Kennedy News
Live Chat: Weight Loss Solutions For Me

Being significantly overweight presents challenges to your health, but also your personal and professional lives. If you have tried diet, exercise and medication, but still aren't satisfied with the results, it might be time to consider a surgical option to improve your health.While surgery may seem an intimidating prospect, there are numerous reasons as to why this particular treatment option deserves some consideration.Getting accurate and truthful information can be vital to your decision about the next step. What better place to gather information than in a free online chat session with an acclaimed bariatric surgeon designed to answer the most frequently asked questions about surgical weight loss options?Join us on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm for a live for a free online Q&A session with weight loss surgeon Dr. Louis Balsama. 


Kennedy Health Recognizes Nurse Department Staff with ‘Power of One’ Award

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.


KENNEDY NURSES DONATE BROWNIES TO TROOPS

For the third year in a row, Kennedy Nurses offered their support to our troops during National Nurses Week, with a special donation of brownies. Kennedy again partnered with BakeMeAWish.com to donate more than 1,200 gourmet brownies to military personnel stationed at joint base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ. The donation ties in with the National Nurses Week celebration held May 4-8th at the health system, which has hospital campuses in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township, NJ. Shown at the delivery are: Paula Redden (left), community outreach representative for Ft. Dix; and April Hale, BSN, RN, Corporate Director of Nursing at Kennedy University Hospital.


Live Chat: Vegetarian to Vegan – Getting the Most Out of a Meat Free Diet

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. 



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Docs in the News
Plastic Surgeon Dr. Steven Davis Upcoming Media Appearances

Tune in to listen to Cherry Hill Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Steven Davis during these upcoming media appearances:


Dr. Thomas Newmark Named Top Doc in Inside Jersey's October 2014 Issue

Thomas Newmark, MD - Professor of Psychiatry at RowanSOM was named a Top Doc in Inside Jersey's Magazine October 2014 issue.


Dr. Loretta Mueller Particpating in Holistic Headache Management Symposium

Loretta Mueller, DO, from The Headache Center at Kennedy Health Alliance will speak at the Holistic Headache Management Symposium on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.


Dr. Thomas Newmark Featured Speaker at Annual Internation Society of Sports Psychiatry Meeting

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.




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Featured Classes & Events
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.

Walk This Way Walking Program - 04/02/2015
Enjoy complimentary walking on an indoor track at the RowanSOM Wellness Center.

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Senior Shape Up, Session I - 04/02/2015
Gentle movements to increase flexibility and balance with the use of balls, bands, and weights. Mat or towel required.

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Just Move for Seniors, Session I - 05/05/2015
A fun way to get moving! Exercises are done both seated and standing. Optional: bring 1-3 lb. weights. No mat needed.

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Gentle Yoga for Seniors-Stratford, Session II - 05/20/2015
Learn the basic techniques for this meditation practice-breathing, stretching, and relaxing. Remember to wear loose, comfortable clothes. Please bring a yoga/sticky mat for floor work, and your water bottle.

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Key Phone Numbers

Hospitals

Kennedy Univ. Hospital - Cherry Hill
856-488-6500
  
Kennedy Univ. Hospital - Stratford
856-346-6000
  
Kennedy Univ. Hospital - Wash. Twp.
856-582-2500
  

Key Services

Crisis Services at Cherry Hill
1-800-528-3425
  
Kennedy Cancer Center
856-582-3008
  
Outpatient Medical Imaging - Wash. Twp
  
Outpatient Medical Imaging - Cherry Hill
  
Diabetes Health Center - Somerdale
1-866-224-0264
  
Diabetes Health Center - Wash. Twp.
1-866-224-0264
  
Behavioral Health at Cherry Hill
1-800-528-3425
  
Behavioral Health at Wash. Twp
1-800-528-3425
  
Dialysis Center at Voorhees
856-566-5460
  
Dialysis Center at Wash. Twp.
856-218-4990
  
The Center for Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Kennedy
1-866-547-4325
  
Family Health Services at Somerdale
856-309-7700
  
Family Health Services at Washington Township
856-218-2312
  
Balance Center at Kennedy - Stratford
1-866-943-4567
  
Balance Center at Kennedy - Wash. Twp
1-866-943-4567
  
Sleep Center at Stratford
800-580-6364
  
Sleep Center at Washington Township
800-580-6364
  
Kennedy Health Care Center
856-218-2150
  
Home Health Care
856-566-2000
  
Health & Wellness Center - Healthtrax Fitness Center
856-582-2180
  


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