WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal lawmakers, searching for ways to pay for health care reforms, are considering a tax on soda and other drinks sweetened with sugar or high-fructose corn syrup.
PERTH AMBOY—Raritan Bay Medical Center’s is sponsoring a Diabetes Support Group meeting Wednesday, June 24, from 7 to 8 p.m., at the hospital’s Perth Amboy campus, 530 New Brunswick Avenue.
PERTH AMBOY—Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring an HIV support group meeting Monday, June 29. Anyone diagnosed with or caring for someone infected with HIV is welcome.
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.
STATE—NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers, to work blood drives. The blood mobile volunteer is an integral member of the blood collection team whose task it is assist donors…