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Senate Republicans, sensing an opening, again call for COVID-19 hearings

New Jersey Republicans in the state Senate — perhaps somewhat hesitant to criticize Gov. Phil Murphy’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic because of his sky-high approval ratings — appear to have found a small...

Valley’s cannabis team earns national recognition

Valley Bank’s cannabis-related business team recently was named the Top Banking Company for 2022 at the third annual PBC Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference focuses on the payments, banking and compliance aspects of the...

Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center names new chief financial officer

Todd Huffman has been appointed as the chief financial officer for Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center, bringing with him over 10 years of valuable experience in health care finance. Huffman's journey in the health care...

Shariati named medical director of thoracic surgery at Mountainside

Dr. Nazly M. Shariati has been named medical director of thoracic surgery and surgical director of the lung cancer screening/lung nodule program at Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center. In this role, Shariati will operate the...

Overlook Medical Center names accomplished nurse leader as chief nursing officer

Overlook Medical Center in Summit, part of Atlantic Health System, recently named Heather Veltre as its new chief nursing officer. As Overlook’s CNO, Veltre will be responsible for the overall delivery and management of nursing...

Virtua Health’s pediatric mobile program receives $1M from Joseph Lacroce Foundation

The Joseph Lacroce Foundation has pledged $1 million in support of Virtua Health’s Pediatric Mobile Services program — an initiative it helped to launch in 2018 with an equally generous donation. Through this gift,...

Essex County College, St. George’s University launch new medical education partnership

Essex County College in Newark and St. George’s University in Grenada announced they have launched a new medical education partnership. ECC will become the Caribbean medical school’s 22nd U.S. academic partner. "We are excited to open...

Murphy offers warning: ‘Next number of weeks are going to be hell’

The news that the state is in the process of being shipped 76,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine — and that the first vaccinations will take place Tuesday morning — is evidence of...

Baby boom! Surprise, surprise: Loosening of lockdown led to surge of pregnancies

The conventional wisdom that said a big snowstorm — or, dare we say, a pandemic-caused lockdown — would result in a baby boom nine months later? That can be put to rest. Hospitals did...

Parker awards $2.5M grant to VNA Health Group

Piscataway-based Parker Foundation announced Thursday it has awarded a $2.5 million grant to Visiting Nurse Association Health Group to support its Advanced Care Institute. The ACI aims to address health care needs of high-risk older...

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Detailed discussion: Former NFL star, entrepreneur and community leader Jenkins offers life lessons

When Malcom Jenkins was growing up in Piscataway, his dad made him up pick up the yard. The work, however, didn’t stop there. Jenkins...

Coughlin, Singer named NJHA Legislators of the Year

New Jersey Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and state Sen. Robert Singer will be honored along with several others at the New Jersey Health Association's...

Imagine offering training for those looking to become Grief Specialists

Imagine: A Center for Coping with Loss, in Mountainside, said that, in response to the high level of interest in its training courses as...

Modern Meadow, Earthletica collaborate to debut new breathable and waterproof outdoor apparel

Nutley-based Modern Meadow and Earthletica, an Australia-based company focused on sustainable and high-performance activewear, on Friday announced their collaboration on the Bronte Jacket, named...

Inspira Health opens new Behavioral Health Services facility in Salem

A new involuntary Behavioral Health Services facility has opened in Salem County, according to a Friday announcement from Inspira Health. The new addition of involuntary...