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Tackling Addictions is Target of Conference at RVCC

November 2, 2017

BRANCHBURG, NJ — The annual conference held by Prevention Resources and Safe Communities Coalition of Hunterdon /Somerset included many notable speakers. But perhaps the most emotional of them was Lisa Petitt, who lost her son Casey to a drug overdose three years ago.

The conference, dubbed  “Breaking Barriers to Succeed,” was held at Raritan Valley Community College to ...

HMC Program Can Help Reverse Heart Disease

RARITAN TWP., NJ – For the second year in a row, the alumni participants of Hunterdon Healthcare’s Ornish program gathered for an evening picnic to celebrate their success. 

This year, the group held a contest to make the best chili using the Ornish nutrition guidelines, which includes a plant-based diet. The winner of the contest was Dwayne Kugler.

But everyone in ...

'Ageless You' Topic at WCTT Meeting

TEWKSBURY, NJ - Carol Hontz will be the guest speaker at the Woman's Club of Tewksury meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

Hontz, a resident of Gladstone and WCTT International Affairs Chair, will present "The Ageless You," a talk about the process of aging. How one feels about aging is personal and occurs in response to one's reactions to life as it is lived. Hontz will ...

Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday

FLEMINGTON, NJ -  Research has shown 70 percent of teens start prescription misuse in home medicine cabinets, according to Lesley Gabel, co-CEO of Prevention Resources and the Project Director for Safe Communities Coalition.

And with four out of five new heroin users started out misusing prescription painkillers, it’s critical to get unused and expired medications disposed properly, ...

Atlantic Health's #AskHer Campaign Promotes Annual Mammograms During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

MORRISTOWN, NJ - In addition to asking the women in your life what's for dinner? Can you drop me at practice? Or how was your day? Ask her ... Have you scheduled your mammogram?

In 2017, 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the United States, according to Atlantic Health System. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month,  the hospital is ...

2017 CEA/Johanna Foods Turkey Trot

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Thousands of Turkey Trotters are expected to be part of the annual CEA/Johanna Foods Turkey Trot next month.

The Thanksgiving Day event is the state’s largest and will celebrate 25 years of trotting in support of the  Center for Educational Advancement's mission. CEA is a nonprofit organization that has been offering a full range of employment services to ...

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