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Medicine Chest Challenge Cleans Up Over A Ton Of Unwanted Medicine In NJ

STATE – On Nov. 13, the American Medicine Chest Challenge — a public health initiative to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and a statewide day of disposal of unused, unwanted, and expired medicine — was held in 100 communities throughout New Jersey, and resulted in thousands of residents disposing of over a ton of unused, unwanted, and expired medicine.

November Is Diabetes Awareness Month

STATE — In observance of World Diabetes Day and Diabetes Awareness Month, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh recommended that all New Jersey residents reduce their salt and sweet intake during the holidays and be aware of the risk factors, signs and symptoms of this serious health concern.

Community Calendar

Play • Nov. 19 & 20 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. – Mother Seton Regional High School, 1 Valley Rd., Clark, will present its school play, “The Wizard of Oz” Tickets are $10. Children & seniors pay discounted admission on select dates: $8 on Friday and $5 on Sunday. Info: 1-732-382-1952.