Health & Wellness

September 13, 2018

The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is keeping a close eye on Hurricane Florence. The track of the storm looks to hit the Carolinas in the next 24 hours, but it is a reminder that it is still hurricane season. The risk of Florence impacting the East Coast as a strong ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ --  The Hasbrouck Heights Board of Health and Mid-Bergen Regional Health Commission will hold a Senior Flu Prevention Program on Tuesday, September 25 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers of Borough Hall. Participants from three to 64 years of age are welcome.

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ --  It’s the start of the new school year, which means new teachers, a bunch of homework assignments and the never-ending dilemma of what to include to make a healthy and safe school lunch.    “As a mother, I understand the stress that comes with the start of a ...

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The makers of Children's Advil have recalled their bubble gum flavored product due to overdose fears. According to the company, the dosage cup provided is marked in teaspoons and the instructions on the label are described in milliliters. The company stated that the unmatched dosage cup and ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for much of North Jersey starting Tuesday Aug 28 at 11 a.m. and continuing through 9 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 29.  The heat index is expected to reach the mid to upper 90s during this time period.  A Heat Advisory is issued when ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A good portion of the summer has been plagued by soaring temperatures, high humidity and soaking rains – the perfect recipe for a dangerous mushroom season in the Garden State. So far, 45 mushroom exposure cases were managed by the medical experts at the NJ Poison Control Center since ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Join the 5K run/walk for a cause on September 1 at Brookdale Park. Spread The Purple is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission to provide guidance to both individuals and families for the right resources and assistance they can use during unexpected circumstance.  One ...

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BELLE MEAD, NJ – The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies Inc. and Attitudes In Reverse will hold their sixth annual National Suicide Prevention Day Conference entitled “Back to School: Building Youths’ Resiliency” on Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Board of Health is offering their Annual Blood Screening Program on Wednesday, September 12, from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 am at the Senior Center located at 495 Highland Avenue.  This program is open to all adults 18 years of age and older.  This is an opportunity to ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Northern New Jersey through Tuesday August 7. A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Hasbrouck Heights Board of Health will be hosting a blood drive on Monday, August 13 at Borough Hall at 320 Boulevard. It is scheduled from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. According to Community Blood Services, every 2.5 second someone needs blood. Less than 5% of the population ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The Hasbrouck Heights Health Department will sponsor the AARP Safe Driver Program on Monday, August 6. It will be held in the Community Room of Borough Hall and run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The program is open to drivers of all ages. Completing the course, which is ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - In recent months, the exotic longhorned tick has been found throughout the garden state, with one such tick being recently identified in Bergen County. This invasive species uses humans, other mammals, and birds as hosts. Longhorned ticks found thus far in New Jersey have ...

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NEW YORK, NY, - The National Weather Service issued a 'Heat Advisory' this morning for Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union and Hudson Counties in New Jersey. The heat advisory will remain in effect from noon Monday July 16 until 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17. Extreme heat can cause illness and death among ...

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NEWARK, NJ - On sunny and hot days, heat and sunlight react with hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides emitted by internal combustion engines like automobiles, trucks and gasoline powered lawn equipment. These mix to form a ground-level layer of ozone. The National Weather Service issued an air ...

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