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Hillsborough: Mental Health Survivor's Blog Tells It Like It Is

July 14, 2018

 

 

BELLE MEAD. NJ -Miranda Bayne was 13 when she began to suffer the first signs of a mental disorder.

That was 12 years ago. Now, numerous hospitalizations and life crises later, she is a brave and passionate fighter, not only for herself and her emotional well-being, but for the thousands of others who are just like her.

Bayne credits the Carrier Clinic for giving her ...

Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

Be Safe When the Temperatures Soar: Red Cross Issues Safety Tips for Hot Weather

PRINCETON, NJ— It’s that time of year when the temperature goes up and heat and humidity, which can be deadly, make being outdoors very uncomfortable. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. The American Red Cross has steps you can take to help stay safe when the ...

Shop-Rite Chicken Gravy Recalled for Potential Contamination




WASHINGTON, June 26, 2018 – Aunt Kitty’s Foods, Inc. of Vineland, N.J. is recalling approximately 10,805 pounds of canned chicken gravy products due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to underprocessing of products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced ...

Ways to Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Did you know that June 24 - 30 is “National Mosquito Control Awareness Week”? ​The Middlesex County Mosquito Extermination Commission has been inspecting and treating mosquito sites throughout the County and is offering advice to residents on curbing the mosquitoes in their yards. Now is a good time of year to find and remove areas of standing ...

Blood Emergency: East Brunswick Scout Helps Address Crisis

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Jersey Blood Services/New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency. The organization is asking people across New York City, the Hudson Valley, Long Island and New Jersey to donate blood to help replenish the blood supply for hospitals throughout the area.  East Brunswick's DJ Pullaro is helping to make donating easier for local residents.

DJ ...

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N.J. Expands Vital Hepatitis C Treatments for Medicaid Enrollees

July 10, 2018

(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Tuesday announced expanded hepatitis C treatments for all Medicaid enrollees in the state, a policy facilitated by increased funding in the fiscal year 2019 budget. The improvement comes amid ongoing concern about increased infections due to the opioid epidemic and a growing focus on identifying and treating hepatitis C infection ...