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Happy 4th of July!
Chips and dips come to mind when thinking of appetizers, but this summer, take a light and easy approach. Join Dietitian Diane Weeks on July 7 at 7 p.m. as she demonstrates healthier options.
This free program will be held at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center in Scotch Plains. To register, call 732.499.6193.
Join us every first Tuesday of the month for our Diabetes Support group from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at RWJ Rahway. This support group is free, and walk-ins are welcome! Call 732.499.6109 to learn more.
RWJ Rahway Paramedic Jen Green (left), who teaches CPR and First Aid skills the area, will be speaking on Cardiac Arrest Wednesday, July 8 at 6 pm at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center, 2120 Lamberts Mill Road, Scotch Plains. Her presentation includes hands-only CPR and other life-saving skills.
Wound patient Patricia Porterfield spoke about how her foot is healing, thanks to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at RWJ Rahway open house last night. "I don't have to use a wheelchair," she said. "I can walk."
Use the summer weather to your advantage! Get outside and find relaxing ways to be healthy. Try going for a nature walk or a bike ride with friends or family.
It’s Men’s Health Month. Here are some foods that are extremely beneficial for the male diet: http://bit.ly/1vYeEqE
RWJ Rahway Critical Care Nurse Deanna Pinkham was a finalist for Nurse of the Year in the Healthcare Heroes awards program today at the Palace at Somerset.
As summer kicks into gear, make sure you’re staying hydrated. Sip around 10 ounces of water every 10-20 minutes while working out to stay properly hydrated.
Happy Father’s Day! Spend the longest day of the year celebrating your dad and his health!
We said goodbye to old beds no longer being used at RWJ Rahway. The beds were packed up and should be on their way to Tanzania, thanks to MedShare, an organization that recycles and distributes surplus medical equipment to healthcare facilities in medically underserved communities.
Nurse Salem Diona, 3E, was honored as a star for her attentive, kind and comforting care. The patient's daughter wrote this about Ms. Diona: "My mom was admitted at night. She was confused and difficult. Salem was very kind and patient and helped her stay in bed and stay safe... She treated her like her own mother and made me feel better about leaving her at night." Thank you, Salem!
The Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Party on Thursday to benefit the Hamilton Stage and UPAC in Rahway was great fun. We sampled wines, sakes and sparkling wines. RWJ Rahway was there with wine-related merchandise from the hospital gift shop. Guests were pleasantly surprised when they saw all the fun stuff and the good causes the purchases benefit, such as Bedside Harp for patients, college scholarships, MICU trucks and more!
Men and women experience a heart attack in different ways. For men, if you ever notice yourself dealing with one or all of these symptoms, you could be suffering from a heart attack.
We're having a blood drive today until 4:30 pm.. It's easy, painless and saves lives. Our generous donors receive a tee shirt, snacks and a meal voucher at our cafeteria. You even get a raffle for a beach-themed prize. Please come and give blood.
It’s fruit and veggies month! Here’s an awesome watermelon salad recipe to try out that is healthy and rich in nutrients!
A star is someone who goes beyond the tasks of a job description to help patients. Physician Liaison Marybeth Lovetri, who normally works with our physicians, was recognized as a star today for going above and beyond in helping a patient.
RWJ Rahway Diabetes Educator Gary Paul is also an artist. His large, dramatic painting "Fireball" was chosen for inclusion in an
international art show at Newark's Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art. The show runs from June 4 to July 1.
We celebrate our Auxiliary for giving their time and talents to the hospital and the community. At a special awards ceremony, which featured the performing duo known as Karicter, Auxiliary President Christine Kline honored new and longstanding Auxilians, including Muriel Rees, who's logged 10,100 hours of service. Thanks to all our Auxilians.
Each year, the RWJ Rahway Auxiliary awards scholarships to local students pursuing health science careers. This year's award winners are Jordan Coverson, Union Catholic High School; Lauren Delmonaco, Metuchen High School; Katherine Sheldon, Union Catholic High School and Christopher Didzbalis, the recipient of the Shirley Levitzky scholarship. Chris is a graduate of Union County Academy for Allied Health Sciences. Congratulations!
All these beach goodies could be yours by entering the raffle at our Blood Drive, Thursday June 18th. But really, just knowing you did something to save a life makes you a winner.
Donating blood is a selfless act that makes all donors heroes. You can walk in or make an appointment by calling 732.499.6139. Drive is at RWJ Rahway, 865 Stone Street, Conference room 1. It runs 8 am to 4:30 pm.
We offer 24/7 emergency care with certified specialists and a state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab. To find out more about all of the cardiac care treatment services we offer, visit our website.rwjuhr.com
Neuropathy is not always the same, and there are plenty of different causes. Join Dr. Paul Abend as he discusses neuropathy, the causes and treatment options.
This free class will take place at our RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center on June 22nd at 6:00 p.m. To register, call 732.499.6193.
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