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Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ

September 18, 2018

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with the Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders

All are welcome at this “women-focused” event with activities for the whole family!

The mission of October’s perennial National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has ...

Women's Wellness Expo to Kickoff National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, September 29

WAYNE, NJ –  The local North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is launching a new “Women’s Wellness Expo” as an unofficial kickoff  to the annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. 

The free expo will feature free health screenings, informative speakers and local resources so women can “be aware of what’s normal for ...

Dianne Grossman, Founder of Mallory's Army™ to Speak on Bullying

MONTVILLE, NJ – OneMontville presents an evening with Dianne Grossman, founder of Mallory’s Army™, speaking on “How to Protect Your Family from ‘Not My Child’ Syndrome.” This important anti-bullying presentation will be held Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Montville Senior House.

After her daughter, Mallory, took her own life by suicide in June of ...

Montville's Foye Nominated Consumer Advocate for Dept. of Defense Medical Research Program

TENAFLY, NJ – The Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation nominated three parents to serve as consumer advocates for the Department of Defense-sponsored Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP). Sarah Foye of Montville, NJ; Joseph Hillenburg of Illinois and Melissa McQueen of Arizona recently participated in the evaluation of research applications submitted to the ...

Montville Twp First Aid Squad “Cadets” Are an Integral Part of Squad

MONTVILLE, NJ – On July 22, the Montville Township First Aid Squad cadets reviewed life-saving techniques at their monthly meeting.

Cadets are high school students 16 years or older who are not certified EMTs, but CPR/AED certified.  During the summer months, many cadets have the opportunity to volunteer, with most riding at least three hours a week.

Sal Khan, a cadet advisor, ...


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Red Cross: Donors Urged to Give Blood, Help Blood Supply Match Patient Diversity

September 9, 2018

The American Red Cross urges people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need.

The vast majority of blood types fall into one of the major ABO groups. However, some blood types are unique to certain racial and ethnic groups, so a diverse blood supply is important to meeting the medical needs of an increasingly diverse ...