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Health & Wellness

January 25, 2023

HOBOKEN, NJ - The Angel Haven offers a safe space for seekers of holistic health and wellness and the harmonious transformation of mind, body and spirit. But for owner Shalina Joy, the search for the ideal space to welcome her clients was more complicated than she ever imagined – until her journey ...

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NEW JERSEY – Over the past few weeks, the news has been flooded with details and updates about Damar Hamlin, a 24-year-old Buffalo Bills safety who, during a Jan. 2 game, collapsed on the field and went into sudden cardiac arrest.  Cardiac arrest is the sudden, unexpected loss of heart function, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, announced the appointment of Ije Akunyili, M.D., MBA, MPA, as the new Chief Medical Officer effective Jan. 2, 2023.  Dr. Akunyili is the Medical Center’s first Black Chief Medical Officer. “RWJBarnabas Health is proud ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -  A local community nonprofit, Prevention Links, will be hosting a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for their Recovery Junction Recovery Community Center on January 26th, 2023 in collaboration with the Mental Health Association of New Jersey. The public is invited to ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services will receive a $13,270 grant from the Hyacinth Foundation to help reimburse costs associated with inoculating more than 2,000 people against Monkeypox last year. Hyacinth, which has offices in Jersey City as well as other ...

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RENO, NV - ZLINE is recalling 30-inch and 36 inch gas ranges due to the serious risk of injury or death from carbon monoxide poisoning, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission announced. The product was sold at Best Buy, Lowe's The Home Depot, the Range Hood stores between February ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -  In honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, Jersey City Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is offering free Pap smear screenings to women without insurance on Wednesday, January 11, and Friday, January 13, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Madeline Fiadini LoRe Foundation ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ –Jersey City Medical Center announced it is five-star rated for sepsis and hip fracture treatment, and received an award of excellence in both categories, according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients. These five-star ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City Medical Center welcomed their first newborn of 2023 when Rachel was born at 2:17 a.m. on January 1. Rachel, the newest member of the Jungreis family, weighed 8 lbs and 7 ounces and measured 19 inches when she came into the world. 

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Jersey City Board of Education paid tribute to Eiko La Boria, Founder and Executive Director of The Flow Initiative, a local grassroots, nonprofit charity dedicated to eradicating period poverty, establishing menstrual equity, and elevating gender equality beginning in Jersey ...

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Target has recalled Children's Pillowfort Weighted Blankets due to an asphyxiation hazard. A young child can become entrapped by unzipping and entering the blanket, posing a risk of death by asphyxiation, said the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. A 4-year-old girl and a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ –– Staff from Jersey City Medical Center, an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health, donated over 600 toys to the Julia A. Barnes Elementary School this week. Students selected their toys and took photos with Santa. The school, located in the Bergen Hill neighborhood in Jersey City, serves ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - North Hudson Community Action Corporation, which provides services to those in North Hudson, as well as parts of Jersey City, will receive $577,714 to help expand their COVID vaccination programs. In addition, Metropolitan Family Health Network Inc., which supplies similar ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ  –– Jersey City Medical Center, an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health, recently unveiled a new Physician Legacy of Excellence Honor Wall in dedication to the hospital's physicians. “As I reviewed the contributions of each of our physicians, I was moved beyond words to know that ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – Jersey City Medical Center, a facility of RWJBarnabas Health hospital affiliations, has announced the addition of eight new physicians to its roster. These new medical staff members will support the Medical Center's continued delivery of top-quality healthcare services in Hudson ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ –– Jersey City Medical Center, an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health, announced new community outreach events, which will occur on Saturday, December 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The events will take place simultaneously at Newport Centre and Hudson Mall.  The Medical Center ...

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NEW JERSEY – With the holidays quickly approaching, residents throughout the state are gearing up for travel, the return of indoor gatherings, and long-overdue celebrations that may have been put on hold for two years due to the pandemic. The timing of the holidays, however, combined with the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A man who was treated for a brain bleed at Jersey City Medical Center thanked the nurses, doctors and support staff who cared for him during his time of need by making an $8,200 donation to the health care giant.  DJ Kornblau of Jersey City presented the Jersey City Medical ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City got bragging rights after a recent report showed that it was among only four major cities in the country to meet safety standards on roads. Based on a report by International Transport Forum Jersey City officials announced recently that there have zero deaths on ...

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NEW JERSEY — As families get ready to fill their plates with delicious Thanksgiving meals, it can be tempting to give our furry family members some holiday treats off the table. However, many foods can be harmful, and sometimes even toxic, to your pets.  Below are some safety tips for how to ...

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JERSEY CITY and BAYONNE, NJ - Jersey City Councilman Frank Gilmore has challenged Assemblyman Will Sampson to a 5k race. “The challenge is to promote health in urban communities, which has high obesity and diabetes,” Gilmore told TAPintoJersey City this week. In a video taken outside ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ  — Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, recently hosted an open house and breakfast, celebrating the first anniversary of the Madeline Fiadini LoRe Foundation Infusion Center. The celebratory event also included a meet and greet with the medical ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ —Kimberly Palestis DNP, RN, CEN, TCRN, NEA-BC, FACHE, Assistant Vice President for Nursing at Jersey City Medical Center, a facility of RWJBarnabas Health, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -  Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC), an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health, is hosting a Screening Saturday event on Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., where uninsured Hudson County residents will receive free breast mammograms. The event falls during Breast Cancer Awareness month which ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Flow Initiative, a local organization committed to eradicating period poverty and accelerating access to menstrual health products together with the United States of Women (USOW), has announced that October 8th is Period Action Day and has invited people to join them in ending ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - #HealthierJC continues to partner with the Hyacinth AIDS Foundation’s Project Living Out Loud to deliver free doses of the JYNNEOS two-dose monkeypox vaccine to those eligible.  Second doses have already been distributed to people who have received their first dose. It’s ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Jersey City Medical Center, a facility of RWJBarnabas Health, has received a $630,000 Elixir grant from the State of New Jersey to provide HIV education, treatment, and community outreach to Hudson County-area clients. The state’s Department of Health awards the Elixir grant ...

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NEW JERSEY - Across RWJBarnabas Health, we have seen a recent surge in cases of severe respiratory illness in children who test positive for rhinovirus and/or enterovirus. Uzma N. Hasan, MD, Division Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, and Christopher Freer, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - New Jersey has been awarded $66,756,027 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to continue the state’s comprehensive efforts to tackle the opioid epidemic, U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) announced on Monday. “We ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has announced five new monkeypox vaccination sites in Hudson, Middlesex, Morris and Passaic counties. The locations are for residents without a confirmed exposure who think they may have been exposed or are at a high risk for having been exposed to the virus. There are ...

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