Category: Featured

Hotter, Drier, Meaner: Trends Point To A Planet Increasingly Hostile To Agriculture

SAN FRANCISCO – To get a glimpse of the future, look to East Africa today. The Horn of Africa is in the midst of its worst drought in 60 years: Crop failures have left up to 10 million at risk of famine; social order has broken down in Somalia, with thousands of refugees streaming into Kenya; British Aid alone is feeding 2.4 million people across the region.

NJ Is A Tough Place For Smokers Wanting To Quit

BRIDGEVILLE – New Jersey ranks 41st worst in the country for the lack of help it offers citizens to quit smoking according to the American Lung Association’s “Helping Smokers Quit: Tobacco Cessation Coverage 2011” report that cites the five least quit-friendly states in the nation.

Burn Center Offers Winter Holiday Safety Tips

LIVINGSTON — Holidays are often spent enjoying time with family and friends. People frequently decorate their homes and places of work with trees, lights and candles to enhance the holiday feeling. Unfortunately, this time of year is also a period for a higher incidence of accidents and injuries. Changes in routine can sometimes result in problems.