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Cooper Bariatric Surgery Program Recognized for Quality and Safety By Insurance Leaders

The Cooper Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery has been designated by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey as a Blue Distinction® Center for Bariatric Surgery as part of the Blue Distinction® Centers for Specialty Care Program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated health care facilities shown to deliver quality specialty care, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community, for patient safety and better health outcomes.

Posted on 13 July 2015 | 3:37 pm

Stroke Prevention, Detection and Treatment

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and the #1 leading cause of adult disability. (Kochanek KD, 2014) (Mozzafarian D, 2015). Stroke occurs when blood flow is blocked to the brain either by a clot or ruptured vessel, which causes blood, nutrients and oxygen supply to the brain tissue to be interrupted, and results in cellular death. On average, one American dies of a stroke every four minutes (Mozzafarian D, 2015) and every 40 seconds someone has a stroke (American Heart Association, 2015). Onset of a stroke is an emergency and quick transport to a stroke hospital is key to treating stroke and preventing further deterioration in health.

Posted on 27 May 2015 | 6:37 pm

Environmental Allergies:

It’s that time of year! While we welcome the longer days and lush blooms along the landscape, many of us suffer from the allergies that are a result of it. It is a very common problem with at least two out of 10 Americans suffering from it. Many things cause an allergic response, and not all of it is seasonal either. This time of year is particularly bad for those who suffer from the pollen of trees, weeds and grass. However, there are many different allergens out there, including dust mites, molds, pet dander and cockroaches, that can persist year round.

Posted on 16 April 2015 | 7:29 pm

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