ANS Spine Center: Teacher teaches an important medical lesson

Source: Central Jersey.com Delacey Thiele, a 34-year-old health and phys ed teacher, was always physically active. “Engaging with my students at Wantage Elementary School and being outdoors with my family is very important to me,” Delacey said. That wasn’t so easy when her legs...
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New Jersey Celebrates National Health Center Week

Sources: NJ Dept. of Health; HealthCareCenterWeek.org To showcase the comprehensive health care provided at more than 100 Federally Qualified Health Centers across New Jersey, about 70 events are scheduled during National Health Center Week (Aug. 13-19) – including a kickoff...
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The Battle of Bayonne: Turf Wars Over Satellite Emergency Departments Part 3

Source: New Jersey Spotlight PART ONE   |   PART TWO To underscore its point about access, CarePoint submitted its own waiver request in January to build a satellite emergency department (SED) in Greenville to address the need it said the Barnabas facility in Bayonne...
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First responders work to increase addiction outreach, support

Source: Press of Atlantic City After her son was revived from a heroin overdose in Atlantic City, Elisa Ford wrote a letter thanking the police officer who used Narcan on her son that night. Atlantic City police officer Joe Bereheiko had never gotten any correspondence like that...
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Featured Video: Summer Child Car Safety

Summer Child Car Safety: KidsAndCars.org · Safety Checklist Res-Q-Me™ Window-Shattering Tool · Other Car Hazards To Children An average of 37 children die needlessly every year from vehicular heatstroke. This year, twenty-eight children have died already. “No one thinks...
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Experts: Plan to institute military oath against suicide could backfire

Source: Stripes.com Rep. Brian Mast, (R-FL), who took office this January, is an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan lost both of his legs in 2010 from a roadside bomb, championed the “Oath of Exit” on the House floor last month because servicemembers are known for honoring...
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