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Judges for the 2020 Hearst Health Prize Announced

Leaders to Select Winner of the Fifth Annual Competition Recognizing Outstanding, Proven Population Health Programs June 20, 2019 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO & PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hearst Health, a division of Hearst, and the Jefferson College of Population Health, part of Thomas Jefferson University, today announced the panel of... Read more →


Goodwill Home Medical Equipment Advises Seniors to Incorporate Walking Into Their Daily Routine

Lawrenceville, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/19/2019 -- Goodwill Home Medical Equipment carries a wide range of gently-used, donated medical supplies in Philadelphia. These types of equipment include various forms of walking aids to help seniors with their daily exercise routines. A simple physical activity, such as walking, provides many benefits... Read more →


Israeli Tween’s Transatlantic Trek for Top-Notch CareLeads to Blythedale Children’s Hospital in NY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The excruciating pain for 12-year-old Eliya was so unbearable, that her screams woke up her sleeping family. This was September 2018 in Jerusalem, Israel. Eliya was diagnosed with spondylolisthesis, a spinal disorder causing slippage of the vertebrae. Eliya experienced severe back pain and progressive weakness in her... Read more →


Be You, The Solasta Group Donate 25 Baby Baskets to Support Jefferson Family Health Services in New Jersey

On Thursday, June 20th, Be You — a Burlington, NJ-based nonprofit affiliate of The Solasta Group — donated baby baskets for the third consecutive year to Jefferson’s New Jersey-based Family Health Services. Since 2017, Be You has donated more than 100 baskets, including 25 this year, at both Jefferson Family... Read more →


More Instances of Fraud and Mismanagement Over New Jersey Tax Incentives Surface in New Report

“This story was originally published by ProPublica.” by Jeff Pillets and Nancy Solomon, WNYC A hospital connected to New Jersey political boss George E. Norcross III lied to win state tax breaks, a new special task force report says. The report details several other new pieces of evidence of Norcross’... Read more →


Jefferson New Jersey Hospitals Each Receive Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award

Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, Jefferson Stratford Hospital and Jefferson Washington Township Hospital have each received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award. Additionally, Jefferson Washington Township Hospital — a state-designated Comprehensive Stroke Center — received the Target: StrokeSMHonor Roll Elite Plus Award, while... Read more →


U.S. Youth Suicides on the Rise

CNBNews graphics file Newswise (Gloucestercitynews.net)--— Suicide rates among teens and young adults in the United States are on the rise among both males and females, reaching their highest point in 2017, according to newly published research analyzing suicide trends among U.S. youth between 2000 and 2017, the last year for... Read more →


NOT GUILTY! Two Pennsylvania physicians acquitted of drug charges

Northern District of West Virginia WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – After an eight-day trial, Dr. Krishan Kumar Aggarwal, of Moon Township, Pennsylvania, and Dr. Cherian John, of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, were found not guilty of drug charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. “The jury returned not guilty verdicts against Dr. Aggarwal... Read more →


Healthcare for Athletes: Six Ways To Recover From An Injury

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 19, 2019)--Whether you’re a professional athlete, or simply someone who takes sport and physical fitness very seriously, suffering an injury can be debilitating and devastating. Not only can it leave you unable to train or compete, but you could also find yourself limited with regards to your daily activities... Read more →


Seven Jefferson Health New Jersey Interns Graduate from Project SEARCH Work-Transition Program

The third class of talented Y.A.L.E. School interns recently graduated from Jefferson Health’s Project SEARCH program at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital. Launched in Cincinnati in 1996, Project SEARCH is a work-transition program for young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities; it has grown to more than 400 host employer... Read more →


Jefferson Health New Jersey's Bariatric Surgery Program Completes it's 4,000th Surgery

When it comes to bariatric surgery, having a strong support system is key to success. For the past 12 years, the bariatric surgery program at Jefferson Stratford Hospital has continuously supported the unique opportunity for patients to speak with program employees who walked an identical path to a healthier life.... Read more →


Joy through Art: How an Associate's Son Spreads Happiness through Creativity

Nick Farrauto, 17-year-old son of Jefferson Washington Township Hospital ED Nurse, Tracey Sosa, has a unique talent that he shares not only with his mother’s coworkers, but with the world. Diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder as a young child, Nick’s tendencies began to worsen during his adolescence. But after a... Read more →


Terminally Ill Who Request Doctors Make Decisions For Them Undergo More Aggressive Final Treatments

Rutgers study finds dying patients accept aggressive or experimental treatments even if it lessens their quality of life (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Terminally ill patients who request that physicians make decisions on their behalf are more likely to receive aggressive treatments in the weeks before they die, according to a Rutgers study. The study,... Read more →


June 18 Free Naloxone Distribution Day

Visit Participating Pharmacies to Anonymously Obtain Free Lifesaving Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdoses (Gloucestercitynews.net)--As part of Governor Murphy’s initiative to combat the opioid crisis, New Jerseyans will be able to visit participating pharmacies and anonymously obtain naloxone at no cost on June 18, without an individual prescription or an appointment.... Read more →


Gloucester County Freeholders Donate Harm Reduction Kits to Jefferson Washington Township

The Emergency Department (ED) at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital received 100 Harm Reduction & Recovery Kits from the Gloucester County Freeholders on Wednesday for those who have overdosed and have used Narcan®. Jefferson’s Washington Township ED, the ED at Inspira Medical Center - Woodbury, and Gloucester County Emergency Medical Services... Read more →


Jefferson Health, Washington Township Partner to Launch Bike Share Program at Washington Lake Park

Jefferson Health’s presence and impact within the Washington Township community extends beyond the hospital campus, and the latest example of that became evident Monday morning at Washington Lake Park (626 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, Sewell). Washington Township launched a new Bike Share program at the popular community park, following a $20,000... Read more →


VHA Restricting Smoking in Health Care Facilities

WASHINGTON — (Gloucestercitynews.net)--As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) commitment to provide excellent health care for Veterans, the department will implement a new policy restricting smoking by patients, visitors, volunteers, contractors and vendors at its health care facilities by October. Although VA has historically permitted smoking in... Read more →


Shore Medical Center Names Mary Jean “MJ” Redmond, Guardian Angel of the Month

mvitale source: Somers Point Shore Medical Center in Somers Point Shore Medical Center is proud to recognize Mary Jean “MJ” Redmond, MSN, RN, ACAGNP, of its Endoscopy Unit as its June Guardian Angel of the Month for providing passionate and exceptional care to Shore’s patients. The Guardian Angel Program was... Read more →


*Free Naloxone Distribution Throughout New Jersey on June 18

Visit Participating Pharmacies to Anonymously Obtain Free Lifesaving Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdoses TRENTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 14, 2019)– Today, Governor Phil Murphy announced free distribution of naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug, at participating pharmacies throughout New Jersey on June 18. As part of Governor Murphy’s initiative to combat the opioid... Read more →


NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome Celebrates Tourette Awareness in Trenton

Members of the General Assembly helped NJCTS recognize Youth Scholarship winners, Youth Advocates of the Year and top fundraisers in a ceremony at the War Memorial. Somerville, NJ, June 2019 --(PR.com)-- Gloucestercitynews.net)--To mark the occasion of Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day in New Jersey, NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated... Read more →


Deadly tick-borne virus cured with experimental flu drug, in mice

Bourbon virus has sickened people in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma Newswise — Only a few cases of the newly discovered Bourbon virus have been reported, and two of them ended in death, partly because no specific treatments are available for the tick-borne illness. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine... Read more →


Op-Ed: Recreational pot and Gov. Wolf's rose-colored glasses

By Mark O’Keefe | The Center Square Gov. Tom Wolf needs to take off his rose-colored glasses and face reality. In a recent interview with KYW Newsradio, Wolf said Pennsylvanians would “like to see some movement’’ on legalizing marijuana. While it’s true that a recent Franklin & Marshall poll showed... Read more →