POINT PLEASANT—Health and Senior Services Commissioner Heather Howard joined the state’s leading health and fitness advocates on the beach in Point Pleasant last week to announce a public-private partnership to reduce obesity.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Before school bells start ringing again, parents should consider doing some homework of their own on nutritious lunches to pack for their children. Since kids often want to eat the same types of food every day for lunch, it’s up to parents to take the lead and put new ideas on the table.
STATE—The North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has awarded grant funding to Casting for Recovery an organization that serves the entire North Jersey Affiliate nine-county service region of: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties.
UNION COUNTY—The North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has awarded grant funding to three Union County programs to provide breast health services to medically underserved and uninsured populations. The organizations and their programs are:
PERTH AMBOY—Board certified obstetrician and gynecologist Namrata Shah, MD, with practice locations in Edison, Parlin and South Plainfield, has joined the medical staff at Raritan Bay Medical Center.
HOUSTON, Texas – In today’s troubled economy, saving money is a hot topic. No matter what gets cut from your budget, however, experts at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center believe that healthy choices to prevent cancer shouldn’t be on the list.
NEWARK—The Newark Bears recently hosted a ‘Pink in the Park’ night benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
FLORHAM PARK—When you’re on vacation, it’s easy to adopt a “no limits” philosophy when it comes to food. This mindset – along with a week of unhealthy meals – can be devastating to both your motivation and your waistline.
As we age, our ability to adequately respond to summer heat can become a serious problem. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has some advice for helping older people avoid heat-related illnesses, known collectively as hyperthermia, during the summer months.
SCOTCH PLAINS—The family of Dr. Uma Viswanathan, a Scotch Plains pediatrician, has chosen to remember her life and work through a donation to the Trinitas Health Foundation that creates the Dr. Uma Viswanathan Memorial Endowment.