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Health & Wellness

July 17, 2022

NEW JERSEY: Mental health in the U.S. has become steadily worse, according to the 2022 State of Mental Health In America report from Mental Health America, which found that an estimated 11.4 million adults have serious suicidal thoughts.  Suicide is the 12th most common cause of death in the ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY: Brookdale Community College Spring Nursing Class of 2022 are pinned! They matriculated in the middle of the pandemic, and throughout their studies, they have witnessed the demand for the profession increase. Some graduates have always wanted to be a nurse. For others, it was a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers is preparing to play a pivotal role in New Jersey’s rollout of the new National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number later this month. The 988 hotline will work similar to how the 911 hotline currently works and will serve as an alternative to calling the three-digital ...

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RED BANK, NJ: You can shake it up, stretch it out and clear your mind with Zumba, Pilates, or Yoga outdoors every Wednesday. Fitness in the Park is hosted by the Red Bank Family YMCA with classes lasting through August 24. The programs are held on one of the finest venues in Red Bank - ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced on Monday the first possible case of monkeypox in the state. A PCR test conducted by the Department’s Public Health and Environmental Laboratories confirmed the presence of orthopoxvirus in a Jersey City individual on June 18. A ...

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“There comes a point where we need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they’re falling in." Desmond Tutu HAZLET, NJ - Often the most driven and passionate individuals have a personal story to share of overcoming adversity. Anyone who knows ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ:  Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel cares about the community's safety and welcomes all to a Traffic Safety Day, Wednesday, June 22, 2022, (rain date is 6/23), from 2pm-5pm, in the Administrative Parking Lot, at 727 North Beers Street, Holmdel, NJ 07733. This event is perfect for ...

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PUBLIC NOTICE MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM® - SITE VISIT ● Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center was designated as a Magnet organization in 2017 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®. This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. In July 2022, Hackensack ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Three organizations are reaching out to older adults 55 and older in central New Jersey to celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 25. The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, the Ocean County YMCA and Senior Citizens Activities Network (SCAN) have joined forces to ...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults worldwide are at risk for hearing loss because of chronic exposure to loud noise. During the pandemic, young adults were regularly using earbuds and headphones for remote learning, connecting with friends, or ...

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FIGHT ADDICTION - SPREAD AWARENESS -  SAVE LIVES MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN IN THE SUPPORT FOR THOSE WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AT THE 3RD ANNUAL TIGGER STAVOLA FOUNDATION POLAR PLUNGE. REGISTER TODAY TO HELP FIGHT THE GLOBAL ADDICTION EPIDEMIC LOCALLY, ON APRIL 3, AS THE ...

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This Amazing Woman, Laura Stack, is on a mission to save our youth from substance use disorders due to dabbing, and other recreational marijuana use. Laura's beautiful son Johnny died by suicide at only 19 years of age...  MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - "I want you to know you were right. You told me ...

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HAZLET, NJ - Smoke Free Signage has been erected in Hazlet township parks and schools, alerting the public the area is smoke-free. The signage has graphics symbolizing tobacco, marijuana and vaping use. The signs were obtained through the Hazlet Alliance. According to Hazlet Alliance, "The signs ...

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  Black Teachers of Nia are coming together in recognition of Black History Month 2022: Celebrating Black Health and Wellness COMMUNITIES EVERYWHERE -  The national theme this year for Black History Month is Health and Wellness. In addition to making sure to eat healthy, and make sure ...

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Alicia and Todd Currier celebrate 3rd Wedding Anniversary and losing 340 lbs. together!   "The success of our weight loss is enjoyed in the daily simple things like going out to dinner for Valentine's Day and not worrying about if you can fit into the chair or not. It's also about the larger ...

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HAZLET, NJ: The Township of Hazlet maintains an active and robust recreation department year-round. Instructor Christina Ausiello teaches chair yoga now offered Tuesdays at 10am & 6pm as well as Friday at 6pm.  Are you familiar with Reiki? Reiki is a Japanese form of alternative medicine ...

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Red Bank, NJ: The ongoing pandemic has resulted in an urgent need for blood donations. The YMCA continues to open its doors to host blood drives. Advance registration is required: To make a blood donation appointment at the Red Bank YMCA, click HERE. To make a blood donation appointment ...

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The Community Healthcare Information Session--All are welcome to join a discussion about classes that lead to careers in healthcare. Wednesday, January 19 6 pm Via Zoom Healthcare workers are in high demand so If you are looking for a career in healthcare, please join on-line via Zoom ...

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HAZLET, NJ - Over the years, it has been increasingly difficult for local first aid squads to recruit and train volunteers to serve the community. Dual income families, work commitments, busy lives and certainly COVID-19 has further exacerbated both the need for volunteers and the challenges in ...

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NEW JERSEY —  Covid-19 whiplash is in full swing. Should you wear a double mask on a beach by yourself or go unmasked to a big party and dance the night away? Such is the irony of living in a Covid-19 world. In New Jersey, a rash of mostly urban schools are now planning to go remote again while ...

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 Now providing elective angioplasty, a scheduled procedure that cardiologists use to open clogged coronary arteries, with stents, in patients diagnosed with coronary artery disease. HOLMDEL, NJ: The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) has licensed Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced the State Department of Health has confirmed a case of the Omicron variant in a traveler to the state.  The person has been identified by the state as an adult female, who is a fully-vaccinated resident from ...

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NEW JERSEY: The Mental Health Association in New Jersey's (MHANJ's) 21st Annual Evening of Excellence will highlight “Orchestrating Change,” an award-winning documentary, featuring captivating individuals, beautiful music, and people who are living successfully with a diagnosis of mental ...

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HAZLET, NJ: Are you or someone you love struggling with substance abuse disorder? Help is available in a non-judgemental, caring environment.  Every Wednesday from 10am-12pm, the Hazlet Township Municipal Court opens its doors to anyone seeking assistance. Need help getting clean? Need support ...

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NEW JERSEY - Dr. Matthew Letizia, DO, FACOEP of Trinitas Regional Medical Center was recently named the nation’s EMS Physician of the Year for his commitment to the health and well-being of the City of Elizabeth, as the Medical Director for the City of Elizabeth Police, Fire and EMS. Each year, ...

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HAZLET, NJ: Hazlet Township Recreation is on the move! Exercise is great for overall physical and mental wellness. If you are thinking about it, reserve today: Join Francesca "Frankie" Locicero for a 10-week Boot Camp fitness class at the Hazlet Cullen Center, 1776 Union Avenue. Classes start ...

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Hackensack Meridian is Hosting a Women's Wellness Webinar Featuring Dr. Asaad H. Samra and Dr. Fares Samra. The topic will be discussing Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.  Listen to a presentation from breast health experts Asaad H. Samra, MD and Fares Samra, MD. You will also have the ...

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Clinical Contributors to this Story Gail Starr, M.D., M.S.Ed. contributes to topics such as Women's Health, Cancer Care, . Harriet Borofsky, M.D. contributes to topics such as Breast imaging, . Rebecca Gamss, M.D. contributes to topics such as Diagnostic Radiology. Breast cancer ...

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Clinical Contributors to this Story: Brett Sealove, M.D., FACC, RPVI contributes to topics such as Cardiac/Heart Health. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in October 2021 released updated recommendations for preventative aspirin use: Adults over the age of 60 should no longer consider ...

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HAZLET, NJ: On Saturday morning the Hazlet soccer fields were busy with children gathering to do what many do on weekend morning's all across the country: play ball! At 9:00 a.m., Hazlet United Soccer Association board members; president Ralph Troisi, along with Marc Forgarty, Ed Young and ...

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