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Female physicians: Inequality still exists among men and women in the field

EDISON - Close to 30 years ago, there were very few women in leadership roles at Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) JFK University Medical Center. Just...
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Health Matters 11/5: Talk to Your Doctor About Osteoporosis Risk

    By Anupa Sharma, DO   If you are age 50 or older, you could be at risk for breaking a bone and not even know it.   That’s...
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Saint Peter’s to offer first dose of Pfizer vaccine to children 12 and older

Saint Peter's University Hospital is hosting a first-dose Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinic for individuals 12 years of age and older from 5-7 p.m. Nov....

Saint Peter’s Healthcare System is hiring

Saint Peter's Healthcare System will hold a job fair from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 to hire for all clinical, non-clinical and administrative positions. There will...

For critically ill, leaving the ICU is just the beginning

Patients who are discharged from the ICU can experience significant losses of physical, mental and cognitive abilities. This group of problems is called post-intensive...
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Woodbridge brain trauma patient gives back to rehabilitation center

A Woodbridge community member is giving back to Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison, visiting the Brain Trauma Unit to give appreciation...
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Raritan Bay Medical Center becomes Old Bridge Medical Center

Hackensack Meridian Health unveiled Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Old Bridge’s new name to the public, Hackensack Meridian Old Bridge Medical Center.   “After conducting extensive research,...

Health Matters 10/22: Get Back on Track with Regular Mammograms

By Rachel P. Dultz, MD, FACS Did the COVID-19 pandemic cause you to miss your regular screening mammogram? If so, now is the time to get...

Planning Your Life Around the Bathroom? Treatment for Urinary Incontinence Available

By Heather M. van Raalte, MD Enjoying everyday life can be challenging when your activities must be planned around frequent visits to the bathroom, or...

The road to recovery: How can physical therapy help COVID survivors?

For patients that have experienced moderate or severe COVID infections, the symptoms of the disease can be persistent and negatively impact balance, endurance, cardiovascular...

Pediatric physician specializing in scoliosis joins Seaview Orthopaedics

This September, Dr. Jon Lentz joined Seaview Orthopaedics as the newest addition to our growing pediatrics team. Dr. Lentz is a fellowship-trained pediatric physician...

Health Matters 10/8: Chickenpox Increases Risk for Shingles

By Puja Chabra, MD Nearly 1 out of every 3 people in the United States will develop shingles — a painful rash related to the...

Penn Medicine Princeton House Behavioral Health launches second season of mental health podcast

Penn Medicine Princeton House Behavioral Health is launching the second season of its award-winning podcast Mind on Mental Health. This season kicks off just in time for...
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Health Matters 10/1: Helping Men Cope with Stress

By Erin Webb, LAC From health and financial concerns to changes in how people live their everyday lives, the past 18 months since the start...

Saint Peter’s Healthcare System reschedules Support Services Hiring Event from Sept. 23 to 28

Editor's Note: Due to inclement weather forecasted for Sept. 23, the job fair has been postponed until Tuesday, Sept. 28 from 4:30-7 p.m.   Saint Peter’s...

Health Matters 9/24: Therapy Can Help Treat Voice and Swallowing Disorders

By Carly Schiff, MS, CCC-SLP Most people take swallowing and vocalizing for granted — they are simply spontaneous activities that people do hundreds of times...

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 Healthcare System will hold a Support Services Hiring Event Sept. 23

Saint Peter’s Healthcare System will hold a Support Services Hiring Event from 4:30-7 p.m. Sept. 23 in the parking lot of the hospital, 254...
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