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Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party: Survivors Serve up Hope

March 24, 2019

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The co-anchor for ABC News’ 20/20 had recently turned 40 when she was asked to take a mammogram for a television segment.

Amy Robach had every intention of turning down the story, but five years later Robach is thankful she did take the cancer screening.

Speaking to about 400 people at the Susan G. Komen North Jersey affiliate’s Pink Tie Party on Friday, ...

Discover The Secret To A Peaceful Life At South Brunswick Public Library

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - Searching for the key to a peaceful and low stress life? Head over the the South Brunswick Public Library on Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. Jim Rose, a longtime meditator and retired executive at Johnson & Johnson, will host Meditation: The Secret to a Peaceful Life. Rose has been meditating for more than 30 years and now holds meditation workshops and training across the ...

Rutgers Urging Students to Get Meningitis Vaccination, State Declares Outbreak

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University announced Tuesday that it is urging students to get a vaccination against meningitis following a state Department of Health decision to declare an outbreak of the disease because of two cases on campus this winter.

"To protect the student population, we are strongly recommending that all Rutgers–New Brunswick undergraduate students and graduate ...

Free Meditation Class at South Brunswick Public Library


SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Attend The Secret to a Peaceful Life meditation class on Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at the South Brunswick Public Library, 110 Kingston Lane in Monmouth Jct.

Explore the healing power of meditation and how it can improve physical and emotional well-being. Meditation helps to positively transform lives and can enhance happiness ...

Blood Drive On Tap At South Brunswick Public Library

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - The South Brunswick Public Library is hosting a community blood drive on Monday, March 4 from 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. All donors will receive a $10 Houlihan's coupon.

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 ...

New Jersey Devils Want Your Blood: Donate at the Pru on March 10

NEWARK, N.J.  — The New Jersey Devils and Official Healthcare Partner RWJBarnabas Health announced plans to host their third annual blood drive in coordination with the American Red Cross.  Shooting for a goal of collecting 500 units, the blood drive will take place on Sunday, March 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Prudential Center.

All participating ...

Relay for Life Sets the Pace to Conquer Cancer and Support Survivors

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County's Relay for Life, a community outreach program of the American Cancer Society, was out in full force this Saturday as cancer research supporters, family members of survivors, students and community health activists joined forces at the Brunswick Square Mall to combine their energy in the fight against the "emperor of all maladies." 

The ...

NJ 2-1-1 Celebrates 2-11 Day: New Web Platform Provides Real-Time Access to 2-1-1 Data



CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ On February 11, NJ 2-1-1 and all 2-1-1s across the country will be commemorating 2-1-1 Day in order to showcase a national communications system designed to be a front line in resource and referral for those seeking help with health and human service needs. While all callers’ identities are confidential, a caller’s demographic data, the needs ...


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