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Saint Peter’s University Hospital receives national recognition for support of perioperative nursing certification

Saint Peter's University Hospital (SPUH), a member of Saint Peter's Healthcare System, recently earned the CNOR Strong designation from the Competency & Credentialing Institute...

Health Matters 2/19: Proper Posture Can Help Relieve and Prevent Lower Back Pain

Sunita Mani, PT, DPT, MBA, CEAS Are you slouching as you read this? Are your shoulders rounded? Is your neck bent forward? If you’re like most people, you...
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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton celebrates 50 years serving Mercer County community

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton is celebrating 50 years of caring for the Mercer County community. When the hospital was established at the intersection...

Health Matters 2/12: Give Your Heart Some Love Today and Every Day

By Svetlana Jayson, APN-C The heart is the workhorse of the body, beating about 2.5 billion times over an average lifetime. Staying heart healthy is essential...

Health Matters 2/5: Bariatric Surgery Can Help Jumpstart Weight Loss

By Lisa Dobruskin, MD, FACS More than 70% of American adults are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And...

Managing pandemic stress

By Dr. Nichole Chaviano, DPT Every person has to manage a variety of stressful situations in both their personal and professional lives every day. Sometimes...

Health Matters 1/29: Finding Hope in Eating Disorder Recovery

By Robbi Alexander, PhD Roadblocks are common in life and can cause anyone to feel a sense of hopelessness every now and then. For individuals living...

HEALTH MATTERS 1/22: Older Adults at Greater Risk for Falls and Fractures

By Linda A. Lucuski, PT, DPT Did you know that according to the National Institute on Aging, more than 1 in 3 people age 65...

Penn Medicine Princeton Health names new CEO

The University of Pennsylvania Health System has named James Demetriades CEO of Penn Medicine Princeton Health. He will begin his new role on March...

HEALTH MATTERS 1/15: Telehealth Helps Individuals with Mental Health Disorders Stay Connected

By Jody Kashden, Ph.D. For people living with mental health disorders, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented a unique set of challenges. Not only has the...

Saint Peter’s chief information officer becomes certified

Saint Peter's Healthcare System's Vice President/Chief Information Officer and Chief Medical Information Officer Jordan Tannenbaum, MD, MBA, MPH, PgC Healthcare Informatics, recently became a...
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Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute elevating standards for people with amputations 

Margaret Anderson dismissed her sudden and unexpected exhaustion. She was, after all, keeping up with her 4-year-old son while caring for her infant daughter....

HEALTH MATTERS 1/8: Early Detection is Key in Treating Lung Cancer

 By John A. Heim, M.D. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women in the United States, claiming more...
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JFK University Medical Center Foundation appoints executive director

Hackensack Meridian Health appointed Sheri Marino, MA, CCC-SLP, executive director of Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center Foundation. “Sheri brings a wealth of knowledge and notable...

Can cold weather hurt your lower back?

By Dr. Leonard J. Somarriba Profysio Physical Therapy As the temperature drops, aches and pains become a frequent occurrence. Without proper warm up and stretching, activities...

Winter Health Tips

By Joseph V. Portale, M.D. If sales of outdoor heaters and fire pits are any indication, people are planning to spend more time outdoors this...

Tips for managing lower back pain

Did you know that roughly 80% of adults experience lower back pain at some point during their lifetimes? According to Sagar Parikh, M.D., an interventional...
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Saint Peter’s health care workers receive first doses of Moderna vaccine

Saint Peter's University Hospital, a member of Saint Peter's Healthcare System, began administering the long-anticipated Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 on Dec. 22. Initial vaccinations will...
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