The federal government just announced that the nation’s unemployment rate is still hovering around 10 percent. Voters have seized on this news by demanding that their leaders find a way to drive that number down.
RAHWAY – For the past 14 years, the Annual Lehrer-Gibilisco Benefit Softball Tournament for Children’s Specialized Hospital has raised money to support the “Lightning Wheels” athletic team.
MONROE — Are you diabetic? You are at risk for a limb-threatening foot condition once rare, but now becoming common in the Northeast. As diabetes rates soar nationwide, a Monmouth County foot and ankle surgeon says he’s seeing more patients with a rare diabetic foot complication, called Charcot foot (pronounced SHAR-co).
EDISON – Temple Emanu-El, located at 100 James Street in Edison, has announced its August schedule. All events take place at the temple unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 1-732-549-4442.
Dear EarthTalk: I always thought cotton was eco-friendly, but I recently heard otherwise. What’s so bad about cotton? And where can I find organic cotton clothing? — Jamie Hunter, Twin Falls, ID
SUMMIT — Experts at the Atlantic Neuroscience Institute at Overlook Hospital plan to study the effects of Tai Chi on patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, in the hopes that the martial art can help them return to a better quality of life.
MADISON, Wis. – If it has a gasoline engine, it can damage your hearing and you should wear hearing protection.
CAPE MAY -Believing that Friday the 13th is a day of bad luck may be purely superstition, but the lingering spirits in the nation’s first seaside resort, Cape May, could be much closer to reality.
MADISON – Psychopaths play some games in a way that mirrors the behavior of patients with damage to the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC), an area of the brain responsible for feelings such as empathy and guilt.