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Health & Wellness

May 23, 2022

SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies are being recalled due to the potential presence of a very thin metal strand embedded in the gummies or loose in the bag, announced Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC. The recall was initiated after the company received reports from ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -  A rally is being planned for today in response to the possibility that the Roe v. Wade landmark ruling may be in jeapardy, organizers announced. The "Bans Off Our Bodies Rally" will take place in Montclair on Tuesday, May 3 at 6PM at the Planned Parenthood, located at 29 North ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Mountainside Medical Center announced Mark Tucker, director of facilities and Sam Argenio, maintenance manager as Leaders of the Month for February. These two leaders are known to go above and beyond the call of duty, always ready and able to assist in safety or environmental ...

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Babyganics is voluntarily recalling two lots of 20-ounce bottles of babyganics® 20oz chamomile verbena bubble bath, due to the presence of the bacterium Pluralibacter gergoviae, announced the company. It was discovered, during internal testing, that two specific lot numbers of this product ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair YMCA has created two dedicated areas for feeding Infants inside of the Park Street facility, officials announced.  On March 30, the two new dedicated spaces for lactation and infant feeding will be devoted to nursing mothers and parents in need of a quiet, dedicated ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - New York Times bestselling author Theresa Brown, RN, will debut her new book HEALING: When a Nurse Becomes a Patient, in Montclair, organizers announced. On Thursday, April 28 at 7pm, Brown will appear in-person at Watchung Books in Montclair, in conversation with author and ...

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NEW JERSEY -  Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required to be worn on public transportation and in transportation hubs. The announcement came after the April 18 court ruling by a Florida Federal Judge. "Effective immediately, TSA will no longer enforce its Security Directives and ...

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MONTCLAIR,NJ – Mountainside Medical Center names Neil Assad as the Care Award recipient for January. Mountainside Medical Center’s Care award is a monthly award that focuses on recognizing team members whose behaviors and attitudes best exemplify our five beliefs outlining who we are: Creative, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – The hospital announced Angela Calderon, Director of Quality at Mountainside Medical Center, as a Leader of the Month for the month of January. As the Director of Quality, Angela evaluates policies, and processes that work cohesively to eliminate harm while optimizing patient care ...

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey., [April 13, 2022] – The New Jersey Department of Health licensed Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center to perform a radiation treatment called peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PPRT) using the drug LUTATHERA® for adults with advanced, cancerous neuroendocrine ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Mountainside Medical Center has named Anna Krzysztofinski, as the Care Award recipient for February. Mountainside Medical Center’s Care award is a monthly award that focuses on recognizing team members whose behaviors and attitudes best exemplify the hospitals five beliefs: ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Police Department (MPD) donated used essential protective equipment to medical workers in Ukraine, officials announced Thursday. 55 retired bulletproof vests are being donated for use by volunteer medical workers currently operating in areas affected by the war in ...

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MONTCLAIR, N.J. – Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center received “Leader” status with a perfect score of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization.  The ...

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Suave 24-Hour Aerosol Antiperspirants have been recalled by Unilever United States of Englewood Cliffs in New Jersey, announced the FDA.  The recall was initiated after an internal review showed 'slightly elevated' levels of Benzene in some sample products.  Consumers should stop using and ...

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UNITED STATES — Fitbit is recalling its Ionic Smartwatch due to the potential for the lithium-ion battery to overheat, thus posing a burn hazard, the US. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports. Sales of the Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch total around one million across the country. The fitness ...

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Gastrointestinal diseases can have a huge impact on an individual’s quality of life, and often goes untreated. Colorectal surgeons have access to the latest surgical technologies to treat a wide variety of diseases of the intestinal tract, colon, rectal, anus and perianal area by surgical and ...

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Struggling with one’s weight and related illnesses like diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol can get anyone down. Add to that the traumatic experience of losing a leg, and no one would fault them from wanting to hibernate from the world. Not so for Lisa Biggy, a 53-year-old from ...

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Jergens Ultra Healing Moisturizer products have been recalled due to the possible bacterial contamination, announced the FDA. Select units of Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizer could show the presence of Pluralibacter gergoviae, a bacterium. The baterium typically poses little medical risk to ...

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Struggling with one’s weight and related illnesses like diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol can get anyone down. Add to that the traumatic experience of losing a leg, and no one would fault them from wanting to hibernate from the world. Not so for Lisa Biggy, a 53-year-old from ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - As many of the mask mandates enacted in New Jersey to curb the spread of COVID-19 are lifted, there’s still one place Garden State residents must wear them —while using public transportation. The Transportation Security Administration announced Thursday it will extend the ...

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It is that time of year once again for us to spring ahead into the new season.  The temperatures start to rise, birds begin to chirp, leaves start to bloom, and we turn our clocks forward Moving into spring is always initiated by the tradition of turning our clocks forward by one ...

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    MONTCLAIR, NJ – A new nonprofit, recently established in Montclair and geared toward helping senior citizens, has been awarded a $10,000 grant, officials announced.  Montclair Gateway to Aging in Place is a Senior Center for our digital world, has been recognized for its efforts with ...

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If you are allergic to peanuts, check your pantry. A nationwide recall has been initiated of Yogurt raisins from Lehi Valley Trading Co, announced the FDA. The packages of raisins were recalled over undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Peanut Allergens run the ...

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WAYNE, NJ - A beloved 69-year-old grandmother is in desperate need of a new kidney. Theresa LaBarck has been on dialysis for the past two years. Originally from Paterson, she has been a Wayne resident for almost 20 years. Her grandson, Thomas, Jr. "T.J." Sullivan, said he was ready to do ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Health has named Mountainside Medical Centers Anthony Bayash RN, as Preceptor of the Year for 2021. The nurse preceptor functions as a teacher and mentor in guiding, directing, and supervising nursing activities for newly hired nurses. Anthony serves as a ...

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NEWARK, NJ — University Hospital staffers wouldn’t let their gratitude go unheard for a group of military service members that completed a 30-day mission to assist the hospital’s clinical teams with their coronavirus response amid a severe staffing shortage. Doctors, nurses and hospital ...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday it is investigating consumer complaints of Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella Newport infections. All the cases are reported to have consumed powdered infant formula produced from Abbott Nutrition’s Sturgis, Michigan facility. As a result ...

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (February 1, 2022) – Mountainside Medical Center names Marlena Jordan, RN, BSN, as the Care Award recipient for January. Mountainside Medical Center’s Care award is a monthly award that focuses on recognizing team members whose behaviors and attitudes best exemplify our five ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center has been recognized for excellence with the Ardent Cup, the highest honor awarded by Ardent Health Services. The hospital was also honored with the Best Employee Loyalty Award and Chief Executive Officer Tim O’Brien was named Ardent’s ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – The American College of Radiology (ACR) has designated Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center as a Lung Cancer Screening Center. The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, ...

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