Medicine

H1N1 Vaccination Clinics Posted On Union County Website

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.

Report Recommends New Regulations To Prevent Conflicts Of Interest Between Doctors & Drugmakers

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.

Holiday Food Safety

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.

New Jersey Observes World AIDS Day

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 Schedules H1N1 Vaccine Clinic For Children

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.

A Sweet Treat Aids Breast Cancer Research At The Cancer Institute Of New Jersey

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.