Medicine

New Gallbladder Procedure Successfully Performed At Trinitas Regional Medical Center

ELIZABETH—The first gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy) surgery using next-generation Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) technique was recently performed by Dr. Joao A. Lopes, a surgeon at Trinitas Regional Medical Center.

Woodbridge Announces H1N1 Vaccine Appointments For Priority Groups

WOODBRIDGE – Woodbridge Township is making H1N1 vaccine available for children aged 6 months to 5 years, pregnant women and students in non-public schools, Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac announced today.

Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer Needs Funding

For years I had heard about the horrors of cancer but never had it affect my life like it did seven years ago. My father, Richard, lost a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer, devastating our tight-knit family and taking away an active member of the Clark community with the Clark Historical Society as well as a teacher and friend.

An UnFOREgettable Day

MOUNT LAUREL—Having some fun on the links, Ottis “OJ” Anderson (foreground), a retired New York Giants running back, gives his teammates some football pointers, as they get ready to tee off at the recent Score for the Cure celebrity golf outing in Mount Laurel.

Blood Drives & Programs Offer Lessons In Learning

STATE—With the school year underway, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center is encouraging students, teachers and faculty to organize blood drives and present related educational programs that teach leadership skills and focus on community service.