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Emmanuel Cancer Foundation Leaves Scotch Plains

August 19, 2016

CLARK, NJ -- The Emmanuel Cancer Foundation (ECF) was founded in New Jersey 33 years ago to honor seven year-old Emmanuel Vizzoni who lost his battle with Burkett’s lymphoma.

During his illness, Emmanuel’s parents, Susan and Joseph Vizzoni, experienced the enormous emotional and financial hardships that families endure when a child is diagnosed with cancer. In 1983, two years ...

LIVESTRONG at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA® Graduates 32 Cancer Survivors

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Congratulations to Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA’s July graduation class of LIVESTRONG at the YMCA®.  This class joins 40 other participants that completed the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA® program this year, making the total number of participants served 203 over the past 5 years. 

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA® is a free 12-week physical activity ...

Emmanuel Cancer Foundation Leaves Scotch Plains

August 19, 2016

CLARK, NJ -- The Emmanuel Cancer Foundation (ECF) was founded in New Jersey 33 years ago to honor seven year-old Emmanuel Vizzoni who lost his battle with Burkett’s lymphoma.

During his illness, Emmanuel’s parents, Susan and Joseph Vizzoni, experienced the enormous emotional and financial hardships that families endure when a child is diagnosed with cancer. In 1983, two years ...

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Do you drive drowsy? Drowsy driving may cause up to 1 in 5 fatal accidents.

A report released last week from the Governors Highway Safety Association (an organization of state and territorial highway safety offices) estimates that up to 20% of fatal traffic accidents result from drowsy driving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has added drowsy driving to its definition of impaired driving along with drunk, drugged and distracted ...

Strength Training That Transfers to Sport-Performance

Competitive sports demand multiple facets of athleticism that need to simultaneously work together to produce optimal performance. Athletes need to be able to run, jump, change direction, accept contact, and initiate contact all while staying conditioned and injury free. The bedrock of all of this is having athletes who are strong so they are best able to compete at a high level long ...

Strength Training That Transfers to Sport-Performance

Competitive sports demand multiple facets of athleticism that need to simultaneously work together to produce optimal performance. Athletes need to be able to run, jump, change direction, accept contact, and initiate contact all while staying conditioned and injury free. The bedrock of all of this is having athletes who are strong so they are best able to compete at a high level long ...