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239 Cases of Pistachios Have Been Recalled Due to Possible Health Risk

November 6, 2018

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - Two hundred thirty nine cases of roasted and salted in shell pistachios have been recalled due to the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella said the Barcelona Nut Company. A routine test revealed the health issue, they said.

Salmonella is an an organism that can cause serious and sometimes-fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others ...

Center for Prevention Offers TAG for Teens

NEWTON, NJ—The Center for Prevention and Counseling is offering a program for adolescents at no-cost to those who wish to participate.

The program is called Think, Act, Grow or TAG. It provides a comprehensive continuum of services utilizing evidence based, informed and influenced programs for any at-risk and/or court involved youth in Sussex County, according to the center.

Included ...

Sparta Moves to Ban Marijuana

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Township Council supported a first reading of an ordinance to ban marijuana in the municipality.  Councilman Jerry Murphy was the only member not to vote yes on Ordinance 18-15. If approved, Sparta would join a number of towns preempting the possible legalization of recreational marijuana as  proposed by the governor.  

Murphy did not respond to a ...

Atlantic Health System Partners with TGen, Origin to Improve Access to Innovative Cancer Therapies

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Cancer is a disease that touches virtually everyone in some sort of way throughout their lifetime with more than 1.5 million new cases diagnosed in the United States every year, according to the Center for Disease Control. Those who have endured the fight against the disease that claims the lives of half a million Americans every year know how much of a strain physically, ...


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Red Cross Launches First Aid for Opioid Overdoses Course

November 1, 2018

New online training helps people respond to opioid overdoses and save lives

PRINCETON, NJ, November 1, 2018 – The American Red Cross has launched First Aid for Opioid Overdoses, an online course to teach people how to respond to a known or suspected opioid overdose.

“An opioid overdose is a life-threatening emergency,” said Rosie Taravella, CEO, ...