TRENTON—If asked to name a 12-year-old—any 12-year-old, boy or girl – who created something that is such an important part of people’s lives that it is used every day all over the world, many people would probably shrug their shoulders and give a blank look.
SCOTCH PLAINS—If you have celiac disease or cannot tolerate gluten, finding the right foods to eat can be a challenge. Registered Dietitian and Chef Diane Weeks will teach you how to prepare gluten-free meals and treats at a special program on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The efforts of more than 100 dedicated cyclists and others in the this year’s Century for the Cure bike ride, has resulted in $110,000 being given to the Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) Foundation.
STATE – New Jersey Blood Services, a division of the New York Blood Center calls upon the community to donate blood. Blood drive cancellations due to recent storms, coupled with unusually high demands from regional hospitals, have impacted Rh-negative blood supplies, especially type O-negative.
STATE—Applications for the 2010 National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship Program are now available at www.nationalMSsociety.org/scholarship.
STATE—To reach more individuals through the increased usage of social media networks, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has created a Facebook page to share the latest information regarding H1N1 influenza and vaccine with New Jersey residents.
According to the experts at The Skin Cancer Foundation, there are five important reasons to give up tanning in the new year:
At the beginning of a new year, many Americans try to get healthy and kick bad habits. If you smoke, quitting should be at the top of your list.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD—The Middlesex County Public Health Department will administer 5,000 H1N1 vaccinations to the general public (ages 6 months and older) from 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7, at the South Plainfield PAL Building, 1250 Maple Avenue.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer H1N1 vaccine to all Woodbridge Township residents – adults and children regardless of age or risk group – at clinics scheduled throughout January at the Woodbridge Health Center located at 2 George Frederick Plaza.