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Rutgers and RWJ-Barnabas to Form State's Largest Academic Health Care System

July 27, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — They don't call it the Health Care City for nothing.

Rutgers University and Robert Wood Johnson-Barnabas Health officials announced today in New Brunswick that the two institutions are teaming up to launch what they claim New Jersey's “largest academic health care system.”

The partnership will focus on “high-quality” patient care, ...

Keep Furry Friends Safe During the Dog Days of Summer

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The dog days of summer are here and with the rise in temperatures comes the need to keep pets cool and safe.

“If it is hot for you and me, it’s hot for your pet, too,” said South Plainfield resident and animal activist Adriana Bayone. “The difference is they do not have a voice and cannot tell you they do not feel okay.”

Bayone ...

After 10 Drownings in One Month, NJ Authorities Offer Tips to Avoid Water-Related Tragedies

Within one month, authorities have reported 10 drowning deaths alone in New Jersey.

July 17: A 2-year-old drowned in a home swimming pool in Galloway
July 17: A 12-year-old drowned at the Sandy Hook beach
July 10: A 4-year-old died after being pulled from a lake in Ocean View
July 9: A 6-year-old drowned in a hotel pool in Wildwood
June 22: A 17-year-old died after being pulled from ...

A Footprint and a First for Babies at Saint Peter’s

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Before yesterday, each baby born at Saint Peter’s University Hospital—or just about anywhere, for that matter—had one thing in common: inky feet.

Shortly after each infant’s first breath, nurses took their footprints. The ink-and-paper process was a messy one, hospital workers said, and it often yielded cloudy results. In fact, the imprecise ...

New Brunswick Children’s Hospital Named Among Best in U.S.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The Healthcare City is once again living up to its name.

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital ranked among the country’s best medical center for kids in a new list compiled by U.S. News and World Report. Specifically, the hospital earned the 39th spot for its urology program.

This is the fifth time the ...

New JFK Johnson Center for Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Opens To Speed Recovery and Extend Lives for Patients with Heart and Lung Disease

EDISON, NJ — The new JFK Johnson Center for Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation opened this week to speed the recovery and extend the lives of people with heart and lung disease.

The newly expanded and renovated center provides highly specialized, closely monitored exercise programs as well as nutritional counseling, stress management and behavioral modification.

For post-cardiac ...

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