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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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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Emergency ServicesNeurosciencePediatrics

After Toddler’s Nightmare Traffic Accident, Expert Brain Care Makes a Difference

April 7, 2021, started out like any other day for the Sanchez family, but in an instant, it turned into...

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Emergency Services

Elizabeth, New Jersey, Truck Driver Back Behind the Wheel After Broken Foot

The sun beamed brightly, perfect weather for a socially distant barbeque in June 2020. But when Anibal Ospina, 44, from...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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