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Press Releases

May 18, 2022

Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, in Livingston, has been at the forefront of the treatment of breast cancer for decades. One way the hospital maintains its reputation as one of the best in the tri-state area is by participating in clinical trials, which are research studies that help determine if ...

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LBI Region, Nj - After a soggy Spring, everyone is looking to heat things up for Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional start of summer along the Jersey Coast. The weather is just one of many reasons to take a quick trip to 18 miles of beautiful beaches, scenic bays, and of course legendary ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., May 2022 – Jeff Works, a new, incredibly affordable co-working space for remote workers, recently opened its doors in South Plainfield, NJ with a flexible, convenient and affordable Hot Desk plan, all managed from your smart phone.  Now, the South Plainfield Hadley Center ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – MAY 6, 2022 – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – May 10, 2022 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog ...

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HAMILTON, NJ - As part of a system-wide initiative to increase access to a comprehensive range of essential cardiac care for residents throughout New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Hamilton, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has secured approval from the New Jersey Department ...

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Mother’s Day has always been special for Rosalind Grant. She was born on Mother’s Day, 73 years ago, and this weekend the Irvington, New Jersey, jazz singer and band leader will be celebrating her birthday (Saturday) and Mother’s Day with a special song in her heart for the team at Newark Beth ...

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Hamilton, N.J. (May 4, 2022) - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Hamilton, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is proud to announce their 6th annual We vs. C™ fundraising event. The Bohemian Dream themed event benefits the Holistic Program at the Cancer Center at RWJUH Hamilton. The ...

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How can you protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays? Franz Smith, MD, Medical Director, The Melanoma Center, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC), Northern Lead, Melanoma and Soft Tissue Oncology Program, and a member of the RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group, shares his best ...

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It didn’t take long for Jay Dugan, 39, President of Radical Creative Agency in Hamilton Township, to hear about the Young Professionals Group (YPG) at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Hamilton. “There’s this aura about it,” he says. “As I became more involved with the community and ...

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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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Though you wouldn’t know it by their energy and fit physiques, friends Marty Rubin, 92, and Joe Galasso, 83, both required lifesaving heart procedures at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC). Their health and vigor are a testament to their dedication to taking care of themselves, says the ...

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Moms Helping Moms, a New Jersey Diaper Bank, is participating in a national study to measure the economic and health impacts of providing diapers to families, according to the National Diaper Bank Network.   Around the country, many families are concerned about accessing diapers for a variety of ...

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Moms Helping Moms Foundation is pleased to announce that it recently received a $2,500 grant from Investors Foundation. The grant will help further the mission of providing underserved families in New Jersey with diapers and other essential baby items that parents need to give their children a ...

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HAMILTON, NJ - A new technology has been implemented across RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH) that breaks down language barriers, eases communication between patients, families and providers, and furthers the health system’s mission to overcome health disparities. Known as MARTTI (My Accessible Real-Time ...

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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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Not long ago, Type 2 diabetes—the form of diabetes that is diet-related and develops over time—was rare in children. Now the number of children with Type 2 diabetes is rising, an issue that’s closely linked to the rise in the number of overweight children and teens.   Dennis Brenner, ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -  The Saint Joseph Theatre Company put on the first ever “SJ Cabaret: An Evening of Music, Drama, and Art” on Saturday, April 2.   Differing from previous years where the SJTC put on a fully produced play, the cabaret night was meant to celebrate all forms of art and student ...

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Some of the busiest roadways and most heavily traveled bridges within the 18th Legislative District are slated to receive more than $39 million for construction and design for replacement or rehabilitation. The New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) Capital Program for Fiscal Year 2023 ...

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In honor of Black History, Women’s History and National Poetry Months, Morris Arts and Overlook Medical Center will proudly present Celebrating Black Women Through Art & Poetry, a collaborative program featuring works developed with the guidance of Overlook’s poet-in-residence, Thomas Dooley, ...

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April 11, 2022, Morristown, NJ – For the 14th consecutive year, Atlantic Health System has been named to the Great Place to Work® and Fortune’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number 91. Earning a coveted spot means Atlantic Health System is one of the best companies to work ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Saint Joseph High School has announced that the Edison Rotary Seniors of the Month for April 2022 are Elijah Levantino and Michael Weikum.   Elijah Levantino Elijah Levantino is a proud member of the graduating Class of 2022 at St. Joseph High School in Metuchen. He is a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) recently treated their first patient with a next generation investigational transcatheter heart valve designed to treat mitral regurgitation as part of a new clinical trial. It was ...

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HAMILTON, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Hamilton, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is helping safely and comfortably transport seniors 65 and older and visually impaired adult residents of Mercer County, Plainsboro, and the southern portion of Montgomery, NJ to their medical ...

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Students meet with Newark Beth Israel’s team and cook hot sauce inspired lunch for “Taco Tuesday” What: On Tuesday, April 5th, a group of students from Newark’s West Side High School Business Club, “West Side Ave”, are coming to Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBI), an RWJBarnabas Health ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Summit Health Cares (SHC) is excited to announce the availability of two scholarships for students who are passionate about helping others and are pursuing a career in health care. Applications are now available for the 2022 Next Generation Scholarship and the Dr. Marcia ...

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Jersey City, NJ -- The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes (Morahan Center) at RWJBarnabas Health is expanding its services to Hudson County at Newport Centre. To mark the grand opening of the new Center, an event will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to ...

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HAMILTON, NJ - During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people put off cancer screenings due to concerns about contracting the virus. But COVID-19 vaccinations are increasing, and healthcare facilities have taken steps to minimize coronavirus exposure and keep patients safe. Delaying important cancer ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -  Eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities have been recognized and re-designated as “Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” and two RWJBarnabas Health facilities received new designations by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of America's largest civil ...

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Atlantic Health System’s medical centers are at the top of the list when it comes to hospital reputation in New Jersey, according to the latest ranking from renowned health care research and information company, Castle Connolly. All results are based on the votes of more than 1,100 physicians ...

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