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Hasbrouck Heights' Helfant Discusses Anxiety and How to Deal with It

December 12, 2018

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- As part of Monday's Superintendent's Roundtable, Dr. Matthew Helfant gave a 14-minute presentation on anxiety, on Monday night at Kiefer Auditorium. 

"Mental health is something I think is very important," Helfant stated. "It's important for kids, it's important for adults."

Helfant spoke from his background as a ...

Daylight Saving Time: Paying the Price for the Extra Hour of Sleep

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Helmut Zarbl, an expert in circadian rhythm and its influence on sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, eating habits and more, says we pay the price for that extra hour of sleep - daylight saving time disrupts our biological clocks and affects our health.

Daylight saving time was introduced in Europe and the United States after World War I as part of an effort to ...

Give Thanks for Good Health by Giving Blood or Platelets in November

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ -- The American Red Cross urges people to share their good health this holiday season by donating blood or platelets for patients in need.
A decline in donations occurs from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day when donors are busy with holiday activities and travel. However, medical treatments and emergencies that require blood don’t stop for the holidays. The ...


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