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.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services reports that the H1N1 flu virus remains active and that the chance of contracting H1N1 remains a serious health threat.
NEWARK—Enjoy the fun and excitement of a New Jersey Devils game and support the North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. Special offer tickets will be available for the April 2, 7 p.m. game as the Devils face-off against the Chicago Blackhawks.
What do you do when you think you have the flu, strain your back, or come down with an ear infection? If you are one of the fortunate Americans who have health insurance, you might schedule an appointment with your doctor, go in for an exam, pay a small co-pay, and leave with care instructions or prescription medi-cation to help you feel better.
STATE – MS Awareness Week takes place March 8-14, and the New Jersey Metro of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is asking everyone to MOVE IT to end MS now. You can show your commitment to the MS movement with simple actions throughout the week.
LINDEN—Wanda Marsach of Linden (center), the latest recipient of a One Gift award through the Trinitas Health Foundation, was the center of attention as, from left, Lisa Liss, Director of Volunteer Services, Griselda Hidalgo, Clinical Social Worker, Rick Emery, Executive Director of the Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center, Trinitas Volunteer Grant Hobson, Cheryl Wachtel, registered dietician, and Nadine Brechner, Executive Director of the Trinitas Health Foundation, gathered to celebrate with her recently.
Prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, when stored or disposed of carelessly are a danger to everyone in your home, especially curious teens and small children.
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.
Winston-Salem, N.C.—When you contemplate the significance of a circle, there are many associations that come to mind, including the phrase “circle of life.”
LIVINGSTON – St. Barnabas Medical Center has announced its March slate of community programs, education classes and support groups.