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Extracting My Own DNA

Extracting My Own DNA

In an experiment usually seen only in high school or college, eighth graders at East Brook Middle School of Paramus recently extracted their own DNA from their cheeks. After carefully…

Overcoming irritation in your running routine

Overcoming irritation in your running routine

Many men run to stay in shape or alleviate stress, but running can come with its own set of physical and mental irritations. To show all men that they can…

Dieticians Now at Inserra ShopRites

Dieticians Now at Inserra ShopRites

Inserra Supermarkets has announced the appointment of three registered dietitians who will be providing nutrition counseling and programming at its ShopRite stores in Ramsey, Hackensack and Hoboken. ShopRite’s retail dietitian…

This season, shop for your health

This season, shop for your health

The holidays are fast approaching, and there’s one must have for every shopping list: health insurance. And the place to get it? The Health Insurance Marketplace at HealthCare.gov. To help…

Losing Pounds for a Purpose

Losing Pounds for a Purpose

              The law firm of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, Club Fit NJ and Councilman Elie Y. Katz are cosponsoring  “Teaneck Pounds for a Purpose” to help residents get fit while…

Snowmen Brighten Hospital Tree

Snowmen Brighten Hospital Tree

Third grade students at Nellie K. Parker School of Hackensack recently decorated snowman ornaments for the John Theurer Cancer Center’s holiday tree located in the out-patient waiting room. The tree…

Hospital Welcomes First Midwife

        Kristin Mallon recently became the first midwife to receive admitting privileges at Hackensack University Medical Center. The news of a midwife attending deliveries at Hackensack comes at a pivotal time as more…

The ‘preventive medicine’ to help protect financial health when you’re seriously injured, ill or unable to work

The ‘preventive medicine’ to help protect financial health when you’re seriously injured, ill or unable to work

If injury or illness left you unable to work – even for a short time – would your financial health be at risk? Fifty-nine percent of U.S. workers said their…

National Memory Screening Day

National Memory Screening Day

HackensackUMC recently participated in National Memory Screening Day, an annual initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. More than 80 people attended the event, which was sponsored by the Center for…

Students Attend AIDS Event

Students Attend AIDS Event

Health teachers at Hackensack High school recently accompanied a group of students to the World AIDS Day event hosted by HackensackUMC at the Clinton Inn of Tenafly. Individuals with HIV shared…