LIVINGSTON – Kidney transplantation is considered the best long-term treatment option for patients with chronic kidney disease who are either on or approaching dialysis. The Renal and Pancreas Transplant Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center invites those who wish to learn more about transplantation to attend a free patient symposium on Nov. 14.
EAST BRUNSWICK — 4-H of Middlesex County will host a Halloween Tricky Tray, on Saturday Oct. 22, at the County 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the drawing will start at 7 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Census Bureau today released a 2010 Census brief, “Housing Characteristics: 2010,” that shows the homeownership rate is the second highest on record, behind only 2000, since homeownership data collection began in 1890.
NEW YORK, N.Y.– It’s the cat’s meow. Literally. For feline lovers of all ages, Bideawee, Inc., the leading pet adoption and animal welfare organization serving Long Island and New York metropolitan area communities, has gone high tech.
CARTERET — The Carteret Public Library will host the Middlesex County Cancer Awareness Coalition’s breast cancer awareness workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the library at 100 Cooke Avenue.
HOBOKEN — Stevens Institute of Technology, ranked No. 17 in Division III, scored four goals in the first half and limited New Jersey City University to five shots on goal, as the Ducks defeated NJCU, 4-0, in a non-conference men’s soccer game on Wednesday night at the DeBaun Complex.
RAHWAY — Students in Stephanie Cianchetta’s third grade class at Franklin Elementary School recently finished publishing their first personal narratives.
Director Jonathan Levine’s “50/50,” about a 27-year-old man stricken with a rare spinal cancer, hardly seems a likely source for levity. But while brazenly demonstrating the opposite, it is testament to the fantastic mental balancing act we are capable of when the chips are down. It is both frightening and inspiring.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – New Jersey has the fifth-highest average annual cost per employee for employer-sponsored health plans in the nation, according to findings released today from the United Benefit Advisors 2011 Health Plan Survey.