Wear and tear on joints can cause osteoarthritis

Source: More than 50 million American adults, or 1 in 5 people over age 18, have some form of arthritis, according to the Arthritis Foundation. And by the year 2040 that number is expected to rise to 78 million. Arthritis is a general term meaning joint...

Nurses at two Hackensack Meridian hospitals get raises

Source: Asbury Park Press Nurses from Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune and Southern Ocean Medical Center in Stafford will get raises of up to 2.5 percent after ratifying a contract late Wednesday. The one-year contract also calls for no increase in their share of...

Featured Video: Psoriasis Awareness 2017

National Psoriasis Foundation · · Overview Makeup Artist Elyse Reneau · Singer Cyndi Lauper · NJ Psoriasis Specialists Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin. It typically affects the outside of the...

Woman dies days after buttock enhancement

Source: New York Daily News The family and lawyer of Latesha Bynum says she went to a shady clinic to get silicone injections from someone claiming to be a doctor — injections that cost the 31-year-old her life. Police sources said she received the procedure in mid-July at...

High Schoolers Can Win iPhone at Paramus Blood Donor Event

Students: Help those in need and enter to win a free iPhone 7! Join us August 7, 4 – 8 PM for our high school donation event in Paramus! Sources: Community Blood Services; Paramus Patch On Aug. 7, a special blood drive for high school students will be held in Paramus NJ....

Christie administration slammed over nursing board ‘crisis’

Source: North Democratic lawmakers and health care advocates contend that the state Board of Nursing, one of the busiest boards in the state, is understaffed and underfunded so badly that it has led to a months-long backlog of licenses and certifications for nurses and...