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*Take Charge of your Health; Men's Health Fair 9-25-21

Take charge of your health. CAMcare Health Corporation and the Burlington-Camden chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Inc. are teaming up for a discussion about men’s health. For more information visit www.camcare.net. Read more →


Cooper University Health Care and The Cooper Foundation Donate Backpacks, School Supplies to Students  

More Than 2,100 Backpacks Donated Through The Cooper Foundation’s Operation Backpack In the past three years alone, The Cooper Foundation has donated more than 6,000 school-supply filled backpacks to Camden students. CAMDEN, N.J. — Thanks to the generosity of Cooper University Health Care team members and other donors, The Cooper Foundation purchased 2,110 backpacks and additional supplies for students enrolled at KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy’s Lanning Square Primary, Lanning Square Middle School, Whittier Elementary, Whittier Middle, and Charles Sumner High School as part of the Foundation’s annual Operation Backpack. “Cooper has a long and proud history of serving and supporting... Read more →


PATCO'S NEW WEEKDAY SCHEDULE STARTS MON.

The new schedule adds additional trains during AM and PM rush hours A new PATCO weekday schedule will take effect on Monday, September 6, with rush-hour trains running more frequently. The new schedule continues to provide a high level of service based on the latest ridership statistics. During the AM rush hours (5:55 a.m.-10:18 a.m.), an additional 11 trips will be added to the schedule, including an extra seven westbound trains to Philadelphia. During AM peak service (6:45 a.m.-8:45 a.m.), the frequencies between trains will be between 5-8 minutes, down from 8-11 minutes. During the PM rush hours (2:13 p.m.-6:30... Read more →


Maple Shade PD ALERT: air quality action day for the following counties...

image courtesy of cliparts library The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an air quality action day for the following counties... Camden...Cumberland...Gloucester...Mercer...Northwestern Burlington.. .Salem...Southeastern Burlington. An Ozone Action Day has been declared for Wednesday, August 25th, 2021! Ozone has the potential to reach the unhealthy for sensitive groups category for portions of the I-95 corridor in southern and central New Jersey. Sensitive individuals, including the very young, the elderly, and persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma, should avoid strenuous activities during the afternoon and early evening hours. Heat and high humidity will continue to affect our region... Read more →


Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Performs 1,000th ‘TAVR’ – Valves

Minimally invasive technique improves quality of life for patients with damaged aortic valves (CAMDEN, NJ, August 25, 2021) – Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital recently performed its 1,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), an innovative, minimally invasive procedure to help the heart more effectively pump blood to the rest of the body. Virtua Health is one of only two South Jersey health systems to have reached this milestone. Virtua performed its first TAVR in 2013 and has become a leading center for heart valve surgery. “This achievement is a true team effort, reflective of a collaborative, comprehensive approach to... Read more →


Burlington County and Virtua Health Collaborate on Mobile Vaccine Campaign

B County to provide COVID-19 vaccines alongside Virtua’s community-outreach vehicles August 17, 2021 – The Burlington County Health Department and Virtua Health have joined forces to bring COVID-19 vaccines to residents of traditionally underserved communities. From August 17 through Sept. 2, Burlington County officials will accompany Virtua’s fleet of mobile units – its Mobile Grocery Store, Farmers Market, and Pediatric Services Unit – to administer vaccines to anyone interested and eligible. Virtua and Burlington County previously partnered with the State of New Jersey and New Jersey National Guard to operate the Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site. More than 390,000 doses... Read more →


Help Us Restock Our Toy Closet! Support Cooper's Child Life Program

Join The Cooper Foundation and Cooper’s Child Life Program by supporting holiday cheer halfway through the year! Your donation will provide comfort and joy to our littlest patients. Toys, games, movies, and craft supplies help children cope with unfamiliar hospital surroundings and procedures. Cooper’s Child Life specialists work with children of all ages, and their families, to help them manage the challenges of illness and injury. You can support the Child Life Program by purchasing items from our Amazon Wish List. No time to shop? You can also donate $25, $50 or $75 and we will purchase one of the... Read more →


CNB Medical: Rapid decrease in lung cancer and melanoma deaths...BUT...

Overall incidence rates continue to increase in women, children and adolescents and young adults. Thursday, July 8, 2021 Overall cancer death rates continue to decline in men and women for all racial and ethnic groups in the United States, according to the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer. During 2001 to 2018, declines in lung cancer death rates accelerated, and death rates for melanoma declined considerably in more recent years, reflecting a substantial increase in survival for metastatic melanoma. However, the report finds that for several other major cancers, including prostate, colorectal and female breast... Read more →


Bernadette M. Rafter, of Woodbury, Register Nurse at Cooper, GCHS Alum Class of 77

Bernadette M. Rafter, of Woodbury, New Jersey, passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was 62. Legacy A beautiful soul that devoted her life to caring for others, Bernadette always put others before herself and was always willing to help. Bernadette was a Registered Nurse for Cooper University Hospital in 2009, holding many positions during her time there. She returned to school to achieve her RN after her 4 children were born and recently obtained her Bachelor's Degree. Away from work, Bernadette found solace in trips to Wildwood Beach where she would always come home with Douglass Fudge and... Read more →


The Cooper Foundation Raises $130,000 at Inaugural Cooper Cup Golf Outing

CAPTION: At the Inaugural Cooper Cup Golf Outing (from left to right): Christopher Ault, vice president of revenue cycle at Cooper; Brian M. Reilly, chief financial officer at Cooper; Anthony J. Mazzarelli, MD, JD, co-CEO of Cooper; Robert Ortiz, JD, senior vice president and chief philanthropy officer of The Cooper Foundation; and Louis Bezich, senior vice president and chief administrative officer at Cooper. CAMDEN, N.J. –The Cooper Foundation announced that it raised $130,000 at the Inaugural Cooper Cup Golf Outing held June 28 at Ramblewood Country Club in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. More than 140 golfers attended the sold-out event... Read more →


Subaru Loves Cooper University Health Care 

Subaru Presents Gift Card Bundles as Part of Loves to Care Philanthropic Program Representatives from Subaru of America and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society visited Cooper University Health Care to present “care” bundles to frontline support staff at Cooper. Left to right: Liz Edelen, Love Promise Community Commitment Manager, Subaru of America, Inc.; Kirsten Anderson, Love Promise Community Commitment Specialist, Subaru of America, Inc.; Sheila Gallucci-Davis, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Responsibility and Philanthropy, Subaru of America, Inc.; Shira Haaz, Corporate Responsibility Manager, Subaru of America, Inc.; Gabby Grimaldi, Campaign Development Manager, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; and Alan... Read more →


*Graffiti Art Contest at the Alcatraz East Crime Museum

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee – Alcatraz East Crime Museum invites artists to submit their entry into the 3rd Annual Graffiti Art Contest held on Saturday, November 6, 2021. The event coincides with National STEM Day, bringing attention to the addition of Arts… turning STEM to STEAM. Although graffiti is a controversial issue that is very costly to clean up, this contest and exhibit highlights organized graffiti programs found across America that reduce vandalism while promoting local talent. “We know how serious the graffiti issue is in many areas of the country, which is why we want to help teach people about... Read more →


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 year when they only receive treatments for lower back pain that are not recommended by medical guidelines compared to people treated according to guidelines. The findings publish in PLOS ONE on June 17. “The closer people’s care follows evidence-based guidelines, the faster their back pain... 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 in Men Over 50, will be leading a discussion on men’s health. He will also give away free signed copies of his book to the 50 attendees. Both events will be held at local vaccination centers and include an opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine... 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 fact, the only other places on Earth where a baby’s life can be medically terminated after 22 weeks are China, North Korea, Vietnam and Canada! In communities and states across the country there has been an explosion in pro-life legislation. In fact, more than 500... 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 Bergen Record, 2018 How power broker George Norcross and friends got waterfront land for cheap Philadelphia Inquirer, 2019 Meet the New Jersey Democratic power broker who praised Trump’s “genius,” attacked immigration Salon, 2019 How Companies and Allies of One Powerful Democrat Got $1.1 Billion in... 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 46, with motor vehicle crashes being a significant contributor to trauma-related deaths and injury. The trauma team at Cooper University Health Care, a leading academic health system, treats more than 3,500 trauma patients a year, many of them injured in motor vehicle accidents. Cooper University... 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 mail fraud. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: From December 2017 to January 2020, Blanco and her conspirators devised a scheme to fraudulently obtain replacement cellular phones from an insurance company – Company 1 – by assuming the identities... 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 the Rutgers–Camden campus, in September. A New View – Camden – a collaboration between the RCCA, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, and the City of Camden – transforms six vacant lots formerly used for illegal dumping into community placemaking sites through engaging artwork installations, programming, and community... 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 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointments may be scheduled online at my.cooperhealth.org or by calling 856-225-6141. Vaccinations are also available on a walk-in basis. Multi-lingual staff are available at the center... 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 heart and brain health for all, is urging adults to move more and sit less throughout the day. “For too many of us, our daily routines have become more sedentary over the past year due to the pandemic, making it even more important to find... 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 demonstrate our values as a sport is by relocating this year’s All-Star Game and MLB Draft. “Major League Baseball fundamentally supports voting rights for all Americans and opposes restrictions to the ballot box. In 2020, MLB became the first professional sports league to join the... 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 program. Cooper has one of the most extensive military training programs in the nation. As U.S. Army Surgeon General, LTG Dingle is the highest-ranking officer and oversees the entire U.S. Army Medical Corps. “We are honored that Lieutenant General Dingle visited Cooper to get a... 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 Heal, a national movement of behavioral health workers supported by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) With more than 50,000 members providing behavioral health and substance use disorder services, AFSCME is the largest behavioral health workers union in the country. Today,... 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). “South Jersey continues to develop as a center for world-class medical research, and the Coriell Institute is leading the way with important initiatives to cure and prevent disease,” said Congressman Norcross. “Coriell’s groundbreaking research will assist in finding drugs that are more effective in treating... 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 up 38% of Camden’s population, but accounts for 44% of COVID-19 cases in the City. The Kroc Center is a well-known facility providing a wide-range of community services and was visited by President Barack Obama in May 2015 when he called Camden “a symbol of... 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, nonpartisan debate series Intelligence Squared U.S. tapes a live debate on the motion "The GOP Has Lost Its Way"with four prominent Conservatives squaring off. Arguing in favor of the motion are former Arizona Senator Jeff Flake and former Florida Congressman Carlos Curbelo. Arguing against the... 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 area. What should you know about health in New Jersey? Healthcare is generally sufficient within New Jersey, with the two leading causes of death in the state being heart disease and cancer, which is in line with that of the rest of the nation. However,... 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 when using an air purifier. The air purifier increases the droplet spread because the air intake integrated inside the purifier equipment induces flow circulation that can add to the transport of contaminated saliva droplets in the cabin. Newswise — WASHINGTON, January 26, 2021 -- The... 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 and alcohol treatment center in Cherry Hill, NJ, on Monday, January 18, 2021. This state-of-the-art facility offers a full continuum of care for adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. As two leaders in behavioral health care, the joint venture between Cooper and... 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 plan will continually be updated in response to the changing circumstances of the pandemic. To determine which vaccination phase you are in and be notified when you are eligible for a vaccine, pre-register for the vaccine. Who is eligible for vaccination at this time? Currently,... 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 is a ray of hope for many of our residents. UMC at Collingswood: After getting the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine, a United Methodist Communities resident, proudly wears a sticker saying, “COVID-19 Vaccine Hero!” Walgreens pharmacists administered the first COVID-19 vaccine to each healthcare (skilled nursing) resident... 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 know what is causing your allergies, it’s much easier to find solutions and relief. Here’s how to beat your allergies all through the year. What Causes Allergies in the First Place? The area of the body to blame for allergies is actually our immune system.... 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 been set aside for long-term care residents and staff members in the state, she said. Sixty-nine vaccine clinics have been held as of Monday, with 193 facilities scheduled to host clinics this week, Persichilli said at a Gov. Phil Murphy’s news conference. Six-hundred and fifteen... 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 and 6-year-old Shawn, who are excited to meet him. About Virtua Health: Virtua Health is committed to helping the people of South Jersey be well, get well, and stay well by providing the complete spectrum of advanced, accessible, and trusted health care services. Virtua’s 14,000... 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 front-line staff with meals and PPE, maintain support for programs and services like our Patient-in-Need Fund to assist patients in financial distress and help our community stay protected by providing PPE to those across Camden and South Jersey. While we have all had to learn... 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 health care settings who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials and long-term care residents and staff. Once vaccine availability expands, essential workers, which fall into Category 1B, will be able to get vaccinated. The next category of individuals,... 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 to the coronavirus, due to their work. These include teams from emergency medical services (e.g., paramedics and EMTs), emergency departments, and intensive care units. “This is an encouraging, historic day for Virtua and the South Jersey community,” said Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, president and CEO... 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 governor said at his Monday news conference. But Murphy said he is also not anticipating the closure of indoor dining. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has closed indoor dining through Jan. 4. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a two-week ban on indoor dining in New... 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 1261 Chews Landing Rd Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500 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 experience, leading the efforts of The Cooper Foundation,” said Philip A. Norcross, Chairman of The Cooper Foundation. Mr. Ortiz replaces Susan Bass Levin, who retired earlier this year. Ortiz joined The Foundation as vice president of development in January 2020 and was appointed interim director... 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 a payday loan. Fortunately, the advantages of Social Security disability qualify as a regular income flow, making it easy for people to acquire loans. The requirements of payday loans Are you getting the Social Security disability benefits and wish to opt-in for a payday loan?... 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 described Trump’s resistance to concede as “a threat to democracy,” but as Fitton explained in last week’s Weekly Update, Americans are facing an “an electoral coup” on the part of the Left. While they insist on the transition of power, Fitton argued that “everybody remembers... 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. Cherished grandmother of Sean Saunders (Kristie), David Saunders (Bianca), Ian Harter, Adele Robinson; great grandmother of Harper, Morgan and Olive; sister of, Catherine Litle, Jeanne Bowersox, Carol Miller; sister-in-law of Anna Cooper. Marie was predeceased by her husband Gerald “Jerry” Fitzpatrick, grandsons, Colin Fitzpatrick and... 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 program laid the foundation for me to go from construction work to Congress,” said Congressman Norcross, the only electrician in Congress. “American Training Center’s innovative programs provide students and workers the ability to pursue apprenticeship opportunities right here in South Jersey. These opportunities, including the... 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 injuries by about 20%. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Up to 22% of soccer injuries are concussions that can result from players using their heads to direct the ball during a game. To reduce risk of injury, a new study recommends preventing how hard a ball... 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 donate a percentage of your purchase to the Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Fund at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. This is a great time to stock up on holiday gifts or treat yourself! START SHOPPING! Pink Roses Teal Magnolias is the largest breast and... 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, usually leading to death within 2–5 years of diagnosis. But every person with ALS has an individual story, and understanding these stories will help researchers ultimately piece together clues about the disease. Ed Tessaro was diagnosed with ALS in 2009. As he learned to cope... 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 of it. When it gets sick, we are looking for the qualified cardiologist in Brooklyn, NY. Periodically we need to check the state of our health, especially people who are associated with difficult and harmful working conditions. Let's dwell on what diseases a cardiologist in... 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., or surfing the internet, call to see if I’m still alive. …Attending business functions, so many of the people I know are not there. They’re retired- -or dead. …My staff members, in their twenties, have no idea who Jerry Blavat, Larry Kane, Chuck Bednarick, John... Read more →