Ticked Off! Safeguarding Against Our Eight-Legged Foes


Laura Tavarez, M.D.
Family Medicine
Hackensack Meridian Health
Southern Ocean Medical Center

If you’re planning some quality one-on-one time with Mother Nature this year, far away from summer crowds and seasonal traffic, remember those other seasonal residents who’ll be out there waiting.

Researchers have confirmed that blacklegged ticks, or deer ticks, found...

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Making the Most of Your Farmers Market Trip

by Hackensack Meridian Health

It’s summer in New Jersey – banner planes are flying over the beach, pools are filled with the sounds of happy children and local farmers markets are in full swing. While shopping at your local farmers market is a great way to find fresh, local produce for you and your family, it can be a confusing experience. Here are some shopping tips and tidbits to help you get informed before you buy.…

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