Cooper University Health Care is revolutionizing the field of pediatric and adult psychiatry through a unique program that incorporates yoga and mindfulness interventions based on the traditions of ancient India. The Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) program at Cooper is designed to reduce the effects of stress on the body and mind using meditation and focused breathing techniques.
In the wake of national tragedy like last week's school shootings in Newtown, Conn., children may have questions about their own safety and that of their family. Parents can help children cope more effectively with their fears by providing information geared to the child's age and understanding level. This article from the American Academy of Pediatrics has tips to help parents understand their children's concerns and provide the appropriate support.
On Thursday, October 27, 2011, the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper, along with the Planetree Patient Interaction Team gave the gift of reading this Halloween by providing pediatric patients with children’s books donated by employees at Cooper.
Lori B. Feldman-Winter, MD, renowned specialist in breastfeeding and Committee Member for the Academy of Pediatrics Section on Breastfeeding, was featured live on CNN discussing the pros and cons of sharing breast milk with other mother’s who cannot breastfeed, and the safety of shared milk.
From sports injuries to obesity, Cooper has found a way to educate children on these important issues while also improving their health and wellness and exposing them to exciting careers in healthcare. “Cooper in Schools” is a multidisciplinary program at Cooper University Hospital that provides health and wellness education to students, teachers, school nurses and communities within the Delaware Valley.
Dr. Tedeschi is founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Continuum Health Alliance, LLC, a regional healthcare management corporation, and Advocare, LLC, one of the largest, independent private physician groups serving New Jersey and the greater Philadelphia region.
In its fifth year, The Cooper Summer Reading Institute at the Lanning Square School is keeping kids academically connected through a fun and friendly summer reading camp. On Thursday August 5, the program was showcased to the community.
On Thursday, June 10, 2010, Erik Cautin, of Baim Enterprises, representing Ronald McDonald House Charities and Teddy Thomas, Executive Director of Ronald McDonald House of Southern Jersey presented a check for $25,000 to Cooper’s Pediatric Emergency Department. This generous donation has helped to provide a more comfortable space for Cooper’s Pediatric Families in our Emergency Department.
On Thursday morning, the CBS Early Show aired a special piece about the Clegg family who lost their son after he suffered severe injuries in a car accident. Their child was a patient at Cooper. His family worked with the Trauma and Pediatric teams to facilitate their son becoming an organ donor. His heart was transplanted to Stafania Demayo, who recently was able to give birth to twins as a result of her new heart.