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A box of influenza vaccine shots (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

It’s Back: Tri-State Area Hit With Round Two Of Flu

During the peak in mid-January, influenza A was the culprit. This second wave is being led by influenza B.

04/15/2014

A crew member works to remove snow from MetLife Stadium on Jan. 22, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Officials Ready For Possibility Of Snow, Extreme Cold At Super Bowl

The snowstorm Tuesday dumped more than a foot of accumulation in East Rutherford, N.J. – the site of Super Bowl XLVIII.

01/22/2014

Cardiac patient Louis Ferreira uses his tablet issued by Hackensack University Medical Center's Accountable Care Organization. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Understanding The Affordable Care Act: N.J. Hospital Improves Care, Cuts Costs

Hackensack University Medical Center’s Accountable Care Organization has set 6 patients up with a computerized tablet monitored by a nurse.

09/23/2013

Phamacist Prakash Deshpande injects Judith Echevarria with influenza vaccine at a Manhattan pharmacy - Jan. 14, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Flu Kills Four New Jersey Children, Wreaks Havoc In Hospitals

Influenza is running rampant. It hit early and hard and it’s showing no signs of letting up.

01/25/2013

Sandy damage in Long Beach, Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Emergency Room Up And Running Again In Long Beach

With assistance and equipment supplied by Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey and the federal government, the hospital has established its emergency department in a parking lot across the street.

11/21/2012

Cheryl Pogue meets Erin Barone (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Teen Meets Bone Marrow Donor Who Helped Save Her Life 9 Years After Transplant

Erin Barone, now 17, was first diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 1997 and underwent a successful bone marrow transplant in 2003. Her doctors marveled at how far she has come since the transplant.

10/22/2012

Scene of the lightning strike in Demarest. (credit: Jim Smith, WCBS 880)

N.J. Man Dies After Getting Struck By Lightning In Demarest

The victim was watching his grandson play soccer in Demarest when a storm came out of nowhere and knocked the 71-year-old man unconscious.

09/07/2012

Josephine Rispoli (credit: Handout via Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Hackensack Hospital’s Rooftop Garden Offers Hope To Pediatric Patients

Josephine’s Garden honors the courage of 7-year-old Josephine Rispoli who died last year after a 13-month battle with a brain tumor.

07/09/2012

Westwood Police Cruiser (Credit: www.westwoodnjpolice.com/)

Police: Westwood Boy Fighting For Life After Being Found Unconscious In Pool

A four-year-old Westwood boy is fighting for his life after police said he was found unconscious in a family member’s pool. He is in critical condition in the pediatric intensive care unit at Hackensack University Medical Center.

06/10/2012

The teammates of 16-year-old Erin Kelly wore purple jerseys with the #7 in her honor. (credit: CBS 2)

Hackensack High School Student Suddenly Paralyzed From Waist Down

Doctors at Hackensack University Medical Center told Erin Kelly’s family about her rare diagnosis. They said it is a post-viral spinal infection.

05/04/2012

Pascack Valley Hospital Building - Westwood, NJ - Nov 30, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

NJ Health Cmsr. Approves Reopening Of Pascack Valley Hospital

At the end of the day, New Jersey’s health commissioner apparently agreed with the residents of northeastern Bergen County, approving the reopening of Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood.

02/28/2012

Sick Woman (file / credit: clipart.com)

Flu Season Atypical In New Jersey

In New Jersey, state officials say influenza activity is low in the south and moderate in the north.

02/08/2012

Beer (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey Authorities Worried About Drunk Driving During Super Bowl

The last time the New York Giants played in the Super Bowl, in 2008, New Jersey Attorney General Jeff Chiesa says state troopers arrested 176 people for drunk driving that Sunday.

02/02/2012

Garfield, NJ Shooting (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Suspect Shot By Cops After Escaping Police Custody In NJ

The suspect was pronounced dead Saturday evening. His identity is not being released until notification of next of kin.

12/10/2011

Pascack Valley Hospital Building - Westwood, NJ - Nov 30, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Pascack Valley Hospital Closer To Reopening

The reopening of a North Jersey hospital is one step closer to reality. The state health planning board has approved Hackensack University Medical Center’s plan to reopen the old Pascack Valley Hospital as a 128-bed facility.

11/30/2011

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