2014

Section: Barnabas Health Heart Center News - posted in 2014

The Heart of the Matter: Emotions and Heart Health
Dec 19, 2014
The holidays are upon us. In addition to festive celebrations and time with family and friends, the season has the tendency to usher in more traffic on the roadways, unmet expectations, memories of those who are no longer with us, overbooked ...
Smoking and Heart Disease: The Facts
Nov 20, 2014
According to the American Heart Association (AHA), diseases caused by smoking kill more than 440,000 people in the United States each year. Even with antismoking campaigns and medical disclaimers in place, many people continue to smoke or start ...
Cholesterol: Understanding the Highs and Lows
Sep 26, 2014
We hear a lot about cholesterol and the importance of knowing our "numbers," but do we really know what cholesterol is and how it affects our bodies? The Barnabas Health Heart Centers encourage individuals to take time to understand ...
Heart & Sole Walk Scheduled in Verona Park to Benefit Barnabas Health Heart Transplant Program
Sep 19, 2014
On Sunday, September 28, community members are invited to join Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC) in Verona Park for its 12 th annual Heart & Sole Walk to benefit heart failure and transplant patients. ...
Barnabas Health Heart Centers to Present at American Heart Association Conference
Aug 20, 2014
Under the leadership of Chunguang Chen, MD, FACC, Director, Cardiac Non-Invasive Laboratory and Cardiac Imaging at Barnabas Health Heart Center (BHHC) at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (pictured here), an abstract submitted by BHHC physicians ...
Tips for Packing a Heart-Healthy School Lunch from the Barnabas Health Heart Centers
Aug 15, 2014
September is quickly approaching. This means kitchens across America will be buzzing as parents reach for the refrigerator to pack brown bags and lunch boxes. Before you head to the grocery store to stock up on lunch items, keep in mind these ...
Barnabas Health Heart Center at Clara Maass Medical Center Honored with Mission: Lifeline Quality Achievement Award
Jul 2, 2014
Barnabas Health Heart Center at Clara Maass Medical Center Honored  with Mission: Lifeline Quality Achievement Award Barnabas Health Heart Center at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville has received the Mission: Lifeline ® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart ...
Barnabas Health Heart Centers Vice President Joins 1,200 Barnabas Health Volunteers at 2014 Special Olympics USA Games
Jul 1, 2014
Lauren Burke, Vice President of Cardiac Quality and Physician Relations, Barnabas Health Heart Centers (front) joined athletes at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games' Track and Field competition held at Princeton University on Wednesday, June 18. ...
Eating Heart Smart This Summer
Jun 23, 2014
Summer is heating up and so is the season for vacations and barbecues. With Independence Day just around the corner, millions of Americans are planning to enjoy time with family and friends. While we celebrate the warm weather and the summer days ...
Barnabas Health Heart Centers Urge Men to Take Control of Their Heart Health
Jun 6, 2014
In June, the Barnabas Health Heart Centers recognize Men's Health Month. Each year, heart disease is at the top of the list of the country's most serious health problems. In fact, statistics show that cardiovascular disease is America's ...
Barnabas Health Heart Centers Urge Individuals to Understand High Blood Pressure – the Single Leading Cause of Stroke
May 5, 2014
In May, the Barnabas Health Heart Centers recognize National Stroke Awareness Month and encourage individuals to understand high blood pressure – the single leading cause of stroke. The most important controllable risk factor for stroke is ...
Barnabas Health Heart Centers Earn Recognition from American Heart Association in Heart Failure Treatment
Apr 14, 2014
The Barnabas Health Heart Centers have earned the American Heart Association's (AHA) prestigious Gold Award in heart failure treatment. This advanced level of recognition acknowledges hospitals that have demonstrated compliance in the AHA's ...
Heart Specialists Implant New Generation of Defibrillator at Barnabas Health Heart Centers
Feb 24, 2014
Subcutaneous ICD implanted without touching the heart Electrophysiologists Roy Sauberman, MD, and David Dobesh, MD, are the first cardiac specialists to implant subcutaneous defibrillators at the Barnabas Health Heart Center at Newark Beth Israel ...
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Heart Transplant Surgeon Begins Series at Liberty Science Center
Jan 6, 2014
Margarita Camacho, MD, Surgical Director of Heart Transplant and Mechanical Assist Devices at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, will be featured in Liberty Science Center’s Live From Cardiac Surgery program in 2014. Beginning at 9:00 am on ...