Medicine

Medical merger in the works

Meridian Health and Raritan Bay Medical Center recently announced plans to explore a merger. “We are very excited about this opportunity with Raritan Bay Medical Center,” says John K. Lloyd, FACHE, president of Meridian Health. “While Meridian Health serves primarily…

Balance screening set for Old Bridge

OLD BRIDGE — Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a free balance screening and physician Q&A event during national fall prevention week Wednesday, October 1, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at the medical center’s Old Bridge location. Falls are the number one cause…

25 New Jersey residents have chikungunya virus

STATE — The New Jersey Department of Health encourages everyone-especially those traveling to the Caribbean-to take precautions to prevent mosquito-borne illness by wearing insect repellent and removing standing water from yards. “Human cases of West Nile Virus typically appear from…