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2009-09-30 10:13:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center today proudly announced the addition of David H. Vesole, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P. to its Multiple Myeloma Division. He will join division chief David S.

2009-09-10 14:59:00


2008-11-06 15:00:00


2008-10-13 15:00:30

By MATTHEW VAN DUSEN, STAFF WRITER HACKENSACK -- The city's EMTs suffered another setback this week when the state Personnel Department ruled that the city's layoff plan was legal, further dimming the workers' hopes of winning back their jobs.

2008-10-02 15:00:00

By LINDY WASHBURN, STAFF WRITER After 319 days, the emergency room at the former Pascack Valley Hospital opened again on Wednesday -- its first patient a 13-year- old girl who dropped a can of pumpkin-pie filling on her big toe.

2008-09-27 15:00:00

By MARY JO LAYTON and LINDY WASHBURN, STAFF WRITERS Bergen County doesn't need another hospital and adding one will seriously harm existing hospitals in the area, according to a report commissioned by The Valley Hospital and Englewood Hospital and Medical Center.

2008-09-25 15:00:00

By LINDY WASHBURN, STAFF WRITER The emergency room at the former Pascack Valley Hospital is to reopen next Wednesday at 9 a.m. Final licensing approval was granted Tuesday afternoon by the state Department of Health, said Marilyn Riley, a spokeswoman.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.