Medicine

Balance screening set for Old Bridge

OLD BRIDGE — Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a free balance screening and physician Q&A event during national fall prevention week Wednesday, October 1, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at the medical center’s Old Bridge location. Falls are the number one cause…

25 New Jersey residents have chikungunya virus

STATE — The New Jersey Department of Health encourages everyone-especially those traveling to the Caribbean-to take precautions to prevent mosquito-borne illness by wearing insect repellent and removing standing water from yards. “Human cases of West Nile Virus typically appear from…