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RWJBarnabas Health Receives Highest Patient Safety Scores to Date

November 17, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — ­For the 14th consecutive time, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) has received an “A” Hospital Safety Score rating by the Leapfrog Group—making SBMC the only hospital in the state and one of only 42 in the country to earn an “A” in each report since the Leapfrog surveys began.

SBMC was also one of eight RWJBarnabas Health ...

Livingston Encourages Residents to Quit Smoking for 24 Hours

LIVINGSTON, NJ – With the annual Great American Smokeout coming up on Thursday, Nov. 15, the Livingston Health Department is encouraging residents to join in the country’s annual effort to quit smoking for 24 hours.

Despite a decrease in the number of people who currently smoke cigarettes, there are still about 40 million adults in the United States that smoke, accorging to the ...

Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk Raises Funds for Heart Disease and Stroke Research

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The American Heart Association recently hosted the Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk, an event that has been instrumental in innovative breakthroughs over the last 25 years. 

Nearly 3,000 supporters and survivors walked together, some in remembrance of loved ones, continuing the fight against heart disease and stroke.  Each walker and each donation have helped to ...

Cardiologist from Livingston Throws Party for 200+ 90-year-old Patients

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Long-time Livingston resident and local cardiologist, Dr. David Freilich (MD, FACC) of Cardiology Associates of Morristown, and his partners last month threw an event for their 90-plus year old patients--all 250 of them.

The event, appropriately named The Noble 90’s, brought together doctors and their older patients for an afternoon of food, dancing and ...

Rotary International President to Attend West Orange Chapter's PolioPlus Gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In addition to celebrating the 90th anniversary of the West Orange Rotary Club, members and supporters will also enjoy a particularly rare public appearance from Rotary International (RI) President Barry Rassin at the club’s Oct. 20 fundraiser to support the eradication of polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that still threatens children in parts of the world ...

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