Press of Atlantic City: Disease


Defend the derma: Protect your skin from summer hazards

Like a plant in spring, we like to shed our winter-heavy clothes and do our best to absorb the sun.

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State expansion of needle exchange program in the hands of Gov. Christie

State legislators approved a final bill Thursday that would allow municipalities to open sterile syringe, or needle exchange, programs.

Posted: June 30, 2016
Cape May County to hold Zika info seminar

The Zika virus is becoming a greater concern to New Jersey residents, mosquito experts and health officials as we enter warmer weather and the summer season.

Posted: May 26, 2016
Galloway woman hitting the road to ‘drive out cancer’

Toni Fauntleroy will get into her white BMW Wednesday, leave her house in Galloway Township and not return for another five weeks.

Posted: May 17, 2016
Doctor, cancer survivor shed light on lymphedema treatments

For some cancer survivors, healing after treatment and surgery gets complicated when lymphedema enters the picture.

Posted: May 16, 2016
South Jersey Parkinson’s disease center holds fundraising dinner dance

Eleanor Hagan saw that something was missing in her community, something that would help a specific community of families, partners and friends in the South Jersey area.

Posted: April 25, 2016
South Jersey families become Parkinson's disease crusaders

It was a weekly routine for the McIntyre family, of Galloway Township, to pack the rackets and tennis balls and drive over to the tennis courts in Port Republic on a weekend afternoon.

Posted: April 25, 2016
213 Shore Medical patients warned of possible HIV, hepatitis exposure

SOMERS POINT — More than 200 former patients of Shore Medical Center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C through a former employee’s blood, according to the hospital, which began notifying the patients earlier this month so they could be tested.

Posted: February 26, 2016
Former LEHT teacher uses math to improve lymphedema treatment

Catherine Rosenberg walked through the brightly lit atrium leading to the women’s cancer center wing at Fox Chase Cancer Center in northern Philadelphia at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Posted: February 21, 2016
Local doctors contribute to new diabetic eye disease treatment

For the more than 29 million Americans living with diabetes, the diagnosis comes with a long list of health complications, which can include hypertension, kidney disease and eye problems.

Posted: February 19, 2016
Youth diabetes event Sunday in Margate

Cape Regional Medical Center is bringing families, children and teens together Sunday for an off-site diabetic support group event.

Posted: February 18, 2016
South Jersey Alzheimer's patients, family hold on to their time together

Edward McPherson takes walks by the bay near his home in Atlantic City almost every day. He walks down the sidewalk, aided by a wooden cane, with the water on his right and scattered benches on his left.

Posted: November 23, 2015
Celebrities who visited Atlantic City during polio epidemic

The 1930s to the 1950s was a busy time for Atlantic City. The city and surrounding areas housed military bases for World War II while simultaneously providing an entertainment and vacation destination for celebrities.

Posted: June 07, 2015
Post-cancer fitness brings new life for South Jersey survivors

Two years ago, Allison Kashon tried to hit the gym three times a week. She rode her bike regularly and got her cardio in on treadmills and ellipticals.

Posted: June 03, 2015
Wildwood Crest double lung transplant patient, 25, raises money, awareness

At 25, Lauren Mulholland has already experienced more than many would want to go through in an entire lifetime.

Posted: April 07, 2015
Life-saving friendship: EHT, Pa. couples donate kidneys to each other

Mia and William Cherry, of Egg Harbor Township, drive long distances to meet every so often with friends Linda and Michael Lepera, of Reading, Pennsylvania. They go to dinner, hold barbecues, take trips to each other's houses and wish each other well on holidays.

Posted: April 06, 2015
Mullica woman lives, teaches disability rights

Muscular dystrophy has restricted Lydia Fecteau’s physical movements, but not her intellect or career.

Posted: November 09, 2014
Hospital 'breach of protocol' led Dallas health worker to be infected with Ebola, officials say

A “breach of protocol” at the hospital where Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan was treated before his death led to the infection of a health care worker with the deadly virus, and other caregivers could potentially be exposed, federal health officials said Sunday.

Posted: October 12, 2014
Doctors, staff prepare for influx of patients with symptoms of flu, Ebola, enterovirus

Doctors and medical staff at urgent care facilities in the region are bracing for an increase in patient visits and increased caution as flu season approaches and the Ebola virus and Enterovirus D68 continue to be a public health concern.

Posted: October 09, 2014

A Trocki Plastic Surgery Center

631 Tilton Rd
Northfield, NJ 08225

Phone: 609-645-3000

Abby Lifts Inc

1545 Route 37 W Ste 8
Toms River, NJ 08755

Phone: 732-240-0446

Atlantic Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates

741 S 2nd Ave
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-748-7300


2500 English Creek Ave. Bldg 900, Ste 909
Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234

Phone: 609-407-2273

Audibel Hearing

29 S New York Rd Ste 1000
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-404-1550

Cape May County Department of Aging

Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Phone: 609-886-8138

Cape Regional Medical Center

207 Court House South Dennis Rd
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Phone: 609-465-2001

Coastal Jersey Eye Center

2021 New Rd Ste 6
Linwood, NJ 08221

Phone: 609-927-3373

Jack Facciolo, D.O.

I Secluded Lane
Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Phone: 609-886-0800

Nazha Cancer Center

436 Chris Gaupp Dr Ste 101
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-652-2004

Paolini Lawrence Do

105 N Main St
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Phone: 609-465-8788

The Health Center At Galloway

66 W Jimmie Leeds Rd
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-748-9100

Woodview Estates

5030 Unami Blvd Unit A100
Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Phone: 609-625-4878