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Hospital ER expands as caseload jumps to more than 100,000 annually

April 24, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - More than 100,000 patients come through the emergency department at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, up from the approximately 40,000 cases that came through the doors less than 20 years ago.

 

"Spaces that were designed for one patient now have had two," said Dr. Robert Eisenstein, the hospital chief of emergency care. Obviously the number of ...

Opioid crisis hits children, seniors across Middlesex County

NEW BRUNSWICK – Several times each week, Sayreville Police officers respond to calls of an opioid drug overdose and find a person near death, and Chief John Zebrowski sees the reports they file.

Officers must apply Narcan, a powerful opioid antidote administered through the nose, that quickly counteracts the overdose and saves the person for that episode. Too ...

New fitness courts coming to two city parks

NEW BRUNSWICK - City officials announced on Wednesday that new fitness courts will soon be installed at Buccleuch Park and Alice Jennings Archibald Park.

The two exercise stations, one at each park, are being described as state-of-the-art and outfitted with specialized exercise equipment targeting different areas of the body for a full circuit training.

The stations also link with ...

City Announces Mayor's Wellness Campaign

NEW BRUNSWICK - With promises of sunny weather, at some point, city officials have released the annual spring schedule for the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign.

The full calendar offers a selection of fun, family-friendly and free fitness and wellness activities for city residents. The campaign, coordinated by the city and Robert Wood Johnson Fitness and Wellness Center, in ...

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