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Medical Study on Back Pain Injuries Released

Newswise — Medical guidelines help doctors understand the best way to treat health conditions. Surprisingly, many doctors do not adhere to them, and this is a problem, according to a new study by scientists at University of Utah Health and MDGuidelines. People with lower back pain injury miss 11 more days of work in a... Read more →


Cooper Health Care Sponsors Men’s Health Discussions/COVID-19 Vaccine Events

First 50 to attend each event will receive free men’s health book (CAMDEN CITY , NJ) – Two free men’s health events are being held by Cooper University Health Care as part its ongoing COVID-19 vaccine education initiative. Louis Bezich, author of Crack the Code: 10 Proven Secrets that Motivate Healthy Behavior and Inspire Fulfilment... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Hysteria Grips Pro-Abortion Activists

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on abortion-rights activists: Pro-abortion activists are in a state of hysteria. The reasons why are not hard to understand. A baby at 40 weeks... Many don’t realize that Colorado is one of only eight U.S. states that permit abortion right up until birth. In... Read more →


NJ Politics: Are You Tired of This Guy?

Tired of This Guy? DONATE NOW! CLICK HERE *All contributions under $1,200 are not required to be reported to ELEC. News articles George Norcross: The Man Who Destroyed Democracy Philadelphia Magazine, 2019 A Power Broker Flexing Muscle, Caught on Tape New York Times, 2005 Federal authorities wiretapped the phones of Democratic power broker in 2016... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care Offers Tips for Summer Travel Seasona

Tips for Summer Travel Season – Arrive Alive, Don’t Text and Drive In 2020, Fatal Crashes Increased in New Jersey (CAMDEN CITy, NJ) – May is Trauma Awareness Month, which coincides with the traditional start of the summer travel season. In the United States, trauma is the leading cause of death for ages 1 through... Read more →


Woman Admits Fraudulently Obtaining over $200,000 Worth of iPhones

NEWARK, N.J. – A Bronx woman today admitted fraudulently obtaining over $200,000 worth of Apple iPhones, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Rosanna Lucrecia Cruel Blanco, 39, of Bronx, New York, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Clair C. Cecchi to an information charging her with one count of conspiracy to commit... Read more →


All-Virtual Exhibition of A New View Camden

CAMDEN – The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) is presenting an all-virtual exhibition of A New View – Camden – a Bloomberg Philanthropies-funded public art installation project that addresses illegal dumping in Camden – through Sunday, October 31. The material exhibition will open in the Stedman Gallery, located in the Fine Arts Complex on... Read more →


Cooper Expands Hours at Neighborhood COVID-19 Vaccination and Education Center

Cooper University Health Care (EAST CAMDEN, NJ)(April 29, 2021) -- Cooper University Health Care is expanding the hours at the COVID-19 Vaccination and Education Center at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center in East Camden. COVID-19 vaccinations at the site are available Mondays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesdays from 2... Read more →


American Heart Association Tips in Honor of Move More Month

Find your fierce with 5 tips to move more throughout the day Atlantic County, NJ – 4/14/21 — One in four U.S. adults are sitting for longer than eight hours each day, and this lack of activity is bad for mental and physical health. The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on... Read more →


MLB Moves All Star Game because of Georgia’s New Election Law

Commissioner of Baseball Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement today regarding the 2021 All-Star Game: “Over the last week, we have engaged in thoughtful conversations with Clubs, former and current players, the Players Association, and The Players Alliance, among others, to listen to their views. I have decided that the best way to... Read more →


U.S. Army Surgeon General Visits Cooper University Health Care

VIDEO CLIP FROM EVENT (CAMDEN, NJ) – On March 18, 2021, Lieutenant General R. Scott Dingle, The U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command, visited Cooper University Health Care to meet with hospital leadership and current Army personnel embedded at Cooper as part of Army Medical Department Military-Civilian Trauma Team Training... Read more →


CNB Medical News: Report Exposes New Jersey’s Top Behavioral Health Providers

Report Comes on the Heels of Important Legislation Protecting Workers’ Rights and Improving Standards for Consumers Hamilton – Today, a new report was released that exposes how New Jersey’s top behavioral health providers have thrived as a group, while leaving the state’s consumers and their own employees behind. The report was released by United We... Read more →


CONGRESSMAN Norcross Announces More Than $408K for Cancer Research at Coriell Institute

WASHINGTON POLITICS CAMDEN CITY NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today that the Coriell Institute for Medical Research, located in Camden City, has been awarded a $408,617 grant from the National Cancer Institute. This grant will go towards a research project aimed at exploring drug resistance in patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).... Read more →


First Neighborhood COVID-19 Vaccination and Education Center Opens in the Cramer Hill Section

(CAMDEN, NJ) - Cooper University Health Care will open the first neighborhood-based COVID-19 Vaccination and Education Center at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center in Camden. The Cramer Hill site will be open for vaccination appointments for Camden residents beginning Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. The Cramer Hill and East Camden section makes... Read more →


Washington Politics: Has The GOP Lost its way?

What should the Republican party look like after Donald Trump? For many prominent establishment figures, the only way back is to purge the forces that brought Trump to power. But others warn that rejecting the millions of voters who supported the former president is the wrong call for the American right. On Thursday, February 11,... Read more →


What You Need to Know About Health in Gloucester City

Community health is a vital part of every city. Before you decide to move to Gloucester City, or if you are unsure of the best ways to care for your health within the city, this guide will explore everything that you need to know about healthcare and family health in New Jersey and the surrounding... Read more →


NEW STUDY: Air Purifiers May Do More Harm Than Good...

...in Confined Spaces with Airborne Viruses A computation shows air purifiers in elevators and other confined spaces can actually increase saliva droplet dispersal, spreading COVID-19. 25-Jan-2021 10:00 AM EST, by American Institute of Physics (AIP) 3 favorite_border Talib Dbouk and Dimitris Drikakis The video shows the velocity contour isosurfaces and droplet spread inside an elevator... Read more →


90-Bed Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center in Cherry Hill Opens

THE RECOVERY VILLAGE CHERRY HILL AT COOPER New inpatient center to offer treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions LAKE WORTH, FL - (January 13, 2021) - Advanced Recovery Systems and Cooper University Health Care announces that it will open The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper, a new, 90-bed inpatient drug... Read more →


New Jersey's Vaccination Phases; Who is Eligible

Last Updated: 01/14/2021 New Jersey is rolling out COVID-19 vaccines step-by-step to serve all adults who live, work, or are being educated in the state. The State's goal is to vaccinate 70 percent of the adult population – or 4.7 million adults – within six months. While the State's current plan is highlighted below, the... Read more →


United Methodist Communities Residents, Collingswood Receive COVID-19 Vaccination

COLLINGSWOOD, NJ (January 15, 2021)--UMC is pleased that New Jersey has made the right decision and included long-term care residents and staff as a top priority for vaccination in our state. While the vaccine is not a panacea, it is an important step towards making our community healthy and safe. After ten long months, it... Read more →


How to Beat Your Allergies All Through the Year

(CNBNews)(January 13, 2021)--Anything from pollen and mold spores to pet dander and dust mites can trigger allergies if you’re unfortunate enough to suffer with them. But while many people may think that allergies are only a burden in the summer months, the reality is that they can be troublesome throughout the whole year. If you... Read more →


New Jersey's Slow Rollout of Virus Vaccine Criticized

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said more than 100,000 New Jersey health care workers and long-term care residents have received a COVID-19 vaccine, raising questions as to why the number is so low when the state received 400,000 vaccines. About 120,000 vaccines have... Read more →


Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Celebrates Its First Baby of 2021

The first baby born at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes on January 1, 2021, arrived at 3:33 am. Tylin weighed 6 pounds and is 20 inches long. His parents Tanequa and Tyrone of Glassboro, NJ are delighted to welcome their third child at the dawn of a new year. Tylin has two siblings, 7-year-old Khamari... Read more →


The Best Gift is the Gift of Giving Back

We hope you and your loved ones are staying healthy and safe this holiday season. As 2020 comes to an end, we at The Cooper Foundation, are hopeful for what 2021 has to offer. Despite COVID-19 leaving its mark on us all, the Foundation, along with your generosity, has been able to support our dedicated... Read more →


COVID-19 VACCINE HAS ARRIVED IN NJ

How will New Jersey distribute a COVID-19 vaccine? Is there a plan? New Jersey will roll out COVID-19 vaccines step-by-step to serve all adults who live, work, or are being educated in the state. Vaccination Phases Currently, vaccines are available to those who are in Category 1A which includes paid and unpaid persons serving in... Read more →


Virtua Health Employees Received COVID-19 Vaccines on Friday

Virtua frontline health workers are among the first in N.J. and Philadelphia region to receive the new vaccine (MARLTON, NJ---December 18, 2020) Virtua Health, South Jersey’s largest health system, began immunizing its frontline staff Friday with the new COVID-19 vaccine. The first teams to receive vaccines are those with the highest inherent risk for exposure... Read more →


The Beginning of COVID-19 Vaccinations in New Jersey Start Tuesday

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey is receiving 76,000 doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, with the first vaccination taking place on Tuesday, according to Gov. Phil Murphy. The vaccine does not mean that residents should stop taking precautions against the virus including wearing masks and social distancing, the... Read more →


YOU ARE NOT ALONE

GTPD Community Bulletin: Help Is A Phone Call Away REMINDER: YOU ARE NOT ALONE. If you're feeling down, or you or a loved one feel unsafe: Crisis Text Line: text “NJ” to 741741 Family Helpline: 1-800-843-5437 Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-572-7233 Mental Health Hotline: 866-202-4357 We will get through this together. Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department... Read more →


Cooper Appoints Chief Philanthropy Officer

(CAMDEN, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care has promoted Robert A. Ortiz Jr., JD, to senior vice president and chief philanthropy officer of The Cooper Foundation, the philanthropic, community outreach, and community development arm of Cooper University Health Care. “We are pleased to have Mr. Ortiz, who has more than 20 years of proven fundraising... Read more →


Ways to get a payday loan when you have disability benefits

(December 4, 2020)--Payday loans can cater to your short-term financial requirement. The people who get Social Security disability advantages often think that they might not qualify for a payday loan. The truth is in most situations; they will get allowed for this loan. It would help if you had a steady income flow to attain... Read more →


Judicial Watch: Americans Facing Electoral Coup

“He was the incoming National Security Advisor of the President… Does that tell you anything about all the hypocrisy of the Republicans and Democrats who are pressuring President Trump to give up all his challenges?” President Trump’s detractors are calling for the president to concede the 2020 election and initiate the transition process. Some have... Read more →


Marie Rose Fitzpatrick, of Gloucester City; Cooper Hospital Nurse, Longtime Parishioner of St. Marys

Marie Rose Fitzpatrick Gloucester City - On November 10, 2020. Age 83. Surrounded by her loving family, Marie went home to Our Lord. Born in West Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late James and Emily (Robinson) Cooper. Loving mother of Karen Fitzpatrick (Sharon), Mary Elliott (Joe), Anne Harter (Gary) and Kathleen Fitzpatrick.... Read more →


Congressman Norcross Joined With Other Groups to Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Nov. 15, 2020)-- – On Thursday, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) joined American Training Center, Cooper University Health Care and New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development officials virtually to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week and the induction of the first Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Apprenticeship class in South Jersey. “A registered apprenticeship... Read more →


Head Injury Risk for Soccer Players could be reduced with Simple Adjustments to the Ball (video)

The average soccer player heads the ball 12 times in a game, and each header carries up to 100g acceleration, enough to cause serious brain damage. A Purdue study led by Prof. Eric Nauman quantifies how inflating balls to lower pressures, and subbing them out when they get wet, has the potential to reduce head... Read more →


Support MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper...Shop for a Cure

Get a Jump Start on Your Holiday Shopping! November 12-18, 2020 Support MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper by shopping these select retailers offering a wide variety of clothing, jewelry and gifts. Holiday Gifts! Baby Gifts! Hostess Gifts! Your purchase will raise funds to help women fighting cancer -- and support local businesses who will... Read more →


This Is Ed’s Story—Everyone With ALS Counts

(NAPSI)—Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells. It first gained national attention as Lou Gehrig’s disease, named after the famous baseball player who was diagnosed with ALS in 1939. To date, the cause of ALS is unknown, and there is still no known cure. The disease strikes quickly,... Read more →


Advanced Medical Care – Cardiology Care in Brooklyn, NY 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 20,2020)--Unfortunately, most often it happens that we, without knowing it or noticing, create unbearable conditions for our heart. Constant stress, smoking, drinking alcohol, a sedentary lifestyle, excess weight often turn out to be overwhelming for our main organ. Which is created for an active and long life, and we must learn to take care... Read more →


When Do You Know The Senior Years Are Here?

By: Joe Ball, CNBNews Contributor As a person gets older, and doesn’t recognize that youth is a memory, into their life comes hints of aging. Here are a few being experienced by this writer. At the office: …I’m making more outgoing sales calls, then there are incoming calls with orders. …Former personnel, passing through Phila.,... Read more →


October is Liver Awareness Month:

A COTA Family is Celebrating Their Toddler’s Now Healthy Liver and Their Donor Family’s Selfless Decision October 1, 2020 -- October is Liver Awareness Month, which is the month touted by the American Liver Foundation to raise public awareness of the importance of liver health. More than 30 million Americans suffer with some form of... Read more →


Maryland Aug. 19 Fishing Report: Summer Fishing Trips with the Kids Are Loaded with Fun

by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Anyone who has encountered an American eel knows there is hardly anything harder to hold onto. Young Fhinn was fishing with his dad for northern snakeheads when he caught this American eel and he seems to be doing a pretty good job of hanging onto... Read more →


Community Grants Awarded to Camden City Not-for-Profit Organizations

Conner Strong & Buckelew, American Water, The Michaels Organization, NFI, and The Cooper Foundation Sponsor Community Building Grants to Camden City Based Non-Profit Organizations CAMDEN CITY, NJ – George E. Norcross, III, Chairman of Cooper University Health Care, announced that four Camden City based non-profit community organizations will receive grant awards from the supplemental round... Read more →


Virtua Health Tips: How to Responsibly Host Summer Gatherings

Virtua Health nurse practitioner offers advice for safer socializing during the pandemic (MARLTON, N.J.) After months of isolation, many of us are craving in-person visits with our friends and family members. And with some lockdown restrictions easing, more people may want to hold such get-togethers. To be clear, it’s still safest to avoid unnecessary contact... Read more →


Virtua and Lourdes: A Look Back and a Look Ahead

July marks one-year anniversary of two South Jersey health systems becoming one (MARLTON, N.J.) One year ago, Virtua Health assumed ownership of Lourdes Health System, a transaction that reshaped health care in South Jersey. Although the subsequent months presented unforeseeable challenges and changes to the health care industry – and all aspects of life –... Read more →


HHS Gives Cooper Health Over $480,000 for Addiction Research

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced that Cooper Health System will receive $488,189 in grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for their Addiction Medicine Fellowship program. “As America faces a number of pandemics, this funding will help address the opioid epidemic and all who are... Read more →


Philadelphia Customs and Border Protection Help Rescue UK Sailor

Release Date: June 3, 2020 PHILADELPHIA – A United Kingdom citizen, plucked from his disabled sailboat in the Atlantic Ocean by a good Samaritan merchant ship, is quickly heading home due to the immediate humanitarian accommodation by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Philadelphia today. William Brannan was sailing from St. Maarten to the... Read more →


Cooper Hospital: Lend A Hand to Our Littlest Patients

How COVID-19 Has Affected Pediatrics COVID-19 has affected all areas of the hospital and we've had to change policies and procedures which have impacted the patient experience. For children, fear and anxiety can be heightened when they see a nurse or physician completely covered in PPE, unable to share a comforting smile. When children are... Read more →


Rev. Francis J. Gramigna, Guidance Director, Cooper Chaplain, Parish Pastor, Camden Catholic HS Alum

Rev. Francis J. Gramigna Egg Harbor Township – On May 22, 2020. Age 83. Loving son of the late Joseph and Jane Gramigna. Devoted brother of Kathleen “Cass” (late Edward) Garrity and Charles (late Claire) Gramigna, and Sister-in-law Mary Gramigna. Predeceased by Mary (Louis) Lippa, Joan (Thomas) Campbell, Rose (Patrick) McShane, Joseph (Patricia) Gramigna, Edward... Read more →


George E. Norcross, III and Phillip A. Norcross Announce Plan to Distribute 175,000 Reusable facemasks to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

(CAMDEN, NJ) – George E. Norcross, III, the chairman of the Cooper Board of Trustees and founder of the Norcross Foundation, and Phillip A. Norcross, the chair of The Cooper Foundation, announced the two Foundations will begin distributing more than 175,000 reusable and washable fabric facemasks to patients, employees, and the members of its community... Read more →


Camden County Reports 58 People Died From COVID-19

Friday, April 17, 2020 (Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 86 additional confirmed cases of patients with coronavirus (COVID-19) on Friday, April 17th. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 1,808 in Camden County today and 58 total fatalities. “This has been an extremely difficult week for... Read more →


27th Street to Close in Camden City for Overhaul

(Lindenwold, NJ) – Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr., has been notified by NJ American Water that crews will be installing a water main on 27th Street in Camden beginning Friday, April 3. The project is expected to require the complete closure of 27th Street between Marlton Pike and the three-way intersection of 27th Street, Baird... Read more →