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.
NEWARK—For more than a year, Florence Davis of Hillside struggled with a persistent wound on her foot and restricted blood circulation in her leg so severe that doctors were considering amputation.
LIVINGSTON – Some patients who suffer from recurrent cancer at the chest wall now have another option.
STATE—In New Jersey, approximately 1.15 million residents – or 17 percent of adults – smoke. Of that number, nearly 76 percent want to quit, yet without seeking help only a little better than 10 percent succeed. To help improve the odds of success, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) offers a comprehensive menu of services to help smokers quit.