Medicine

How To Tell If You Have A Cold Or The Flu

It’s that time of year again: hacking cough, drippy nose and a fever. How do you know if that tickle in the back of your throat is the symptom of a cold or a sign that you’re about to come down with the flu? And is it the seasonal flu or the H1N1 flu?

Nearly Half Of “High Priority” Adults Plan to Skip the H1N1 Vaccine

UTICA, N.Y.—As the H1N1 swine flu vaccine becomes increasingly available, 46% of adults who are considered by the federal Centers for Disease Control to be members of high priority groups plan to ignore the CDC’s recommendation for vaccination.

Woodbridge Has Limited H1N1 Vaccine Available

WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer H1N1 vaccine to Woodbridge public school students 18 years-of-age and under with an underlying illness or medical condition at a clinic scheduled on Friday, Nov. 20, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Woodbridge Township Health Center, 2 George Frederick Plaza.

NJ School Kids Ready To Collect Change For Cancer Programs

NEW BRUNSWICK—That ‘jing- jing- jingling’ you may hear may not have anything to do with the holiday season, but rather with the latest effort from the Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) Foundation, as it prepares to kick off its ‘Quarters for the Cure’ campaign.

Strategies To Sidestep High-Calorie Holidays

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – For many of us, food is an important part of the holiday season. Family gatherings feature meals consisting of high-fat, high-calorie temptations that can sabotage even the most dedicated of otherwise healthy eaters.

Saint Barnabas Implements Visitor Restrictions

LIVINGSTON—Due to the high number of influenza cases in New Jersey, the Saint Barnabas Health Care System including Saint Barnabas Medical Center is taking steps to protect our patients, their families and staff by temporarily limiting visitation in our hospitals, clinics and doctors’ offices.