October is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and I would like to urge all parents to educate themselves about this dangerous epidemic. Please take time to emphasize the importance of good nutrition at home.
CRANFORD—Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care will offer a four week lecture series, “Journey Through Grief” Tuesday evenings, Oct. 6 – 27 from 7-9 p.m. The lecture series will be held at Cranford Alliance Church, 7 Cherry Street.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey is one of 15 states that could run out of hospital beds during the peak of the outbreak of a mild pandemic of H1N1 flu, according to a report released today by the non-profit group Trust for America’s Health.
NEWARK—The American Journal of Sports Medicine reports that young athletes who suffer concussions are routinely sent back into the game too soon, risking further injury and possible long-term effects.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has released a calendar of public events, support groups and classes that will take place on the Pert Amboy and Old Bridge campuses in October.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The month of October is typically awash with black, orange, purple and gold to coincide with Halloween and the fall season, but the color pink also takes center stage to mark National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
MADISON, Wis.— There are no miracle drugs to treat it, but relief for a baby’s colic could be as close as the mother’s front door.
NEWARK—A UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School associate professor of medicine has received two highly competitive state and federal grants that will significantly enhance the clinical trials program at the New Jersey Medical School/University Hospital Cancer Center (Cancer Center) and place it among a select group of facilities nationwide that devote much of their efforts to the treatment of minority cancer patients.
HIGHLAND PARK— As policymakers continue to debate comprehensive reform of the nation’s health care system, a new report commissioned by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) projects that if federal reform efforts are not enacted, the cost of failure would…
STATE—New Jersey has been awarded nearly $40 million in federal funding to enhance efforts on a state and local level to respond to H1N1 influenza this fall, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Heather Howard announced Tuesday.