Two Years After Being Shot, Paralyzed Newark Man Walks Again

Source: RLS Media A Newark man who hasn’t been able to feel his legs or walk in over two years due to a shooting that left him paralyzed has taken his first steps in downtown Newark on Friday afternoon. Officials and organizers from the “First Step, Wheelchair to...

Featured Video: Rock Out To Knock out Muscular Dystrophy Benefit 2017

Fifth Annual Rock Out To Knock Out Muscular Dystrophy Sunday August 27 Dingbatz Club, Clifton NJ Benefit for Muscular Dystrophy Association · Tickets · Donate · Neuromuscular Disease Index Sources:; Rock Against Dystrophy would not be possible...

ANS Spine Center: Teacher teaches an important medical lesson

Source: Central 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...

New Jersey Celebrates National Health Center Week

Sources: NJ Dept. of Health; 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...

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...

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...