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Health Matters 4/30: Consequences of Obesity Are More Than Cosmetic

By Lisa Dobruskin, MD, FACS Did you know that more than 1 in 3 adults in the United States struggle with obesity, according to the...
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RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery provides COVID-19 emotional support at Middlesex County...

The RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention (IFPR) began providing emotional support services at the Middlesex County vaccine mega-site in Edison through its Hope and Healing...

Health Matters 4/23: Pandemic Stress Leading People to Turn to Alcohol

By Nicole Orro, LPC, LCADC Alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have increased as more people have turned to alcohol to cope with...

Health Matters 4/16: Addressing Women’s Unique Healthcare Needs

By Qian Wang, MD Women experience unique challenges when it comes to their health, and certain conditions, such as heart disease and cancer, can affect...
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Saint Peter’s University Hospital launches substance abuse and addiction loss support group to help...

Saint Peter's University Hospital, a member of Saint Peter's Healthcare System, has launched the Substance Abuse and Addiction Loss Support Group for families who...

Want to lose weight? Do it with ChiroThin!

By Ken Freedman, DC Since 2010, we have helped hundreds of people lose weight faster, safely – and keep it off - with the Doctor...

Saint Peter’s hospital will be Tier 1 for BCBS OMNIA plans

Saint Peter's Healthcare System (Saint Peter's) and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced on April 7 that they have...

Insurers move from ‘sick care’ towards ‘well care’

TRICARE, the health care program for uniformed service members, has decided to waive the cost-sharing requirement of up to three visits to a physical...

Health Matters 4/9: Treating Type 1 Diabetes and Eating Disorders

By Corinne Timberman RN, BSN Although the reasons for the connection are not entirely clear, people with type 1 diabetes are almost twice as likely...

Helping teens cope with feelings of isolation

By Jennifer Bordner, LPC, BCC Almost everyone has experienced a sense of isolation since the COVID-19 pandemic began over a year ago. Having to change everyday...
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Hackensack Meridian Health establishes Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation

Hackensack Meridian Health announced the formation of Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation. The newly created foundation will serve as the parent organization for the network’s 10 community-based hospital foundations. In...
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JFK University Medical Center first hospital in New Jersey to use new portable MRI

Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center is the first hospital in New Jersey to operate a new portable MRI that can be wheeled to...

Health Matters 3/26: Taking Control of Your Pelvic Health

By Rebecca Keller, PT, MSPT, PRPC In the United States, millions of people in all age groups are affected by a pelvic floor disorder that...

Saint Peter’s University Hospital receives Clinical Healthy Work Environment Award

Saint Peter's University Hospital, a member of Saint Peter's Healthcare System, is the recipient of the 2021 Clinical Healthy Work Environment Award presented by...

Health Matters 3/19: Colorectal Cancer Strikes Both Young and Old

By Anish A. Sheth, M.D. As the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States, colorectal cancer is expected to claim the lives...

Health Matters 3/12: Granting Yourself Permission to Be Less Than Perfect

By Christine Isaac, L.C.S.W., L.C.A.D.C Feeling less than perfect these days? You’re not alone. Despite what the banana bread photos on social media might suggest, navigating the...

Health Matters 3/5: Vestibular Rehabilitation Can Help Treat Vertigo

By Linda A. Lucuski, P.T. , D.P.T. Life can become a challenge when simple movements like bending forward or turning suddenly cause you to become...

Chronic Pain? Burning? Numbness?

Central New Jersey Acupuncture & Wellness now provides a breakthrough non-pharmaceutical pain relief treatment that can treat your peripheral neuropathy. Our program reduces or...
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