March is here and spring break is just around the corner for most students across the country. Many are anxious to escape the cold weather and shed some layers of clothing.
PERTH AMBOY—A Cathedral Leadership Conference on HIV/AIDS is scheduled for Saturday, March 13, from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Cathedral International, Cornerstone Complex, 205 Smith Street, Perth Amboy.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A new study by a former U.S. Food and Drug Administration economist estimates the total economic impact of foodborne illness across the nation to be a combined $152 billion annually.
CLARK – Residents from all over New Jersey are showing their support for eye, organ and tissue donation in honor of National Eye Donor Month this March.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The New Jersey State Bar Foundation will present a free public seminar on successfully navigating through the “Medicare-Medicaid Maze” on Thursday, March 11, 1-3 p.m. at the New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square off Ryders Lane in New Brunswick.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The county health department and Board of Chosen Freeholders are recently announced the winners of the “Get Active. Eat Right. Be Healthy.” poster contest.
WESTFIELD—Learn how to stay limber and active with a free class for adults over age 50 offered by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County.
PERTH AMBOY— The Mayor’s Wellness Campaign “Put Your Community in Motion” Health Fair will be held on Saturday, March 6. The event will take place in the Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center, 1 Olive Street.
NEW BRUNSWICK—PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital is offering a free seminar for parents and caregivers of children with food allergies titled, “Managing Your Child’s Food Allergies” on Monday, March 8, at 6:30 p.m. at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital, 200 Somerset Street, New Brunswick.
MADISON, Wis.—Whooping cough is becoming more common in infants – and a big part of the solution is for women to get a booster vaccination before they become pregnant or right after they give birth.