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Bayonne Health Fair Tuesday, April 24

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that he is co-sponsoring a health fair with Bayonne Medical Center on Tuesday, April 24, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The health fair will take place in the Council Chambers in City Hall at 630 Avenue C, which is located between 27th and 28th Streets.   The fair will include free health screenings, health education, and assistance with health insurance.

Mayor Davis said, “The City of Bayonne believes in promoting the health of our residents.  I would like to encourage people to come by on Tuesday to take advantage of the services offered at the health fair.  I would like to thank Bayonne Medical Center for co-sponsoring this important event.”

The free health screenings will cover cholesterol; blood pressure; breast examinations; A1C/blood glucose; and peripheral arterial disease. 

Health education programs will cover diet and nutrition; stroke prevention education and screening; and general health. 

Doctors will participate in the health fair, and will be on hand to answer questions and administer health screenings.

Assistance with questions and answers about health insurance will be available.


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Fitness Specialist & Nutritionist Melissa Morin-Stewart Raises the Barre

Former Ballet Dancer fuses Barre, Yoga & Pilates at New Union City Fitness Studio

 By Sally Deering

 Photo by  Diana Zuluaga/@dmz75  

Steward the art of fitness
Melissa Morin- Stewart

After blowing out her knee in freshman year of college, ballet dancer Melissa Morin-Stewart turned pirouettes into Pilates. Owner and founder of Clarity Fitness in Union City, Morin-Stewart offers her years of athletic prowess in ballet, her Bachelor of Science  and Master’s degrees in fitness and nutrition; and her expertise designing fitness programs for corporate America, to her new role as owner of Clarity Fitness, Morin-Stewart’s new health & wellness studio in Union City. Continue reading Fitness Specialist & Nutritionist Melissa Morin-Stewart Raises the Barre


christ-hospital-logo(Jersey City, N.J.) – The Christ Hospital School of Radiography is now accepting applications for enrollment. The School of Radiography, located at 176 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City, offers a 24-month educational program consisting of theory and clinical education.

Students enrolled in the school acquire the skills and knowledge to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination to become licensed radiographers.  Radiographers assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and injury, and can find employment in hospitals, clinics and imaging centers.

            For an application or to obtain more information about Christ Hospital’s School of Radiography, please visit the School’s page located on Christ Hospital’s website, www.christhospital.org, or call:  (201) 795 – 8246.  


Holiday Health Stress Tips

Christ Hospital in Jersey City Offers Holiday Stress Tips

  The holidays should be a time of joy, good cheer and high hopes for the upcoming new year. However, after the gift shopping, holiday decorating, and family get-togethers are done, many people are often left with elevated levels of stress or depression this time of the year.

The holidays are also a time when people feel the loss of a loved one more sharply. Even the memory of a traumatic event, such as a serious illness, can dampen one’s holiday spirits. Older adults, for example, may feel isolated or forgotten, as the season reminds them of happier times. Continue reading Holiday Health Stress Tips