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HMH Mountainside Medical Center Breaks Ground on Medical Office Building

July 18, 2018

MONTCLAIR/GLEN RIDGE, NJ - Construction is underway at the site of the new Mountainside Medical Center Office Building located at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center.

Starting with a groundbreaking ceremony on July 10, township officials from Montclair and Glen Ridge, joined Mountainside leaders on the grounds of the former School of Nursing location at 1 Bay ...

Air Quality Alert Issued for Northern New Jersey until 11 p.m. July 10

NEWARK, NJ - On sunny and hot days, heat and sunlight react with hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides emitted by internal combustion engines like automobiles, trucks and gasoline powered lawn equipment. These mix to form a ground-level layer of ozone.

The National Weather Service issued an air quality alert for Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Union and Hudson counties in New Jersey until ...

Air Quality Alert Issued for Northern New Jersey until 10 p.m. July 9

NEWARK, NJ - The National Weather Service issued an air quality alert for Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Union and Hudson counties in New Jersey until 10 p.m. July 9. According to he alert, the New Jrsey Department of Environmental Protection 'An Ozone Action Day' has been declared!

Ozone is forecast to reach the unhealthy for sensitive groups category along the I-95 corridor with ...

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Group OB/GYN Specialists George And Peter Woroch Move Offices to Verona

Mountainside Medical Group announced today that OB/GYN specialists, brothers, George Woroch, M.D., and Peter Woroch, M.D., have relocated their medical office practice to Verona and are taking new patients.  

Dr. George Woroch has been practicing medicine for nearly two decades. Known for his warm and approachable style, Dr. Woroch is fluent in English and Spanish. He completed his ...

Rutgers-led “Tick Blitz” Finds Exotic Longhorned Ticks Statewide

New Brunswick, N.J. - Researchers at  University–New Brunswick’s Rutgers Center for Vector Biology have found exotic longhorned ticks in four New Jersey counties – and confirmed that these northeast Asian ticks have been present in the Garden State since at least 2013.

The new detection of these ticks in Mercer County was made through the first-ever statewide ...

Local Walk Hero Raises Awareness At First Ever Annual MG Walk In Brookdale Park

Bloomfield, NJ - Rain didn't stop the first ever national Myastenia Gravis (MG) Walk in New Jersey at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield.  

MG is a rare autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that causes severe muscle weakness and can impact a person's ability to see, smile, walk, talk and breathe. In MG, the body's immune system attacks the connection between ...

Montclair Township Animal Shelter Officially Reopens

MONTCLAIR, NJ - After a fire swept through the dog run of the Montclair Township Animal Shelter nearly two years ago, Montclair officials commemorated a grand reopening of the facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

On Wednesday, the Township of Montclair, Friends of the Township of Montclair Animal Shelter and employees, welcomed the public to the ribbon cutting ceremony. The re-opening ...

Nearly 100 Leaders Gather to Address Healthcare Needs of the Latino Community

Belleville, NJ - Leaders of more than 100 Latino-focused organizations in Belleville, and its surrounding communities of Newark, Bloomfield, Montclair, and Jersey City gathered at Clara Maass Medical Center on Saturday, June 9th for breakfast and a discussion on meeting the healthcare needs of the Latino community.

 

“As a leader in healthcare, we want the Latino community to ...

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Murphy Administration Takes Action to Help Smokers Quit

July 18, 2018

Eliminates Prior Approval for Medicaid Tobacco Cessation Medications; Counseling Options to be Expanded

July 16, 2018

(TRENTON) – The Murphy administration on Monday announced new steps to help New Jersey Medicaid recipients quit using tobacco by making it easier to receive tobacco cessation medications and counseling.

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death ...