Rutgers Gun Violence Public Health Seminar; Alzheimer’s NJ 2018 Fundraiser Walks

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People are dying after procedures in NJ “same day” surgery centers — Part 2

Source: North Part 1 Fifty-two people died at New Jersey “same day” surgery centers between September 2008 and January 2017, according to an open-records request. More than 1,200 “events” — a neutral term that refers to death, falling into a coma during or...

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...

Old Bridge Friends of Meg Cancer Fundraiser; Spotswood Dentist Honored

Spotswood, New Jersey dentist Dr. Matthew Sorkin has been selected to the 2018 America’s Best Dentists registry. Selections were made by the National Consumer Advisory Board, an organization that identifies top professionals in their fields. The National Consumer Advisory...

Maplewood: Free Health Screenings at the Hilton Library and City Hall; Nutritional Month Kickoff

Source: Essex News The Overlook Van will visit the Maplewood library’s Hilton Branch, 1688 Springfield Ave., throughout the year to provide free health screenings, educational materials and individual counseling: Body mass index and blood glucose screenings and sleep...