Emergency Services

Breathing Easy After Vaping Lung Injury

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

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Emergency ServicesOrthopedics

On a Roll After Shoulder Surgery

A few years ago, Ruben Perez, M.D., a primary care doctor in Union City, New Jersey, set out on a...

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Emergency Services

Emergency Care: Trust in Technology

Not much could be more stressful than waiting for an ambulance, not knowing if emergency workers are going to get...

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Emergency Services

Back in Business After Emergency Care

For someone who has just stepped on a nail, Mark Nagrocki was remarkably calm. The husband and father of two...

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Emergency Services

A Peaceful Presence in the Emergency Department

Fear had washed over Latia Haywood as she rushed her 1-year-old daughter, Meilan, to the Emergency Department at Raritan Bay...

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Behavioral HealthEmergency Services

A Nurse’s Fight to End Drug Addiction

Ken Rodenbaugh, RN, CARN, CEN, a nurse in the Southern Ocean Medical Center Emergency Department, speaks from experience when he...

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Emergency Services

Hometown Hero

Giving back to his community, both financially and with his time, has long been a priority for John C. Meditz,...

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Emergency Services

Hope in Despair

After 88-year-old Anne Marie Upton suffered a hemorrhagic stroke on Sept. 21, 2018, she was rushed to the Hirair and...

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Emergency Services

The Calm in the Storm

Thanks to expert trauma care, an East Rutherford man survives life-threatening injuries after a fall. Early one morning in November...

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Emergency ServicesMen's Health

Toms River Man Gets Specialized Wound Care

By Kaylin Harper In July 2017, Patrick Magee and his wife, Susan, had planned to celebrate their wedding anniversary by...

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