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CDC Warns Against Eating Romaine Lettuce Due to E. Coli Outbreak

November 21, 2018

ATLANTA, GA -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have now warned U.S. and Canadian consumers not to eat romaine lettuce after 32 people in 11 states were infected with a strain of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli.

"CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak.

MedExpress Urgent Care Comes to Rockaway

ROCKAWAY, NJ – MedExpress Urgent Care, a walk-in neighborhood health care provider, has collaborated with Atlantic Health System to open a new urgent care center in Rockaway on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 346 Route 46.

To mark the opening, the Rockaway center will offer free flu shots to patients ages four and older through Nov. 13.

The new center joins 10 existing MedExpress neighborhood ...

Taking Care of the Caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month

DENVILLE, NJ -- More than 41 million people in the U.S. serve as unpaid caregivers to seniors, and that number is expected to grow as the population ages. In New Jersey, the number of people age 65 and up is projected to increase 48 percent, accounting for 20 percent of the Garden State’s residents by 2034 compared to less than 15 percent in 2014, according to the state Department of Labor ...

Daylight Saving Time: Paying the Price for the Extra Hour of Sleep

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Helmut Zarbl, an expert in circadian rhythm and its influence on sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, eating habits and more, says we pay the price for that extra hour of sleep - daylight saving time disrupts our biological clocks and affects our health.

Daylight saving time was introduced in Europe and the United States after World War I as part of an effort to ...

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Morris County Economic Development Corporation will Present "New Jersey: The Life Sciences Commercialization Hub" 

December 2, 2018

FLORHAM PARK, NJ – The Morris County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) will present New Jersey: The Life Sciences Commercialization Hub on December 10 at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park, New Jersey. The event will focus on the dynamic environment for the expansion of the life sciences industry within New Jersey. 

Highlights of the day include a panel ...