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.
STATE—State officials announced an aggressive initiative to prepare to handle any resurgence of H1NI influenza this fall.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Freeholder Ronald G. Rios, chair of the county’s Public Health and Education Committee, announced Middlesex County’s 2009-2010 seasonal influenza and pneumococcal immunization clinics.