Health Care

Study: Hypertension up 13-fold since 1970 among pregnant US women

"Being aware of your blood pressure before and during pregnancy, and taking steps to reduce it, is key to women’s health during pregnancy,”said lead author Cande Ananth, professor and vice chair of academic affairs and chief of the division of epidemiology and biostatistics in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences.

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From left, Dean Paranicas, Van Ly, Carl Scalzo and Emma Yamada participate in the NJBIZ August panel discussion: Health Care Technology in Somerset on Aug. 27. - KEN KICZALES

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Privacy, data security, data quality, mobile apps and wearables dominated a Health Care Technology panel discussion presented by NJBIZ on Aug. 27 at the Doubletree by Hilton Somerset Hotel. Moderated by HealthCare Institute of New Jersey President and CEO Dean Paranicas, a panel of experts discussed broad themes involving providers, patients and insurance companies.

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When Dr. Michael J. Solomon recently spoke to first-year medical students at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, he advised them that “[d]isease is something doctors treat, with a known cause. But illness is something the patient suffers from, and the cause may not be known.”

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