Health & Wellness

March 14, 2019

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 19.7 million people ages 12 and older had a substance use disorder related to their abuse of alcohol or drugs. Identifying the signs of a substance ...

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According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 19.7 million people ages 12 and older had a substance use disorder related to their abuse of alcohol or drugs. Identifying the signs of a substance ...

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According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 19.7 million people ages 12 and older had a substance use disorder related to their abuse of alcohol or drugs. Identifying the signs of a substance ...

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Maureen Cooke of Westfield has been named to the Next Generation Committee of Summit, New Jersey-based Family Promise, the national leader addressing the issue of family homelessness.  Millennials (born 1981 - 1996) have surpassed baby boomers as the largest adult generation. Often characterized ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to recognize Women’s History Month with a series of event highlighting both history and health issues impacting women and girls in Union County. “This year marks the first time that five women have seats on the Freeholder Board, making it ...

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According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 19.7 million people ages 12 and older had a substance use disorder related to their abuse of alcohol or drugs. Identifying the signs of a substance ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Health Department will be sponsoring a women’s cancer screening program for the residents of Montville, Boonton Township and surrounding towns.  The screening will consist of a breast exam, pelvic exam with Pap test, blood pressure and health education ...

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According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 19.7 million people ages 12 and older had a substance use disorder related to their abuse of alcohol or drugs. Identifying the signs of a substance ...

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(Madison, NJ) March 7, 2019 –The Madison Area YMCA will launch its new Healthy Weight Loss program in April. Healthy weight loss can be achieved with the right tools and support system! The Madison Area YMCA’s new Healthy Weight Loss program uses research by the National Institutes of Health, is ...

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(Madison, NJ) – March 6, 2019—The community is invited to attend the Madison Area YMCA’s “Restorative Yoga Workshop for Our Cause” to benefit the Madison Area YMCA’s Annual Campaign on Sat., March 30, from 1-3 p.m. at the Family Center in the Recreation Room. Every dollar of the $40 Restorative ...

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Union County, NJ – A small cadre of dedicated volunteers makes an enormous difference in the lives of Union County residents who experience sexual violence. These volunteers staff the County’s Rape Crisis Center, a hotline and personal support service for victims. The Rape Crisis Center welcomes ...

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People join THE MAX Challenge most often to lose some weight, improve their fitness, and to overall feel better.  They STAY with the program because of the relationships they've made, the individual attention they receive, AND the overwhelming culture of support and encouragement.  THE MAX Day of ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to recognize Women’s History Month with a series of event highlighting both history and health issues impacting women and girls in Union County. “This year marks the first time that five women have seats on the Freeholder Board, making it ...

Read more »

A small cadre of dedicated volunteers makes an enormous difference in the lives of Union County residents who experience sexual violence. These volunteers staff the County’s Rape Crisis Center, a hotline and personal support service for victims. The Rape Crisis Center welcomes new volunteers to ...

Read more »

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to recognize Women’s History Month with a series of event highlighting both history and health issues impacting women and girls in Union County. “This year marks the first time that five women have seats on the Freeholder Board, making it ...

Read more »

A small cadre of dedicated volunteers makes an enormous difference in the lives of Union County residents who experience sexual violence. These volunteers staff the County’s Rape Crisis Center, a hotline and personal support service for victims. The Rape Crisis Center welcomes new volunteers to ...

Read more »

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to recognize Women’s History Month with a series of event highlighting both history and health issues impacting women and girls in Union County. “This year marks the first time that five women have seats on the Freeholder Board, making it ...

Read more »

A small cadre of dedicated volunteers makes an enormous difference in the lives of Union County residents who experience sexual violence. These volunteers staff the County’s Rape Crisis Center, a hotline and personal support service for victims. The Rape Crisis Center welcomes new volunteers to ...

Read more »

When WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do realized they needed new banners for their fundreaisers and events they once again wanted to involve Mrs. Susan Ferretti and her students.  Mrs. Ferretti is a teacher in the Shared Time Program in the Graphic Design Dept. at Union County Vocational Technical ...

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Fabio LaManna, security and transportation manager at Lantern Hill, an Erickson Living managed and developed retirement community in New Providence, New Jersey, was named the retirement community’s Leader of the Year for 2018.  LaManna was one of 20 employees selected by their respective ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Are you interested in joining the Rescue Squad, but have limited free time? The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (BHVRS) is proud to offer Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) training from April 10 to May 15.  Training takes just 40 hours and you are able to ride on ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has added two state-of-the-art da Vinci Xi Surgical Systems to its surgical service offering. The systems will allow more minimally invasive (robotic) procedures to be performed at the medical center, which has completed over 8,900 ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to recognize Women’s History Month with a series of event highlighting both history and health issues impacting women and girls in Union County. “This year marks the first time that five women have seats on the Freeholder Board, making it ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – With increased access to fireworks, New Jersey residents are more at risk for injury.  The Assembly Homeland Security Committee advanced legislation Monday, sponsored by Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco, a member of the State Fire Commission, requiring the reporting of firework-related ...

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Back by popular demand, CPAW NJ is again pawtnering with People for Animals (PFA) and Acme Markets on Valley Road to bring PFA’s SpayStation Mobile Surgical Unit (aka Neuter Commuter) to Montclair. Low cost spay/neuter services will be available the last Tuesday of every month. We hope that over ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Livingston Health Department will offer a free Walking Club this spring, starting in April. The Club will meet on Fridays to walk around the reservoir at the South Mountain Recreation Complex, located in West Orange.  The Walking Club will meet from 10 am to 11 am on ...

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People join THE MAX Challenge most often to lose some weight, improve their fitness, and to overall feel better.  They STAY with the program because of the relationships they've made, the individual attention they receive, AND the overwhelming culture of support and encouragement.  THE MAX Day of ...

Read more »

People join THE MAX Challenge most often to lose some weight, improve their fitness, and to overall feel better.  They STAY with the program because of the relationships they've made, the individual attention they receive, AND the overwhelming culture of support and encouragement.  THE MAX Day of ...

Read more »

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS,  NJ -- Later this month marks the American Diabetes Association® Alert Day®.  Recognized the last Tuesday of March, the day is a call to action to address the growing trend of Americans being affected by prediabetes and diabetes. To mark the upcoming Alert Day®, the ...

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Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has added two state-of-the-art da Vinci Xi Surgical Systems to its surgical service offering. The systems will allow more minimally invasive (robotic) procedures to be performed at the medical center, which has completed over 8,900 robotic cases to ...

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