NJ TRANSIT Expands Quiet Commute Initiative

NEWARK — Rail commuters seeking a more tranquil onboard experience are in luck. NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein announced a significant expansion of the agency’s Quiet Commute program on five of NJ TRANSIT’s busiest rail lines.

Study: Fracture Risk for Older Prostate Cancer Patients Warrants Close Review of Hormone Therapy

NEW BRUNSWICK– Research presented Wednesday at a national conference by a team of investigators at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), shows careful consideration should be given before initiating androgen deprivation therapy, a common treatment for older men with localized prostate cancer.

Expanded Recovery Act Tax Credits Help Homeowners Winterize Their Homes

WASHINGTON, D.C. — People can now weatherize their homes and be rewarded for their efforts. According to the Internal Revenue Service, homeowners making energy-saving improvements this fall can cut their winter heating bills and lower their 2010 tax bill as well.

Three Indicted In Connection With Largest Indoor Marijuana Bust In NJ History

TRENTON – The Division of Criminal Justice today obtained an indictment charging the leader and two other members of an alleged multi-national drug trafficking syndicate with first-degree drug charges in connection with a $10 million crop of marijuana they allegedly were growing inside five rented houses in New Jersey, officials announced.

Federal Officials Propose Bolder Health Warnings On Cigarette Packages

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services unveiled a new comprehensive tobacco control strategy today that includes proposed new bolder health warnings on cigarette packages and advertisements.

AAA Foundation Study Finds Two Out of Five Drivers Admit to Falling Asleep at the Wheel

FLORHAM PARK–According to a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study, two out of every five drivers (41%) admit to having fallen asleep behind the wheel at some point, with one in ten saying they’ve done so in the past year.