The National Retail Federation has updated its “Buyer Beware” list of common household items sold through online auction sites. Certain products, including diabetes supplies, according to the NRF, have a higher than average risk of being stolen or tainted, and, therefore, can pose serious health risks to consumers.
WHITEHOUSE STATION – Pharmaceutical giant Merck completed its acquisition of drugmaker Schering-Plough on Tuesday and corporate leadership is evaluating which employees and facilities will be retained by the company.
Amid growing concerns about unemployment and health care, many women have trouble meeting contraceptive needs, according to a Guttmacher Institute survey of the recession’s impact on women’s most personal decisions.
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, and I would like to ask each of you to take the time to learn about, and help raise awareness of, this devastating disease.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Did you know that an estimated 17.9 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes and another 57 million people are at risk of getting the disease?
New Jersey continues to maintain open lines of communication with the public to ensure they have access to the most recent information on H1N1 influenza. There are a number of tools that New Jerseyans can use to stay informed, and simple everyday actions we can take to stay healthy.
RAHWAY—The Visiting Nurses Association of Central Jersey will be providing flu and pneumonia shots from 1–3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, at the YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch.
CLARK – A township resident responded to a call for help this week by making his 100th lifetime blood donation.
SCOTCH PLAINS – If you have diabetes, control is the goal to prevent complications from the disease.
ELIZABETH—The first gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy) surgery using next-generation Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) technique was recently performed by Dr. Joao A. Lopes, a surgeon at Trinitas Regional Medical Center.