Cancer Care

Trust Care When Breast Cancer Returns

In May 2001, Jamie Sussel Turner, now 68, of Sea Bright, New Jersey, was full of hope. Her wedding was...

Meet Jamie

Cancer Care

A Fast Recovery from Lung Cancer Surgery

“It was the biggest shock of my life,” says Phyllis Rosenberg, a 91-year-old grandmother of two from Shrewsbury, New Jersey,...

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Cardiac / Heart Health

A Little Heart Help

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

Meet Michele


A Positive Spin After Stroke

The best word to describe Edward Modrak is resilient. Over the course of his life, the 55-year-old has beaten a...

Meet Edward


Go BIG and LOUD, or Go Home

Laura Hanf shows off the strength of her voice. “Put away your clothes!” she warns and lets out a loud,...

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Cancer CareOrthopedics

Two Surgeries, Two Successes

Doing two things at once sometimes makes perfect sense, like exercising while listening to a podcast or catching up on...

Meet Jean


Knee Surgery Gets Athlete Back in Action

To say that Chrissy Williams, 56, has always led an active life would be an understatement. This determined mom to...

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Cancer CareWomen's Health

Two Surgeries in One

When Darlene Riva, now 72, of Jackson, New Jersey, first started bleeding vaginally, she suspected a simple urinary infection. But...

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Her Spinal Answer

Gina Petillo vaguely remembers the first time she nearly lost her ability to walk. She was 3 years old and...

Meet Gina P.

ParentingPediatricsWomen's Health

A Head Start at Breastfeeding

The transition from expectant mother to mother of a newborn can be extremely challenging, so it helps to have knowledgeable...

Meet Lindsey