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.
SCOTCH PLAINS – The works of photographer Sheilia Lenga of Union, seen in “The Heron,” and those of other members of the Contemporary Art Group will be exhibited at the South Avenue Gallery beginning Sept. 29.
SCOTCH PLAINS – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, two special programs on breast cancer will be held at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center in Scotch Plains.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Researchers at the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP), part of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, are concerned that children from poor and low-income families are being left out of the national conversation about health care reform.