Medicine

Countywide Effort To Dispose Of Prescription Medicines Set For Nov. 14

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced that police departments throughout Middlesex County will be participating in a federally-sanctioned program aimed at encouraging residents to keep drugs out of the hands of children by disposing of unwanted, unused and expired prescription medicines.

Cerebral Palsy League Gets Top Grades For New School Facility

CRANFORD – The opening of a new school facility by the Cerebral Palsy League (CPL) in Cranford has drawn praise from the Cranford Chamber of Commerce and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders for the league’s contribution to the community and services to its students.

East Brunswick Physician Convicted Of Practicing Without A License

NEW BRUNSWICK—An East Brunswick doctor was convicted Friday of charges including practicing medicine without a license and stealing $122,000 from Medicare and about $28,000 from other medical insurance carriers, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.

Operation Medicine Cabinet Collects Unwanted Drugs

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—To help reduce prescription drug abuse in New Jersey, local officials will cooperate with the federal Drug Enforcement Agency and the state Attorney General’s office to organize Operation Medicine Cabinet. On Saturday, Nov. 14, county residents will be able…

Hospital Restricts Visitors As H1N1 Flu Precaution

PERTH AMBOY—In a proactive measure to help prevent the spread of the H1N1 (swine flu) influenza virus, Raritan Bay Medical Center is temporarily suspending visitor privileges to those 18 years of age and under at both its Old Bridge and Perth Amboy hospitals beginning today.