NEW YORK, N.Y.—Nearly 2.3 million teenagers in the US tan indoors annually, and with prom season right around the corner, the temptation to tan is even greater. But new research has found that first exposure to ultraviolet (UV)-emitting tanning beds in youth increases the risk of developing melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, by 75 percent.
SCOTCH PLAINS – There was a firestorm last year when the federal Preventive Services Task Force changed its recommendations about mammograms and self-exam. So what are women supposed to do?
UNION COUNTY—By the end of 2010, it is estimated that nearly 48,000 more New Jersey residents will be diagnosed with cancer during the year. In Union County alone, fifty-three people are diagnosed each week, totaling 2756 individuals annually, right here in our own community.
WOODBRIDGE—Once breast cancer treatment has ended, follow-up care is very important. Maintaining ongoing communication with your oncologist and surgeon and scheduling regular appointments is vital.
NEWARK—Looking for a quick and easy way to reduce your carbon footprint this Earth Day? Consider joining the growing number of people who are signing up for paperless billing.
METUCHEN — In recognition of Earth Day, Cartridge World is reminding those in the local community that saving money and helping the environment is easy when it comes to reusing printer cartridges.
MOUNTAINSIDE – Most taxpayers have already filed their federal tax returns, but many may still have questions.
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway were recently visited by students from Rahway Middle School. The middle school students demonstrated various instruments that students could sign up for starting in the fourth grade.
EDISON—On April 16, certificates were distributed to students at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison who excelled after taking the National Latin Exams.
RAHWAY—Roosevelt School in Rahway has been transformed into a chic Art Gallery as student artists from grades one to five presented a showing of their work.
RAHWAY—The second grade students in Alicia Scipioni’s class at Franklin School in Rahway recently made their very own musical instrumentals after reading the story, “Max Found Two Sticks.”
LAKEWOOD – Brody Colvin was rocked for seven runs in 1.1 innings, and the BlueClaws had their four game winning streak snapped 12-7 Wednesday night.
ELIZABETH—The Rahway High School Model United Nations recently placed second overall at a competition held in Elizabeth on March 27. Senior Leonard Alexis was named Best Delegate during the competition.