TERRACCIANO, JULIA "DOTTIE"
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
(nee: Pivovarnik) - a lifelong resident of Bayonne passed away peacefully after being visited by loving family and friends, on Friday August 8th 2014, she was 83. Julia was the devoted wife to John...
“Doctors Overlook Lucrative Procedures When Naming Unwise Treatments”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It is always a good idea to talk to your primary care practitioner, the clinician who knows you best, about procedures suggested consulting physicians. A recent Kaiser Health News article http://ww...
Fire in the Meadowlands interrupts NYC train service
Aug 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A brush fire in the meadowlands impacted train service in and out of New York for about an hour on Monday night, Aug. 11. The fire occurred in the reeds on the border of Secaucus, North Bergen, and...
Hoboken awarded $11.7M loan for second flood pump
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HOBOKEN—Hoboken will receive an $11.7 million state loan to build a second wet weather pump station, the city announced Tuesday. The station will be built underground near 11th and Hudson Streets a...
“Guidelines issued by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in 2010 said that vaginal births after cesareans — the shorthand is V.B.A.C.s — are largely safe.”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Aug 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent New York Times article http://www.nytimes.com * noted “ Despite this, many hospitals and doctors still do not perform them for fear of complications. Hospitals note that V.B.A.C.s carry a ...
Metropolitan Family Health Network to host National Health Center Week activities
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Local community members are invited to join Metropolitan Family Health Network (MFHN) physicians, caregivers, and administrative staff, as well as elected officials and representatives from various...
“Never Events” – medical errors that should never happen
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“The term "Never Event" was first introduced in 2001 by Ken Kizer, MD, former CEO of the National Quality Forum (NQF), in reference to particularly shocking medical errors (such as wrong-site surge...
BALATBAT, LORD and ORTEGA, LOLIBETH
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Aug. 2 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Jersey City, for Lord Balatbat, 36, and his wife, Lolibeth Ortega, 37. They died tragically July 24 when a tornado hit their campgroun...
BILIS, JOSEPH J.
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Aug. 2 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Joseph J. Bilis, 90, a World War II veteran. He died peacefully July 29 at Hoboken University Hospital. He was a lifelong re...
FIGUEROA, JUAN
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was offered Aug. 5 at St. Michael’s Church, Jersey City, for Juan Figueroa, 84 of Jersey City. He passed away Aug. 1 at Christ Hospital. Born in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, he was the so...