Bariatrics/Weight Loss

High School Teacher Trains for a Marathon After Bariatric Surgery

At 35 years old, Andrew Truong had a list of health conditions typically seen in much older people. In addition...

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Colonia Teacher Is Back in the Classroom Pain Free With New Shoulder Surgery

Eugene Fioravanti, a 57-year-old teacher from Colonia, New Jersey, lives an active life. He loves to golf, body surf and...

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Center for Memory Loss and Brain Health Sees Promises in Dementia Care

A diagnosis of a memory disorder such as Alzheimer’s disease is scary and impacts all aspects of a patient’s life,...

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Perth Amboy Firefighter Battles Test of COVID-19

Firefighter Brian Bonilla is used to the heat. A captain at the Perth Amboy Fire Department in New Jersey, he...

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Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Palisade Park Police Officer Transforms Life Through Weight-loss Surgery

Throughout his life, Alex Monteleone, 37, battled with his weight. As a college football player, his weight made him a...

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Retired Doctor Gives Back for the Next Generation of Care

On January 1, 2020, geriatric medicine specialist Eileen Masterson, M.D., celebrated an important milestone: After more than 30 years of...

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New Jersey Accomplished Artist Gives Back to Riverview Medical Center

Aldo Gaetano Baldi, M.D., (1929–2003) was a highly regarded and dedicated pathologist for more than 30 years at Riverview Medical...

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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of a Beloved Edison OB-GYN

In her 35-year career as a cherished OB-GYN at JFK University Medical Center, Darshana Desai, M.D., helped bring thousands of...

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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...

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Cancer Care

New York Giants General Manager Gives Back to John Theurer Cancer Center

During his 35 years in the National Football League (NFL)—as a scout, personnel director and general manager—Dave Gettleman has made...

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