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Hackensack University Medical Center was the top hospital on the New Jersey list. - (NJBIZ FILE PHOTO)

Hackensack edges Morristown for state’s top hospital in prestigious U.S. News rankings

7-21-15
Hackensack University Medical Center was named the top New Jersey hospital by U.S. News & World Report.
Rutgers and University of Pennsylvania researchers found that children who were prescribed antibiotics had twice the risk of developing juvenile arthritis compared to children the same age who were not prescribed antibiotics. Photo: Thinkstock

Antibiotic Exposure Could Increase Juvenile Arthritis Risk

7-20-15
Rutgers researcher says findings may offer another reason to judiciously prescribe antibiotics to children.
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More Young Athletes Undergo Surgery Related to Sports Injuries

7-17-15
Data shows that teen athletes who have knee or leg surgery during high school are at a higher risk for more surgery if they play in college.
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Treating Huntington’s Disease Patients

7-16-15
JFK Hartwyck Center is the only designated care facility in New Jersey that specializes in Huntington's disease, which is a fatal neurological disease.
Barnabas Health President and CEO Barry Ostrowsky and Robert Wood Johnson Health System President Stephen K. Jones.

Proposed RWJ-Barnabas Merger May Portend More Consolidations Statewide

7-15-15
While studies find that most mergers lead to higher prices, health care executives point to improved "population health management."
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Seton Hall Law Professor: Ruling Puts Hospitals’ Tax Exemption Status in Question

7-14-15
Seton Hall Law Professor John Jacobi says that a judge's recent ruling stripping Morristown Medical Center of its tax exemption status could have larger consequences.
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Barnabas-RWJ merger approved by both boards

7-14-15
The boards of Barnabas Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Health System have approved a merger that would create New Jersey's largest health network, according to a source.
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Horses Help Medical Students Improve Bedside Manner

7-10-15
Rutgers Medical School offers Horses for Healers, a class that lets students interact with horses to become more aware of non-verbal cues that will help with future patients.
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Ramadan Fasting More Challenging in Summer Months

7-9-15
This year Ramadan falls in the summer, which is more challenging for Muslims who fast from daybreak to sundown.
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University Hospital Is One of the Busiest for Liver Transplants

7-9-15
University Hospital in Newark performed its first liver transplant 26 years ago. Today it's one of the busiest transplant centers in the nation.