Dear EarthTalk: Are the world’s amphibians still in decline and what’s being done to help them?
— Chris W., Stamford, CT

Association of NJ Chiropractors Warns Holiday Video Game Gifts Can Lead to Health Problems

BRANCHBURG – This holiday season many families and individuals will un-wrap their gifts to find interactive video games, like Nintendo’s Wii System waiting for them. The Association of New Jersey Chiropractors (ANJC) advises all potential users of these games to be conscious of the fact that just like engaging in real competition and exercise programs, they can suffer health problems from using these games.

Union County College To Offer EPA/HUD-Approved Building Renovation Training

CRANFORD – Beginning in January 2011, Union County College, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and the New Jersey Business & Industry Association, will offer a comprehensive series of training courses to meet the federal and state requirements for New Jersey contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects that may disturb lead-based paint in pre-1978 homes, child-care facilities and multi-family dwellings.