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"Birthday Bash" for East Brunswick Residents over 90 Years Old

May 10, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services will once again hold Birthday Bashes for senior citizens age 90 and over as part of its National Older Americans Month celebration.

Due to the popularity of these events, four lunchtime parties will be held this year. Residents will be asked to attend one of the events based on their residency. 

The event ...

TAPinto Sponsors Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Liberty State Park

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Despite the cloudy morning, Jersey City's Liberty State Park was blooming in pink as hundreds of survivors, friends, families, and sponsors attended Susan G. Komen of North Jersey's Race for the Cure.  The explosion of color represented the hope and determination to celebrate those who have fought the disease and the science and energy behind the search for ...

Dr. Salem Samra Travels to the Middle East in Humanitarian Mission: Performs 20 Surgeries in One Week

HOLMDEL, NJ:   There are heroes among us. Every day men and women who do extraordinary things with grace, modesty and an inner strength that is a model for current and future generations. Worldwide crises, striking close to home, beckon action from those who possess the talent to help and the passion to make a difference. That is this story.

For seven years we have heard and read ...

Hospital ER Expands as Caseload Jumps to More than 100,000 Annually

NEW BRUNSWICK - More than 100,000 patients come through the emergency department at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, up from the approximately 40,000 cases that came through the doors less than 20 years ago.

 

"Spaces that were designed for one patient now have had two," said Dr. Robert Eisenstein, the hospital chief of emergency care. Obviously the number of ...

New Brunswick Ciclovia Opens 2018 Season

NEW BRUNSWICK  – New Brunswick Ciclovia will open its 2018 season on Sunday, April 22 for another fun day of open streets and active living for all. 

Now in its fifth year, New Brunswick Ciclovia is a family-friendly event that emphasizes healthy living and community building by opening our streets and offering programming for all to enjoy. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., more ...

Time to Get Rid of Expired, Unused, and Unwanted Prescription Drugs

EAT BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. many local agencies will team-up with the Drug Enforcement Administration to give the public its 15th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. The service is free and anonymous, no ...

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Trump-Pence Administration Introduces Nationwide "Gag Rule" Regarding Planned Parenthood

May 23, 2018

WASHINGTON D.C. -- Tonight, the Trump-Pence administration released a nationwide gag rule, marking a radical departure from how health care has operated in the United States up until this point. 

 

The proposed rule, issued by the Department of Health and Human Services tonight but not yet posted to the Federal Register, would do three main ...