Medicine

State To Hold Swine Flu Summit For Schools

SOUTH BRUNSWICK—The New Jersey Department of Education, in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, will host a pandemic influenza summit for district superintendents and local health officials at South Brunswick High School on Tuesday, Aug. 25, Education Commissioner Lucille E. Davy announced this week.

Prostate Cancer Symposium

LIVINGSTON—According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 6,000 New Jersey men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. Several factors can increase the risk of a man developing prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, excluding skin cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer death in men.

Diagnosing and Treating Abnormal Bleeding

The average menstrual period lasts between three and seven days with about 21 to 35 days in between each menstrual cycle. However, some women experience bleeding more often than every 21 days, extremely heavy bleeding, a menstrual period that lasts seven days or longer, or a combination of these problems.