EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: Recent news reports have revealed the discovery of previously unknown species inhabiting the deepest parts of our oceans. Is anything being done to protect this habitat before humans have a chance to fish it to death or otherwise destroy it? — Matthew Polk, Gary, IN

Coping With Endometriosis

Up to 50% of child-bearing-age women struggle with endometriosis, a condition that can cause mild to severe pelvic pain before and during menstruation and can lead to infertility in women.

Alumni Association To Host Food Tasting

EDISON — Restaurants from all over the area will be offering samples of their best dishes at the Middlesex County College Alumni Association food tasting on Wednesday, April 27. The event, which will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m., is a fundraiser for the association’s scholarship fund.