Heredity, Race Can Augment Your Risk Of Heart Attack

Extensive clinical and statistical studies have identified several factors that increase the risk of coronary heart disease and heart attack. It’s important to remember, especially during April – New Jersey’s Minority and Multicultural Health Month, that heredity and race are major risk factors that significantly increase the risk of heart and blood vessel disease.

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A Titanic Story Hollywood Missed

More than 1500 people lost their lives when that magnificent vessel struck an iceberg on the night of April 14, 1912 and sank within hours. But 712 persons were rescued from the sinking of the luxury liner. Their survival is a story of courage, competence and faith.

Writer’s Block: Reflecting On The Ridiculous


Recently, after a particularly stressful work week, I finally realized why parents and students get angry at me, the school counselor, when Harvard tells them they just don’t think it’s going to work out and denies their ‘uniquely brilliant child’ admission to their college. Was it inadequate SAT scores? An anemic GPA? What, oh what, destroyed the hope of an Ivy League education for their child?