Cardiac / Heart Health

Hackensack Couple Continues Family Tradition of Giving Back to Hospital

Charitable giving comes in all shapes and sizes, from gifts of time to financial donations large and small. Over the...

Meet the Muscarelle Family

Cardiac / Heart Health

Doctors Provide Lifesaving Care for Woman After a Rare Heart condition

When 69-year-old Alice Jurist developed symptoms suggesting COVID-19, including fever, fatigue and difficulty breathing, she and her husband, David, faced...

Meet Alice and David

Cardiac / Heart Health

Octogenarian from Farmingdale Thrives After Near-Fatal Heart Attack

Aurelia Hughes was enjoying a breezy phone chat with her 94-year-old aunt when powerful chest pain and pressure struck in...

Meet Aurelia

Cardiac / Heart Health

After Mitral Valve Repair Three Years Ago, Where is She Now?

In 2018, we shared the story of Emer Featherstone, who was rushed to the emergency department at Mountainside Medical Center...

Meet Emer

Cardiac / Heart Health

After a Heart Attack in His Thirties, Where is He Now?

In early 2020, we shared the story of Przemyslaw “Simon” Blazejowicz, whose life hung in the balance as doctors at...

Meet Simon

Cardiac / Heart Health

After a Triple Bypass Three Years Ago, Where is He Now?

In 2019, we shared the story of Joe Leone Introna. His worst fears of following a family history of heart-related...

Meet Joe

Cardiac / Heart Health

After Experiencing an Aortic Aneurysm, Where is He Now?

In 2018, we shared the story of Thomas Redmond who was nicknamed “the healthiest man in the ICU”. Before he...

Meet Thomas

Cardiac / Heart Health

Heart Care Close to Home

Typically, we photograph every patient appearing in HealthU. Because this story was planned during the surge of COVID-19, that contact would have...

Meet Rosa

Cardiac / Heart HealthVascular

Just Like New After Cardiac Stents

Typically, we photograph every patient appearing in HealthU. Because this story was planned during the surge of COVID-19, that contact would have...

Meet Mike

Cardiac / Heart Health

Big Heart, Big Fix

Attorney Gerald Dienst was diagnosed with congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation in 2012. Today, a remarkable new device is...

Meet Gerald