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What makes San Diego a tech hub for companies?

Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 25, 2020)--San Diego is among the country’s top tech hubs for companies. Its burgeoning tech scene has deep roots in data and analytics. Tech giants are building offices and creating tech jobs. In this article, we’ll discuss what makes San Diego a tech hub for companies. What was it like... Read more →

1 in 3 high school seniors who misused prescription opioids later used heroin

Nearly one-third of students who reported misusing prescription opioids as high school seniors between 1997 and 2000, but did not have a history of medical use, later used heroin by age 35, according to a University of Michigan study. The research also found that 21% of seniors in the same period,... Read more →

Best Thermogenic Fat Burner in 2020

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 23, 2020)---Fat burners have exploded in popularity as a weight-loss solution in the last few years. Combined with a healthy diet and regular exercise, they could be enough to kick your weight loss up a notch. But what is a fat burner, and, with so many options out there, how... 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... Read more →

Temple Researchers Take Aim at Elucidating Role of Cardiac Protein in Sepsis

Identifying Path to New Therapies with Funding from ational Institute of General Medical Sciences (Philadelphia, PA) – Each year, some 270,000 Americans die from sepsis, in which the release of normally helpful infection-fighting chemicals in the body triggers an unusually extreme immune response – powerful enough to cause life-threatening damage to... Read more →

New Tools, Techniques are Revolutionizing Breast Cancer Surgery at Virtua Health

Advances improve outcomes and reduce psychological impact (MARLTON, N.J.) Over the past year, breast cancer surgery has gotten a makeover, thanks to several new technologies. As a result, patients are facing fewer repeat surgeries, better cosmetic outcomes, and less stress both during and after treatment. South Jersey’s largest health system, Virtua... Read more →

COVID-19 Saliva Tests Easier-to-Use 

David TullerOctober 6, 2020 An employee at Spectrum Solutions in Draper, Utah, shows tubes used in their COVID-19 saliva test kit. (George Frey/Getty Images) As the coronavirus pandemic broke out across the country, health care providers and scientists relied on the standard method for detecting respiratory viruses: sticking a long swab... Read more →

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Wake Up Call for Die Hard NFL Football Fans

"RESPECT" think about it ???? Some Folks Have Come to Despise the NFL. For fans who follow the sport, most of this will be a simple reminder of things you already know. For the rest, it's a wake-up call: Auguste Rodin, The Thinker In 2012 the NFL had an issue with... Read more →

Jefferson Health - New Jersey's Katherine Fritzsche Honored with Nursing DAISY Award

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Home Care nurse Katherine Fritzsche, RN, was recently honored with a nursing DAISY Award for compassionate and skillful care. She was presented the award by Chief Nursing Officer Helene Burns, DPN, RN, NE-BC, shown left. A recent patient nomination singled out the Pittsgrove, NJ, resident for... Read more →

Jefferson NJ Surgery Center Employees Cook at RMH of Philadelphia for Families

Thank you to three Jefferson Health – NJ Washington Township Surgery Center staff members who recently delivered and cooked a meal at the Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia for families of patients hospitalized at nearby Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Shown here, from left, are “cooks” Kashmira Patel, Certified Surgical Technologist;... Read more →


President Trump and First Lady (image courtesy of cnbc.com) By Cole Lauterbach | The Center Square (The Center Square)(October 2, 2020)-- – President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump say they’ve tested positive for COVID-19. Trump's doctor, Navy Commander Sean Conley, released a statement saying the president and first lady... Read more →

What payment options are available for alcohol rehabilitation?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 1, 2020)--Rehabilitation programs might become a burden on your pocket. You may have to face a lot of financial troubles that may get worse with time. The programs are highly useful but can cause mental stress as it is very costly. However, many ways can help you clear the rehabilitation... Read more →

Jefferson Health – New Jersey Receives ‘Companies That Care’ Award from CIANJ for its Employee Assistance Fund

Jefferson Health – New Jersey has received a “Companies That Care” Award from the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) in recognition of the generous donations provided through its recently renamed Devine Fund for Employee Assistance. Since 2006, the Jefferson New Jersey employee assistance fund — now called the... Read more →

EPA to Fund Projects at 2 NJ Universities

EPA Selects over 40 Organizations to Receive $9.3 Million in Pollution Prevention Grants NEW YORK (September 23, 2020) – Today, during Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the selection of 42 organizations across 39 states to receive grant funding totaling $9.3 million, supporting pollution prevention... Read more →

When to Start Preparing for the MCAT

(September 25, 2020)--As a medical field aspirator, making the necessary preparation for your pre-medical studies can never be jeopardized. Even after applying to study in your medical school of choice, your application could get forfeited without great scores in your MCAT exam results. So to speak, knowing when to start preparing... Read more →

How are memory care communities in Pennsylvania providing care during Covid-19?

(September 22, 2020)--A person who has dementia may face a lot of problems daily. It can range from confusion, difficulty in doing daily chores, difficulty communicating, and apathy. It is a mental state of illness that requires critical attention with the utmost care. The pandemic situation has added fuel to this... Read more →

Does CBD Oil increase Serotonin?

(September 19, 2020)--There has been a growing interest in the uses of cannabidiol (CBD), especially concerning its potential in improving mental health. Since the last couple of years CBD Oil has emerged as a useful product to treat depression and its symptoms. But what exactly is CBD Oil? CBD is a... Read more →

Does CBD Help Anxiety?

(SEPTEMBER 19, 2020)--There is no end of stress in human life. Whether you are appearing for an interview, about to sit for an exam, having a personal problem or financial crisis, the body responds to all the stress in your life in the form of anxiety. Anxiety is the constant feeling... Read more →

Shielding Yourself from Hackers as You Work Remotely

Self-employment offers several perks, among them is the freedom of working remotely. However, your data becomes more vulnerable to hacking when you are on the go compared to when you log in from your office or home. In 2017 alone, there were 1,579 cases of compromised data which was almost twice... Read more →

Emergency Fund for Jefferson Health - NJ Employees Renamed In Honor of Past President Joseph W. Devine

When Joseph W. Devine, FACHE, retired from his role of Executive Vice President with Jefferson Health and President of Jefferson Health - New Jersey earlier this year, colleagues decided to honor his longtime commitment to the people of Jefferson in a special way. Devine, who resides in Washington Township, NJ, is... Read more →

CNB Medical: News For Noses

People who suffer from allergies or congestion now have a clinically-proven, patented congestion relief that works. (NAPSI)—Nasal congestion is nothing to sneeze at. It affects roughly 20 percent of the population and is associated with reduced quality of life, difficulty sleeping, reduced daytime performance, and increased need for healthcare. In addition... Read more →

To Combat Addiction Murphy Wants to Tax Opioids, the Hell With People in Pain

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy did not make a lot of noise about a proposed $15 million fee on opioid manufacturers included in his revised budget proposal. Gloucestercitynews.net files The governor first touted the tax in 2019, saying the tax... Read more →

How can cannabis improve your overall health condition?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Sept. 12, 2020)--Many diseases and health conditions are today treated and primarily cured by the use of marijuana. Hence medical marijuana is becoming increasingly popular among the doctors. The chemical composition of the product has a far-reaching impact on the overall wellbeing of a person. The doctor has to decide on... Read more →

Jefferson Health NJ Infection Control Officer Dr. Cindy Hou to be Honored

...as 2020 ACOI Researcher of the Year - National Award Recognizes Excellence in Osteopathic Medicine Jefferson Health Infectious Diseases specialist Cindy Hou, DO, FACOI, FIDSA, will be honored this fall as Researcher of the Year by the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI), a national professional organization dedicated to promoting the... Read more →

Jefferson Health’s NJ Wound Care Centers Raise Awareness of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Throughout the month of September, Jefferson Health’s Center for Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy – with two locations in southern New Jersey – will recognize Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. PAD is a condition that develops when arteries that supply blood to internal organs, arms, and legs, become... Read more →

Jefferson Health - New Jersey Nurses Honored with DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Care

Two Jefferson Health – New Jersey nurses — Britney Bailey, RN, and Frances Heimgartner, RN, were recently honored with 2020 second quarter DAISY Awards for compassionate and skillful care. Bailey, who works on the Medical-Surgical Unit/MS4 at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital, left, was nominated for her extraordinary care and willingness to... Read more →

Jefferson Health’s 3 New Jersey Hospitals Receive Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award

Jefferson Health’s three New Jersey Hospitals — located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township — have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor RollTM awards. These awards recognize the hospitals’ commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most... Read more →

5 Ways to Make the Most of Cannabis Nutrients for Your Next Grow Op

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 27, 2020)--Growing cannabis at home has some major perks - no more long lines at your local dispensary, no more overpriced bud, no more out of stock products, more control over your favorite strains… these are just a few of the benefits to home cultivation. The advantages don’t stop there,... Read more →

Hani Zeini: The Impact The Coronavirus Has Had on Digitalization of Workplaces

(August 22, 2020)--The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has implemented drastic changes to the way people interact with each other, suppliers, businesses, and consumers within the workplace. The pandemic has been a catalyst in demonstrating digitalization's effectiveness throughout every aspect of the workplace. From operations, production, human interactions, COVID-19 has made... Read more →

COVID-19: Acceleration of Technology Adoption for Consumer Commerce as seen by Hani Zeini

(August 22, 2020)--The COVID19 pandemic has compelled the retail and consumer goods industries to bring about structural changes, that are likely to become permanent, to cope with changing consumer behaviors. The ways consumer businesses adopt innovative technologies to suit the changing consumer behavior will be the key differentiators between success and... Read more →

Ram Duriseti depicts guides how to deal with depression without medication during a pandemic

(CNBNewsnet)(August 22, 2020)The current pandemic has created a situation that is both new and difficult for everyone around the world. It has confined people to the four walls of their home where they are increasingly finding it difficult to keep their mental balance in order. As the cases of depression continue... Read more →

Do’s & Don’ts When Storing Kratom

(August 19, 2020)--Natural decay is a big problem with many different plant-based products, and as kratom is included in this category, it, too, can undergo decomposition over time. This kind of reduction in potency can be seen in a jar of spices that have been tucked away at the back of... Read more →

Atlantic Cape Community College Helping Rowan University Researchers

Atlantic Cape Community College (Courtesy of atlantic.edu) Five students in Atlantic Cape Community College’s Drone and Aviation Department will help Rowan University researchers and engineers examine ways to improve artificial intelligence systems and machine learning algorithms in a new project called “Self-Assessment and Continual Learning on Edge Devices (SCenE).” The project,... Read more →

Penn Vet: Poultry in a pandemic, Getting the facts on keeping backyard flocks

By Curt Harler; Hannah Kleckner Hall Published: Aug 12, 2020 Penn Vet's Sherrill Davison reminds poultry owners to collect eggs often. Eggs that sit for too long in the nest may have an increased risk of infection. With the COVID-19 pandemic wearing on, many Americans are turning to raising poultry to... Read more →

Moderna to Produce 100 Million Doses of COVID-19

Aug. 11, 2020 Under the leadership of President Trump, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Defense (DoD) today announced an agreement with Moderna, Inc. to manufacture and deliver 100 million doses of the company’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate. The federal government will own these vaccine doses.... Read more →

Staying Healthy in Stressful Times

You don’t have to let stress get you down. (NAPSI)—You may be feeling stressed during these challenging times, but stress can affect your physical and emotional health. Learn how to manage your stress so that you can stay healthy and cope with life’s challenges. What is stress? Stress is how your... Read more →

A Breakdown of Data Breaches by State

PAUL BISCHOFF TECH WRITER, PRIVACY ADVOCATE AND VPN EXPERT COMPARITECH Data breaches are common in headlines these days, but they are not equally spread out in terms of location. Data breaches occur far more often in some US states than others, and the number of records lost or stolen varies as... Read more →

Need Health Insurance? This is What to Look for in 2020

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 4, 2020)--Health insurance is an investment worth making and is now more affordable than ever. As policies are constantly changing, it makes sense to reassess your current plan in 2020. For those who don't have existing coverage, such as new retirees enrolling in Medicare, now is the time to explore... Read more →

YOUR SKIN Benefits Of CBD Products

A skin cream made with CBD can help you look your best. (NAPSI)—One of the best and most effective ways to benefit from nonpsychoactive, THC-free CBD is to use it on the largest organ of your body: your skin. CBD oil is the non-psychotropic component of marijuana and hemp, well-known for... Read more →

Jefferson Health New Jersey is ranked as the 9th-best hospital

Jefferson Health New Jersey is ranked as the 9th-best hospital in New Jersey and the 11th-best in the Philadelphia metropolitan area in the just-released “Best Hospitals” ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Comprised of three acute care hospitals – located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township – Jefferson Health... Read more →

Jefferson Health New Jersey Ranked 9th in State

in U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021 “Best Hospitals” Ranking Jefferson Health New Jersey is ranked as the 9th-best hospital in New Jersey and the 11th-best in the Philadelphia metropolitan area in the just-released “Best Hospitals” ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Comprised of three acute care hospitals – located... Read more →

COVID-19 Testing 7 Days a Week at AFC Urgent Care

Come in today for your COVID-19 Test. These past few months have been challenging for everyone, and we hope that you are all safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As the state of this public health emergency changes from day to day, we will remain focused on keeping our employees,... Read more →

COVID-19 and Antibody Testing at AFC Urgent Care

COVID-19 Travel PCR Testing Itching to get away? Many popular destinations are requiring COVID-19 testing for all visitors prior to their scheduled trip! We got you covered with our Pre-Travel COVID-19 Swab! Please call ahead for details! :) 856-553-6611 - Washington Twp. 856-566-3333 - Clementon 856-516-4700 - Williamstown 856-665-1010 - Pennsauken... Read more →

Jefferson Health in New Jersey Wins Project SEARCH Spotlight on Model Fidelity Award

International Program Recognizes Jefferson’s Commitment to Provide Internship Opportunities to Young Adults with Disabilities Jefferson Health in New Jersey has been named the winner of an international Project SEARCH award in the category of Innovative Employment for its internship program for young adults with disabilities. This marked the second year for... Read more →

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital Named New Jersey’s ‘Nicest Place’ in Reader’s Digest Contest

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital has been named New Jersey’s winner in the Reader’s Digest 50 Nicest Places in America 2020: United in Kindness contest. The story from New Jersey of how area resident JoAnn Kates’ decision to donate her $1,200 stimulus check to buy meals for hospital employees inspired Life Church... Read more →

DAISY Champion Award Presented to Jefferson Health NJ’s Roisin Welsh

Jefferson Health New Jersey Senior Magnet Data Analyst Roisin Welsh, MLS, shown right, was recently presented with the DAISY Champion Award. The DAISY Foundation™ defines a Champion as someone who has worked diligently to make the DAISY Award program meaningful for nurses and successful for an organization. Jefferson Health New Jersey... Read more →

Jefferson Health New Jersey Celebrates 3,000th da Vinci Robotic Surgery

It was time to celebrate a milestone Monday at Jefferson Washington Township Hospital: Dr. Roy Sandau – Chief of Surgery at Jefferson Health New Jersey – performed the 3,000th robotic surgical procedure at the hospital on July 3, 2020, using the da Vinci® Surgical System. Dr. Sandau, shown here with members... Read more →

Pink Roses Teal Magnolias: It's a Virtual Shopping Spree

It's a Virtual Shopping Spree Join us In the Fight Against Cancer June 30 - July 2 Cancer is relentless -- and so are we! When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping -- online! Support MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper by scrolling through our Virtual Boutique to select... Read more →

Adam K Veron: How much exercise is okay or too much for your wellbeing in a pandemic?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 29, 2020)--Schools, fitness studios, sports, and other social engagement places are indefinitely inaccessible due to the risk of contagion. Everyone is busy maintaining social distance to ensure their and their loved ones' safety. It is the need of the hour, as the Coronavirus proteins attack the healthy tissue when they... Read more →

Brian Sweeney Named President & Chief Operating Officer of Jefferson Health’s New Jersey Division

Brian Sweeney, RN, MBA, FACHE, has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of Jefferson Health in New Jersey. A 23-year Jefferson Health veteran, Sweeney was appointed Interim President in early March, replacing the New Jersey division’s previous President, Joseph W. Devine, FACHE, who remains with the organization in an enterprise... Read more →