Health & Wellness

July 4, 2019

The repetitive loud noise of 4th of July fireworks can be frightening for animals, so much so that more dogs go missing around Independence Day than any other time of year. TAPinto owners, editors, and reporters have learned how to help their rescue dogs get through the night and share their ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – If you were looking for inspiration to improve your overall wellness, then the seventh annual Health and Fitness Expo presented by NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47 was the place to be this past weekend.   The free event, presented by Quest Diagnostics and the New York ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - WowMoms World, a health and wellness center for parents, children and expectant mothers, will open its first New Jersey location this fall in Paramus. “Paramus is arguably one of the best retail locations within one of the strongest retail markets in the entire country.

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- CBH Care, the North Jersey-based community mental and behavioral health service that provides assistance to some 200 outpatient consumers every day, has increased its enrollment in its therapeutic after-school-program for adolescents that addresses emotional and behavioral issues.

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HACKENSACK, NJ -  Hackensack Police will provide free car seat installation and safety checks for all city residents on Saturday outside of police headquarters. The program will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. of the police department’s rear parking lot (225 State Street), where officers will make ...

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Parent's Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron has been voluntarily recalled by Perrigo Company. The infant forumula, sold exclusively at Walmart, is being recalled due to the potential presence of metal foreign matter, said the company in announcement. According to the ...

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A voluntary recall of Woodstock Frozen Organic Grilled Red Peppers has been initiated due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, announced parent company, UNFI. The company stated that the product being recalled comes in a 10 ounce plastic package marked with UPC code ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Free vision screenings for adults and children will be offered from noon to 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the Boys and Girls Club of Lodi. On a regular basis, the New Jersey Department of Human Services’ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) pairs up with local ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – A family-friendly food truck festival will roll into town on Sunday at Garden State Plaza offering an afternoon of live music, children's activities,  and, of course, great eats. The Paramus Food Truck Festival will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Nordstrom parking lot of Garden ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- New Jersey business leaders and elected officials are praising the life and legacy of Joseph Simunovich, a towering figure in business, environmental sustainability and health care, after his unfortunate passing on Tuesday at the age of 78. Among his many accomplishments, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on June 27 at the city’s new community garden, an initiative that officials hope will not only beautify the city but also provide education to students and connect residents through volunteerism. The celebration will kick off at 12 noon at ...

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Pillsbury Best 5 lb Flour has been recalled by Hometown Food Company. The company initiated a voluntary recall on approximately 4,600 cases of Bread Flour due to the potential presence of pathogenic E.Coli. There have been no reports of any illnesses associated with this recall, said the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco lll joined Bergen New Bridge Medical Center President and CEO Deb Visconi, members of the hospital’s senior leadership team, staff, and community members at the hospital’s Rainbow Flag Raising event on June 12 in celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County officials confirmed five cases of mumps in the county jail on Friday evening. A statement released by County Executive Jim Tedesco's office said that the Bergen County Department of Health Services, which serves as the jail's health officer, has not found any ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Hackensack University Medical Center unveiled plans on Thursday to build a state-of-the-art $714 million medical pavilion next to its existing campus on Second Street. Construction is expected to begin this summer with 2022 as the projected opening, according to the hospital.

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – ShopRite is among the stores alerting its customers today to a recall of an unbleached white flour sold in its stores. Using purchasing information gleaned from customers' "Price Plus" cards, ShopRite is using robo-calls to inform those who may have bought the product. The ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Jail was placed under quarantine Tuesday as officials investigate suspected cases of mumps among the inmates. During a press conference Tuesday evening, County Executive Jim Tedesco said the first case was discovered a day earlier at the facility  According to ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The Bergen County Arts & Science Charter School (BASCS), where controversy stirred last month after an LGBTQ-themed mural was covered, will become one of the first in the state to pilot an inclusive curriculum. In May, the school, which rents space from Holy Trinity Church ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Valley Health System’s plan to build a $735 million hospital in Paramus to replace its existing facility in Ridgewood received the green light from the Paramus Planning Board last week. On Thursday evening, the board unanimously approved Valley’s site plan application to construct ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – In response to last year’s viral outbreak at a Wanaque pediatric facility that led to 11 deaths and 36 illnesses, lawmakers are advancing new measures to prevent similar incidents from occurring at long-term care locations. The bill (A-5527), which was sponsored by Assembly ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy announced free distribution of naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug, at participating pharmacies throughout New Jersey on June 18.   As part of Governor Murphy’s initiative to combat the opioid crisis, New Jerseyans will be able to visit participating ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Recreation Department, Tax Assessor's Office, Health Department, Fire Department and more offices in the State Street/Central Avenue municipal complex were filled with Hackensack High School seniors this morning for the annual Youth in Government Day event. The annual event ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The county will mark LGBTQ Pride Month in June with a celebration and flag raising ceremony in Hackensack.  The event, which is being hosted by County Executive James Tedesco III and the Freeholder Board, will be held on June 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bergen County Administration ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ – A data breach at a company associated with a major provider of diagnostic testing services has exposed the personal information of millions of patients, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The data breach was at American Medical Collection Agency, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – This summer, the Hackensack Department of Cultural Arts has scheduled a full slate of activities in Atlantic Street Park. Admission to events at the park (102 State Street in Hackensack) is free, however attendees should bring a lawn chair or blanket to watch the performances or ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Hackensack University Medical Center graduated its fourth class of Operation Hackensack S.M.A.R.T. Soldiers, a specialized medical training program for members of the armed forces. Operation S.M.A.R.T. – which stands for Strategic Medical Asset Readiness Training – aims to help ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – First responders from throughout Bergen County were recently honored by Hackensack University Medical Center for their hard work and dedication on the job. The 28thannual Emergency Medical Services Excellence Awards Program, which was held May 13 at the Stony Hill Ill, not only ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- For many years, May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, and a chance to encourage people to be open about issues such as depression. CBH Care, the North Jersey-based community mental and behavioral health service, is observing Mental Health Awareness Month by ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Registration is now open for those who want to reserve a plot in the soon-to-be opened community garden in Hackensack.  Ground was broken earlier this month to prepare a section of Johnson Park for the garden and by Memorial Day the area will be ready for residents to start ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Spurred by the worst measles outbreak the country has seen in nearly 20 years, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center has created a program to educate the public about the disease. On Thursday, New Bridge will present “Measles: Separating Fact From Fiction – What First Responders and the ...

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