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Health & Wellness

November 22, 2022

Red Bank, NJ: The  YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, is offering a great deal. This holiday season, gift the gift of good health to yourself or those you care about. Buy two months of membership, get one month free! Gift of Health memberships may be purchased online and in person at the ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: With the holidays upon us, it's always healthy to slow down and make sure you have the self-care you need to fully enjoy the season! Jeunesse Medi-Spa makes it easy with November specials! Looking for the perfect holiday gift for a loved one? A self-care gift card from Jeunesse ...

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Meet Dr. Peter M. Farrugia MD, FACC, RPVI. Where to find him:  Advanced Heart and Vascular of Central Jersey (AHV) located in Colts Neck, NJ, at 340 NJ-34 #201. Why cardiology and vascular medicine: Dr. Farrugia chose to practice cardiology and vascular medicine because he believes the heart ...

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DO YOU HAVE ANY OF THESE SYMPTOMS: Experiencing pain or cramping in your legs, are a diabetic, smoke or have smoked in the past, have high blood pressure or high cholesterol, you could be at risk for PVD: peripheral vascular disease. Left undetected and untreated, PVD can cause very serious ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: The Phoenix a nationwide community where all are welcome to come together through sober activities has partnered with Asbury Park Fitness for a rowing competition to raise funds for The Phoenix ! Get your costumes on and get ready to row!  Harnessing the power of ...

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Red Bank, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County has partnered with the Nurtured Heart Approach® which is a relationship-focused methodology founded strategically in The 3 Stands™ for helping children (and adults), build their Inner Wealth® and use their intensity in successful ways. It has ...

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Red Bank, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is offering a training course in suicide prevention. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people which is more than all natural causes combined. A teen or young adult dies by suicide every hour and a half. And for every ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Six months after a double mastectomy and radiation for breast cancer treatment, Jessica Fioretti, now 41, was ready for the final phase of her breast reconstruction: exchanging tissue expanders for implants. But two weeks after the surgery, something went terribly wrong. “I began ...

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HAZLET, NJ: Hazlet's Hope Network is working 24/7 to save lives from deadly substance use disorders. Soon they will be raising funds at their annual gala, and you can help. This just in: Late announcement!  Mike "The Situation" will be joining Bobby Bandiera at this year's Hazlet's Hope ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: An estimated 703,000 people a year take their life around the world. For every suicide, there are likely 20 other people making a suicide attempt and many more have serious thoughts of suicide. Millions of people suffer intense grief or are otherwise profoundly impacted by ...

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NEW JERSEY:  Bereaved mother Dawn Massabni, of Rumson, NJ, has worked tirelessly for the last three years to get the ball rolling to pass legislation to prevent the deaths of young women at risk for developing menstrual toxic shock syndrome (mTSS). Today in a victorious first ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ – Two local residents went from living in squalor and dealing with the ravages of substance abuse to living in safety and sobriety, and even playing Bingo each night. It’s possible thanks to the collaborative efforts of Monmouth ACTS (Assisting Community Through Services). Back in ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: It was all about remembering Luca, the incredible son of Michelle and Frank Iacono, during the Middletown Townswhip Committee meeting on September 6th. Infinite Love for Kids Fighting Cancer founder President Andrea Verdone Gorsegner and Infinite Love Family Michelle and Frank ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY: Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among people age 15 to 24. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness,  in the U.S. Nearly 20% of high school students report serious thoughts of suicide and 9% have made an attempt to take their lives. During 2022 National ...

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"Back to school season is now and so many young women are leaving to go to college, some of them living away from home for the first time. I beg everyone to share Maddy's story, talk to your daughters. What happened to Maddy can happen to anyone's daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, neighbor, ...

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The Holmdel Chamber meeting is in-person networking, featuring a streaming video podcast with a live interactive audience and viewers also tuning in via the live-streaming broadcast from Bell Works. HOLMDEL, NJ: Holmdel Chamber of Commerce will feature local experts joining the talk about ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, is opening a new outpatient care center in Eatontown, providing easy, one-stop access to a variety of health care services in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Conveniently located on Route 35 in ...

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NEW JERSEY: Mental health in the U.S. has become steadily worse, according to the 2022 State of Mental Health In America report from Mental Health America, which found that an estimated 11.4 million adults have serious suicidal thoughts.  Suicide is the 12th most common cause of death in the ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY: Brookdale Community College Spring Nursing Class of 2022 are pinned! They matriculated in the middle of the pandemic, and throughout their studies, they have witnessed the demand for the profession increase. Some graduates have always wanted to be a nurse. For others, it was a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers is preparing to play a pivotal role in New Jersey’s rollout of the new National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number later this month. The 988 hotline will work similar to how the 911 hotline currently works and will serve as an alternative to calling the three-digital ...

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RED BANK, NJ: You can shake it up, stretch it out and clear your mind with Zumba, Pilates, or Yoga outdoors every Wednesday. Fitness in the Park is hosted by the Red Bank Family YMCA with classes lasting through August 24. The programs are held on one of the finest venues in Red Bank - ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced on Monday the first possible case of monkeypox in the state. A PCR test conducted by the Department’s Public Health and Environmental Laboratories confirmed the presence of orthopoxvirus in a Jersey City individual on June 18. A ...

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“There comes a point where we need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they’re falling in." Desmond Tutu HAZLET, NJ - Often the most driven and passionate individuals have a personal story to share of overcoming adversity. Anyone who knows ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ:  Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel cares about the community's safety and welcomes all to a Traffic Safety Day, Wednesday, June 22, 2022, (rain date is 6/23), from 2pm-5pm, in the Administrative Parking Lot, at 727 North Beers Street, Holmdel, NJ 07733. This event is perfect for ...

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PUBLIC NOTICE MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM® - SITE VISIT ● Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center was designated as a Magnet organization in 2017 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®. This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. In July 2022, Hackensack ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Three organizations are reaching out to older adults 55 and older in central New Jersey to celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 25. The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, the Ocean County YMCA and Senior Citizens Activities Network (SCAN) have joined forces to ...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults worldwide are at risk for hearing loss because of chronic exposure to loud noise. During the pandemic, young adults were regularly using earbuds and headphones for remote learning, connecting with friends, or ...

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FIGHT ADDICTION - SPREAD AWARENESS -  SAVE LIVES MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN IN THE SUPPORT FOR THOSE WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AT THE 3RD ANNUAL TIGGER STAVOLA FOUNDATION POLAR PLUNGE. REGISTER TODAY TO HELP FIGHT THE GLOBAL ADDICTION EPIDEMIC LOCALLY, ON APRIL 3, AS THE ...

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This Amazing Woman, Laura Stack, is on a mission to save our youth from substance use disorders due to dabbing, and other recreational marijuana use. Laura's beautiful son Johnny died by suicide at only 19 years of age...  MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - "I want you to know you were right. You told me ...

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HAZLET, NJ - Smoke Free Signage has been erected in Hazlet township parks and schools, alerting the public the area is smoke-free. The signage has graphics symbolizing tobacco, marijuana and vaping use. The signs were obtained through the Hazlet Alliance. According to Hazlet Alliance, "The signs ...

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