Thanks To New PET Scan, Doctors Can Catch Recurring Cancer Earlier Than EverThat's where a new kind of PET scan comes in. It uses a radioactive tracer called C-11 that is taken up by prostate cancer cells.
Schwartz: Red Bulls' Robles Helping In Fight Against Pediatric CancerThe Red Bulls have partnered with Hackensack University Medical Center to launch the “Tackle Kids Cancer” campaign, and Robles is the official spokesperson for the initiative.
Doctor: Mom With Zika 'Hanging In There' After Baby Born In NJ With Birth DefectThe woman delivered the baby through a cesarean section Tuesday at Hackensack University Medical Center, said Dr. Abdulla Al-Kahn, the hospital's director of maternal-fetal medicine and surgery.
Baby Born At New Jersey Hospital With Zika-Related Birth DefectA woman visiting the United States gave birth to a baby at Hackensack University Medical Center Tuesday that has a Zika-related birth defect.
Paramus Police: Woman Struck, Critically Injured, In Route 17 Hit-And-RunA 20-year-old woman was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Route 17 in Paramus on Tuesday night.
New Jersey Health Officials: Woman Who Was Sick On Plane At Newark Did Not Have EbolaA woman who was hospitalized after recent travels from an Ebola-affected country did not have the virus, officials told Tuesday evening.
Sick Passenger Hospitalized After Landing At Newark From Ebola-Affected CountryA sick passenger who recently traveled from an Ebola-affected country was hospitalized after landing at Newark Liberty International Airport Monday.
Seton Hall, Hackensack University Health Network To Open Joint Medical SchoolThe announcement was made Thursday at the former Nutley campus of Swiss medical products firm Roche Holding that closed in 2013. The school would be based there and in Clifton.
Good Samaritan Stabbed After Stopping To Help Woman In RutherfordThe victim was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Christie Announces NJ Ebola Response TeamGov. Chris Christie said he has signed an executive order to create an Ebola virus joint response team to coordinate on Ebola preparedness in the state.
Stories From Main Street: Using A Family Tragedy To Help Diagnose Congenital Heart DefectsSean Fisher died August 25, 2008 at football practice. The 13-year-old collapsed and died from an undiagnosed heart condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a thickening of the heart wall.
It's Back: Tri-State Area Hit With Round Two Of FluDuring the peak in mid-January, influenza A was the culprit. This second wave is being led by influenza B.