STATE – National Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, and New Jersey Blood Services, a division of the New York Blood Center, is calling on the community to help meet the great need for blood from diverse…
HOUSTON—September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has unique tips about how to incorporate flaxseed into everyday recipes. Flaxseed, research shows, might reduce prostate cancer risks.
NEWARK—With many diseases and conditions, there are different factors that enhance healing. Research has shown that stress reduction and promotion of coping skills through a support group may be beneficial to the healing process.
OLD BRIDGE—With all the attention that H1N1 is getting and with “traditional” flu season just around the corner, it’s important to remember pneumonia can be a serious flu complication for some people.
SCOTCH PLAINS– Since Union County has the highest concentration of platelet donors in the state, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center, has opened a new donor center at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains.
HAMILTON— Parents go to great lengths to make sure their children are safe. When it comes to car seat safety, however, minor mistakes can put children at risk without parents realizing it.
NEW BRUNSWICK– On Thursday, local health care advocates and Rutgers students came together to rally and generate student support for health care reform.
MADISON, Wis.—A young mother wants other women to be aware of a little-known, but aggressive, form of breast cancer: inflammatory breast cancer.
“I never heard of it. I was shocked at the diagnosis,” said 29-year-old Melanie Decker of Waupun, Wisconsin.
MADISON— Consumer advocate Ralph Nader will speak on “Health Insurance and Health Care: The Battle in Washington” on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
LIVINGSTON—Heart disease is the number one killer in America. One in four American women dies from the disease, and yet many are still unaware of their personal risk factors.