Memorial Sloan-Kettering restricts drug rep access to physicians *
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Have you ever waited in the doctor’s office for hours and see drug reps walk right in? Next time ask your doctor why you have to wait and they don’t! (Just kidding) “ZS Associates, a national consu...
Meeting Friday in Bayonne for group with goal of beautifying city
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The first meeting of the Beautify Bayonne group will be held Friday, Aug. 22 from 7 to 11 p.m. at All Fit Studios, 196 Broadway. The organization’s goal is keep Bayonne clean and attracti...
Police station may not be renamed after Officer Melvin Santiago due to 'questions from community'
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- The naming of the new West District police station after Det. Melvin Santiago ran into some opposition on the City Council, despite getting the blessing of all three police unions. C...
Every "free" sample (a doctor accepts) comes with a price.
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Do drug company reps influence doctor prescribing practices? A recent NPR article http://www.npr.org * noted “Dermatologists who accept free tubes and bottles of brand-name drugs are likelier to pr...
North Bergen man stabbed to death after Jersey City party
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Kermy Amparo-Berroa, 22, of North Bergen, was stabbed to death at a house party in Jersey City just before 4 p.m. on Aug. 16, said Hudson County Prosecutor Gaetano Gregory. Jersey City police also ...
Guadagno visits with T. Rex
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – Acting New Jersey Governor Kim Guadagno visited the life sized Tyrannosaurus Rex at Field Station: Dinosaurs, the 20-acre outdoor Jurassic tourist attraction in Secaucus. The visit was p...
This week's weather: Fall in the morning, summer in the afternoon
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- Accuweather predicts that temperatures will be in the high 60s all week when you wake up. They will top the low 80s as the day goes on. It will be sunny most of the week, and no hu...
A Best Practice is Not always Evidence-Based! “Faster care hasn't cut heart attack deaths in hospitals.”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent USA Today article http://www.usatoday.com * noted “The Medicare metric for timely heart attack treatment is … "door-to-balloon" time — the time between when a heart attack patient arrives ...
AMATO, THERESA
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Aug. 8 at St. Ann’s RC Church, Hoboken, for Theresa Amato, 82, of Hoboken. She passed away at home on Aug. 4. Born and raised in Hoboken, Theresa was a lifelong resident....
BALABAT, LHEANDREW
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Aug. 14 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Jersey City, for Lheandrew Lloyd Balatbat, 13, the third victim of the tornado in Virginia which took the lives of his parents, Lolib...