” Since most headaches are benign, guidelines have recommended against routine MRIs or CT scans. Yet doctors frequently order these expensive scans anyway…”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Are physicians practicing defensive medicine or are we demanding unnecessary test? Recently a CBS News report http://www.cbsnews.com * noted “Among the reasons these tests are not recommended is th...
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer reveals more journal entries about Gov. Christie in response to gov's whistleblower proposal; explains why she didn't come forward sooner
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- On Monday, Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer sent a letter to four high ranking members of the New Jersey State Senate in regards to comments Gov. Chris Christie made recently about a potential ...
Bayonne Bridge to close Saturday night to Sunday morning
Apr 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The Bayonne Bridge will be closed this Saturday night, April 26. The bridge will close at midnight Saturday and reopen at 8 a.m. on Sunday. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey a...
“ we've almost halved the mortality rate from colon cancer in the last 35 years." – so why are you delaying your colonoscopy again?
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Colonoscopy! Ugh! But….. Recently a Wall Street Journal article http://online.wsj.com * reported “The incidence of colon cancer, declining since the mid-1980s, plunged a further 30% last decade amo...
Hoboken named sixth best city for new college grads
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- The website Livability.com has named Hoboken the sixth best city for new college grads to live, the site announced in a press release on Monday. The ranking will come as no surprise to t...
Weather event of the week: Showers and 70 degrees on Tuesday
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- This week's most interesting weather happens on Tuesday. Temps will be higher that day than any other day this week: 70 degrees. However, rainstorms will cool things off in the aft...
Bill to help improve drug and alcohol treatment for inmates signed into law
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- Legislation sponsored by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez, and Assemblyman Carmelo Garcia has been signed into law, helping to improve drug and alcoh...
“Research shows that courteous bedside manners are associated with improved patient recovery and satisfaction”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently an article in Becker’s Hospital Review http://www.beckershospitalreview.com reported that hospital interns generally failed to use “five key communications strategies, including introducin...
Weehawken Peer Leaders raise money for charity
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Peer Leadership students at Weehawken High School were recently presented with a $1,000 check for participating in Optimum Power to Learn’s Charity Champion program. It encourages high schools to r...
CALDERONE, ANTHONY
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held April 14 for Anthony Calderone, 99, a lifelong resident of Secaucus. He passed away April 10. He was the husband of the late Alvina Calderone. Uncle of many nieces and ne...