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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 →


The Nicotine in E-cigarettes Appears to Impair Mucus Clearance

Newswise —(Gloucestercitynews.net)-- June 7, 2019─E-cigarette vaping with nicotine appears to hamper mucus clearance from the airways, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. In “Electronic Cigarette Vapor with Nicotine Causes Airway Mucociliary Dysfunction Preferentially via TRPA1 Receptors,“ a... Read more →


Opioid Epidemic Increases Number of Organs Available for Transplant

Research shows hearts from overdose donors may be as suitable as any others Newswise — CHICAGO—(Gloucestercitynews.net)--The confluence of two major health crises—the opioid epidemic and organ shortage—has moved surgeons to consider transplanting organs deemed as less than “perfect” in an effort to expand the donor pool and save more lives,... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care Announces Winner of 2019 Cooper Civic Leadership Award

(Camden, NJ) Nidhi Baxi, an undergraduate biology student at Rutgers University-Camden, was named as the winner of the 2019 Cooper Civic Leadership Award at the Eighth Annual Chancellor’s Awards for Civic Engagement held recently. Cooper University Health Care established the Civic Leadership Award in 2018 to honor a Rutgers University-Camden... Read more →


CBD Reduces Craving and Anxiety in People With Heroin Use

Mount Sinai study highlights the potential of cannabidiol as a treatment option for opioid abuse Newswise —(gloucestercitynews.net)- (New York – May 2019) Cannabidiol (CBD) reduced cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with a history of heroin abuse, suggesting a potential role for it in helping to break the cycle of... Read more →


Community Partner Spotlight: Operation Snack Bags

“Resting in your therapy chair, know that there are those who care.” And thanks to The Women’s Council of Realtors Southern NJ Chapter, many of our patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, know that there are those that care. Our chemotherapy and radiation patients received 90 care bags... Read more →


Cooper Honors Advanced Practice Nurse With “Military Employee of the Year” Award

(Camden, NJ) Cooper University Health Care presented the 2019 Cooper Military Employee of the Year Award to advanced practice nurse Ella Hawk, a member of the hospital’s cardiothoracic surgery team. The celebratory event, honoring Cooper employees who are veterans and/or active military, was held on May 21, 2019. The Cooper... Read more →


MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Holy Redeemer to Expand

Advanced Cancer Care to Residents of Southeastern Pennsylvania CAMDEN CITY, NJ – MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Holy Redeemer Health System have signed a Letter of Intent to develop a joint cancer program at Holy Redeemer Hospital. The agreement will expand the reach of Cooper University Health Care’s... Read more →


$500,000 Grant to Cooper Health/Penn Medicine Princeton Health

to Integrate Health Care for Military, Veterans, First Responders The New Jersey Department of Health today announced $500,000 in grant funds to Cooper Health System and Penn Medicine Princeton Health to support the integration of primary care, behavioral health, palliative care, hospice and telehealth services for military members, veterans and... Read more →


Camden Celebrates Opening of New Turf Field at KIPP Cooper Norcross Lanning Square Campus

Athletic Field Funded by $250,000 grant from the Philadelphia Eagles, the NFL Foundation and LISC and a matching $250,000 grant from The Cooper Foundation Camden, N.J. – KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy (KCNA) celebrated the opening of a new turf field at its Lanning Square campus in Camden, New Jersey on... Read more →


Statement from Former NJ Gov. Jon S. Corzine Re: Camden City

Statement from Governor Jon S. Corzine As Governor, my administration prioritized precious economic development resources in our urban communities with Camden being a city of great need. When I took office, Camden was under state supervision, had a national reputation for violent crime and there was limited economic activity. Working... Read more →


Lethal Plans: When Seniors Turn To Suicide In Long-Term Care

A six-month investigation by KHN and PBS NewsHour finds that older Americans are quietly killing themselves in nursing homes, assisted living centers and adult care homes. By Melissa Bailey and JoNel AlecciaApril 9, 2019 When Larry Anders moved into the Bay at Burlington nursing home in late 2017, he wasn’t... Read more →


“PowerUp” The Cooper Foundation New Neighborhood Initiative

CAMDEN, N.J. – The Cooper Foundation today announced a new community initiative, PowerUp, to address food insecurity for Camden children at KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy and the Center for Family Services (CFFS) Head Start program at KIPP. PowerUp will also support workforce development, job-readiness training, and financial literacy programs for... Read more →


Study:

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 →


2019 COUNTRY DOCTOR OF THE YEAR “HOLDS THE FORT” IN WESTERN FRONTIER TOWN

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 →