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Health Matters 9/17: Reclaim Your Life from Osteoarthritis

By Ellen Land, APN That pain and stiffness you feel in your joints when you first get out of bed in the morning or try...

Health Matters 9/10: September is Sepsis Awareness Month

By David J. Herman, MD The Sepsis Alliance has designated September as Sepsis Awareness Month to bring awareness to sepsis, the body’s life-threatening response to...

Golf outing nets $475K for JFK University Medical Center

More than $475,000 was raised during Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center Foundation's 2021 golf outing. The presenting sponsors were Greg and Jerry Iannone of...
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Comedian Tracy Morgan returns to JFK rehab to thank staff, inspire patients

Comedian Tracy Morgan returned to Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison on Sept. 1 to thank the physicians, nurses and therapists who...

Health Matters 9/3: Good GI Health Promotes Good Overall Health

By Kristina Katz, M.D. A bagel for breakfast. A salad for lunch. A bowl of pasta for dinner. Whatever you eat throughout the day is broken...

Health Matters 8/27: Working from Home Can Be a Pain in the Neck

By Megan Advani, PT, DPT There are plenty of great things about working from home, like a commute calculated in feet rather than miles and...

Saint Peter’s annual Public Meeting to be held via webinar on Sept. 22

Saint Peter's University Hospital will host its Annual Public Meeting for the community, via virtual webinar, from 4-5:30 p.m. Sept. 22. Leslie D. Hirsch, FACHE,...

Saint Peter’s University Hospital’s critical care nurses earn sixth Beacon award for Excellence

Saint Peter's University Hospital, a member of Saint Peter's Healthcare System, is pleased to announce that the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Saint Peter's...

Kaplan Companies donates respite rooms to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Last fall, Michael Kaplan, owner of Kaplan Companies, one of the largest regional builders in the state, became ill and was admitted to Robert...

Health Matters 8/20: Answering Your Questions About Gynecologic Screenings

By Shyama S. Mathews, MD “When should my daughter have her first gynecology visit?” “How often should a woman be screened for cervical cancer?” “Do I need...
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Princeton House Behavioral Health celebrates 50 years of providing hope, innovating care and changing...

Fifty years ago, in July 1971, Princeton Hospital opened 84 licensed psychiatric inpatient beds to serve the mental health needs of the community. At...

Health Matters 8/13: Helping Children Transition Back to In-Person Classrooms

By Madhurani Khare, MD With the new academic year and return to in-person classrooms right around the corner, children — and their parents — may...

Returning to activity after a pandemic

By Dr. Leonard J. Somarriba During the COVID-19 pandemic, activity levels dropped for a lot of people. Between stay-at-home orders, gym closures and working from...

Health Matters 8/6: Treatment for Substance Use Can Be Lifesaving 

By Nicole Orro, LPC, LCADC Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data showing that overdose deaths in the United States...
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Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, East Brunswick Library team up for Volunteer DayRutgers...

  EAST BRUNSWICK — Volunteer Day is an essential stop on the student’s path to becoming a doctor. After receiving their white coats, first-year Rutgers...

Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute opens new medical program for young children on...

A new medical rehabilitation program for young children ages 2-5 with autism spectrum disorders has opened at Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute.   The You...

Health Matters: A Hip Fracture Can Change Your Life: Take Steps to Reduce Your...

By Brian Culp, MD Every year, 300,000 older Americans aged 65 and over are hospitalized for falls that result in hip fractures, according to the...

Health Matters 7/23: Regaining Control with the Help of Self-Compassion

By Sarah Carstens, LCSW, LCADC The COVID-19 pandemic has turned countless lives upside down. For women in particular, it has added numerous challenges and stressors...
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