A diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole-grain and high-fiber foods, fish, lean protein and fat-free or low-fat dairy products is the key to maintaining a heart-healthy diet. The summer is an opportune time to take advantage of fresh produce and begin incorporating fruits and vegetables in meals, snacks and even desserts.
“Health Care should be a right for all people, not a privilege for those who can afford it.” — Ray Stever
TRENTON – Last week, the NJ Health Care for America Now Campaign released a report showing how communities of color are adversely affected by our nation’s broken health care system and emphasized the need for comprehensive health care reform that corrects this inequality and injustice.
MADISON, Wis.—Sunscreens with sun-protection factors (SPF) of 100 or more may not provide the bullet-proof protection you might expect.
HOUSTON, Texas—Americans are unsure that a healthcare reform bill introduced last week is the solution to problems with the U.S. healthcare system, according to a poll created and commissioned by a public policy expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
TRENTON—New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement with Merck & Co. Inc, Schering-Plough Corporation, and a joint venture of the two companies, MSP Singapore Company, LLC, resolving an investigation into a lengthy delay by the companies in issuing negative results from a clinical trial of their cholesterol-lowering drug Vytorin, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced today.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Officials from public health, emergency management and homeland security agencies attended a conference in New Brunswick this week to plan New Jersey’s response to a possible resurgence of H1N1 flu in the fall.
STATE—The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services today began mailing PAAD and Senior Gold participants a letter describing prescription benefit changes that will take effect Aug. 1, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Heather Howard announced.
SPOTSWOOD—Dr. Manuel T. Banzon, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute, (AOSMI) of Freehold and Monroe Township, is presenting a free, educational seminar “Nonsurgical Treatment for Knee and Hip Arthritis” at The Spotswood Senior Center, 1 Arlington Avenue, on July 23, at 3 p.m.
PISCATAWAY—Helping someone struggling with cancer can be as simple as lacing up your running shoes and making a few clicks online.