Inside Cooper

Inside Cooper

Timely information from the hospital, including important announcements, our latest press releases, links to media coverage, and various other updates about the many aspects of hospital life.


Save the Date for Schools & Communities: Better Together – March 17, 2015
Save the date for our upcoming Cooper in Schools continuing education symposium for certified athletic trainers, school nurses, guidance counselors, a...

Cooper University Hospital Opens Two New Patient Floors in the Pavilion
Cooper University Hospital celebrated the opening of two new floors in the Roberts Pavilion, each with 30 private patient rooms. The two floors are de...

Cooper Learning Center Summer Reading Institute Celebrates Successes
On August 6, 2014, young participants of the Cooper Learning Center Summer Reading Institute demonstrated their reading skills for parents, corporate...

eHealth Connection

eHealth Connection

Our weekly newsletter keeps you up-to-date about health topics that are important to you including new treatment options, tips for healthy living, research findings, healthy recipes and more.


Botox® for Chronic Muscle Spasticity
Spasticity is a muscle control disorder that is characterized by tight or stiff muscles and an inability to control those muscles. Chronic muscle spas...

The Importance of Vitamin D
By Laura S. Picciano, DO Are you getting enough sunshine this summer? If not, you may be at risk for vitamin D deficiency. Known as the “sunshine vi...

Leaves of Three
“Leaves of three- Let it be.” I am sure many have heard this rhyme. It refers to the infectious plants - Poison Ivy, Poison Oak or Poison Sumac. T...

Living Proof

Living Proof

Real people sharing their experiences. Each person featured has a story about how and why they chose Cooper as well as the impact the hospital has had on their life.


Hortense Brignola: “Cooper Saved My Life – Twice!”
Bariatric Screening Detected Lung Cancer Hortense Brignola couldn’t walk 50 feet to her mailbox without getting out of breath. She couldn’t tie he...

From Texas to New Jersey – One Couple Finds Leading Cancer Care
A diagnosis of cancer is always frightening. For Ted and Marianne Colanduno, it was double the anxiety. Within the span of three years, both husband a...

TAVR at Cooper: A minimally invasive way to heal the heart
William Pinto had been in and out of hospitals for over a year for various ailments that included pulmonary edema (fluid in the lungs due to heart fai...

Paying It Forward

The Catalyst: The Official Blog of the Cooper Foundation

Providing visitors with the latest developments around The Cooper Foundation, including news, updates, events and activities.


Philadelphia Inquirer: Anniversary for a local legend
Ponzio’s is still dark, but the coffee is on, and so is Joan Browning. “Doc sits here . . . and this is Coach,” she says, gesturing...

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Scarves
The original version of this story appeared in the Survivor Times Newsletter. You can download the full edition by clicking here.    ...

Courier Post: New homes in Camden lure buyers
Trokon Smith, a 35-year-old professional who works for Lockheed Martin, recently purchased his first home. It’s a newly constructed four-bedroom...

Healthy Heart

Cooper Heart Institute's Healthy Heart Blog

Cooper Heart Institute is a comprehensive adult cardiovascular program that provides advanced care for patients in the southern New Jersey region.


Heart Disease: Know the Stats, Know the Facts
By The Cooper Heart Institute We’ve all heard the dire message that heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States. B...

Heat and Your Heart – Know the Warning Signs
By Sajjad A. Sabir, MD The dog days of summer can take a toll on many people and it’s smart to take precautions when dealing with the hot, humid day...

We Hear a Lot About Blood Thinners – What Are They?
Andrea M. Russo, MD, Director of the Cooper Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service at the Cooper Heart Institute If you watch news during the dinner...

Bone and Joint

Bone and Joint Institute

As South Jersey's premier academic musculoskeletal center, the Cooper Bone and Joint Institute offers patients the full continuum of care.


Diabetic Foot Care
Neuropathy and blood vessel disease both increase the risk of foot ulcers. The nerves of the feet are the longest in the body and often are affected b...

Top 10 Myths About Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a disease in which there is a loss of bone mass and destruction of bone tissue. This process causes weakening of the bones. As a resul...

Rotator Cuff Tear: Signs, Symptoms and Treatments
Lawrence S. Miller, MD Director, Cooper Bone and Joint Institute Director, Sports Medicine Program The rotator cuff helps to lift and rotate the arm a...

The Center for Dermatologic Surgery

The Center for Dermatologic Surgery

News and notes from Naomi Lawrence, MD, on the topics of dermatologic and cosmetic surgery.


The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer
The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Official Statement: The Skin Cancer Foundation enthusiastically applauds the office of the US Surgeon General for t...

Cooper First in Region to Offer Neotensil
Cooper is the first in the region to offer a new cosmetic solution for those baggy eyes. It has been described as Spanx® for the eyes! Neotensil is...

PREVENTION GUIDELINES
Since its inception in 1979, The Skin Cancer Foundation has always recommended using a sunscreen with an SPF 15 or higher as one important part of a c...

South Jersey Medical Report

South Jersey Medical Report

A resource for physicians for up-to-date news and information about medical and technological advances at Cooper.


Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Cooper: Growing Resources for a Growing Need
In response to regional demand, the Division of Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery at Cooper is undergoing tremendous growth and tran...

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper: A Groundbreaking Partnership – A Game-Changing Cancer Center
Just days after finalizing their partnership, Cooper University Health Care and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center opened a new $100 mi...

The Cooper Movement Disorders Center – A Multidisciplinary Approach to Care
At the Cooper Movement Disorders Center, our multidisciplinary team uses the latest treatments, technology, and research to help patients suffering fr...

Meeting of the Minds

Meeting of the Minds: Advancing Neurosurgery In Ethiopia

Sarah Woodrow, MD., reports from Ethiopia on the topic of advancing neurosurgery.


Home
I have now returned from Ethiopia, safe, sound and thoroughly exhausted.  Many thanks for following along my trip and all the well-wishes!  Happy ho...

Takeoff
I have been here more than 2 weeks now and since I first arrived I have wanted to get the new power dill up and working. I was determined to do it.

The Price of Progress
This being my fourth visit to Addis over 6 years I have seen many things change at the hospital.  And with each new development the cynical part of m...

Haiti Medical Mission

Mission to Haiti

Updates from our team of doctors, nurses and technicians deployed on a medical mission just days after a devastating earthquake left the country of Haiti in rubbles.


Helping Hands: A Medical Mission to Haiti (Video)
A team of 17 doctors, nurses and technicians from Cooper deployed on a medical mission just days after a devastating earthquake left the country of Ha...

Care of Haitians Continues by Cooper’s Own: Eric Farrell, M.D., On Location in Haiti
Last week, Cooper Orthopaedic surgeon Eric Farrell left on a two week mission to continue to provide much needed medical care to Haitians injured from...

In The News: A Local Reporter Sifts Through the Rubble, Team Returns from Haiti to a Hero’s Welcome and more
As our medical team returned from Haiti and the Dominican Republic earlier in the week  (view photos on courierpostonline.com), they shared their sto...