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CycleBar Livingston Ride to Benefit Lung Transplant Recipient

December 14, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — CycleBar Livingston is hosting a fundraising ride to benefit Chelsea
Gaynes, a young woman waiting for a double lung transplant, on Dec. 16 at 3:30 p.m. The cost to participate in the ride is $50.

Nearly 100 percent of proceeds will benefit Chelsea, as her family struggles to pay for her medical care.
Gaynes suffers from Lymphangioleiomyomatosis ...

Three RWJBarnabas Health Facilities Recognized as 2017 Top Hospitals

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Jersey City Medical Center and Monmouth Medical Center, three RWJBarnabas Health facilities, were recently recognized as Top Teaching Hospitals in 2017 by The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization driving a movement for giant leaps forward in the quality and safety of American health care.

Among thousands of hospitals in the ...

Fashion and Food Come to CycleBar Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In addition to offering heart-pumping indoor cycling classes, CycleBar Livingston is opening its doors to various local businesses.

 “Community is one of our central guiding principles and although we use exercise as a focal point for that we recognize that there are other complimentary businesses that could benefit our riders," said owner Delvin ...

Israel Bonds New Jersey to Honor Local Health Professionals

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s (SBMC) Dr. Stuart Geffner of Livingston and Morristown Medical Center’s Dr. Renee Frankel of Short Hills will be honored at this year’s Health Professionals Dinner at Crystal Plaza on Monday, hosted by Israel Bonds New Jersey.

Geffner, the Director of Renal and Pancreas Transplant Surgery at SBMC since 1995, has ...

West Essex YMCA to Offer Safety Around Water Week in December

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As an organization dedicated to building safe and healthy communities, the West Essex YMCA believes that all children deserve the opportunity to learn to swim. From Dec. 26 through Dec. 30, the Y is offering five free swim lessons to teach children water safety and basic swimming skills.

According to Scott Weber, aquatic director at the West Essex Y in Livingston, two ...

Livingston Family Orthodontics Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A ceremonial ribbon cutting hosted by the Township of Livingston in conjunction with the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) on Wednesday celebrated the opening of Dr. Gauri “Gi Gi” Paralkar’s new practice, Livingston Family Orthodontics.

Mayor Shawn Klein, members of the township council and members of the LACC enjoyed donuts and ...

Livingston Girls on the Run Complete Florham Park PBA Turkey Trot 5K

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Following 10 weeks of practice, the Livingston chapter of Girls on the Run, a program in which volunteer coaches lead third-through fifth-grade girls through a youth-development curriculum while the girls also train to run a 5K, participated in the culminating Florham Park PBA Turkey Trot 5K.

The curriculum used physical activity to encourage the girls to ...

Free Classes to be Offered at CycleBar Livingston Over Thanksgiving Weekend

LIVINGSTON, NJ — CycleBar Livingston is offering free indoor cycling classes over the Thanksgiving holiday until Sunday, Nov. 26. View class schedule and sign up for classes at https://livingston.cyclebar.com/schedule/.

Cycling shoes, water, and fresh fruit are provided free of charge. Owner Dr. Charlotte Jones-Burton encouraged the public to take advantage ...

Livingston's Family Healing Center to Host Free Stress-Management Workshop

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Family Healing Center (FHC) of Livingston is hosting a free event for parents entitled “Managing Stress for Success,” a workshop is designed to help children cope with the stresses of life, on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 249 E. Northfield Road, Suite LL5.

The workshop will involve a fun, informative and interactive talk with Dr.

National Indoor Cycling Studio Brings High-Energy Experience to Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Delvin Burton and Charlotte Jones-Burton, the owners of the new premium indoor cycling studio CycleBar Livingston, are adding to the growing list of new locations in towns and cities across the country by bringing the nationally recognized brand to 277 Eisenhower Parkway. 

CycleBar Livingston, which celebrated its grand opening in ...

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New Blood Pressure Guidelines Highlight Need for Greater Awareness and Proactive Treatment

December 1, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – According to new guidelines issued in November by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, 46 percent of U.S. adults—about 103-million Americans—are now considered to be in the high blood pressure range. Under the previous guidelines, which had not been updated in over a decade, only 32 percent of U.S. adults (or 72 ...