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.
MADISON, Wis. – Parents who want to stop the distress of infantile diarrhea might have a simple solution.
NEWARK—While most people in the U.S. approve of organ donation, only about half of those individuals actually agree to allow the donation of a loved one’s organs when asked to do so, reports The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).
LIVINGSTON—The Saint Barnabas Heart Center’s Atrial Fibrillation Center will help community members and hospital visitors learn more about Atrial fibrillation (afib), a life-threatening heart rhythm disorder, on Thursday, Sept. 17 and Monday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s Main Lobby. An advanced practice cardiac nurse will educate participants about the risk factors, symptoms and treatment options.
SCOTCH PLAINS – If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, there are a lot of treatment options to consider. Urologist Brett Opell, MD will provide a prostate cancer update on Monday, Sept. 14 at 5:30 p.m.