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Monday, June 17, 2019

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Hudson Regional Hospital First in NJ Area to Use ExcelsiusGPS Robotic Guidance and Navigation System

(Courtesy of HRH) Hudson Regional Hospital spinal surgeons are first in the New York metro region to employ the ExcelsiusGPS Robotics Guidance and Navigation System, offering a new, less-invasive alternative for spinal surgery candidates.

Hudson Regional Hospital is one of only five medical centers in

Do-It-Yourself Orthodontics: Is It Worth It?

After seven hours, three trips to Home Depot, a sore back, filthy clothes and only $175 spent, I stood back and admired my accomplishment. I did it. Standing in the middle of my kitchen, I proudly admired my newly installed faucet glistening in its glory. A faucet never looked so beautiful.

As a

Englewood Health’s Cancer Care

Cancer Care at Englewood Health

The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center at Englewood Health is a leader in providing personalized treatment and integrated programs. Accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program,

Can Israeli Company’s Electronic Patch Reduce Migraine Pain?

Theranica’s Neriva Migra patch, currently being evaluated by the U.S. FDA, delivers a small electrical jolt to mitigate headache and other acute pain through ‘conditioned pain modulation.’

It looks like a high-tech version of the nicotine patch, but Theranica Bio-Electronics’ wearable

The Sunscreen Debate

My family and I had the pleasure of traveling to Florida for an impromptu vacation a few weeks ago. Our pasty, white complexions were not ready to hit the sandy, white beaches without a quick trip to the local pharmacy to purchase some sunscreen. As I was standing there in the sunscreen aisle, I felt my head begin to swirl at the

Reminder From Room 306

I didn’t think he would remember me, but he embraced my presence. I didn’t think he would cry to me, but he sobbed. I didn’t think the prognosis would be as grim, but it was. I didn’t expect to hear what he said, but I did. I didn’t think it would impact me so greatly, but I reflected on the encounter for many days

How to Provide Support From Afar

Today’s world is spread out, as it is far more common that we will live in a separate city from our children, family and friends. Phone calls, occasional visits and social media make it easier for us to stay connected to our community of people, but what happens when there is a death or illness that requires a more meaningful

Maimonides Hosts HASC Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Last Wednesday, I attended a reception at Maimonides Medical Center. Though hardly newsworthy on the surface, this was no ordinary reception. This reception was a special volunteer appreciation luncheon for the proud members of HASC Center’s dayhab programs.

The men and women of HASC

Israeli Discovery Could Delay Parkinson’s Progression

(JNS) Researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered a new way to detect a protein associated with Parkinson’s disease which could “significantly delay” the progression of the disease, for which there is currently no cure.

According to the researchers, they have developed a new method for

Kids Going to Summer Camp? How to Prepare Them for the Experience

For many children, fond memories of summer involve going to camp. In fact, approximately 11 million children attend day or resident camp during summer. For most parents, spring is the time to prepare for camp, from deciding which camp to send them to, to preparing their child for being away from home for the first time.

Take Your Hands Back

Have you ever wondered why your hands hurt? Why you often get numbness or tingling in your hands? Why you have trouble holding onto things or even drop things and don’t realize it? The cause may be more common than you think. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an extremely common problem that affects up to almost 6% of the adult

What’s New at Hudson Regional Hospital? Everything!

(Courtesy of HRH) If you ask a friend or neighbor who works at Hudson Regional Hospital, “What’s new?” you better have a few minutes.

That’s because the last 18 months have seen major changes at the Secaucus hospital, with many more enhancements on the way in the second half of