Medicine

Study: Doctor’s Empathy May Help Cure Cold Faster

MADISON, Wis.—Some cold medicines will shave a day off your suffering from the common cold, but they often produce unpleasant side effects.
A new study shows, for the first time, that the doctor’s empathy may be an even better way to speed recovery.

Tick, Tick, Tick…Lyme Season has Begun, Physician Warns

STRATFORD—The persistent cool and damp weather in the northeast this spring has put many outdoor activities on hold. With the weather finally improving, many people will head outdoors, and when they do, they are likely to find a perennial pest has been lurking, ready to latch onto the next warm-blooded body that comes by.

New Jersey Blood Services Holds Summer “O” Blood Drive

NEW BRUNSWICK – A special “O” blood drive will be held at New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) on Thursday, July 2, from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 167 New Street, New Brunswick. This unique drive will be open particularly to individuals who have type “O” blood.