“The rationale for most (cancer) screenings are strong if there is a good test…. “If there is a test but there’s problems with it, I often go over this with a patient and how to decide if it’s necessary.”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
May 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Add mammography to the list of cancer screenings where evidence has challenged “best practices.” Recently Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN reported in EveryDay Health http://www.everydayhealth.com* that whi...
Ace in the hole?
May 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steve Fulop will be one of a number of New Jersey Mayors who will take part in the New Jersey Mayors’ Charity Poker Challenge on May 22, at Bally’s Atlantic City in the newly br...
Hoboken School District’s 'Little Mermaid Jr.' starts Friday
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HOBOKEN -- Twice per year, the Hoboken school district’s theater department puts on an all-district show, meaning that all of the city’s talented actors and actresses, regardless of age, share the ...
Bayonne Bridge to be closed this weekend as project work continues
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BAYONNE –The Bayonne Bridge will be closed beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, May 16, and continuing through 5 a.m. Monday, May 19, to allow work to proceed on the “Raise the Roadway” project, which will ...
The fifth annual Lisa Photo Stride for the Cure Night
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MEADOWLANDS -- On Saturday, May 17 the New Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment will host the 5th annual Lisa Photo Stride For The Cure event. The event was founded by Meadowlands track photographer ...
Memorial Day parade this Saturday in Secaucus
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SECAUCUS – The parade kicks off at noon on Saturday, May 17 at Secaucus High School. This year’s grand marshals are Michael Yaccarino, U.S. Army 1952-1954, and (posthumously honored) Joseph C. Kell...
“Would you rather your doctor won the "quality" contest by doing good list management and robust box checking or spent that time listening to you?”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
May 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently an article in the Wall Street Journal http://online.wsj.com * noted “Quality" has been the buzzword in health care for a decade, but the worthy goal is driving health-care providers to dis...
Bayonne firefighters respond to kitchen blaze
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Firefighters responded to an early morning fire on Prospect Avenue, extinguishing it and preventing it from spreading. On Tuesday, May 13 at about 4:30 a.m., the Bayonne Fire Department r...
Jersey City priest who died on Mt. Hood is credited with bringing diverse communities together
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JERSEY CITY --The Rev. Robert J. Cormier, a Jersey City priest known for his multi-cultural ministry in Hudson County and beyond, was reported having fallen to his death during a climb up Mount Hoo...
Headed for runoff elections
Smith, Davis, and several council candidates to face off again
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
T he political landscape in Bayonne was turned topsy-turvy on Tuesday, May 13, as it appeared that Mayor Mark Smith and Police Capt. James Davis were headed for a June runoff election. As of 10 p.m...