For almost 25 years, I was a smoker. I began this unhealthy habit at a young age because I thought it was cool. I wish now that someone had explained then what it had taken me 25 years to realize: Not only did I put myself at risk, I may have endangered the ones I love because of the harmful effects of second-hand smoke exposure.
“Never look a gift horse in the mouth,” but that is exactly what the State of New Jersey has recently done by cutting funds to the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES), and potentially foregoing federal funds of over $150,000.
Please join our school community in supporting those affected by the devastating earthquake in Haiti.
Hoping to finalize his signature domestic policy initiative before he delivers his first State of the Union address in a few short weeks, President Barack Obama sat down with top Democratic leaders from Capitol Hill at the White House on Wednesday.
Republican Rudy Giuliani is making a weak attempt at redefining the days of former President George W. Bush, or he is hallucinating.
Giuliani, who was the mayor of New York City on Sept. 11, 2001, said, “We had no domestic attacks under Bush. We’ve had one under Obama.” It’s unlikely that Giuliani forgot what happened on Sept. 11, 2001.
Gov. Corzine should use his veto power if legislation that fundamentally jeopardizes clean water protections winds up on his desk.
Driving on snowy roads this winter could raise your blood pressure, but not just due to slipping and sliding! New data suggests that road salt used by many highway departments across the country to melt snow and ice is likely elevating salt levels in our drinking water.
At the beginning of a new year, many Americans try to get healthy and kick bad habits. If you smoke, quitting should be at the top of your list.
For 220 years, power has moved from Congress, courts, states and the people to the presidency, a trend that has taken giant steps during the Bush and Obama years.
This is in response to the op-ed article that appeared on Dec. 21, 2009, “Giving Away Our Store.” Michele Byers claims the state would give away a steady source of income if a bill clarifying adverse possession claims becomes law.