Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Center welcomed the hospital’s first baby of 2024 on January 1 at 2:05 a.m. Born to Hilairi Delacruz-Evangelista and Jose Ramirez of Prospect Park, New Jersey, baby girl Analiah weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 19 inches.Read More
In September of 2002, Pain Awareness Month was established by the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA). The goal is to raise awareness and educate the public regarding the issues surrounding pain and pain management, removing the burden of stigma associated with those living with chronic pain. With this in mind, here at Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Center, we remain focused on taking an individualized, multidisciplinary, and personalized approach to pain management.Read More
Dr. Takvorian's primary aim is to empower her patients to lead their best lives possible. "The most effective way to achieve this is by truly understanding each individual, nurturing their innate healing processes, optimizing their lifestyle choices, and embracing a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach," she emphasizes.Read More
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According to the National Center for Health Statistics, over five million people in the United States suffer from hernias annually. Of these five million, only 15% seek out medical treatment to resolve their diagnosis. Many hernias are not life-threatening however, if left untreated the condition can worsen thus requiring complicated procedures to correct.
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HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) can weaken your immune system, making you more vulnerable to other infections.(HIVcare.org, 2023). If left untreated, HIV progressively deteriorates the immune system, ultimately leading to the development of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Knowing your HIV status empowers you to make informed decisions. The sooner you know, the better. Regardless of your status, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from to remain healthy.Read More
Carole Shipman, certified nurse midwife, provides comprehensive care to women throughout their life including preconception, labor and birth, postpartum and beyond. She also offers newborn care in the early postpartum period.Read More