Hackensack University Medical Center
Influenza is running rampant. It hit early and hard and it’s showing no signs of letting up.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Doctors at Hackensack University Medical Center told Erin Kelly’s family about her rare diagnosis. They said it is a post-viral spinal infection.
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.
In New Jersey, state officials say influenza activity is low in the south and moderate in the north.
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.
The suspect was pronounced dead Saturday evening. His identity is not being released until notification of next of kin.
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.
Coughing, sneezing and itchy eyes are all signs that allergy season has hit New Jersey with a vengeance. Holy Name Medical Center allergy director Dr. Theodore Falk said tree pollen “just exploded” a week ago because it has been a cool spring.
A federal judge on Wednesday reduced Coniglio’s 30-month sentence to 20 months because an appeals court threw out his convictions on mail fraud. The court faulted the way the case was presented to the jury.
The lawsuits stem from hospital care where patients were referred to in-network hospitals but received care from out-of-network physicians. The doctors don’t have contracts and set their own fees.