Health in Garfield, NJ

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Andre Goy, MD, Chairman and Director of John Theurer Cancer Center, Chief of the Division of Lymphoma, Hackensack University Medical Center, discusses Responses & Outcomes When Treating Lymphoma With CAR-T Therapies. At The 60th ASH Annual Meeting on Dec 1, 2018. obroncology.com...

Philly Pretzel Factory, the chain of Philly-style pretzel bakeries, is coming to Wayne Their menu (View Menu) features soft pretzels made fresh daily and twisted by hand available in different sizes. The pretzels are served with a number of mustards (super hot, spicy brown, original yellow, honey

HACKENSACK, NJ -- When Bergen County school children are experiencing behavioral or mental health problems during school hours, they can expect to receive understanding and a focused plan to stay...

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Outside Magazine writer Kathryn Miles about her article on people who died while taking smartphone photos of themselves.

—Adds competitive edge in bio-analytical methods
—Expands R&D capacities for the efficacy testing of cosmetic ingredients
—Accelerates the development of active ingredients based on predictive ex vivo models
—Unique pre-clinical screening services provided to the cosmetic industry

Pursuing a career in medicine can be a long and arduous road. In fact, studies show that in less than 10 years, the demand for doctors will exceed the supply of highly trained medical professionals.
In line with our mission, SMGF has developed four programs designed to help foster the next generation of health care providers and pave their way to a successful future in health care:

It’s May, which means there’s tons of outdoor fun to be had. Kickoff your weekend at the 4-H Spring Carnival in Bridgewater, or put on your stretchy pants for the Skylands Stadium Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival in Augusta or the Chester Food Truck Festival. The kids may also want to hang with Big …

For Mental Health Awareness Month, Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love opens up on the 3rd hour of TODAY about his longtime struggle with anxiety and depression, and his decision to publicly share his journey.

You’ve promised to get your son the cutest creature in creation: the cuddly. Can you outsmart the cuddly incubator and go home a hero? -- You’ve promised to ...

Teaching children about mental health and what that involves can have a big impact on making them more prepared for life; this is important for a number of reasons in my opinion and can really help reduce stigma and raise awareness by starting with the...

By Infectious Disease Prevention Team for Summit Medical Group
We all have a public health commitment to our communities to protect each other and each other’s children by vaccinating our own family members
Importance of Vaccinations
Vaccinations protect children and adults from serious illness
People that are not vaccinated could easily get a disease from a traveler or while traveling themselves
Outbreaks of preventable diseases occur…

Title: Chronic Pain Damages Your Brain. Summary: Chronic pain is front and center these days now that the opioid crisis - the wrong way to manage pain - has been exposed and opportunities to prevent and treat pain instead of medication...

Last updated: Apr 22, 2019
By Carolyn Sayre for Summit Medical Group
Reviewed by Daniel E. Hermann, MD, MPH & Christine Masterson, MD
We've all seen the headlines. Measles , a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by the measles virus has made its way back to the states and is hitting close to home. This is quite alarming, since in 2016, there was not a single case reported in the garden state
“It is concerning to see a disease that had once been…

Some tax relief is on the way for Lyndhurst residents, at least on the municipal side of things. The Lyndhurst Board of Commissioners voted last week to adopt the township’s 2019 budget — and in d…

FANWOOD, NJ -- Joan Rekemeir, age 39 of Fanwood, recently became the first person in New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area to receive surgery for an innovative new hearing implant for...

Grandson and great great grandad age 94 years young doing the flossy dance

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Nearly four years ago, Joan Rekemeier’s life changed forever after she caught what she thought was a common cold. It was like any other spring morning as her two young sons woke her by jumping on the bed, but instead of hearing their usual laughter, the only thing Rekemeier could hear …

What You Should Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Last updated: Apr 17, 2019
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common chronic condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract in both men and women. It is characterized by abdominal pain, bloating or gas and altered bowel habits, such as diarrhea and constipation. IBS affects about 10-15% of the U.S. population and is more prevalent in women and in patients under the age of 50. IBS can have a great physical and emotional impact and is…

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★★★★★ The people at this place are the best! They are so kind and helpful. I have been going for weeks and feel so much better. I’ve been doing chiropractor for my low back, physical therapy for my TMJ, and acupuncture for both! I have never felt better. I would absolutely recommend this place to anyone and everyone. The ladies at the front desk are also the sweetest and make coming to Ferraro Spine a real pleasure!

Get to know the different summer camp options with ESF Camps in New Jersey. ESF Camps offer engaging summer camps in Central Jersey and South Jersey.

There is nothing more challenging than looking in the mirror and disliking the reflection staring back at you. When signs of aging begin to take their toll, the face is often the first place to show wear and tear. And...

Caring for others means that you need to care for yourself!
Discover strategies that cultivate inner resources to deal with outer challenges.
Enjoy an interactive workshop with wellness education and effective self-care strategies.
Explore your strengths; and connect with others.
Learn: Yogic breathing, relaxation, postures, meditation and mindfulness practices that anyone can do and benefit from.

Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation that will enhance enforcement of mental health parity laws by improving transparency and accountability related to the insurance coverage of mental health and substance use disorder treatment services for New Jersey residents. He was joined by advocates including NAMI New Jersey, legislative leaders and the Commissioners of Human Services and the Department of Banking and Insurance
The law (A2031/S1339) requires…

When you notice fine lines, wrinkles and an overall sagging appearance in the mirror, you may begin to wonder what options are available to prevent these signs of aging and keep you looking like the most youthful and energetic version...

Mental health suffers from a major image problem. One in every 4 people experiences mental health issues — yet we’re not very informed when it comes to talking about the topic. Hear fro…

Testicular Cancer: What You Need to Know
Last updated: Apr 05, 2019
Testicular cancer is rare when compared to prostate or lung cancer. But it is also one of the faster growing cancers that can develop in men. Dr. Adeep Thumar , a urologist who specializes in urinary and genital cancers at SMG, answers common questions about this disease that strikes men in the prime of their life
I’m a young, healthy guy in my 20s. Why do I need to know about…

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 4, 2019--Physicians’ Education Resource ® (PER ® ), a worldwide leader in continuing medical education (CME), will present its 1st AnnualPrecision Medicine Symposium: An Illustrated Tumor Board

Britney Spears has checked into a psychiatric facility after suffering from emotional distress, a source confirms to Variety. The 37 year-old singer was admitted over a week ago, as first reported …