Health & Wellness

September 8, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Staff, and residents of the Atria Senior Living Center in Cranford made a special road trip to the Radiation Oncology Center at Trinitas Regional Medical Center on September 6. The visit had a purpose, to deliver 27 handcrafted heart pillows to be donated to patients undergoing ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center says that music is good for the mind, body, and soul. They will be presenting Health & Harmony 2018, a health fair like no other featuring live dance, Motown, R&B and the rock music of Avenue G, and the "Total Experience”. The event is being ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union residents seeking information about services available for senior adults age sixty and above will have an opportunity to meet staff from the Union County Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, to get information on senior services and resources. The ASK program ...

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UNION, NJ - Check out Union Senior Center's Chair Yoga days. Beginning on Monday, Sept. 10 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., join yoga instructor Kathleen Leary.  Yoga sessions will be held every Monday from then until October 22, excluding October 8th.  Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Some Union County chapters of Girls on the Run (GOTR), an afterschool program designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences, are currently seeking volunteer coaches to help their young participants ...

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UNION, NJ – The Westfield Veterinary Group celebrated the upcoming opening of their new Morris Avenue with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday. “We are very excited to show you what we have designed and built,” said Dr. Richard Maus, founder of the Westfield Veterinary Group.  ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for much of North Jersey starting Tuesday Aug 28 at 11 a.m. and continuing through 9 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 29.  The heat index is expected to reach the mid to upper 90s during this time period.  A Heat Advisory is issued when ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union Senior Center has partnered with ACME to provide pneumococcal vaccinations as well as flu, pneumonia, and tetanus shots. Flu and pneumonia vaccinations are cost free to those over the age of 65 with Medicare Part B. All others may be subject to costs associated with their ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center has announced a new effort to deploy telehealth across its organization for both its own employees and patient care.  Trinitas is taking advantage of the latest strides in telemedicine, which often play a role as the first line of care to decrease ...

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UNION, NJ - The Township of Union, in partnership with the Golden Rule Lodge #24, Golden Rule Chapter #50 and AtlanticHealth System, will be holding a "Board Walk to Better Health" fair on Saturday, September 1. The family fun day event will include various booths, health screenings, fitness ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Members of the Employee Health and Infection Control staff at Trinitas Regional Medical Center are celebrating their status as the first to receive the NJ Department of Health's Public Health Innovator Award.   The award recognizes Trinitas for vaccinating 97 percent of its ...

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UNION, NJ – A flash flood watch is in effect for Union through Sunday morning. According to the National Weather Service, numerous showers and thunderstorms will develop throughout the day on Saturday into Saturday night.  Rainfall rates of one to two inches an hour are possible. Areas of ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Northern New Jersey through Tuesday August 7. A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Healthcare Foundation of NJ honored Dr. John D'Angelo, DO, and Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Trinitas Regional Medical Center at the annual Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Awards event at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston on July 16. Dr. D'Angelo, a Westfield ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, is the only hospital in the Garden State to be named to the 2018 list of '100 Great Community Hospitals' recently released by Becker’s Healthcare, a highly-regarded source of business and legal information for healthcare industry ...

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UNION, NJ – Twelve-year old Jack Chacon has already been working for years on his fundraising and advocacy for Hereditary Angio Edema (HAE).  Team Jack has raised over $25,000 for the HAE Association (HAEA) from various events hosted in the past few years.  Chacon continues to actively serve ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for this area from 11:00 a.m. Tuesday through 12:00 a.m. Wednesday. Thunderstorms producing heavy rain could result in flash flooding across along and near the Interstate 95 corridor in New Jersey and southeastern ...

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Busy schedules, over indulging, and strenuous summer activities can lead to sore muscles, indigestion and headaches. When searching for pain relief, look no further than your own garden or your local farmer’s market. These five foods fresh from the garden – or pot – are packed with super ...

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NEW YORK, NY, - The National Weather Service issued a 'Heat Advisory' Monday morning for most of New Jersey from noon Monday, July 16 until 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 17. Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at- risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity may cause heat ...

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NEWARK, NJ - On sunny and hot days, heat and sunlight react with hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides emitted by internal combustion engines like automobiles, trucks and gasoline-powered lawn equipment. These mix to form a ground-level layer of ozone. The National Weather Service issued an air ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - In a recently-launched national campaign, South Orange resident Merlo Weiss seeks a stem cell or bone marrow donor. Doctors recently diagnosed the 45-year-old with an aggressive form of bone marrow cancer called acute myeloid leukemia (AML), according to updates on the Gift of ...

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UNION, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Union County until 2:30 p.m. and a flash flood warning until 5 p.m. “Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding,” the service warned. “Do not drive your vehicle through ...

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UNION, NJ – A heat advisory is in effect in the area from Friday afternoon until 9:00 p.m. Saturday. The National Weather Service issues heat advisories when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for more than two consecutive days. The ...

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Elizabeth, NJ - The Union County Fatherhood Initiative Coalition (UCFIC) recently honored Dr. Barry Levinson, Medical Director of the Trinitas Comprehensive Care Center, at their Sixth Annual Union County Fatherhood Breakfast Conference recently to raise awareness of the far-reaching impact of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Seventy-six students received their nursing diplomas at the Trinitas School of Nursing's 160th Convocation Ceremony held recently at St. Michael's Church in Cranford.  Surrounded by family, friends, and staff that supported their efforts every step of the way, sixty-eight women ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - A Roselle man will be charged with multiple criminal offenses after more than 40 dogs were discovered living in severely unsanitary and inhumane living conditions in his home last week, according to the Union County Prosecutor’s Office and New Jersey Society for the Prevention of ...

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UNION, NJ - Leaving pets locked in cars is never safe.  But when the weather gets warmer, it can be deadly. According to the Humane Society of the United States, on a warm day, the temperature in a car can exceed 120° in a matter of minutes—even with the windows partially open. Your pet can ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Alan Lieber, President of Overlook Medical Center, has joined the Leadership Council of Imagine, a Center for Coping with Loss, the Mountainside-based nonprofit that offers free, year-round peer grief support for children, young adults and parents / guardians who have had a ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center's mission to promote vaginal childbirth has recently been recognized by the NJ Department of Health and New Jersey Hospital Association, and their statewide initiative to reduce unnecessary cesarean sections for the well-being of mothers and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -  Following successful Phase 1 clinical trials, the Toca regimen – a new immunotherapy for patients with recurrent brain cancer – has advanced to a Phase 3 study, which is currently underway. The trial is being conducted at 68 sites across the United States, Canada, Israel and South ...

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