TRENTON – Citing studies that document the health risks to non-smokers who are exposed to secondhand smoke, as well as environmental concerns, Sen. Barbara Buono (D-Middlesex) said today she is introducing a bill to ban smoking at all state, county and municipal parks and beaches.
VILLANOVA, Pa. – While technologies such as Blackberries, Wii and Laptops have added convenience and entertainment to many people’s lives, they are also creating an influx of overuse injuries in many adults and children.
STATE – National Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, and New Jersey Blood Services, a division of the New York Blood Center, is calling on the community to help meet the great need for blood from diverse…
HOUSTON—September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has unique tips about how to incorporate flaxseed into everyday recipes. Flaxseed, research shows, might reduce prostate cancer risks.
NEWARK—With many diseases and conditions, there are different factors that enhance healing. Research has shown that stress reduction and promotion of coping skills through a support group may be beneficial to the healing process.
OLD BRIDGE—With all the attention that H1N1 is getting and with “traditional” flu season just around the corner, it’s important to remember pneumonia can be a serious flu complication for some people.
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.