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Luminous MedSpa and Salon Hosts Divorce Dynasty Event Providing Resources and Tips to Jumpstart a Happier and Healthier Lifestyle

January 10, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Luminous MedSpa and Salon is hosting a Divorce Dynasty "New Year/New You" event on Tuesday, Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at their salon located at 592 Central Ave. in New Providence.  Learn the basics of the divorce process, available options and resources for dealing with an unhappy or unhealthy living situation. At the same time, ...

Warming Centers Open in Union County; Heavy Snow Expected on Thursday, Jan. 4

UNION COUNTY, NJ--Due to the freezing weather, the Union County Freeholder Board is announcing that the County of Union, through the efforts of the Department of Human Services, Sheriff’s Office and County Police, will be opening up warming centers in the lobbies at the following locations:

The Union County Division of Social Services in ...

Music and Fun Help to Brighten the Holidays for Residents at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Autumn Lake Healthcare brought on the holiday cheer all season long for their residents and families. Not only did community groups perform, Autumn Lake staff also made the holidays a little more special by engaging in fun activities including decorating their own gingerbread houses, learning about Hanukkah traditions from a family member -- they even got into the ...

With Blood Supplies Low, Drives Will Be Held Across Union County and The State

NEW JERSEY -- With local hospitals and residents are in need of blood this winter, Community Blood Services, will hold 47 community blood drives throughout January, in seven New Jersey counties to address the shortage.

The process is quick and easy, and no advance registration is required. All donors will receive a free cholesterol screening, and in addition will be given access – ...

Successful Surgery Saves Kingsley's Leg Thanks to HFGDR

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Kingsley, the purebred English Springer Spaniel, is recuperating after surgery that saved his leg. He will be looking for his "forever home" in early 2018.

Kingsley's journey to New Jersey began when Home for Good Dog Rescue wanted to help save his leg. Kingsley was hit by a car that crushed his back leg and specialized surgery was necessary to ...

In Sickness and Health - Dr. K's Nutrition Programs Focus on Wellness 

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Dr. Kavita Kewalramani or “Dr. K” as she is known to all her patients, is a board certified internist in New Providence who also offers a Medical Weight Loss Program at her practice on Central Avenue. For the past year she has offered her multi-disciplinary program for sustainable weight loss. Beginning in 2018 she will launch two more programs —  one ...

A Night of Conversation - Substance Use and Our Community: Parent Prevention Intervention

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Alliance in partnership with the New Providence Police Department hosted a Drug Awareness program at the high school on Monday as part of an ongoing series to educate the community and open discussion of the growing opioid and heroin epidemic. 

As previously reported by TAPinto, drug addiction has no boundaries and ...

Local Physician Discusses Menopause Management

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Dr. Kavita Kewalramani of K Primary Care and Medical Weight Loss Center recently held a small group discussion open to the public about managing the symptoms of all stages of Menopause.

Dr. K discussed the symptoms and stages of menopause, which is a process that generally occurs over a four-year period and this is called peri-menopause. The depletion of ...

Local Mom Overcomes Gym Intimidation at Body Restoration; Box Gym Isn't for Everyone

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Do you feel like you're not fit enough to go to the gym? Do you fear judgment by others  --  or do you just feel like you don't belong at the gym? 

Elisa Probst, a local mother of three, found herself at the point where she needed to do something about her weight. "I have done just about everything," she said ...

Union County College to Host Healthcare Job Fair on Dec. 13

PLAINFIELD, NJ – If you are interested in working in the healthcare field, visit Union County College’s Plainfield Campus (232 East Second St.) on Dec. 13, 2017.

A Healthcare Job Fair will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in UCC's Logos Building. This employment opportunity is being hosted by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training ...

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Brain Cancer Study Opens at Overlook Medical Center - One of Four Sites in Country

January 15, 2018

Kurt Jaeckle, MD, co-director of the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center at Overlook Medical Center, and medical director of the Atlantic Center for Research, is leading a phase III study of novel drug VAL-083, which has already shown promise in Glioblastoma and other cancers.  The study is for patients whose glioblastoma multiforme or gliosarcoma has progressed during or after treatment ...