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Today's Spotswood Blood Drive To Assist Cancer Patients

September 17, 2018

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - As the East Coast watches the path of Hurricane Florence, New Jersey Blood Services prepare to help out impacted areas if needed. However, sending blood south means the supply in the tri-state area would be tested.

"Cancer patients are the number one users of blood," explained New Jersey Blood Services Account Manager Lynne Ross. "Cancer doesn't care that ...

Rutgers Waksman Profs: Can Bear Drool Cure Pneumonia?

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It is not the easiest thing to get, and something the average person has never thought about, but scientists have found a medical value in, of all things, salvia from East Siberian brown bears.

Scientists from Rutgers, working with others in the field, have used bacterium from the wild animals to see if it inhibits harmful bacteria, according to study published online ...

Bob Evans Sausage Recalled Due to Contamination

WASHINGTON,DC – Bob Evans Farms, Inc., a Xenia, Ohio, establishment, is recalling approximately 46,734 pounds of pork sausage link products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of clear hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The raw pork sausage link items were produced on Aug.

Protect Your Pets: Ninth Rabid Animal Reported in County

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Middlesex County Office of Health Services is reporting that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Monroe Township, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of Lori Street and Michelle Street.

This is the ninth (9) rabid animal reported within Middlesex County for 2018 and the second (2) rabid animal in Monroe Township.

On Saturday, September 1st, 2018 the Animal ...

Mayor to Speak about "How Medicine has Changed in Our Lifetime"

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Museum is proud to announce that East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen will be giving an upcoming lecture about “How Medicine Has Changed in our Lifetime.”

The talk will be held on Sunday, September 30 at 2:00 pm at the East Brunswick Museum, 16 Maple Street.

This event is free and open to the public.

The East ...

Donors at Upcoming Brunswick Square Mall Blood Drive to Receive AMC GIft Card

EAST BRUSNWICK, NJ - The New York Blood Center has been fighting a summer-long shortage, stressed by the recent hurricane in Hawaii. On Friday, September 7, Brunswick Square Mall will be hosting a blood drive from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. in their center court. All donors wil receive a $10 AMC Movie gift card as a thank you.

Donors should be between the ages of 17 and 75 and be in good physical ...

Calling all Seniors to Register Now for Health and Fitness Walk

EDISON, NJ - Put on your walking shoes and get ready!  It’s time to register for the Middlesex County Department of Community Services’ annual Senior Health and Fitness Walk.

Come out to the County’s Roosevelt Park in Edison and walk with us on Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is free, but required. Contact your local Senior Center to ...

Empire Kosher Chicken Contaminated with Salmonella




WASHINGTON, DC –  As Rosh Hashanah begins the Jewish High Holy Days at sundown on September 9, the federal government has issued a warning about the possible contamination of Empire Kosher chicken, a popular brand in East Brunswick. The Empire Kosher brand raw chicken items, which may include raw whole chicken and raw chicken parts, were produced and ...

Spotswood's Sole Sisters Spread Health, Fitness and Friendship One Step At A Time

SPOTSWOOD, NJ – Before the sun even kisses the sky in the morning, a group of borough moms lace up the sneakers to head out and hit the road to exercise. The Sole Sisters are a walking group that started back in the spring. It’s a no-judgment, encouragement-only zone where the growing collection of walkers/runners get healthy one step at a time.

Suzanne Krainski spearheaded the ...

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