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.
PRINCETON – A bill sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale, Loretta Weinberg, and Senate Majority Leader Steve Sweeney which will require the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) to publicly report certain preventable patient safety errors at New Jersey’s hospitals was signed into law this week by Gov. Corzine.
SCOTCH PLAINS – If you are a woman who struggles with weight, two free programs at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center will be of interest.
MADISON, Wis.—Is it safe to drive while wearing a cast? A University of Wisconsin foot-and-ankle specialist who just completed a preliminary study of the question says the answer is clearly no.
TRENTON—Attorney General Anne Milgram announced Wednesday that New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement agreement with Pfizer Inc. that resolves allegations the pharmaceutical maker improperly marketed its antipsychotic drug Geodon.
STATE—Optimistic women have a lower risk of developing heart disease or dying from any cause compared to pessimistic women, according to research reported in “Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.”
CRANFORD—VITAS Innovative Hospice Care will present a free program, “Planning for the Future” on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
HOLLAND, MI – Summer is winding down and thoughts are migrating toward “back to school”. Most parents are excited, most kids are not. With the start of school, bad habits that accumulated in the summer will have to change.
HACKENSACK — If children in your household exhibit the common signs of social vulnerability—being ignored, excluded or rejected by peers—or you’re aware of a child who is experiencing this problem, free group sessions at Fairleigh Dickinson University can help.
NEWARK—As the incidence of food allergies continues to rise, families are often concerned about dining out. More than 12 millions Americans, including 6 percent of children, are affected by allergies to tree nuts, peanuts, seeds, milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy, and wheat, the most common food allergens.