Health & Wellness

October 20, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District and a number of community agencies are presenting the documentary film "Angst" Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The film explores anxiety, its causes and effects and what can be done about it. The goal of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township has announced its 2018 fall flu clinics, to be held at the Bridgewater Senior Center, on Somerville Road. There will be two clinics held, Oct. 15 from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Oct. 22 from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. The clinics are being held for township adult ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Teal ribbons once again graced various trees, parks, schools and the municipal building in Bridgewater throughout September to commemorate ovarian cancer awareness in the township.   Bridgewater has been hosting the event for five years now. Late Bridgewater resident Renee ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ -  A weight management program for kids ages 10 to 14 – and their parents – is being held by The Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management, Hunterdon Pediatric Associates and the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers. The 4-week program, called “Weigh to Go,” will be held ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Throughout September, there will be teal ribbons tied on trees at the municipal complex, public parks and school campuses all around Bridgewater to raise awareness about ovarian cancer through the annual Together Teal campaign. Mayor Dan Hayes has endorsed a proclamation to ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Hunterdon Healthcare will host a Men’s Health Education Series in September.  Hunterdon Healthcare is the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center. The programs are free and open to all. Light refreshments will be served.  A special prize drawing will be held for the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township has announced the installation of the first bicycle repair station in town at Washington Valley Park, adjacent to the Newman's Lane parking lot, according to a release from the township. According to the release, Washington Valley Park is part of the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A raccoon on Ardmaer Drive in the Bradley Gardens section of Bridgewater tested positive for rabies, according to a Facebook post from Bridgewater Township Tuesday. Residents should be cautious of any wildlife exhibiting unusual behavior. Animals that are rabid are usually ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater resident Sue Cornet, a certified teacher, was looking to find a way to empower girls to make healthy choices – so, by working with the township recreation department, she helped bring Girls Empowerment through Mindfulness to Bridgewater. The program is supported ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – A bill crafted by Hunterdon Medical Center and state Sen. “Kip” Bateman would require schools to develop policies to treat overdoses by administering opioid antidotes, such as Narcan. The Senate has approved the bill. Bateman worked to develop the legislation with Janice ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - Hunterdon Behavioral Health Intensive Family Support Services will be holding a special program on Tuesday, July 10 called Exploring Bipolar Disorder. The program will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Meeting Room C at Hunterdon Medical Center, located at 2100 Wescott Dr., just ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - Hunterdon Healthcare attained Magnet recognition for the third time in May, a testament to its continued dedication to high-quality nursing practice. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program distinguishes health care organizations that meet ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With focus shifting to the two most heavily contaminated impoundments on the property, the Environmental Protection Agency has made its recommendation regarding the cleanup of that section of the American Cyanamid Superfund site in the Finderne section of Bridgewater. Of six ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Hunterdon Family Medicine at Bridgewater will be hosting a free Community Fun Fest and Open House on Saturday, June 23 from noon to 3 p.m.  The event will include a bounce house for kids, face painting, blood pressure checks, obstacle course, health fair as well as an ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township is implementing a new training program for municipal employees called Mental Health First Aid, which is intended for all people to learn about mental illness and addiction, including risk factors, warning signs and mental health stigma reduction. The ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Police Department – in collaboration with the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District, Bridgewater-Raritan Municipal Alliance, Somerset County Safe Communities Coalition and EmPoWER Somerset – is hosting a "Call to Action: A Community Conversation ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Long-time Hunterdon Healthcare System President and CEO Robert P. Wise will retire, according to a press release issued by the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center. The press release states that the news is shared “with a heavy heart.” Wise wrote to his Board of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - On April 21 from 9 a.m. to noon, Somerset County YMCA and Hunterdon County YMCA will hold a free community event at TD Bank Ballpark, home of the Somerset Patriots. Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families, is an ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A Bridgewater resident is one of three receiving hands-on experience uniting digital health with holistic patient care through a partnership with STYR Labs and the Somerville YMCA. Krishna Mody, of Bridgewater; Mitali Patel, of Franklin; and Shanaya Sood, of Hillsborough, are ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - About 50 residents packed the room at the Green Knoll Rescue Squad Feb. 20 for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Until Help Arrives training program, presented by University Hospital through a grant given by the New Jersey Department of Health. The event was coordinated ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party fundraiser affair is coming up. The event, which will be held Friday, March 16 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, is focused on raising funds to support Komen’s BOLD GOAL:  to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by ...

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ST. LOUIS - Panera Bread issued a press release stating, "out of an abundance of caution, Panera Bread is conducting a nationwide preemptive, voluntary recall of all two ounce and eight-ounce cream cheese products sold in its U.S. bakery-cafes." The casual dining chain, which has one location in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Council Vice President Matthew Moench organized a free Narcan training for the Bridgewater community Jan. 23 at the CenterBridge II senior housing complex, on Shasta Drive. The training was presented by Rutgers University and Robert Wood Johnson Medical ...

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