NEW BRUNSWICK—In an effort to build the groundwork for future research on health promotion among individuals with colorectal and other cancers, a team of investigators at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) has launched a new study examining patterns in physical activity and eating habits of colorectal cancer patients who have recently finished treatment.
ELIZABETH – Trinitas Regional Medical Center agreed to pay $3.02 million plus interest to settle claims that it defrauded Medicare, though the hospital “emphatically denies” any wrongdoing.
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?
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 – 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.
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.
MADISON, Wis.—Trigeminal neuralgia has been called the most painful disorder known to neurology—and those who have suffered the lightning-flash of facial nerve pain say it’s no exaggeration.
CLARK—The Clark Health Department will hold its second and final H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine clinic for 2009 on Wednesday, Dec. 9, in the drama studio at Mother Seton High School, Valley Road.
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.
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.