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Fran Ruiz, Olivia Ruiz and Alexandra Ruiz (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Monday July 21, 2014, 08:00 AM
Steve Weatherford and Bruce Beck were the official hosts of the second annual NBC New York and New York Giants Health and Fitness Expo at MetLife Stadium. The event offered guests the opportunity to participate in games and activites, meet with NY Giants players, meet their favorite NBC 4 New York personalities, learn information on healthy lifestlye options and much more.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, Goldie Hawn, Gloria Steinem and Lisa Oz (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Thursday April 10, 2014, 12:38 PM
HealthCorps® presented its 8th Annual Gala, "The Savory Garden Gala," held at The Waldorf Astoria and co-hosted by HealthCorps founders and Cliffside Park residents Dr. Mehmet Oz and Lisa Oz.
Sophia Rabkin, Crystal Streets and Laurie Kaiden (Photo by Paula Barbagallo)
Posted: Wednesday April 9, 2014, 08:00 AM
Esthetica MD in Englewood hosted its 2014 "Prom Primer," where local teen girls came to get a makeover for their school prom.
Hobie Armstrong, Amanda Casamento, Angela Menawi, Nadia Ayesh, Denise D'Ecclessis, Alexa Johnson, Deana Spiotti, Nina Armstrong, Tara Guerra and Roy Rodriguez (Photo by Jeremy Smith)
Posted: Thursday April 3, 2014, 11:09 AM
Queen Buzz celebrated its 4th birthday with a make up teaching session and party at Make Up For Ever at Westfield Garden State Plaza and cupcakes from Polkadot Cupcake Shop.
Seniors at Cliffside Park High School make signs for a health fair.
Posted: Friday March 14, 2014, 02:52 PM
A group of students at Cliffside Park High School say they have increased their stamina, dropped a few pounds and improved their skin because of a HealthCorps program brought there in 2006.
Posted: Friday March 14, 2014, 02:50 PM
There is much about developing and maintaining healthy nails that most of us just don't know.
Posted: Friday March 14, 2014, 02:40 PM
It seems like everywhere you look these days, kids are doing drugs. And I’m not talking about illegal ones, either.
Prostate cancer
Posted: Monday August 1, 2011, 11:05 AM
Many people have the impression that prostate cancer is a slow-growing problem of older men, who more often die with it than from it. But that is not the whole story.
Mom Iris Shamus with her children Rebecca, Jordan and Ben. (Photo by Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Tuesday January 7, 2014, 11:55 AM
Whether they're mending tiny hearts, aiding recovering addicts on the road to recovery or dreaming up new ways to keep kids with allergies safe, this gifted group's passion for helping others inspires appreciation and admiration.
Sheilagh Cirillo, founder and executive director for Foundation for Autism Training and Education, with Amelia at South Bergen Jointure Commission, Maywood Campus.
Photo By: Anne-Marie Caruso
Posted: Wednesday April 4, 2012, 01:09 PM
When Sheilagh Cirillo's nephew was diagnosed with autism 10 years ago, it laid the foundation for The Foundation for Autism Training and Education.
Ruth Dugan. (Photo by Ann-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Wednesday April 4, 2012, 01:23 PM
When Ruth Dugan was asked to become president of the board of trustees of Gilda's Club Northern New Jersey in 2009, the Hackensack-based nonprofit cancer support organization was on the verge of bankruptcy.
Skinnyenglewood.com helps area residents find friends and lose weight.
Posted: Thursday September 8, 2011, 04:06 PM
Skinny Englewood is a new social site that encourages residents to shape up together.
Wendy Boiardi. (Photo by Zlatko Batistich)
Posted: Friday January 20, 2012, 03:50 PM
Wendy has been making people look good for six years, and also works freelance for private events and television.
Mia Hilderbrand, Jillian Heit, Julene Stassou (Registered Dietician) and Ally Estell. (Photo by Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Friday January 11, 2013, 02:02 PM
A baker's dozen of health care heroes demonstrate a rare combination of compassion and resilience in their quest to help others
AP Photo
Posted: Wednesday April 4, 2012, 01:11 PM
Equally focused on family and philanthropy, Malaak Compton-Rock is deeply involved in an array of worthy causes.
Stay on course with expert advice on training for your first -- or next -- marathon.
Posted: Tuesday July 12, 2011, 12:32 AM
Make the most of training for a marathon, with tips from an expert.
The camera setup for the Peek-A-Boo I.C.U. in the neonatal intensive care unit at The Valley Hospital.
Posted: Tuesday July 12, 2011, 12:26 AM
The Valley Hospital's NICU has launched a service that allows parents and extended family to conduct "virtual visits" with their newborns via webcam.
Jency Joseph, a volunteer in the Physical Therapy department of Englewood Hospital Medical Center. She started volunteering in 2004.
Photo by: Anne-Marie Caruso
Posted: Tuesday January 3, 2012, 01:35 PM
Bergenfield's Jency Joseph volunteers at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center.
Englewood’s Dr. Jennifer Ashton
Posted: Thursday November 3, 2011, 10:27 AM
Englewood’s Dr. Jennifer Ashton has joined the team of ABC’s “The Revolution,” a new daily show about health and lifestyle transformations, debuting in January 2012.
Phoebe Steinfeld of Franklin Lakes launched her own brand of nail polish in memory of her father, who died of prostate cancer. (Photo by Marion Brown)
Posted: Wednesday July 6, 2011, 03:09 PM
Phoebe created her own line of nail polish under the brand name Color Me Cured in memory of her father, Dr. Ned Steinfeld, who died in October 2009 after a four-year battle with prostate cancer.
The O'Neill twins
Posted: Wednesday July 13, 2011, 09:33 AM
Moms of multiples share tips on raising kids in stereo.
Dr. Jennifer Ashton, CBS Health correspondent and Englewood resident, competed in her first triathlon this past Sunday. Ashton started training for the competition this past January.
Posted: Tuesday August 2, 2011, 01:28 PM
Deciding to join in on the latest craze in fitness, Dr. Jennifer Ashton and her husband Rob, competed in their first triathlon this past Sunday.
Jan. 2011 - Women to Watch in Health. Dina Manzo, Jacqueline Ehlert-Mercer, Sheilagn Cirillo, Malaak Compton-Rock.
Posted: Wednesday April 4, 2012, 01:15 PM
In order to shine the spotlight on Project Ladybug, Dina Manzo stepped into it herself, taking center stage on Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey for two seasons.
Dr. Jennifer Ashton. (Photo by Anne-Marie Caruso)
Posted: Wednesday May 30, 2012, 01:36 PM
A wife and mother of two, Ashton opened her Englewood medical practice, Hygeia Gynecology, four years ago. Now she has a new health and wellness book, Your Body Beautiful, and a new passion – triathlon training.
Wil Horneff, actor and owner of Training Grounds, an MMA school in Westwood.
Photo by: Anne-Marie Caruso
Posted: Tuesday January 3, 2012, 01:51 PM
Former child actor and Saddle River resident finds new passion in mixed martial arts.
Liron Sissman, a Park Ridge-based artist, stands next to one of her paintings, "Glorious Day," purchased by the Hudson Valley Hospital Center for their new cancer center in Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. The painting can be viewed in the reception area.
Posted: Tuesday December 27, 2011, 01:26 PM
Liron Sissman is an internationally collected Park Ridge-based artist painting in oils to depict nature often with a metaphorical flare.
"I came up with the idea to start up a business. Instead of making a $50 donation, people could buy a few bottles of polish and get something out of it. I wanted to have a bright and cheery organization." -Phoebe Steinfeld, founder of Color Me Cured
Posted: Thursday September 1, 2011, 02:40 PM
16-year-old Nancy Steinfeld founds Color Me Cured, selling nail polish for charity.
Posted: Tuesday July 3, 2012, 01:35 PM
Nancy Lynn has never been one to shy away from challenges. The Demarest resident has waged a lifelong battle with Crohn's disease, a chronic ailment of the digestive system. That didn't stop her from...
Annette O'Neill, a village resident since 1985, is the owner of Vitality Fitness, located at 61 E. Ridgewood Ave.
Posted: Friday September 23, 2011, 04:50 PM
Annette O’Neill, owner of Vitality Fitness and a village resident, always wanted to bring her business to Ridgewood.
Sam Davis of Tenafly, founder Burn Advocates Network (Photo by Chris Marksbury)
Posted: Wednesday February 20, 2013, 03:04 PM
In the days just after Hurricane Sandy, Sam Davis was busy taping a public service announcement aimed at educating storm victims about burn hazards in the post-storm environment.
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