For the fifth consecutive year, Kennedy Health will host a day of fun-filled festivities to celebrate Cancer Survivors Day at Washington Lake Park, 626 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, in Sewell, NJ. This year’s event includes Kennedy’s first-ever 5K Run/Walk – on a USATF-Certified K Course – which kicks off the day at 9:30 am. (registration 8 am.). The 5K Run/Walk is followed by a celebration of life for cancer survivors from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring:
Elective c-sections, induced births keep many U.S. deliveries within working hours Just in time for Mother's Day, a new study looks at when during the day the stork brings American parents that bundle of joy. Research into 2013 data finds that as rates of elective c-section and induced vaginal births rise, American babies are increasingly being born during the morning and midday working hours at hospitals.
Nine Kennedy Health Nursing Department associates – including Registered Nurses, Advance Practice Nurses, and Patient Care Technicians -- been named recipients of the 2015 Kennedy “Power of One” Nursing Award. Awards were presented in three categories: for Clinical Associates (one from each Kennedy hospital, as well as from an outpatient location), Clinical Nurses (one from each hospital, as well as an outpatient location) and a system-wide selected Nurse Leader.
Ever wonder what a diet without meat might be like? Curious about the value of a vegan lifestyle? With over 1 million Americans currently going vegan now's the perfect time to get the facts and forget the fiction. Understand the potential benefits, risks and opportunities this diet presents. Join Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Andrea Caplan May 20 from 12pm - 1pm for a special live chat on a way of eating that's becoming more and more popular.
Thomas Newmark, M.D. Professor of Psychiatry at Rowan SOM presented at the annual meeting of the International Society of Sports Psychiatry. Dr. Newmark, President of the International Society of Sports Psychiatry, spoke on the "Psychiatric Aspects of Infamous Sports Scandals" in New York City on March 4, 2014.
Kennedy Health System offers a variety of health education and wellness programs designed for you and your family. Classes are offered year-round in convenient locations in Camden, Gloucester and Burlington counties.
Registration is necessary for all classes and special events.