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.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge health officials will administer H1N1 vaccine to Woodbridge public school students age 14 and under with an underlying illness or medical condition tomorrow.
For the 24 million people living with diabetes in the United States, traditional holiday fare, increased stress, travel and cold weather can pose some of the greatest challenges to diabetes testing regimens and diet.
EDISON—Earlier this month, the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison sponsored its annual fall blood drive.
RAHWAY – Rahway was one of five Union County municipalities that received H1N1 flu vaccine over the weekend, but didn’t get enough syringes.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Middlesex County Public Health Department is reporting that two animals tested positive for rabies: a skunk tested positive in Jamesburg and a raccoon in Monroe.
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.
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.
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.