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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...

RWJBarnabas Health recognized by Forbes as America’s Best-In-State Employer 2020

RWJBarnabas Health has been recognized by Forbes as an America’s Best-In-State Employer 2020. This award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics...
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JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute welcomes experts on brain injury medicine, Parkinson’s disease

Two highly trained specialists have joined Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute to advance the institute’s work helping patients reach their highest levels of...
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Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute offers screenings, therapy for children with auditory processing...

As education continues this fall with virtual learning environments for many students, there may be challenges for children who require additional learning support. One...

Health Matters 9/11: Minimally Invasive Surgery Can Help Women Deal With Abnormal Bleeding

By Shyama S. Mathews, M.D. Too many women accept abnormal periods as something they just have to live with, much like their mothers and grandmothers...

AllCure Spine & Sports Medicine offers multidisciplinary practice in Monroe

  AllCure Spine & Sports Medicine is a multidisciplinary practice located in Monroe and Hamilton. Our office takes pride in getting patients better without the use...

Health Matters 9/2: Returning to School Can Be Harder Than Ever for Students with...

By Madhurani Khare, M.D. For children who experience school-related anxiety, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a double-edged sword. Many have enjoyed remote learning and not having...

Back To School backpack safety

By Dr. Leonard J. Somarriba, DPT Co-CEO ProFysio Physical Therapy   This time of year our doctors of physical therapy spend a lot of time educating parents about...
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American Heart Association Virtual Shoreline Heart Walk will raise funds for cardiovascular research

RWJBarnabas Health will partner with the American Heart Association again this year to raise awareness and funds for lifesaving cardiovascular research. Bill Arnold, MHA, president...
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The danger of obesity and coronavirus

By Ken Freedman, DC Researchers know that obesity is bad for your health. Obesity is associated with increased risks of cancers of the esophagus, breast (postmenopausal),...

Fall allergies are upon us; take steps to ease symptoms

By Philip Pasternak, M.D. They’re back. … With rising counts of mold spores and ragweed pollen, so ushers in the sneezing, coughing and sinus congestion...

Health Matters 8/28: Managing Epilepsy and Preventing Seizures

By Rajesh C. Sachdeo, M.D. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, more than three million Americans have been diagnosed with epilepsy and 150,000 cases occur each...

Health Matters 8/21: Cartilage Restoration Restores Joint Function and Prevents Future Arthritis

By William Rossy, M.D. In the past, if you suffered a knee injury, chances were that you would eventually develop osteoarthritis, leading to severe pain...
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