Uterine fibroids are thought to affect as many as 70-80% of women in the US. The risk of developing these noncancerous growths increases with age, occurring most often in women in their 30s and 40s.
SOMERSET — Kind-hearted New Jerseyans affected by the severe storms and flooding mid-March should not forego registering for disaster assistance just because they think it will keep that aid from reaching their less-fortunate neighbors.
TRENTON—Yesterday, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin banned research-related gardening of commercial shellfish species in coastal and inner harbor waters classified as contaminated, and also is seeking immediate removal of species now being grown in such waters.
HIGHLAND PARK – On July 3, residents in Highland Park and New Brunswick will come together to celebrate Independence Day in Donaldson Park in Highland Park.
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that the BP oil leak is much more of an environmental threat than previous spills from tankers, and if so why? — Nathan Gore, Pawtucket, RI
LINDEN — Linden School No. 1 is holding a competition to find new reading talent, designed after popular reality shows like American Idol. Teacher Lindsay Guerriero and reading coaches Judy Gahr and Patty Kowalski created the concept.
LAKEWOOD – Sebastian Valle hit two home runs, and Jarred Cosart won his team-leading seventh start as the BlueClaws cruised to an 11-3 win Monday night.
RAHWAY — Students in Susan Rubino’s third grade Gifted and Talented Class at Roosevelt School in Rahway think the sun’s energy can be cool.
RAHWAY — Fourth grade students at Franklin School in Rahway recently held their annual Wax Museum. In order to prepare for this event, students had to research information and prepare a report on a famous New Jerseyan.
CARLISLE, Pa. – Joseph Allan Schackman, son of Dr. Paul Schackman and Mrs. Catherine Stewart-Schackman of Scotch Plains, graduated from Dickinson College on May 23 with a BA in international business & management.
RAHWAY — On May 27, senior student athletes were honored at the annual Rahway Sideliners All-Sports Banquet.
RAHWAY — In May, the Young Women’s Leadership Council at Rahway High School held a prom dress drive.
BRIDGEWATER– The Somerset Patriots defeated the Newark Bears 6-3 on Monday night at TD Bank Park in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The Patriots took the series three games to one.