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NJ Department of Health Issues Public Health Recommendations to Patients of Dr. Patankar

January 14, 2018

TRENTON, NJ -Although no reports of disease or infection have followed as a result of improper re-usage of anal catheters by East Brunswick doctor Sanjiv Patankar, the New Jersey Department of Health has extended some advice to the patients who might have been affected by this unsanitary practice.

The NJDOH is encouraging patients of Central Jersey physician, Dr. Sanjiv ...

Dog Dies after Grooming at Raritan PetSmart; SPCA and Family Seek Answers

RARITAN TWP., NJ – This is a story about Scruffles and it is not a happy one.

Scruffles was an 8-year-old bulldog, a pet loved by Danielle DiNapoli and her family. Their story has gone viral on Facebook with more than 14,000 shares and nearly 10,000 comments, leading DiNapoli to create a “Justice for Scruffles” Facebook page.

DiNapoli said she just wants answers. She ...

Statewide Nonprofit Introduces Transportation Services for People with Disabilities

ELIZABETH, NJ--Recognizing that limited transportation options are a major impediment to people with disabilities enjoying a full life – working, attending school, shopping and recreating – the statewide nonprofit Community Access Unlimited (CAU) has introduced a new transportation service that picks up and drops off riders according to their schedule.

"Too often people with ...

East Brunswick Doctor Suspended for Unsanitary and Dangerous Use of Anal Catheters

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ –  A doctor specializing in colo-rectal diagnoses and surgeries with an office on Cranbury Road in East Brunswick and Stanhope Street in Princeton has had his license temporarily suspended for unsanitary and dangerous use of medical equipment.

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that a Committee of the ...

ALDI Voluntarily Recalls Choceur Dark Chocolate Bar Due to Undeclared Nut Allergen

BATAVIA, IL - ALDI has voluntarily recalled Choceur Dark Chocolate Bars as a precautionary measure due to the potential presence of almond pieces not listed on packaging.

ALDI has removed the affected product from its stores. The affected product is a 5.29 oz. chocolate bar with brown and red wrapping. The best-by date is July 24, 2018, with the following UPC code: 4149817964.

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Red Cross blood shortage prompts urgent call for blood and platelet donations during National Blood Donor Month

January 17, 2018

This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to make an appointment to give now and help address a winter blood donation shortage.

Severe winter weather has had a tremendous impact on blood donations already this year, with more than 150 blood drives forced to cancel causing over 5,500 blood and platelet ...