International Women’s Day

By Chelsey | March 8, 2022

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8th. It is a global holiday that celebrates the many achievements and contributions women have made. It is also a call to action for gender inequality within our society. Today we celebrate …

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Honoring Social Work Month

By Chelsey | March 1, 2022

March is Social Work Month, a time that recognizes the dedication and empathy social workers deliver while providing services to those in need. Social workers provide support to people of all backgrounds, in our communities. They guide us through the …

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Cancer Prevention Month

By Chelsey | February 23, 2022

National Cancer Prevention Month is honored in February. Many things can increase your risk of getting cancer such as cigarette smoke, excessive alcohol, and overexposure to UV rays from the sun. Many of the greatest reductions in cancer morbidity and …

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American Heart Month

By Chelsey | February 15, 2022

More than 650,000 Americans die from heart disease each year, according to the CDC. It is the leading cause of death for American men and women. We observe American Heart Month in February to remind everyone about the risks factors …

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Tinnitus Awareness Week

By Chelsey | February 7, 2022

Tinnitus Awareness Week is observed the first full week of February as a way to educate individuals of its causes, symptoms, and effects. Tinnitus is commonly referred to as a “ringing in the ears,” and is the perception of sound …

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“Mary Doyle — Beyond the Vent

By specialty-hospital-user | February 4, 2022

When Mary Doyle was presented at CentraState Medical Center with abdominal pain, the last thing she thought would happen to her was to become ventilator dependent. She had been complaining of right-sided abdominal pain and a CAT scan was ordered, …

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“Richard Delauro — Beyond the Vent”

By specialty-hospital-user | February 4, 2022

Richard Delauro was enjoying retirement, and in his usual state of health, until he started complaining of chest pain during any strenuous activity. This prompted him to visit his cardiologist in late May of 2016. His cardiologist recommended a stress …

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Mary Anzalone — Beyond the Vent

By specialty-hospital-user | February 4, 2022

What started as a night out in Atlantic City quickly turned into a prolonged hospitalization for Mary Anzalone, a 66-year-old female from Manchester, NJ. She had gone out to Atlantic City and when she returned home, she had chest pain …

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Mrs. MS

By specialty-hospital-user | February 4, 2022

Mrs. MS, whose mother Mrs. T was a resident of Specialty Hospital before she passed away, called to tell me how wonderful a place LTAC is. She said that every staff member was so respectful and knowledgeable, from the doctors …

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Nick Fornarotto

By specialty-hospital-user | February 4, 2022

Mr. Nick Fornarotto was cared for at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch after a critical event which resulted in him being ventilator dependent and with a feeding tube.  He was stabilized and sent to Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey for an extended …

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