MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Middlesex County is celebrating National Public Health Week now through April 11. This year’s theme is “A Healthier America: One Community at a Time.”
NEWARK—Spring is upon us, which means warmer weather and spring sports! Though sports are a wonderful way to keep America’s youths active and socialized, they can also cause injury if not carefully monitored.
NEW BRUNSWICK—On Thursday, April 8, New Jersey Blood Services, a division of the New York Blood Center, is rededicating their donor room with a reception open to the public.
STATE—Whether you eat more fruits and vegetables, start a walking program or catch up on your medical screenings, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh encouraged New Jersey residents to make healthy behavior changes now that can promote a longer and more active life.
SUMMIT – The Coalition on Family Caregiving invites the public to their upcoming workshop on Thursday, April 29 at the Westfield Presbyterian Church, 140 Mountain Avenue at 7 p.m.
TRENTON—The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is distributing informational palm cards on the signs of postpartum depression (PPD) and other perinatal mood disorders to new locations throughout Union County.
BELLEVILLE, Ill.—April is National Minority Health Awareness Month, and groups around the country are promoting this year’s theme—“Man Up for Your Health! Healthy Men Move Our Communities Forward.”
NEWARK—Two programs are helping to lift the spirits of cancer patients while they undergo treatment or come to terms with cancer-related issues.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – April Fool’s Day may be synonymous with pranks and practical jokes, but members of TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, know better than to be fooled when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle.
Over the years, countless fad diets—such as the cabbage soup diet, the lemonade cleanse, and the low- carb diet—have promised a path to quick and effortless weight loss. It’s tempting to believe that you can follow a “simple” formula and drop pounds without ever breaking a sweat. But as with many other things in life, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.