Cardiac / Heart Health

A Cardiac Care Army

The last thing 34-year-old Przemyslaw “Simon” Blazejowicz remembered was falling to his knees in his bathroom one Wednesday evening after...

Meet Simon

Cancer Care

A Strong Bond Between Patient and Physical Therapist

After being diagnosed with uterine cancer in 2018, Debbie Petrucelli turned to John Theurer Cancer Center for her treatment. Under...

Meet Alissa


Breathing Again After Spinal Cord Injury

William Marshall cherishes each hard-fought hour off his mechanical ventilator. The 33-year-old now sleeps more easily through the night without...

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Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Second Chances for Weight Loss

Many people make the resolution to get healthier by exercising more, eating better and losing weight, but it’s not an...

Meet Wendy


Foundation Donor Walks the Talk

Stroke survivor James Capriglione pays it forward for future stroke patients by donating time and money to JFK Medical Center’s...

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Skating to Success

A Franklin Lakes youth who lost a leg in a boating accident wins gold as a Paralympic athlete. Jack Wallace,...

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It’s Never Too Soon

Toddler reaps developmental benefits from JFK Medical Center’s dedication to newborn hearing tests. Today, Arav is your average toddler, talking,...

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Cancer Care

Understanding Hospice Care

When you hear hospice, the first thought, and often the only thought, is this: You are surrendering to cancer or...

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Light at the End of the Tunnel

A Toms River man recovers from an accident with determination and support from a multidisciplinary team. In MAY 2017, DENNIS...

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Role Reversal

In an ironic twist, a stroke nurse’s life was saved in his own JFK Medical Center stroke unit. Phillip Castillo,...

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