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Philadelphia Hospitals Responded to the Equivalent of 54 Mass Shootings

RESEARCHERS ANALYZED NUMBER OF FIREARM-INJURED PATIENTS THAT PRESENTED IN “CLUSTERS” WITHIN 15 MINUTES OF EACH OTHER AT THE SAME HOSPITAL PHILADELPHIA PA (April 10, 2019)--High-profile mass shootings involving three, four or more victims killed in a single incident receive extensive attention from media, policy makers and the general public. However,... Read more →

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Cooper Gala Raises $2.2M

The Cooper Gala Was Red Hot!--Thank you to all of you who generously supported this year's event. Together we raised a record breaking $2.2 million in support of The Cooper Foundation's commitment to making life better for our patients and our community! Special thanks to our Co-Chairs George E. Norcross,... Read more →

Internationally Renowned Neurology Expert Joins Cooper University Health Care

CNBNewsnet | March 7, 2019 (Camden City, NJ) – Internationally renowned neurologist and researcher, Tudor G. Jovin, MD, has joined Cooper University Health Care as chief and chairman of Cooper Neurological Institute. Dr. Jovin is an expert in the interventional and non-interventional treatment for the entire spectrum of stroke and... Read more →


CNBNewsnet | March 6, 2019 Dr. Daniel Dahle Serves an Area Larger Than Five States DALLAS, TX – Serving an area larger than five states and a community 45 miles from the nearest traffic light, Dr. Daniel Dahle is the medical version of a hero in a Clint Eastwood western,... Read more →

Little Red Hats Warm Hearts at Cooper University Health Care

Cooper participates in the American Heart Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts program to empower new moms to live heart-healthy while raising awareness of congenital heart defects. (CAMDEN CITY, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care is excited to join the American Heart Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts program this year. The... Read more →

CDC Report on Youth E Cigarette and Tobacco Use Rising

Statement from NJDOH Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal “To curb the increasing use of JUUL and other e cigarette products among New Jersey middle and high school students, the Department of Health is investing $7 million in a youth education campaign and “Youth Action Teams” that are developing social media messages... Read more →

Cooper University Health Care Releases 2018 EMS Service Results 

(Camden, NJ) –For the third consecutive year, Cooper University Health Care’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in the city of Camden has responded to more emergency calls and done so with exceptional response times. Since Cooper EMS began providing service in January 2016, emergency calls have increased by 21 percent. In... Read more →

German Researchers Discover How Sleep Can Fight an Infection

Source Newsroom: The Rockefeller University Press Credit: Dimitrov et al., 2019 This diagram shows how the effects of Gαs-coupled agonists on T cells can be influenced by sleep or disease. Newswise — Researchers in Germany have discovered why sleep can sometimes be the best medicine. Sleep improves the potential ability... Read more →

A Nebraska COTA Family is Celebrating American Heart Month

Thanks to Their Toddler’s Heart Transplant February 1, 2019 -- February is the month to celebrate love and hearts. Since 1964, February has been known as American Heart Month throughout the United States. For the Protiva family of Omaha, Nebraska, February truly is a month to celebrate selfless gifts from... Read more →

The Norcross Family, The Michaels Organization, NFI, and The Cooper Foundation Announce a New $1 Million Grant Program for Non-Profit Community Organizations in City of Camden

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (January 29, 2019): George E. Norcross, III, the Executive Chairman of Conner Strong & Buckelew and chairman of Cooper University Heath Care (CUHC), John J. O’Donnell, the Chief Executive Officer of The Michaels Organization, Sidney Brown, the Chief Executive Officer of NFI, and Susan Bass Levin, the... Read more →

Improved maternity care practices decrease racial gaps in breastfeeding in the U.S. south

CAMDEN City, NJ -- A new paper published in Pediatrics links successful implementation of Baby-Friendly™ practices in the southern U.S. with increases in breastfeeding rates and improved, evidence-based care. The changes were especially positive for African-American women. Between 2014 and 2017, 33 hospitals enrolled into the CHAMPS (Communities and Hospitals... Read more →

Rowan University announces $3+ million in funding for research in Camden

Rowan University has announced the first grants of the Camden Health Research Initiative, a $50 million pledge by the University to fund research in and/or impacting the City of Camden during the next 10 years. Rowan awarded the initial grants, totaling $3.06 million, to faculty working on 24 projects in... Read more →

SURVEY: Parents worried about risks, but still think opioids are best for kids’ pain relief

Newswise — Headlines filled with frightening news of opioid abuse, overdoses and reports that 90 percent of addictions start in the teen years could make any parent worry. Yet parents remain conflicted about opioids: while more than half express concern their child may be at risk for opioid addiction, nearly... Read more →

New $1 Million Grant Program for Non-Profit Community Organizations in City of Camden

Sponsored by The Norcross Family, The Michaels Organization, NFL, and The Cooper Foundation CAMDEN, NJ: George E. Norcross, III, the Executive Chairman of Conner Strong & Buckelew and chairman of Cooper University Heath Care (CUHC), John J. O’Donnell, the Chief Executive Officer of The Michaels Organization, Sidney Brown, the Chief... Read more →

Infectious Disease Researchers Unveil the Secret Life of Flesh-Eating Bacteria

HOUSTON-(January 2019) – Using a tool first used for strep throat in horses, Houston Methodist researchers unveiled the secret life of flesh-eating bacteria and learned how it causes severe disease while living deep within muscle. The team focused on necrotizing myositis, a devastating human infection with a very high mortality... Read more →

Alcohol-Linked Disease Overtakes Hep C As Top Reason For Liver Transplant

By Rachel Bluth JANUARY 22, 2019 REPUBLISH THIS STORY (Westend61/Getty Images) An estimated 17,000 Americans are on the waiting list for a liver transplant, and there’s a strong chance that many of them have alcohol-associated liver disease. ALD now edges out hepatitis C as the No. 1 reason for liver... Read more →

Cooper University Health Offering Furloughed Federal Workers Primary Care Appointments

Within 24 Hours of Request for Duration of Government Shutdown Camden, NJ – Cooper University Health Care announced today it is offering furloughed federal government employees, and their immediate family members, access to the health system’s primary care providers within 24-hours of their call for an appointment during the federal... Read more →

Liver cancer patients can be treated for Hep C infection

Newswise — DALLAS – Jan. 18, 2019 – A large, multi-center study refutes earlier suggestions that antiviral drugs for treating hepatitis C may lead to a higher recurrence of liver cancer. Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center studied the records of patients who had been successfully treated for liver cancer... Read more →

Cooper Health Care to Host Training for Elite Army Resuscitation Forward Surgical Team

(CAMDEN City NJ ) (January 18,2019)– Cooper University Health Care recently entered into an agreement with the United States Army to provide advanced surgical trauma training to the U.S. Army’s elite Forward Resuscitation Surgical Team (FRST). Cooper is the first trauma center in the nation to begin providing this training.... Read more →

Camden City Resident Mutota Amon, age 39, Shot and Killed

CNBNews graphics file CAMDEN CITY, NJ (January 17, 2019)--Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide in Camden on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Camden County Police responded to reports of a person who was shot at the intersection of Morton and Norris... Read more →

How to Help a Child Who Is Overweight

Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania PHILADELPHIA PA (January 14, 2019)(Childrens Hospital of Pennsy--Obesity is a critical and growing health problem in the U.S., and it starts at a young age. One in every 6 children and teenagers is obese (18.5 percent). That’s more than three times the rate found in the... Read more →

O’Dowd and Mazzarelli Named Co-CEOs of Cooper University Health Care; Adrienne Kirby Retires

(Camden City NJ) – Cooper University Health Care announced today that Adrienne Kirby, executive chairman and CEO, will be retiring effective June 1, 2019. Cooper’s Board of Trustees has appointed current co-presidents, Dr. Anthony Mazzarelli and Kevin O’Dowd, to take on the role of co-CEO effective June 1, 2019. Dr.... Read more →