away from cancer when he was 11 years old. Michael, who suffered from neuroblastoma, a rare form of pediatric cancer, received chemotherapy, surgery, radiation, stem cell ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Helmut Zarbl, an expert in circadian rhythm and its influence on sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, eating habits and more, says we pay the price for that extra hour of sleep - daylight saving time disrupts our biological clocks and affects our health. Daylight saving time ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Women in Bayonne and the surrounding area now have access to state-of-the-art breast cancer detection screening thanks to a nearly half million dollar investment made by Care Point Health at Bayonne Medical Center. Hospital and city officials, including Mayor Jimmy Davis and Dr.

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NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Sept. 28, 2018, between 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles. Someone flying from Tel Aviv in Israel had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- The Bayonne Fire Department and the Bayonne Health Department are hosting a community blood drive on Monday at the City Hall Fire House, located at 27th Street and Avenue C. Donors are welcome between 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. “The need for blood donation is great,” a press release ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Born and raised in Bayonne, John Buzinkai knows a little something about transforming his life. Actually, having once tipped the scales at 400 pounds, and bringing his weight down to 260 pounds, he knows a big something! As the owner of Training for Warriors, one of Bayonne’s newest ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – #Team Bayonne “Pink Team” players pose following the "Take Me Home Fundraiser" for city fire victims held recently. The squad won its first game in the softball tournament, but lost to the eventual tourney champion, the Bayonne Police Department. The event raised more than ...

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NEW JERSEY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Northern New Jersey through Tuesday August 7. A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees ...

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LONG BRANCH, NJ — New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on Friday prohibiting smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey. The bill, S-2534, updates the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act of 2006.” “The Jersey Shore has always been one of our state’s—and nation’s—great natural ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – Trinitas Regional Medical Center is expanding into Bayonne. According to a Trinitas press release, one of the largest behavioral health and psychiatry departments in the state will take over Bayonne Community Mental Health Center. “This transition to ownership by Trinitas ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – At its Fourth Annual Peninsula Gala at the Bayonne Golf Club on March 22, the Bayonne Chamber of Commerce honored four individuals/groups for their service to the city. CarePoint Health Chief Operating Officer Peter Daniels lauded the honorees during remarks at the beginning of the ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. And every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends.  Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party fundraiser affair is coming up. The event, which will be held Friday, March 16 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, is focused on raising funds to support Komen’s BOLD GOAL:  to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by ...

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BAYONNE, N.J. – The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission will be holding an information session on the state of New Jersey’s water infrastructure. “Clean Waterways, Healthy Neighborhoods” will be presented in conjunction with the Bayonne Chamber of Commerce on February 27 at Buttero on Broadway ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Not a week goes by when a tale of heroism and bravery on the part of firefighters isn’t told in this publication. Indeed, for them, running into a burning building is as natural as running out of one is for the rest of us. That became apparent again on Monday when members of the ...

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HUDSON COUNTY – CarePoint Health was among the area organizations that joined together to warm up residents with soup and gently used coats and provide free health care services at Angela Cares headquarters in Jersey City on Jan. 13. Those who stopped by the “3rd Annual Soup for the Soul & ...

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