Singing While He Works

A transportation aide at Hackensack University Medical Center since 2012, Karlhey Frederic’s velvety tones warm the hearts and lift the...

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Organ Transplantation

Chain Reaction

For many Americans, 2008 was a turbulent year. The housing market was in freefall. The global economy was sliding into...

Meet Bibi, Jung, Jin and Susan

Cancer Care

Staging a Return to Health

Jersey City actor returns to work after beating melanoma. For decades, Charlie McCarty had a small mole on his chest...

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Behavioral Health

Mental Illness Does Not Define Me

By Larry Ginsberg For Hackensack resident Josh Binn, there was a feeling that eluded him for many years—a feeling that...

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Cancer CareParentingPediatrics

Living the Life of Her Dreams

Nine years after being treated for a liver tumor, Emanuela is a happy, healthy fifth-grader and author of her own...

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Better Together

A married couple reclaimed their lives through weight-loss surgery. Like many married couples, Len and Vinnie DiPiazza have shared a...

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Cancer Care

New Life After Breast Cancer

Silvana M.’s fight against breast cancer began on her wedding day. Through aggressive treatments, her doctors have given her every...

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Type 1 Diabetes Decoded

Maureen Mahoney attributed her weight loss, fatigue and thirst to a busy work schedule, hectic holidays and the stress of...

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Generosity Through the Generations

As J. Fletcher Creamer, Jr., CEO of J. Fletcher Creamer & Son Inc., reflects on the growth of his family-owned,...

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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...

Meet Thomas