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Learn How To Meditate For A Stress Free Holiday Season And Beyond

November 13, 2018

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Holidays are not always festive for many people. The Thanksgiving holiday that moves quickly into December celebrations and New Year's actually causes stress and anxiety issues for a lot of folks. Depression also tends to spike this time of year as some people struggle with seasonal affective disorder when the clocks fall back an hour. Unrealistic holiday expectations, ...

Fall Blood Drive On Tap

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood VFW Post is hosting a fall blood drive on Monday, November 12 from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. to help area blood centers get ready for flu season. Donors should be between the ages of 17 and 75 and be in good physical health. A donor can be 16 years of age, but must have a parental consent form. Individuals 76 years of age and older can donate with a doctor's note. All ...

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 ...

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New Jersey to Demand Better for Patients, at Purplestride, the Walk to End Pancreatic Cancer

November 6, 2018

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Oct. 26, 2018) –Thousands will walk to end pancreatic cancer, the world’s toughest cancer, at PurpleStride New Jersey on Nov. 11. The community event is hosted by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) New Jersey Affiliate.

Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S. with a five-year survival ...