PARSIPPANY – Anthem Institute in Parsippany will host a Community Blood Drive, scheduled for Dec. 9 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the school’s 959 Route 46 East location.
UNION COUNTY – Union County has begun posting a schedule of upcoming H1N1 flu vaccination clinics on the county website, www.ucnj.org. The public clinics are administered by the municipal health departments in Union County.
TRENTON—A report from the Division of Consumer Affairs released today recommends new regulations to curtail the potential for conflicts of interest between doctors and pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers.
TRENTON – A new report analyzing real budgets of New Jersey families statewide demonstrates how much Garden State families can afford to spend on health care.
The holiday season is here and it seems like there is always something to get done. From last-minute shopping to cookie baking, this can be one of the happiest and certainly one of the busiest times of the year. With so much to do to get ready for friends and family, food safety may not be on your mind as you plan your holiday menu—but it should be.
Most people would not believe that a fully stocked refrigerator and bar could precede an alcohol or drug addiction later in life.
STATE—The Department of Health and Senior Services reported two recent H1N1 flu deaths today. A 53-year-old male from Middlesex County, who had no underlying medical conditions, was hospitalized on Nov. 16 and died on Nov. 22.
STATE—In observance of World AIDS Day on December 1, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services is joining organizations across the state to raise awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS and to encourage residents to get tested for HIV.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer H1N1 vaccine (Thimerosal-free) to Woodbridge Township infants from the age of 6 months to 35 months (3 years of age) at a clinic scheduled on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 3 to 7 p.m., at the Woodbridge Township Health Center, 2 George Frederick Plaza.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Imagine being able to enjoy a delicious treat sweetened by the knowledge that a contribution to breast cancer research is being made. This was a reality for thousands of New Jersey residents who took part in Panera Bread’s® Pink Ribbon Bagel Campaign.