Health & Wellness

May 10, 2020

PARAMUS, NJ -  Bergen County and Bergen New Bridge Medical Center will partner to bring mobile testing to communities across the county starting Tuesday, May 12, according to a press release by Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco.  This community mobile testing program will offer walk-up Saliva ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Just hours after the initial announcement, officials rescinded the notification that the state's FEMA sites would be screening asymptomatic residents.  Both the Bergen Community College and PNC Bank Arts Center will continue to only screen New Jersey residents who are ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Physical therapists are among essential workers who are allowed to remain open during the coronavirus crisis. Dr. Aylin Mahmut of Get Well Physical Therapy in Wood-Ridge, continues to be an essential healthcare professional who remains open to patients for post-surgical PT and ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Correcting sitting posture and establishing good ergonomics in work place has been a hot topic for the past years. As we sit upright at our desks, we forget to apply this principle and habit to other settings such as driving. Many of us drive minimum of 1-2 hours a day. Once you ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights Middle School students again participated in the annual “Hoops For Heart” event on Friday, February 14.  This fundraising event, sponsored by the American Heart Association, is fully organized and implemented by the school's Physical Education staff.  The ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - "Concussion is now being described as a mild TBI (traumatic brain injury)," said Dr. Aylin Mahmut of Get Well Physical Therapy. "It can be anywhere in the brain, or multiple parts of the brain," she said. Concussion can occur as a result of a collision in sports, recreational ...

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LODI, NJ - Lodi will host its first Mental Health Symposium, Beyond the Stigma, on Wednesday, December 4, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lodi Senior Center located at 15 Walnut Street in the borough. The event is co-sponsored by the Lodi Mayor and Council, Lodi Chamber of Commerce, and Lodi Municipal Drug ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - About one dozen residents attended a workshop to learn more about vertigo at the Wood-Ridge Senior Center last Thursday. According to Dr. Aylin Mahmut, 5% of the population under 40 years old suffers from vertigo. For those older than 40, that number rises to 35% who suffer from ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Get Well Physical Therapy is introducing Gentle Yoga classes on Friday afternoons at its Valley Boulevard office in Wood-Ridge. There will be two sessions available: the first session, from 5 to 6pm and second session, from 6 to 7pm. The next classes are available on Friday, ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -  Are you a chest breather or an abdominal breather? Does that make a difference? According to Wood-Ridge physical therapist Dr Aylin Mahmut, diaphragmatic breathing, or abdominal breathing, is a fundamental for good health. "I have a lot of patients come in for chronic neck ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ --  The Hasbrouck Heights Board of Health and Mid-Bergen Regional Health Commission will hold a Senior Flu Prevention Program on Tuesday, October 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Borough Hall. Participants from three to 64 years of age are welcome. There is a ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Board of Health will sponsor the annual Senior Wellness Luncheon on Thursday, September 19 at the Senior Center in Borough Hall. The event will run from 11am to 2pm. Lunch will be provided by Care-One of Wellington. The Health Awareness Regional ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Welcome to backpack overload.  Take pens, pencils, erasers, scissors, pencil case, glue stick, ruler, crayons, composition books, and a homework folder. Middle or high students can throw in additional items like an agenda, highlighters, folders, note cards, a calculator, multiple ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Hasbrouck Heights Board of Health will be hosting a blood drive on Monday, August 26 at Borough Hall at 320 Boulevard. It is scheduled from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. All donors will receive the following free health screenings: Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Temp, Iron, Pulse ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ  -- The Borough of Wood-Ridge is offering complimentary yoga throughout the month of August. The program is sponsored by the Wood-Ridge Mayor and Council and Wood-Ridge Recreation Commission. It is free to all residents. Sunday morning Yoga will be held on the Wood-Ridge High ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- The newest business to open its doors in Wood-Ridge wants to help people be healthy and more active, as well as help those recovering from surgery or injuries. Get Well Physical Therapy celebrated its official grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday, May 18. Dr. Aylin ...

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