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HMC Blood Drive Honors Evan Jaffe

October 19, 2018

RARITAN TWP., N.J. – The late Rabbi Evan A. Jaffe was an institution. The spiritual leader of Flemington Jewish Community Center, he was also Chaplain at Hunterdon Developmental Center, in Clinton and Greenbrook Regional Center. He served as president of Hunterdon Interfaith Outreach Council and Women’s Crisis Center in Flemington, and was active with Volunteer Guardianship of ...

Gift Helps HMC Wellness Center Expand

READINGTON, N.J. - The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Center here has cut the ribbon on a new fitness studio.

The studio is named after long-time members and donors Stanley and Joyce Gliniewicz, who supported the expansion. The new studio is named the Stanley and Joyce Gliniewicz Wellness Atrium.

The pair moved to Readington in 2002, and the first thing they did was join the Hunterdon Health ...

Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers Offer Educational Classes for November

RARITAN TWP., N.J. - The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers are dedicated to providing health enhancement and disease prevention programs for the community. They offer a wide variety of educational classes each month at the Clinton and Whitehouse Station locations.

As part of their November Education Series, the following programs are currently open for registration:

“Treatment ...

Understanding Your DNA

RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Genetic testing has become increasingly popular, especially as some companies such as AncestryDNA or 23andMe advertise on television direct to consumers (DTC).

The tests provide a wide range of genetic information. Some DTC genetic tests, such as those offered by AncestryDNA, focus exclusively on ancestry. Others, such as 23andMe’s Health + Ancestry test, ...

A More Comfortable Mammography Experience for Women Now at Hunterdon Healthcare

RARITAN TWP., N.J. - Here are a few words that rarely go together: relaxed, comfortable, and mammogram.

The primary reason women dread and skip screening mammograms is pain. In one study, researchers found that 46 percent of women skipped their regular mammogram because the first one hurt too much. In another published study, researchers interviewed 2,600 women about their experience with a ...

Passenger Who Flew to Newark Could Have Exposed Others to Measles: Health Officials

NEWARK, NJ - The state Department of Health said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Sept. 28 between 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles.

Someone flying from Tel Aviv in Israel had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B at the airport, the department said. The person, whose name was not released, may have traveled to other ...

Hunterdon Healthcare Seeks Advisory Council Expansion

RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Hunterdon Healthcare wants to expand its Patient and Family Advisory Council.

Hunterdon Healthcare is the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center, and the Council is part of its promise to provide the best patient care possible.

Physicians and staff are experts at planning how care should be provided, but the patient and family member can provide a unique ...

YMCA Invites All to Monster Mash Family Mud Run

CLINTON TWP., N.J. - The Hunterdon County YMCA invites the community to participate in its annual fall event, the Monster Mash Family Mud Run on Sunday, Oct. 14.

The run will be held at YMCA Camp Carr, located at 1 Camp Buck Road here. Participants are invited to come in costume (no masks please), and are welcome to stay for complimentary seasonal snacks.

“The Y Family Mud Run is a ...

Hunterdon Healthcare Plans Health and Fitness Fair

RARITAN TWP., N.J. - Hunterdon Healthcare and HealthQuest of Hunterdon will be hosting a Health and Fitness Fair on Saturday, Oct. 13.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at HealthQuest. The event is free and open to all.

Attendees can enjoy a free workout during the fair. They can also enjoy fitness classes such as BodyJam, BodyPump, yoga, Zumba and more.

The Pilates Studio at ...

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