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First Candle roundtable focuses on sudden infant death syndrome

In conjunction with SIDS Awareness Month, First Candle hosted a roundtable entitled The Impact of Implicit Bias and Social Determinants on Infant Mortality, at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck on Tuesday


Amid national measles outbreak, more NJ students opt out of vaccines

With more than 1,200 cases of measles in the U.S. as of mid-August, New Jersey doctors are dismayed to see previously eradicated viruses making a comeback across the country. They believe it corresponds with an uptick in the number of families opting out of regulated childhood vaccines.


How are liver diseases related to our habits? Expert explains

After learning about the case of a man of Mexican origin who is torn between life and death due to liver problems, Dr. Mónica Chávez, of the Holy Name Medical Center, explains that Hispanics have more incidence, ethnically, to develop these conditions "for being more prone to obesity and diabetes". He adds that alcoholic hepatitis can be reversed, "what cannot be reversed is when the liver and liver cells are replaced by fibrosis."


Holy Name Achieves Magnet Recognition

Holy Name is one of only 29 hospitals in NJ and among just 6% of hospitals nationwide to receive Magnet recognition, which is the most prestigious honor a hospital can achieve for nursing excellence.


Dr. Surag Saggar Delivers the Health Headlines

Dr. Suraj Saggar, Chief of Infectious Disease at Holy Name Medical Center delivers the health headlines at Fox5. Topics: A cure for the common cold is in the works as is a flu patch.


ROI Influencers: People of Color 2019 — A to L

A voice for Koreans and Asians at large in the state, Choi’s bold program that catered to the health needs of Asians has been emulated across the country — and spurred the creation of a Hispanic program. The simple but innovative push has helped break down communication barriers, promoted better access to health care and boosted the reputation of Holy Name among the ethnic communities it serves.


WABC Tiempo's Joe Torres Talks Holy Name Hispanic Heritage Health Fair

Familia y Salud director Ed Torres, Dr. Yadyra Rivera, and Dr. Gilberto Gastell join WABC 7's Joe Torres on the set of Tiempo to discuss Holy Name Medical Center's third annual Hispanic Hertiage Health Fair happening Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 10A-2P in Teaneck.


Dr. Zankhana Raval Delivers the Health Headlines

Cardiologist Dr. Zankhana Raval talks about how being overweight or obese during childhood has major ramifications to health and heart as the child turns into an adult. Also, post-partum anxiety is under reported and more common than once thought.


Dr. Monica Chavez Weighs in on Vaping Illnesses & Deaths

WASHINGTON - El presidente Donald Trump dijo el miércoles que su gobierno propondrá prohibir miles de saborizantes usados en cigarrillos electrónicos electrónicos para combatir el reciente aumento de vapeo entre los menores de edad.


Top Illnesses to keep on your radar this school year

It’s the start of the school year and also the beginning of the cold and flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention students miss more than 22 million days of school every year because of the common cold alone.


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