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Saint Peter’s University Hospital receives nursing excellence designation for sixth time

Saint Peter's University Hospital has been redesignated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center of the American Nurses Association for 2020-24,...

Health Matters 11/20: Opening the Door to Communication with Young Children

By Chelsea DeMaio, L.C.S.W. Getting your children to talk to you can sometimes feel harder than getting them to eat their vegetables or brush their...

Health Matters 11/13: Don’t Close Your Eyes to Sleep Disorders

By David B. Cohn, M.D. Occasionally, everyone has problems sleeping. But if you regularly cannot get a good night’s sleep, or your snoring is disrupting the...

Relieving arthritis pain

An estimated 27 million Americans have some form of osteoarthritis (OA). OA is the most common form of arthritis and is usually caused by...

Health Matters 11/6: Ready to Lace Up Your Running Shoes? Read This First

By Megan Advani, P.T., D.P.T. Running has seen a surge in popularity this year. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted people to lace up their sneakers...

Health Matters 10/30: Treatment Can Help Relieve Pain, Restore Fertility in Women With Endometriosis

By Bruce Pierce, M.D. Did you know that endometriosis occurs in about 1 in 10 women of reproductive age, according to the American College of...

Princeton Medical Center recognized for achievements in stroke care

For the second year in a row, Princeton Medical Center (PMC) earned the Get With The Guidelines–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, which is...

Saint Peter’s University Hospital only Middlesex County location to offer dual technology for mammograms

Saint Peter's University Hospital introduced the Hologic Genius 3D Mammography in its Women's Imaging Center. The 3D technology is clinically proven to detect 20-65% more...

Health Matters 10/23: Early Breast Cancer Diagnosis Saves Lives

By Rachel P. Dultz, M.D., F.A.C.S. During their lifetime, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, according to the American Cancer...

Health Matters 10/16: Minimally Invasive Treatments Vanish Varicose Veins

By Kenneth A. Goldman, M.D. As you age, the likelihood of developing varicose veins increases. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
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Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge opens new inpatient diagnostic imaging suite

OLD BRIDGE — Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge unveiled a new inpatient diagnostic imaging suite featuring larger rooms and a brand...

Health Matters 10/9: Hitting the Reset Button to Improve Mental Health

By Amy Hiraldo, L.C.S.W. Each day, billions of people around the world log on to a digital device – whether a desktop or laptop, a...

Saquon’s season cut short by ACL tear

Saquon Barkley suffered a devastating season ending injury that is unfortunately all too common in sports. We wish him a speedy recovery.  One of...

Health Matters 10/2: COVID-19 Rehabilitation and Recovery

By Linda A. Lucuski, P.T. More than 6.5 million Americans have contracted COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, according the Centers for Disease Control...

Health Matters 9/25: Flu Shots Especially Important This Year

By Sean Naini, D.O. Getting a flu shot has always been an important health precaution, but today, with coronavirus — more commonly known as COVID-19...
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JFK Medical Center EMS receives award for treating heart attack patients

EDISON - Hackensack Meridian JFK Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award for the sixth consecutive year...

Health Matters 9/18: Innovative Surgical Technique Can Restore Sensation After Mastectomy

By Evan Katzel, M.D. Reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy to treat breast cancer is increasingly common among women in the United States, according to the...

Saint Peter’s University Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Saint Peter’s University Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes...
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