Jane’s Story: Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

Bergen County, NJ, events, Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's New Jersey will present a community education program on the early stages of Alzheimer's disease at Hackensack Meridian Health, Pascack Valley Medical...

Paramus, NJ,events, 5k runs, walks, CancerCare

The 30th Annual CancerCare Paramus Walk/Run for Hope will take place at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, New Jersey on Sunday, September 24, 2017. This...

Northern, NJ, hospitals, health care, oncology, The Valley Hospital

Becker’s Hospital Review has once again named The Valley Hospital to its 2017 edition of "100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.”...

Bergen County health news

Shoden is the Japanese word often used for a Level 1 Reiki course. Literally translated, Shoden means “First Teachings”. At this...

Paramus, NJ, Alzheimer's Walk, events

The Alzheimer’s New Jersey Annual “Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s” will be held at Bergen Community College in Paramus on Sunday, October 29, 2017. The...

Bergenfield, NJ, events, free hearing screenings

The Bergenfield Health Department is offering free hearing screenings for adults on September 6 and 28, 2017. Appointments will be scheduled between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm...

Englewood, NJ, hospitals, cardiac care, pace makers

The Heart & Vascular Institute at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is now offering a wireless pacemaker for patients with bradycardia, or slow or irregular heart...

Saddle River, NJ, 5k runs, races, walks, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The 1st annual Skyler Rain 5K Run/Walk for Childhood Cancer will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 9:00 am. The...

Allendale, NJ, 5k runs, races, Camp Acorn

Camp Acorn is hosting its 1st Annual Go Nuts! Rush 5K Run Fundraiser and Sapling Sprint Fun Run on Sunday October 1, 2017 at Crestwood Lake, 300 W Crescent Avenue,...

Franklin Lakes, NJ, runs, races, 5Ks, half marathons, running

The Wyckoff Family YMCA and the Franklin Lakes Mayor’s Wellness Campaign have announced the 5th Annual Franklin Lakes Scenic Half-Marathon and 5K to be held Sunday,...

Northern, NJ, Alzheimer's awareness, walk

The 2017 Bergen-Passaic Walk to End Alzheimer's will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Overpeck Park in Ridgefield Park beginning at 10:00 am.

Held...

John Theurer Cancer Center Nurse Practitioner Honored with National Oncology Nur

The Hackensack Meridian Health – John Theurer Cancer Center Oncology Nurses recently attended the 42nd Annual National Oncology Nursing Society’s (ONS)...

Northern, NJ, bariatric surgery, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

Dr. James McGinty has been named chief of surgery and surgical services at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. A board-certified general surgeon with expertise in...

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) has been named a Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance for its ongoing...

The Valley Hospital, New Jersey, breast health, 3D mammography

The Valley Hospital offers 3D mammography, also known as digital breast tomosynthesis, to all patients at the Breast Imaging Center.

“3D mammography has been...

Northern, NJ, hospitals, women's cancers, oncology, Valley Health System

Valley Health System has announced the appointment of Eleonora Teplinsky, M.D., as the Director of Breast Medical Oncology.

Dr. Teplinsky is board-certified in...

Bergen County, NJ, volunteer opportunities, Bergen Volunteer Center

Looking for a really rewarding experience? Help Bergen County’s senior citizens and disabled people remain safe in their own homes. The Chore Service, sponsored by...

northern, NJ, hospitals, health care

Dr. Minaxi Jhawer, Chief of Hematology and Oncology at The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, has been...

Bergen County Health News

According to the Center for Disease Control, tick-borne diseases are on the rise and prevention should be on everyone’s mind, particularly during the seasons when...

Northern, NJ, cancer care, John Theurer Cancer Center, Hackensack

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. in collaboration with John Theurer Cancer Center (JTCC), part of Hackensack Meridian Health, Hackensack...

Northern NJ hospitals, prostate cancer treatment, Englewood Hospital and Medical

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center now offers an advance in the detection of prostate cancer recurrence for men who have undergone treatment such as prostate cancer...

Northern NJ hospitals, stroke care, The valley Hospital

The Valley Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with...

The Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Foundation recently received a generous gift from Yaz and Sweta Shah to name “The Yaz and...

Valley Health System, NJ hospitals, autism awareness, REED Academy

Valley Health System has announced that Kaitlyn Moceri, Valley Volunteer Supervisor, has been recognized for her work in creating volunteer opportunities for young adults...

Bergen County Healthy Living News

Being apart from your newborn while he or she is cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) can be heart-wrenching. To make the separation a little bit easier,...

 Northern, NJ, hospital news

The behavioral health team at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center received the Horizon National Chiasson-Schmitt Partnership Award from Horizon Health, a national leader...

Bergen County Health News

Sore throats are common with children of all ages and can be an early indication of another illness, such as a cold, the flu, or mononucleosis. Sore throats can also be...

Lung Cancer Screening Rates Remain Very Low among Current and Former Smokers

Lung cancer screening rates remained very low and unchanged among eligible populations in 2015, despite recommendations that high risk current and former smokers be...

Marcella O’Herlihy

The Valley Hospital has expanded its orthopedic offerings with the appointment of Marcella O’Herlihy, an orthopedic nurse navigator for joint replacement.

O...

Englewood, NJ, hospitals, spinal fusion, EHMC, The Joint Commissio

After a rigorous on-site review, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Spinal Fusion Certification. It is...

Tips to reduce the risk of cancer by eating right, Nutrition

March is National Nutrition Month. Here are some tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to help reduce your risk of cancer.

More than 1.5 million people...

NJ Health News on mybergen.com

The management division of Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) and The Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI) announced they are combining their...

The Valley Hospital physicians make Bergen County's Top Doctors List

Bergen Magazine commissioned Professional Research Services (PRS) of Troy, Michigan, to conduct a peer-review survey of thousands of practicing and active physicians...

Audrey Meyers, President and CEO of The Valley Hospital and Valley Health System

The Valley Hospital will build a new, state-of-the-art hospital in Paramus, announced Audrey Meyers, President and CEO of The Valley Hospital and Valley Health System....

Bergen County Health News

The Baby Box Co., the company behind the global integrated program Baby Box University to improve family health-care outcomes and reduce Sudden Unexpected Infant Death...

Valley in Ridgewood, NJ Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award: Obstetrics

The Valley Hospital has received the 2017 Women’s Choice Award as an America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics for a third consecutive year. This evidence-based...

THE GYM Raises $10,000 with 4th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

THE GYM, a complete lifestyle and fitness center, has yet another successful Breast Cancer Awareness month in the books during which they offered a special series of...

Dr. Anna Serur

Dr. Anna Serur has been named chief of colon and rectal surgery at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, effective January 1, 2017. Dr. Serur, a renowned surgeon with...

Stefanie Vaimakis, Chief of Bariatric Surgery at Holy Name Medical Center

Holy Name Medical Center has received the 2017 Women's Choice Award as one of America's Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery. This evidence-based designation is...

19 Bergen County Towns Are Moderate to Low Risk Radon Areas: 566 Radon-Related D

The New Jersey Department of Health is joining with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection in urging all residents to protect their family’s health by...

Paramus Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

The 2017 Paramus Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk will be held on Sunday, September 17th at 10:00 am on the campus of Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus,...

Smoking Cessation Program at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center offers a free smoking cessation program that helps smokers pack away those tobacco products and lead a smoke-free lifestyle....

Valley’s Women For Health Designates Funds Towards Reach for Hope Fertility Pres

On Tuesday, November 15, more than 90 Women For Health group members gathered at the Ridgewood Country Club for their Annual Meeting to vote on the designation of their...

Tour the Family Birth Place at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewoo

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center invites you to tour its labor, delivery and mother/baby unit.

The tour is for couples, mothers-to-be and their guest/partner/...

56 members of Valley Hospital in Ridgewoood, NJ named in 2016 "Top Doctors" list

New Jersey Monthly magazine has named 56 Valley doctors to its 2016 “Top Doctors” list.

To compile their list, New Jersey Monthly commissioned an...

The Valley Hospital Earns “A” Grade for Patient Safety in Fall 2016  Leapfrog Ho

The Valley Hospital has been recognized with an “A” grade in patient safety for the ninth time. Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which rate how well hospitals...

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood holding Infant Massage Classe

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) is offering ongoing Infant Massage Classes.

Infant massage is the perfect way to bond with baby by promoting secure...

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Offering Yoga for Women with Breast Cancer

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) is offering yoga classes for women with breast cancer.

These free classes are held on Mondays from 10:00-11:00 am and...

Learn the truth about children and gluten-free diets presented by The Valley Hos

The popularity of a gluten-free diet (GFD), has increased dramatically over the past 10 years. “While in some cases, going gluten free is a health necessity, in most...

Bergen County lifestyle news

Are you ready for a true resort-style experience right here in North Jersey?

With the school year well underway, there's no better time for stressed...

Bergen County Health News

Where does it hurt? How are you feeling?

The Holy Name Medical Center Symptom Checker interactive body...

Howard Frey, M.D., Medical Director, The Valley Hospital Urologic Oncology Cente

This mybergen.com Healthy Living feature is written by Howard Frey, M.D., Medical Director, The Valley Hospital Urologic Oncology Center, Bergen County, New Jersey....

North Jersey Bicycle Map and Resource Guide

The New Jersey Bicycle Map and Resource Guide is a comprehensive tool for those traveling by bicycle for recreation or transportation in New Jersey. This online...

The Valley Hospital Named One of America’s Best Breast Centers  for Third Consec

For the third consecutive year, The Valley Hospital has earned the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication...

Back to School Infomation About Meningitis and Its Prevention from Dr. Anna Pudi

Meningitis is an inflammatory disease of the leptomeninges, the tissues surrounding the brain and spinal cord, and is defined by an abnormal number of...

Free Palliative Care Panel Discussion in Ridgewood is November 17, 2016

A free, comprehensive panel discussion on palliative care featuring healthcare professionals from The Valley Hospital and religious leaders from West Side Presbyterian...

 Steps to Protect Yourself or a Loved One from Falls

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Falls threaten seniors’ safety and independence and...

Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, NJ receives high-quality rankings

Holy Name Medical Center, a 361-bed hospital in Teaneck, New Jersey, is the only institution in Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, and Essex counties to receive four stars in the...

Nurse.com Recognizes Valley Nurse, Beth McGovern, for Excellence in Education an

Beth McGovern, R.N., Clinical Practice Specialist in Women’s & Children’s Services and Coordinator of the Simulation Program at The Valley Hospital, has...

Bergen County Health News

West Bergen Mental Healthcare, a non-profit counseling and psychiatric center, announced a new Social Anxiety Group for high school teenagers. The Group is scheduled to...

Raul Parra, MD, Medical Director of the Regional Cancer Center at Holy Name Medi

Until recently, a cancer diagnosis was often considered a death sentence. Fortunately, today cancer is often looked at as a chronic disease, an illness that can be treated...

Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ receives Weight-Loss Surgery Program Full Accredi

The Valley Hospital’s weight-loss (bariatric) surgery program has received Full Accreditation as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery...

Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa of Allendale: Your Local Destination for R

According to the American Psychological Association, forty-three percent of all adults suffer adverse health effects from stress. As one the most densely populated states...

Glen Rock, NJ news

Meditation classes are held on Saturday mornings at 10:15 am at the Glen Rock Public Library in Glen Rock, New Jersey.

Sahaja yoga is a free gentle meditation. You...

Aphasia Communication Group in Maywood, NJ for Stroke Survivors

The Adler Aphasia Center is offering an Aphasia Communication Group for stroke and brain injury survivors with aphasia. The group meets on two Friday mornings a month at...

Dr. Anna Pudinak on Skin Cancers Related to Excess Sun Exposure: Sponsored Conte

Each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon. One in five Americans will develop skin...

Shown here is a rendering of the planned Valley Center for Health and Wellness,

Bergen County's Valley Health System has announced the development of an innovative health and wellness center in Mahwah. The Valley Center for Health and Wellness...

The Valley Hospital Announces New Comprehensive Atrial Fibrillation Center

The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood continues to lead the way in advanced cardiac care with the opening of the Snyder Center for Comprehensive Atrial Fibrillation. Atrial...

Dr. Raul Parra, Medical Director of Holy Name Medical Center's Cancer Center

While bladder cancer remains one of the most common cancers in the U.S., treatment for the disease has not evolved much over the last half-century. Until now, that is....

Bergen County News

In this mybergen.com Healthy Living Blog, Dr. Anna Pudinak, MD, of AP Health Family Practice in Clifton, New Jersey, explains the causes and...

Adler Aphasia Center offers Free Caregiver Support Group in Maywood, NJ

The Adler Aphasia Center's free support group meets the second Monday of each month from 7:00-9:00 pm at the Adler Aphasia Center, 60 West Hunter Avenue in Maywood....

 Dr. Anna Pudinak MD

Many of us have experienced acne at some point in our lives. While these blemishes can be bothersome and even have an effect on your self esteem, there are...

Upper Saddle River Library Fitness Classes

Yoga Classes for adults are held each Tuesday from 9:45-10:45 at the Upper Saddle River Library in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.

Yoga classes are designed to not...

Bergen County Winter Activities

Ice skating can be an enjoyable family outing, offering multiple health benefits including improving joint flexibility, building leg muscles, boosting the cardiovascular...

Growing Healthcare Trend Helps Today’s Hyperconnected Culture Unplug and Rethink

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) is embracing a new, growing trend among hospitals nationwide of integrative medicine – incorporating complementary...

THE GYM

Joining a gym or health club can help to make you feel and look better as you progress towards achieving weight loss, muscular development and overall healthy lifestyle...

Professional Development Module Created to Help Health Professionals Identify St

Sudden cardiac death is very rare in young athletes, but when it occurs, it is particularly tragic because it is often preventable through more thorough pre-screening....

Valley Natural Health in Paramus: Innovative Care, Strong Community Connection:

There is a chiropractic health center in Bergen County that is owned and operated by a team of healthcare professionals with 50+ years of experience in chiropractic,...

The Timber Rattlesnake

As Bergen County residents, particularly those living near wooded or marshy areas, take to the trails for nature hikes or spend time doing yard work during the warmer...

Kessler Institute offers 10 tips for safe cycling

Whether you ride a bicycle for exercise, to commute to work or school, or just to have some outdoor fun, the benefits can be great. Cycling is a low impact sport that can...

Coyotes in Bergen County: What You Should Know

There have been multiple coyote attacks in the Bergen County area in recent years. It seems everyone in the area has seen a coyote or knows...

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center offering free yoga classes for caregivers

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) is offering free monthly yoga classes to caregivers. The classes include therapeutic yoga, breath work, and meditation and are...

Don't Drink and Drive on New Year's Eve! List of Bergen County Area Taxi and Car

Have fun with family and friends but please don't drink and drive! If you plan on drinking, please arrange for a designated driver or make other plans.

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Chair Yoga: "Yoga for Everybody" Classes at Norwood Public Library

Pan He, a Yoga Alliance registered yoga teacher and occupational therapist will be hosting Chair Yoga for All Ages at the Norwood Public Library,198 Summit Street, Norwood...

NJ Department of Environmental Protection Division of Fish and Wildlife Bear Saf

Black bears by nature tend to be wary of humans and avoid people. However, if you encounter a black bear in your neighborhood or outdoors while hiking or camping, the NJ...

NJ-Dog-Lovers-Bergen-County-Dogs-20-Best-Places-to-Hike-North-Jersey

Northern New Jersey is a great place to hike with your dog. Within a short drive your dog can climb mountains that will leave him panting, trot down sand trails, explore...

As New Jersey’s premier learn-to-ski/snowboard and tubing destination, Campgaw Mountain offers an alpine escape right in our own Bergen...

bergen-county-nj-area-cheerleading-injuries

As the fall sport season kicks off, parents, coaches and trainers are focusing their attention on the safety of their players, but statistics show that injuries on the...

Franklin-Lakes-NJ-Meals-on-Wheels

Franklin Lakes Meals on Wheels is a non- profit volunteer service, delivering hot and cold meals five days a week Monday through Friday to shut-ins, infirmed and elderly...

flu-in-New-Jersey-influenza-shots

The flu is not something to take lightly. It is important to recognize the symptoms of the flu and then to seek the correct treatment...