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The key to pursuing dreams for people with diabetes

The key to pursuing dreams for people with diabetes

When most people think of the 29.1 million people in the United States living with diabetes, they don’t think of competitive athletes who are performing at the top echelons of…

Garden of Dreams Foundation Unveils Refurbished Outpatient Registration Area in the Pediatric Center at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital

Garden of Dreams Foundation Unveils Refurbished Outpatient Registration Area in the Pediatric Center at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital

The Garden of Dreams Foundation recently unveiled the refurbished Pediatric Outpatient Family Welcome Area at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at HackensackUMC. The newly renovated and redecorated space on…

Tips for traveling while on kidney dialysis

Tips for traveling while on kidney dialysis

For people who have lost the function of their kidneys, dialysis is a life-sustaining treatment they must undergo several times per week. Although dialysis doesn’t take vacations, dialysis patients sure…

Are you sneezing your way through ‘the most wonderful time of the year?’

Are you sneezing your way through ‘the most wonderful time of the year?’

You don’t want to be a Scrooge – you really don’t – but every year at the holidays you wonder why your “seasonal” allergies are still bothering you. Why are…

New online portal connects women living with metastatic breast cancer to peer-support and educational resources

New online portal connects women living with metastatic breast cancer to peer-support and educational resources

Kimberly Jewett was shocked and scared when, after nearly four years cancer free, she learned her breast cancer had returned as metastatic breast cancer (MBC), meaning it had spread outside…

FDA’s message to moms: Eat more seafood

FDA’s message to moms: Eat more seafood

Your mother probably told you “fish is brain food.” Turns out she was right. The nutrients in seafood are vital to the brain development of young children, especially during pregnancy.…

Ick factor – Why you may be struggling to get rid of those pesky head lice

Ick factor – Why you may be struggling to get rid of those pesky head lice

Whether your kids are off to summer camp, you’re gearing up for back-to-school, there is snow on the ground or flowers are blooming, you may find yourself dealing with a…

You don’t always get what you pay for when buying eyeglasses online

You don’t always get what you pay for when buying eyeglasses online

With busy lives and tight budgets, Americans continuously try to find ways to save time and money, which is why online shopping has become so common. However, some purchases are…

Stay on top of your rheumatoid arthritis with these helpful tips

Stay on top of your rheumatoid arthritis with these helpful tips

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an incurable, progressive disease in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks a person’s joints, causing inflammation and damage. Approximately 1.3 million people have RA. This…

Bergen’s Paramedic Program Responds to Need

Bergen’s Paramedic Program Responds to Need

Bergen Community College officials, including Paramedic Science Director/Professor Jennifer McCarthy, President B. Kaye Walter, Ph.D., Dean of Health Professions Susan Barnard, D.H.S. and Board of Trustees Chair E. Carter Corriston,…