Health & Wellness

May 14, 2021

HOLMDEL, NJ: Bayshore Medical Center, located at 727 North Beers Street in Holmdel welcomes the community to walk-in visits for COVID-19 vaccinations. Both Pfizer and Moderna are available. Vaccinations are for ages 12 and up (specifically the Pfizer vaccine is recommended for 12-15 year ...

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Though behavioral health cases remain a small number of the overall emergency visits, the increase is causing concern Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Exciting developments have been underway at Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel. You can see them here in a unique time-lapse video released by Hackensack Meridian Health.  The new emergency care center will include: Thirty-five private patient ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted just about every aspect of life: shutting down businesses, closing schools, instituting remote learning, limiting social interactions, and preventing activities, such as sports, from taking place. While government leaders and the CDC report on the ...

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Since the start of the pandemic, many people are now working from home, caring for children, learning online and having reduced contact with extended family and friends. This social isolation and lack of stimulation can cause significant stress, leading to depression and problems with cognitive ...

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An interview with Dr. Fares Samra and his father; Dr. Said Samra. Samra Plastic Surgery. Left to right: Dr. Salem Samra, Dr. Fares Samra, Dr. Said Samra, Dr. Munjal P Patel, Dr. Asaad Samra.  HOLMDEL, NJ: Chances are that if you live in or around the Holmdel community, you know one or ...

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 Every 23 seconds of every day in the United States, someone attempts suicide. Every 11 minutes, an individual dies from suicide. These most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—an estimated 1.4 million suicide attempts and 48,344 deaths by suicide annually ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County understands that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic can be particularly difficult on children. There are certain indicators that you should be looking for that will alert you that your child may possibly need help. The YMCA Counseling & ...

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Six sprinkle products and one kit containing the affected sprinkles have been voluntarily recalled due to undeclared milk, announced Wilton Brands.  The products were distributed nationally and through retail stores including Party City, Walmart and Wegmans. The following products were ...

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Clinical Contributors to this Story David Landers, M.D. contributes to topics such as Interventional Cardiology. You may think of COVID-19 as a disease that involves the lungs, since many people experience shortness of breath or trouble breathing, but a growing body of research shows that ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Everyone needs to learn more about Heart Health, the number one killer of men and women is heart disease. We all can take better care of our ❤️. Tune in to the live video podcast, or be a part of the Holmdel Chamber of Commerce live audience and announce your business, Tuesday, ...

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Pre and post transplant photos of Joe DiMeo.  Sign up for free daily news here for your town. Watch inspirational video here:  In his free time, 22-year-old Clark native Joe DiMeo likes to work out, play with his dog, hang with some of his lifelong friends from town and play pool.  ...

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HAZLET, NJ: Blood donations are needed for many types of patients including heart patients, cancer patients, trauma victims and many others. Your blood and a few minutes of your time can save a life!  Monday,  Feb. 22 , 1pm-7pm at Hazlet Emergency Services. No. Centerville Vol.  Fire Co. 372 ...

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Clinical Contributors to this Story Phylicia Baird, M.D. contributes to topics such as Internal Medicine. Throughout the past year, many have be diligent about hand-washing, mask-wearing and staying at least six feet away from people to stay as healthy as possible. But there’s one additional ...

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Clinical Contributors to this Story: Jerry Zuckerman, M.D. contributes to topics such as Infection Control. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that all adults and children older than 6 months in age should get flu shots annually. The timing is important. Experts recommend ...

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LINCROFT, NJ: Imagine being a nursing student on part of a team of professionals who are fighting back against an historic pandemic. Your role - vaccinate fellow citizens with an injection created only a month earlier. This powerful opportunity to be a part of a healing nation was a reality for ...

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NEW JERSEY: With big snow storms comes a risk of death by shoveling. Nationwide, snow shoveling is responsible for thousands of injuries and as many as 100 deaths each year, according to the National Safety Council, America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate focused on eliminating the leading ...

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The Y is here to strengthen lives. A non-profit charity, the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County has served community for over 146 years with programs that support healthy living and well-being for people of all ages, interests, and backgrounds. All are welcome and no one is turned away for the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey has begun its program for administering the COVID-19 vaccine. The state currently has in place a two-phase plan to administer the vaccine to the general population. Stage 1A that provides vaccine access to Health Care workers and Long-Term Care residents is currently in ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has established two helplines offering COVID-19 crisis counseling to front-line medical workers and first-responders. Gov. Phil Murphy announced the creation of HEAL for health care workers and RISE for police, firefighters, emergency responders among others during ...

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Clinical Contributors to this Story Thomas Bader, M.D. contributes to topics such as Medical Quality. With countries across the world beginning their COVID-19 vaccination process, there’s a lot of information to consider before signing up to get your first shot. As always while making a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It’s probably safe to say that Dr. Andrea Spaeth has lost sleep over how others are sleeping. Call it an occupational hazard that comes with being the director of the Rutgers Sleep Lab. When a study revealing that people haven’t been getting their Zzzs during the COVID-19 ...

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Dr. Zamel gives a thumbs up immediately after receiving his vaccine. HOLMDEL, NJ: Last week marked what many are referring to as; "The beginning of the end of the COVID-19 pandemic." On Friday, December 18th, more than 100 healthcare workers, including many physicians, gathered in the ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Still searching for that unique and special Holiday Gift? ChillRx of Red Bank is here to save the day! For new clients only, they are offering an opportunity for you to try five of their services for only $49, that's 60% off the regular price!  Services offered: One ...

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NEW JERSEY- The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a recall of Nestle Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken meals for “possible extraneous materials, specifically pieces of white hard plastic.” The baked chicken meals were produced and packaged on September 2, 2020 with a “Best Before” date of ...

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“Never before has our nation attempted such a mass vaccination of our citizens,” Garrett said. “We have delivered an effective and safe vaccine in record time. This is truly the beginning of the end of this nightmare. It’s the good news the world has waited for.” Hackensack Meridian Health CEO, ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: NO WAIT PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE FOR AVAILABILITY 732.264.6070. Do you have COVID-19 symptoms? Have you been exposed to COVID-19? Whatever your reason is to be tested, there is an easy, safe, convenient and quick, drive-thru testing center in Middletown.   Results are given in 15 ...

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Clinical Contributors to this Story George Batsides, M.D. contributes to topics such as Cardiothoracic Surgery. Saleem Husain, M.D. contributes to topics such as Cardiac / Heart Health. Tilak Pasala, M.D. contributes to topics such as Interventional Cardiology. We all know that keeping ...

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LINCROFT, NJ: “Self-care and stress management have never been more important as we struggle to find balance between our own needs and the demands of going to college and/or the workplace,” said Dinneen Jackson, grants coordinator at Brookdale Community College and Master Certified Health and ...

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It might not feel like the holidays to you unless all of your closest relatives are gathered around your dining room table. However, health experts recommend celebrating differently this year as the coronavirus pandemic reaches record levels in many parts of the country. Traditional holiday ...

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