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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.
Hospital CEO Kirk Tice, members of the Star Committee and 2E staff celebrated Social Worker Carrie Faraone, who received a heartfelt letter from a patient who praised Ms. Faraone for her empathy, help and guidance. Thank you, Carrie!
Today kicks off Nursing Assistant Week! Now through the 18th, remember to show appreciation for these people doing important, compassionate work every day.
Why do we snack? It's complicated. But we do it often. Learn to snack sensibly at a special program at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center, Scotch Plains on June 11. Dietitian Lauren Bernstein (standing), who helps lead the Lighter Lifestyle and Shapedown weight management programs for adults and children, is discussing "The Art of Snacking" at 6:30 pm at the center, 2120 Lamberts Mill Road, Scotch Plains. Program is free.
Nurse Jayanthi Raikar,3E was honored by CEO Kirk Tice, her co-workers and the leadership team for the compassionate care she gave a dying patient and that patient's daughter. "Several times we hugged and each time I felt her sincere love and compassion...I was convinced that surely God has sent her to be with me in time of need. Jay is surely a star sent from heaven. I was so extremely grateful for her gift of love, comfort and support."
It’s National Dairy Month. Make sure to get your daily serving of dairy to keep your health in balance!
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