Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Weight-loss Surgery Restores Lifestyle for Busy Medical Professional and Mom

Luz DeJesus, of Sayreville, New Jersey, gained 60 pounds with her first pregnancy in 2004, and it stuck. “With my...

Meet Luz

COVID-19

Old Bridge COVID-19 Survivor Gives Back to Her Care Team

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

Meet Isabel

COVID-19

Finding Peace Through Integrative Health

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

Meet Alex

Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Weight Loss Surgery Success at Long Last

When Mary Ann Previti’s adjustable gastric band started eroding in 2016, she underwent a different type of bariatric surgery to...

Meet Mary Ann

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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Cancer CarePhysical Rehabilitation

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

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...

Meet Paige

Women's Health

Mommy Makeover Success

During her first pregnancy, Sonia West developed an umbilical hernia. Her growing baby stretched the muscles at her belly button,...

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Bariatrics/Weight Loss

Losing to Gain

Learn how Eliza Galarza took control of her weight—and her life—with bariatric surgery at Raritan Bay Medical Center. Three years...

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ArthritisOrthopedics

Hand Surgery Gets a Thumbs-Up

Procedure helps a Hunterdon County bus driver conquer arthritis and return to work. One winter morning a few years ago, Thomas...

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