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Health & Wellness

May 18, 2022

Belleville, NJ — Mujeres de Ayer Hoy Y Siempre, Inc., a Newark, N.J.-based organization that promotes women’s health, empowerment, and leadership, has honored Teresa DiElmo, RN, MSN, Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care Services, Clara Maass Medical Center, with a Mother of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ – New parents have been struggling to find formula to feed their babies ever since one of the largest manufacturers of several popular powdered baby formula products in the nation was shut down in February of this year. Shelves in Nutley area grocery stores and pharmacies have been ...

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West Orange resident, Registered Dietitian and Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian, Karin Kaplan Grumet recently published her first book “I Am Me,” which helps people of all ages to “not compare themselves to others and to love themselves just the way they are, without obsessing about ...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults worldwide are at risk for hearing loss because of chronic exposure to loud noise. During the pandemic, young adults were regularly using earbuds and headphones for remote learning, connecting with friends, or ...

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Wednesday, May 18th from 6 to 8 pm Nutley Fire Department   228 Chestnut Street Nutley In honor of National EMS week, Commissioner Alphonse Petracco, the Nutley Fire Department and co-sponsors Clara Maass Medical Center invite all township residents to our first annual EMS night on Wednesday, ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Phil Murphy announced new legislation Wednesday that would renew abortion rights in the state and expand access to reproductive care. The proposal would mandate insurance plans in New Jersey to cover abortion procedures with no out-of-pocket costs. Murphy also announced his ...

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BIBS Baby Bottles are being recalled due to a burn hazard, announced the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The bottles manufactured by BIBS Denmark made the announcement on May 5, 2022.  According to the recall, hot liquids in the bottle can cause the bumper to shrink, making the bottle ...

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We are pleased to announce that Franz Omar Smith, MD, MAcM, FACS, Surgical Oncology, and Melanoma and Soft Tissue Oncology, is now seeing patients in the Cancer Center at Clara Maass Medical Center, Continuing Care Building, 1 Clara Maass Drive, Belleville, NJ. Dr. Smith takes a patient-centered ...

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NEWARK, NJ — This spring in Branch Brook Park in Newark 5,000 cherry blossom trees erupted with color again, the beautiful shades of pink and white, red and purple, magenta and mauve lingering longer than usual, nature's balm soothing a society plagued for two years by the COVID-19 ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ  – New Jersey’s 172,000-member nursing workforce faces ongoing anxiety, depression, job-induced stress, burnout, and turnover. And the situation has been substantially aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic. “With the emergence of COVID-19, the day-to-day demands of nursing have been ...

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey – 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 ...

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WAYNE, NJ – While America is moving forward from a global pandemic that changed all of our lives, the tragedies continue – just quieter with less publicity. Perhaps because we have become numbed by the sheer numbers and exhausted by the weight of tragedy and just want to move on. On Monday, ...

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We are pleased to announce that Franz Omar Smith, MD, MAcM, FACS, Surgical Oncology, and Melanoma and Soft Tissue Oncology, is now seeing patients in the Cancer Center at Clara Maass Medical Center, Continuing Care Building, 1 Clara Maass Drive, Belleville, NJ. Dr. Smith takes a patient-centered ...

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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 — It’s that time of year when the flowers are in full bloom, and so are watery eyes, itchy throats, and consistent sneezing. But is it allergies kicking in, or is it something more? Two latest omicron stealth sub-variants, BA.2.12 and BA. 2.12.1, have been confirmed in the state by ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - Lace up your walking shoes get ready for the "First Ever Michael's Roscommon House Belleville-Nutley Autism 5K Acceptance Walk" on April 30. April is Autism Awareness month, and what better way to close the month than by joining neighbors and new friends on a walk through ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Thanks to a new $775,000 federal investment, Congressman Josh Gottheimer announced Hackensack University Medical Center will receive a new “life-saving, cutting-edge” CT scanner for their new Intensive Care Unit (ICU).  According to a press release from Congressman Gottheimer’s ...

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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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NEWARK, NJ — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center received “Platinum Level” recognition for the hospital’s efforts to increase enrollment in the New Jersey state donor registry. Newark Beth Israel garnered the honor from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services ...

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Aphasia — a condition that can occur suddenly after a stroke or traumatic head injury or develop slowly from a growing tumor or disease — has been in the headlines lately due to actor Bruce Willis’ decision to retire due to his recent diagnosis.    According to the National Aphasia Association, ...

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey – 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 ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A new South Ward Wellness Center opened Thursday on Clinton Avenue, aiming to make health care more accessible to residents in a community disproportionately impacted by health disparities. “Countless people are going to benefit from this center,” Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced ...

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TRENTON – Governor Murphy has clarified vaccination requirements for covered workers at health care and high risk congregate settings. Murphy stated that only one booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is needed and that a second booster dose is not required.  Murphy signed Executive Order No. 294 ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — The nationwide mask requirement for public transportation will remain in place for at least another two weeks. On Wednesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced it was extending the order, which was set to expire Monday, until May 3 as it monitors ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – 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 tumors that develop in ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – 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 designation ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – 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 designation ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The Township of Little Falls highlighted Autism Awareness Month in April with raising the autism flag at a ceremony in front of the municipal building. Councilman Chris Vancheri welcomed attendees, along with Councilman Al Kahwaty and Councilwoman Tanya Seber. Mayor James ...

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