WEST ORANGE – Summer is finally here and along with days spent at the pool, lake or ocean comes the increased risk of water-related injuries. In fact, diving is among the leading causes of spinal cord and traumatic head injuries in the United States today.
HOUSTON, Texas—Summer is in full swing, and barbecues are a perfect way to relax, spend time with family and friends, and celebrate the July 4th holiday. To help you better prepare for this popular activity, nutrition experts at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center offer advice on how to barbecue the healthy way.
ELIZABETH—The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services announced Friday that a Union County man died of H1N1 Flu. This was the fourth death of a New Jersey resident with novel H1N1 influenza.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—County officials tested a new model for the County Public Health Department’s Pharmaceutical Distribution Program, which would be used during mass emergency situations.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Vacation and barbecues can make eating healthy a challenge, but two programs in July at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center in Scotch Plains can help you stay on a healthy course. On July 16, registered…
UNION COUNTY—When Cristina Cooke took her two-year-old son Xavier to the doctor’s office, she thought he had another ear infection—or maybe it was his molars.
CRANFORD—More than 2,500 community members recently walked against cardiovascular diseases and stroke at the American Heart Association Greater Union County Start! Heart Walk at Nomahegan Park in Cranford.
If you can’t remember where you left your keys or the name of a new colleague, it’s probably not stupidity or dementia. More likely, your brain has gotten caught in ruts and information overload. But you can help your brain learn and remember.
TRENTON – A bill which would require health insurers in New Jersey to provide coverage for screening for autism and other developmental disabilities as well as any medically-necessary occupational, physical and speech therapy, was approved by the state Senate on June 18 by a vote of 35-0.
NEWARK—July 4th is a major summer holiday and a time for celebrations and family gatherings. Unfortunately, many people end up in Emergency Departments due to a variety of unexpected injuries and conditions.