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.
PERTH AMBOY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has released a calendar of community events planned this spring.
STATE—NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to work blood drives.
NEWARK—Gerald Menditto, 66, has been passionate about running the Cyclone rollercoaster at Coney Island for 35 years.
STATE—New Jersey will receive $11.4 million in federal funds over the next four years to fund electronic health records projects that will allow hospitals, doctors and health insurance companies to share electronic medical records in real time over secure networks.
EDISON—Children’s Specialized Hospital will host an educational symposium about children with autism spectrum disorder on Friday, April 23 at the Pines Manor, 2085 State Route 27, Edison.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.
MADISON, Wis.-Being prepared isn’t just for the Boy Scout motto, but sound advice for a healthy vacation.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Public Health Department’s Cancer Coalition and its Cancer Education and Early Detection Program are sponsoring a colorectal cancer awareness campaign.