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Dubai Ambulance Adds A C7 Corvette Grand Sport To Its Medical Fleet

Sam McEachern Dubai Ambulance recently added a C7 Corvette Grand Sport to its growing fleet of high-value first-response vehicles, along with a Nissan GT-R and a Range Rover. The C7 Corvette Grand Sport and Nissan... Read more →


New Test Diagnoses Lyme Disease within 15 Minutes

Rapid diagnostic test for Lyme disease matches and outperforms standard testing approaches; could be used in a clinician’s office Newswise — New York, NY—October 14, 2019—Some 300,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Lyme... Read more →


Philadelphia Department of Public Health Alert

Public Possibly Exposure to Measles in Philadelphia International Airport Harrisburg, PA (October 11, 2019)--–Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Philadelphia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley today alerted residents who visited the... Read more →


Public Health Alert: Hepatitis A Case Confirmed in Paterson, NJ

PATERSON, NJ--The New Jersey Department of Health is working with the Paterson Department of Health to notify residents about one confirmed case of hepatitis A in a food handler employed at Brother’s Produce located at... Read more →


Virtua surgeon earns exceptional credential in weight-loss medicine

Marlton, N.J.—A Virtua physician has earned an uncommon designation from a prestigious medical organization. Gaurav Sharma, MD, is one of only six N.J. physicians—and among just 117 in the United States and Canada—to be named... Read more →


Rutgers Study: Chinese American Men who Smoke at Great Risk of Lung Cancer

Newswise — NEW BRUNSWICK (Oct. 11, 2019) –– Cigarette smoking has long been known to cause lung cancer, but older Chinese American men are at an even greater risk. That knowledge prompted researchers at Rutgers... Read more →


Animals Bring Joy & Comfort to Patients - Masonic Villages of Pennsylvania

Nala walked excitedly beside her owner, Bethann Lizzi, one of hospice’s RN case managers. Her tail was wagging, as she knew she was going to visit with patients. As she walked down the hall, she... Read more →


Jefferson Health in New Jersey Receives MAAPE Proficiency Award  

Voorhees, NJ, October 8, 2019 - Jefferson Health in New Jersey (JHNJ) recently received a Proficiency Award from the nonprofit Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE). The award is the next tier in JHNJ’s journey... Read more →


Study: Loneliness, Transportation Among the Biggest Obstacles to Health in SJ

By Mike Sepanic CAMDEN CITY, NJ (October 8, 2019)--Loneliness is the one of the greatest challenges to public health in South Jersey. According to new research produced by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Atlantic County Flu Clinics Have Begun

MediaWize Longport Mayor Nicholas Russo gets a flu shot. The Atlantic County Division of Public Health is providing 13 public flu shot clinics for those 18 years and older now through Nov. 6 at locations... Read more →


Flu Shots Available in Gloucester City, Camden City, Cherry Hill, Etc.

CORRECTED/UPDATED The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services recommends everyone get a flu shot this flu season, especially children and seniors who are most vulnerable. The flu shots are provided for no-out-of-pocket cost.... Read more →


Back for Seconds: “Dine Out For Blythedale Children’s Hospital”

Returns on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 65+ restaurants in Westchester, Hudson Valley, NYC & Connecticut to raise money for medically complex kids Blythedale Children’s Hospital, New York’s only independent, specialty children’s hospital and one of... Read more →


Executive Order on Modernizing Influenza Vaccines in the United States

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows:... Read more →


CBD Products that are Water Soluble

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 5, 2019)--The traditional oil-based CBD products possess some drawbacks like they have the bioavailability issue, in which, many a time the product is not completely absorbed by the body and gets cleared away... Read more →


New Jersey Recommends Bans Sales of Flavored Electronic Smoking Devices

Recommendations Include a Ban on Sales of Flavored Electronic Smoking Devices and Products TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced recommendations and guidelines from the Electronic Smoking Device Task Force, which was created by Executive... Read more →


Emerging parasitic disease mimics the symptoms of visceral leishmaniasis in people

A female Anopheles albimanus mosquito taking a blood meal. Some Crithidia parasites are known to parasitize anopheline mosquitoes.CDC/James Gathany A new study published this week online in Emerging Infectious Diseasessuggests that transmission of a protozoan... Read more →


NJ Announces First Death Associated with National Vaping Outbreak

TRENTON, NJ (October 1, 2019)--The Department of Health today is announcing the first New Jersey death associated with the national vaping outbreak. The death, involving an adult female from northern New Jersey, was reported to... Read more →


How Do You Help Someone Recovering from Anorexia?

Gloucestercitynews.net (9-27-19)--It is estimated that there are around 70 million people who are suffering from anorexia all around the world. The disease is also known for having the highest mortality rate of any mental illness.... Read more →


New Patient Tower at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital to be named in Honor of Board Member John Silvestri

The Jefferson Health Foundation – New Jersey announced today that the new patient tower under construction at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital will be named in honor of John P. Silvestri and his family, who have... Read more →


Infection Control Officer Dr. Cindy Hou Speaks at 4th Annual Jefferson Sepsis Symposium

Jefferson NJ Infection Control Officer Dr. Cindy Hou recently was among speakers at the 4th Annual Jefferson Sepsis Symposium, held at Thomas Jefferson University. In addition to being on the “Debates in Sepsis” panel discussion,... Read more →


Community Partner Spotlight: The Goddard School of Cherry Hill

Last month, the Goddard School of Cherry Hill hosted a Luau Family Fun Day for a great cause. Parents, children, staff and volunteers enjoyed food, crafts, raffle baskets, a DJ, face painting and more -... Read more →


SURGEON GENERAL: "No Such Thing As Medical Marijuana (WATCH)

WASHINGTON, DC--Watch a short video where Surgeon General Jerome Adams says the potency of today’s marijuana may be a detriment to business investment and worker efficacy. “There is no such thing as medical marijuana,” he... Read more →


National Institute of Drug Abuse Explains Why Drugged Driving is Dangerous

Revised March 2019 Gloucestercitynews.net--Drugged driving is driving a vehicle while impaired due to the intoxicating effects of recent drug use. It can make driving a car unsafe—just like driving after drinking alcohol. Drugged driving puts... Read more →


A Mom's Story on the Dangers of Marijuana

BY LORI ROBERSON | MOMS STRONG Shane (photo, right) was my first-born son who grew into a handsome 6’4” young man. He always seemed larger than life and he had a big heart, infectious smile,... Read more →