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RWJBarnabas CEO Shapes National Strategies for Ensuring Health Access in Vulnerable Communities

December 3, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Barry Ostrowsky, recently participated in developing a report that outlines a menu options for communities, hospitals and policymakers to ensure that vulnerable rural and urban communities have access to essential healthcare services

Ostrowsky, a member of the American Hospital Association (AHA) Task Force ...

Sideout Sports of Fairfield and The Joint Chiropractic of West Caldwell Promote Wellness Program

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Sideout Sports (SOS) and The Joint Chiropractic of West Caldwell hosted a “Best Performance Volleyball and Kinesiotaping Workshop” for their members on Sunday, at the SOS gym located in Fairfield.

According to The Joint, more than 50 young athletes gathered at the SOS facility to learn how health-and-wellness care can improve their game and ultimately ...

West Caldwell Township Council Illuminates Track at Memorial Park

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — From now until Dec. 16, the West Caldwell Township Council will illuminate the track at West Caldwell's Memorial Park for joggers, runners and walkers.

According to the council, the park will be lit from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. each night so that residents of West Caldwell and neighboring towns can get out and exercise.

The park can be accessed from Dodd Road or ...

Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Warns of the Dangers of Deep Fried Turkey

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although many find it a delicious tradition, deep-frying a turkey can be dangerous, according to the staff at the Saint Barnabas Medical Center Burn Center.  

According to the National Fire Protection Association, deep-fryer fires are responsible for five deaths, 60 injuries, the destruction of 900 homes and more than $15-million in property damage each ...

Comfort Project 360 Reason to Rock Event Raises More Than $300,000 Benefiting Saint Barnabas Cancer Centers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In an effort to raise funds for renovations and meaningful programs and amenities in Radiation Oncology and Medical Oncology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), the third-annual Reason to Rock event at Crestmont Country Club on Thursday raised more than $300,000 benefiting Comfort Project 360 (CP360).

CP360, which is on a mission to help create the most ...

Officials Break Ground on RWJBarnabas Health Athletic Performance Center

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The groundbreaking on the RWJBarnabas Health Athletic Performance Center at Rutgers University earlier this month signaled a new partnership between Rutgers and RWJBarnabas Health to create a comprehensive sports medicine program to serve Rutgers athletes, students and communities throughout New Jersey.

Through this partnership, RWJBarnabas Health will become the ...

Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Community Shine a Light on Lung Cancer

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center joined 200 sites nationwide by hosting Shine A Light on Lung Cancer during Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November.

According to Barnabas Health, Shine A Light is the largest lung-cancer awareness event held nationally to bring together lung cancer survivors, those newly diagnosed and their family and friends. This event is about ...

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Plyometric Chaos vs. Plyometric Purpose Two Very Different Paradigms on How to Build Explosive Athletes

Megan is a sophomore high school soccer forward who just finished a great season starting varsity. She played hard, contributed to her team and competed every single game against varsity competition. Megan is also a really passionate soccer player so as the season ends she brings up the conversation to her parents that she wants to get stronger and faster for next season. Her parents, open to the ...

Plyometric Chaos vs. Plyometric Purpose Two Very Different Paradigms on How to Build Explosive Athletes

Megan is a sophomore high school soccer forward who just finished a great season starting varsity. She played hard, contributed to her team and competed every single game against varsity competition. Megan is also a really passionate soccer player so as the season ends she brings up the conversation to her parents that she wants to get stronger and faster for next season. Her parents, open to the ...

Plyometric Chaos vs. Plyometric Purpose Two Very Different Paradigms on How to Build Explosive Athletes

Megan is a sophomore high school soccer forward who just finished a great season starting varsity. She played hard, contributed to her team and competed every single game against varsity competition. Megan is also a really passionate soccer player so as the season ends she brings up the conversation to her parents that she wants to get stronger and faster for next season. Her parents, open to the ...

Plyometric Chaos vs. Plyometric Purpose Two Very Different Paradigms on How to Build Explosive Athletes

Megan is a sophomore high school soccer forward who just finished a great season starting varsity. She played hard, contributed to her team and competed every single game against varsity competition. Megan is also a really passionate soccer player so as the season ends she brings up the conversation to her parents that she wants to get stronger and faster for next season. Her parents, open to the ...