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Health & Wellness

February 21, 2024

MONMOUTH COUNTY: The safety and well-being of Monmouth County residents is Sheriff Shaun Golden's number one priority. In an emergency situation, every second counts. Earlier this month, Sheriff Golden introduced a county-run emergency medical services operation, titled MedStar which will enhance ...

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NEW JERSEY: To know him was to love him. A true gentleman, John Lloyd, the former co-CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health, and former CEO of Meridian, a visionary leader in the healthcare industry, has died at the age of 77. The news of his passing shocked the healthcare industry in NJ, ...

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Welcome to dynamic in-person networking, learn from our great speakers and join the talk!! MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: All are welcome to join the talk at this month's ChamberCast, Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce in-person networking and interactive podcast. This is a free event open to all ...

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Are You At Risk for Heart Disease? Take the Quiz Below:  Complete this simple 10-question quiz to determine if you're at risk for heart disease and get connected with a doctor to keep your heart health in check. (Complete este sencillo cuestionario de 10 preguntas para determinar si está en ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ: American Heart Month is a great time to remind ourselves to eat healthy foods! Samantha Farrugia, a student at St. John Vianney High School, (SJV) believes that "just because people may not have a secure source of income at some point in their lives, it does not mean they can't ...

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NEW JERSEY - Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, announced today that Elham A. Yousef, MD, MBA, MSC, SFHM, FACP has been appointed as Chief Medical Officer of Bayshore Medical Center.  “We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Elham A. Yousef to Bayshore ...

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NEW JERSEY: February is one of Advanced Heart and Vascular's (AHV) favorite months because it brings national attention to AHV's every day mission of healthy heart care! Cardiovascular disease is the No.1 killer of women!  As part of a national campaign to spark change, Friday, February 2, 2024 ...

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February is Heart Health Month, and TAPinto will be featuring Interventional Cardiologist and Vascular Specialist, Dr. Peter Farrugia, along with his team at Advanced Heart and Vascular of Central NJ.  Any month is a great month to ask yourself: "Am I taking care of my heart?" It is so ...

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Genesis Orthopaedic and Spine utilizes modern technology to diagnose and treat a variety of medical conditions, acute and chronic. In addition to traditional surgical procedures, the Genesis team of board-certified doctors provides conservative, non-surgical, and regenerative treatments to heal ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey residents 60 and older can expand their horizons in health, wellness, technology, travel, and a host of other subjects by taking free classes online with GetSetUp. The New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services, offers access to GetSetUp, a ...

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A win-win for all: NJ Pathways to Careers brings together industry and education partners to create an experiential learning ecosystem, guided by industry leaders to build an innovative workforce. As part of this program, Home Helpers of Monmouth County is interviewing candidates for their ...

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HAZLET, NJ: As of this week, Hazlet A.S.S.I.S.T. is available on TUESDAYS from 10am-12pm at 255 Middle Road in the Hazlet Municipal Courtroom. There will be no judge, no trial, no prosecutor, and no police involvement. Just a friendly face to speak with about your personal substance-use disorder or ...

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Dear Monmouth County residents,  January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, and Home Helpers of Monmouth County, wants to remind you of the importance of taking care of your eyes. Glaucoma is a leading cause of vision loss and blindness in the United States, and it affects people of all ages. More ...

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HAZLET, NJ: A monthly blood drive is hosted monthly at the North Centerville Fire House, 372 Middle Road, by Hazlet Emergency Services. The next event is Monday, Jan. 22 between 1-7 p.m. Drop in! You can save lives with your blood donation! That's right, just one unit of donated blood can save up ...

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"I can’t make you change, but I can help you along the way if you desire to make better choices on your healthcare journey.” Dr. Peter Farrugia-the heart doctor with the big heart!  Meet Dr. Peter M. Farrugia MD, FACC, RPVI. Advanced Heart and Vascular of Central Jersey (AHV) is located ...

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NEW JERSEY: In a world filled with New Year’s resolutions that peter out in a couple of weeks, Dr. Andre Goy of Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) passionately believes in two resolutions that need to stick… for our own good.    “People need to move to home cooking and more of a plant-based ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Sometimes the winter months can create a sense of the blues or feeling down. There are ways to help beat the blues!   Rachel Tansey, Senior Extension Associate, is with the Family and Community Health Sciences Department under Rutgers Cooperative Extension in Monmouth County. Ms.

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MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES - WEforum, the Women’s Education Forum, announces its annual Fit Crawl event on Saturday, February 24, 2024, across multiple studios throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties. The Fit Crawl, now in its ninth year, is a dynamic one-day health and wellness extravaganza that ...

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Today, December 12, is a special day!  It is Interventional Cardiologist and Vascular Specialist, Dr. Peter Farrugia's Birthday! The team at Advanced Heart and Vascular of Central Jersey, surprised Dr. Farraugia with a special birthday celebration!  Happy Birthday Dear Dr.

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: The Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce Health and Wellness Committee is gearing up for their Wednesday, December 6, educational Lunch and Learn. The event will begin at noon and wrap-up before 1:30pm. The topic is something we all can benefit from knowing more about: Social ...

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Clinical Contributors to this story are Dr. Michael Lasser and Dr. Emad Rizkala:   Above: Michael Lasser, M.D. Above: Emad Rizkala, M.D. Let's Talk About Prostate Cancer:  Prostate cancer  is a serious condition that affects millions of men around the world. But if detected ...

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NEW JERSEY — Meet a trio of teenage techies. Proof of their talent is “MyCrohnicles,” a new free mobile app they created, that recently became available for Google Android and Apple iOS smartphones and tablets. This new app is the handiwork of Robbinsville High School senior Udhirna ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Brookdale Community College last week announced the grand opening of the Caroline Huber Holistic Wellness Center. It represents a significant milestone in the college’s ongoing mission to enhance the overall wellbeing of all those it serves. According to a Brookdale press ...

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Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center would like you to join us for our 3rd Annual Women’s Wellness Series. We are excited to bring our experts virtually into your home to discuss various weekly women’s health topics, including Weight Management and Weight Loss, Urogynecology conditions ...

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Yes, this has been a lengthy nor’easter attacking Long Beach Island complete with gusty winds, drenching rain, and multiple above average tides.   But no, it will not last forever, and sunny skies are in the forecast. This recent spate of nasty weather will just be a memory when the 69th ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY: Shoshana Stein’s journey in the healthcare industry began over 15 years ago, driven by her unwavering commitment to improving the lives of patients in need of specialized care. Her extensive experience has honed her expertise in post-acute rehab and skilled nursing, making her an ...

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IT'S BACK TO SCHOOL MONTH AND AS WE SETTLE INTO OUR ROUTINES, THERE ARE SOME IMPORTANT SAFETY TIP REMINDERS FOR ANY TIME OF THE YEAR.  CLICK IMAGE BELOW FOR A QUICK PODCAST WITH EMERGENCY MEDICINE PHYSICIAN, DR. GREG CORCORAN.  Dr. Gregory Corcoran is an emergency medicine physician and is ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY: Shoshana Stein’s journey in the healthcare industry began over 15 years ago, driven by her unwavering commitment to improving the lives of patients in need of specialized care. Her extensive experience has honed her expertise in post-acute rehab and skilled nursing, making her an ...

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TAPtalk with Dr. Tara Chalakani, CEO, Preferred Behavioral Health Group It seems almost everyone knows someone whose life has been tragically cut short by suicide.  In fact, suicide was the 12th leading cause of death among Americans and 15th among New Jerseyans in 2020.  Sadly, in 2020, suicide ...

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