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Up in Smoke

It will become more difficult for minors to get their hands on electronic smoking devices that deliver flavored tobacco products now that the Jersey City Council adopted an ordinance banning their sale or distribution...

Enlivening Ourselves

Dear Dr. Norquist: I have a lot of stress and very little time. I’m in a demanding graduate program and working part time. I’m very stressed because my future is dependent on how I do...

Jersey City Medical Center Offers Thanksgiving Cheer to Community Members in Need  

Jersey City Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, provided thanksgiving cheer early this year by offering a thanksgiving luncheon to the homeless last week, coordinated by the hospital’s Mental Health and Social Services (MASSH). ...

Local Superfund sites pose contamination risk

A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) suggests that 60 percent of all Superfund environmental remediation sites overseen by the E.P.A. across the country are at risk of spreading their contamination due...

Bayonne Hospital Authority established

Bayonne Medical Center held an well-timed, state-mandated annual public meeting just a day before a Bayonne City Council vote established the Bayonne Hospital Authority. Dr. Vijayant Singh, a CarePoint executive, answered several residents' questions about...

Palisades Medical Center Hosts Cool Food Pledge Day 

Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center, partnering with its dining services provider Sodexo, hosted Cool Food Pledge Day in its City Lights Café to encourage healthy eating and celebrate Hackensack Meridian Health’s commitment to the Cool Food Pledge.  Championed...

Jersey City Medical Center Opens Radiation Oncology Practice in Partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute...

Jersey City Medical Center has announced the opening of its Radiation Oncology practice. The stand-alone facility, at 631 Grand St. just a few blocks from the main hospital campus, has ample free parking, nearby...

Enlivening Ourselves

Dear Dr. Norquist: I'm having trouble knowing how to deal with a friend of mine who is unhappy and who I feel is blaming me. We’ve been friends for many years, and I've been very...

Owner of nursing home chain bought Bayonne Medical Center

It was determined that Bayonne Medical Center was officially sold on Nov. 11 to an anonymous LLC called WTFK Propco. It was widely reported that city officials confirmed that WTFK Propco is connected to...

Palisades Medical Center Expands Orthopedic Services in Hudson County

Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center has expanded its orthopedic program with the addition of two new surgical experts. Siddhant K. Mehta, M.D., Ph.D., and Stephen R. Rossman, D.O. bring enhanced expertise to the region, offering...
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