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NJ Attorney General seeks to revoke medical license of former WNY mayor Dr. Felix...

Complaints have been filed against four physicians, including Dr. Felix Roque of West New York, for allegedly inappropriately writing “off-label” prescriptions for high dosages of the powerful opioid and cancer pain medication “Subsys," NJ Attorney...

Drive-thru testing resumes in Bayonne Testing will take place at BMC, not Veterans Stadium

To cope with the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases, drive-thru testing is again available to residents. Bayonne Medical Center (BMC) has reinstated its “Drive-Thru Testing” program, although not at Veterans Stadium. The Veterans Stadium site...

Limits, lists, and COVID-19 testing Hoboken continues to take steps to address the crisis

Hoboken has expanded COVID-19 testing and contact tracing as the mile-square city continues to combat the second wave of the Coronavirus. Hoboken has had 1,264 confirmed cases since March; 1,047 resident recoveries; and 31 deaths,...

Jersey City expands COVID 19 testing 70,000 tests and counting, as city urges residents...

Jersey City will now offer COVID-19 testing at eight locations in partnership with various special improvement districts as residents gear up for the holiday season and potential COVID-19 exposure. Mayor Steven Fulop, Director of Health...

North Bergen opens another free testing site North Hudson copes with a massive virus...

Amid the COVID-19 surge, North Bergen has established a new outdoor testing site in Braddock Park's Bruin Stadium parking lot.  As of Nov. 19, the township recorded 4,160 confirmed cases and 238 deaths. This marks a...

Addressing Bayonne’s lack of accessibility Disability advocates assailed the city council over many issues

Bayonne isn't accessible enough to non-able-bodied people, members of the public argued at the Nov. 10 city council meeting. The conversation was started by Edward "Lefty" Grimes, a Bayonne native and local activist who uses...

ENLIVENING OURSELVES

Dear Dr. Norquist: My life is going OK. I don’t have any big problems to deal with. I'm settled in my job and marriage. I have a home, and pretty good health. I'm not really...

Entity seeking to operate Bayonne Medical Center makes a move BMC Hospital LLC acquires...

BMC Hospital LLC has acquired 9.9 percent ownership of the hospital operations of Bayonne Medical Center. According to BMC Hospital LLC, it plans to acquire additional ownership of hospital operations in the future. A crisis...

Nationally Renowned Psychiatrist to Lead Hackensack Meridian Health’s Mental Health Physician Services

Hackensack Meridian Health has announced that nationally renowned psychiatrist Gary W. Small, MD, has joined the health care network as its behavioral health physician in chief. In this newly created position, Small will oversee all professional...

Looking Ahead, JCMC ER Doctor Finds Reasons to be Hopeful People have taken seriously...

Like many in the medical profession in New Jersey, Dr. Deven Unadkat is concerned about the growing number of positive COVID-19 cases in New Jersey, especially in Hudson County. Since flattening out over the summer,...
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