Hundreds of RWJBarnabas Health Employees Run in New Jersey Half Marathon

May 16, 2018

LONG BRANCH, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health leaders Stephen Zieniewicz, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston and Bill Arnold, president and CEO of Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch were joined by 200 RWJBarnabas Health employees as they ran in the New Jersey Half Marathon on at the Jersey Shore.

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Livingston High School Receives Grant to Fund Active Classroom

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School (LHS) was recently chosen as the recipient of a $350 “Active Classroom A+ Challenge: Actions for Healthy Schools” grant thanks to LHS nurse Laurie Jung and special education teacher Natalie Natale. The two have worked together to use the funds to purchase equipment that allows students to combine movement and learning in Natale’s ...

West Essex YMCA to Offer Free Water Safety Program in June

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 June 25 to 29, the Y is offering its Safety Around Water program, which includes five free swim lessons, to teach children water safety and basic swimming skills.

According to Scott Weber, aquatic director at ...

Livingston Oval "Lights Up Blue" for Autism Awareness

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston residents helped the Livingston Advisory Committee for Disabilities (LACD) and Senior Youth & Leisure Services (SYLS) paint the Memorial Oval blue on Monday at their annual “Shine a Light on Autism” event to raise funds and awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder in partnership with Autism New Jersey.

Remarks were made by Brynn Alberici, ...

Walk to Cure Arthritis to Be Held in West Orange for First Time

WEST ORANGE, NJ – For the first time in history, New Jersey’s Walk to Cure Arthritis will be held in West Orange. Approximately 1,000 participants from throughout the region are expected to participate in the Walk, which will take off from the Clipper Pavilion, 5 Cherry Lane, on Saturday morning.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., followed by a morning program at 9 a.m., and then the ...

Saint Barnabas NJ’s Only Hospital to Achieve Straight 'A's for 13 Years

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility located in Livingston, recently became the only hospital in New Jersey and one of only 49 nationwide to receive a 13th consecutive ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit Hospital Watchdog organization that initiated this program in 2012.

Leah Binder, president and chief ...

May 2018 Declared Preeclampsia Awareness Month in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — At the request of Dr. Richard and Linda Bloomstein, Livingston residents of more than 40 years and the in-laws of a preeclampsia victim, the Livingston Township Council has once again declared May as Preeclampsia Awareness Month in Livingston.

Lauren Bloomstein was 33 years old and expecting a child with her husband, Richard and Linda’s son Larry, when she ...

Saint Barnabas Medical Center Celebrates National Donate Life Month

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Throughout the month of April, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) partners with the New Jersey Sharing Network (NJSN) during Donate Life Month to raise awareness about the critical shortage of organs and tissue for transplantation. Together, the organizations encourage everyone to register as an organ and tissue donor and to talk about it with their friends and ...

Saint Barnabas Medical Center Celebrates Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Day

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) recently hosted a sold-out Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Day educational program, featuring Arash Fazl, M.D., Ph.D., a movement disorder specialist board-certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. 

Dr. Fazl, a Barnabas Health Medical Group provider, spoke to a capacity crowd of more than 200 people about the latest ...

Go Red for Women Luncheon Inspires Heart Health in Northern New Jersey

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In support of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women campaign, a lifesaving movement that raises funding for cutting-edge research focused on cardiovascular health and celebrates women’s ability to inspire others to fight heart disease and stroke, hundreds of women attended April’s ninth annual Northern New Jersey Go Red luncheon at ...

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