People are dying after procedures in NJ “same day” surgery centers

Source: North They are called “same-day surgery centers,” leading patients to expect a quick in-and-out for a routine procedure. But the experience was anything but routine for Rekhaben Shah, 67, who reported to the Oak Tree Surgery Center in Edison for a...

Health Insurer Horizon to Invest $275M Due to New Tax Law

Source: New Jersey’s largest health insurer says it will invest $275 million in new initiatives and customer relief as a result of the new federal tax law. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield announced that it would commit $150 million in to-be-determined benefits for...

Featured Video: Sleep Health Awareness/Sleep-In 2018 Benefit

Sleep Health Awareness: Narcolespy · Other Disorders · Donate to Nearly 70 percent of adults report insufficient sleep or rest at least once a month, and 11 percent report insufficient sleep every day of the month. Nearly 70 percent of high school...

Holmdel: Turning a Food Allergy Into an Online Business

Source: Asbury Park Press When Olivia “Liv” Moglino of Holmdel was 16 months old, her mother unknowingly cut her food with a knife she’d just used to cut her older sister’s peanut butter and jelly sandwich. “I almost died from cross-contamination with peanuts...

Video: Rare Disease Awareness Day

Rare Disease Awareness Day 2018: New Jersey Events: Jersey City 3/4 · Trenton 3/5 Source: Rare Disease Day® takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective is to raise awareness with the general public and...

Featured Video: Eating Disorder Awareness

National Eating Online Symptom Screening Helpline (800) 931-2237 · Text “NEDA” to 741741 · Online Chat Body Image: · New Jersey Events · New Jersey Specialists Eating disorders (EDs) are serious but treatable mental illnesses that can...