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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…

Teens Attend AIDS Conference

Teens Attend AIDS Conference

The AIDS Outreach Program at HackensackUMC hosted the 15th annual World AIDS Day prevention-focused conference for high school students. This year’s conference was entitled “Getting Back to Zero” – meaning…

Teaneck Promotes Health Living

Teaneck Promotes Health Living

By Luke Servilio Rain, wind, and road closures didn’t stop dozens from gathering at the recent 32nd annual Teaneck Health Fair in at the Rodda Community Center. The event, coordinated…

Impact of the Affordable Care Act on your income taxes

Impact of the Affordable Care Act on your income taxes

The most significant implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, also known as “Obamacare,” are just around the corner. In addition to having wide-ranging effects on…

Chit Chat Toy Drive

Chit Chat Toy Drive

The Chit Chat Diner of Hackensack is hosting a toy drive from Dec. 1 to Dec. 15. All toys will be donated to the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital and…

The perfect 10 for your heart: new science shows combination of omegas supports heart health

The perfect 10 for your heart: new science shows combination of omegas supports heart health

One in three U.S. adults may benefit from support for healthy blood lipids, such as triglycerides, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Maintaining healthy blood lipids is…

Hackensack Bone Marrow Drive

Hackensack Bone Marrow Drive

The Hackensack Fire Department is hosting a four-day bone marrow registration drive to benefit the child of a brother firefighter. Owen Hogan, 2, the son of a New York City…

Chamber Supports Make a Wish Foundation

Chamber Supports Make a Wish Foundation

The Greater Hackensack Regional Chamber of Commerce recently made a presentation to the Make a Wish Foundation on behalf of Dr. David Bikoff and Charlotte Sodora. Bikoff and Sodora were…