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Making wellness programs work for your wallet and lifestyle

Making wellness programs work for your wallet and lifestyle

By now you’ve probably heard the message loud and clear: Staying well through preventive steps is cheaper, healthier and easier for everyone than waiting until a health condition becomes an…

Poise Martial Arts & Fitness Now Open

Poise Martial Arts & Fitness Now Open

      Rodrigo Villagomez brings Poise Martial Arts & Fitness (4 Bergen St.) to Hackensack, where he is offering fitness kickboxing classes for adults and children, ages 5 and up.       Visit…

The safety net that helps Americans with disabilities stay afloat

The safety net that helps Americans with disabilities stay afloat

John Miller never much thought about the possibility that he might one day become disabled; he was too busy building and renovating homes throughout suburban Washington, D.C. For 40 years,…

County Breaks Ground on Health Center

County Breaks Ground on Health Center

More than 100 Bergen Community College students, faculty, staff and guests gathered on Aug. 22 to witness the groundbreaking of the $26 million Health Professions Integrated Teaching Center at the…

Revealed: keys to getting kids to eat more veggies

Revealed: keys to getting kids to eat more veggies

Incorporating veggies into your family’s diet this summer can be easier than you ever thought. How? Creative parents know that adding flavor and making veggies a crunchy, fun treat can…

HackensackUMC EMS Awards

HackensackUMC EMS Awards

Hackensack University Medical Center recently celebrated its 22nd Annual Emergency Medical Services Excellence Awards Dinner at the Stony Hill Inn of Hackensack. First responders from across the county were honored…

Baby boomers and age-related eye disease

Baby boomers and age-related eye disease

As the population continues to age at an unprecedented rate, the concern about age-related eye disease comes more into focus. According to the US Census Bureau, the population of adults…

Remedies for deadly heat: more than just staying hydrated

Remedies for deadly heat: more than just staying hydrated

Some parts of the country are experiencing record high temperatures this summer. Las Vegas hit 117 degrees and Phoenix topped the charts at 119 degrees. Salt Lake City also hit…

Walking for Multiple Sclerosis

Walking for Multiple Sclerosis

       Corpus Christi School of Hasbrouck Heights recently raised $15,000 during its annual MS Walk. This was the sixth year the school held the event which has yielded more…

Christie Receives Award from HUMC

Christie Receives Award from HUMC

The 2013 John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC) Award was presented to Governor Chris Christie at a ceremony at Hackensack University Medical Center on July 2. The honor was given to…