Health & Wellness

February 11, 2019

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 ...

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    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 ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ World-reknowned Rothman Institute has opened their latest office, as part of their massive expansion in Monmouth Junction, on Route One (southbound side). Their expansion has taken them from Philadelphia, into New Jersey, New York City, and Westchester. The facility, a major ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The township's American Heart Month Bood Drive is set for Wednesday, February 13 from 1:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Public Works Building in the Municipal Complex. All donors will receive a $10 coupon to Houlihan's. Donors should be between the ages of 17 and 75 and be ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers University student has been diagnosed with meningitis, and the university has sent a message to other students about steps to take as a precaution. The student with the disease was hospitalized Monday is receiving treatment and is recovering, Dr. Melodee Lasky, ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - February is American Heart Month and in honor of the Go Red for heart health month, the South Brunswick Public Library is hosting a Blood Drive on Monday, February 11 from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. The Blood Drive is sponsored by the South Brunswick High School Sudents for Public ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Namaste. Yoga has been around for centuries along with the health benefits of regular practice. According to the Yoga Journal, there are more than 30 reasons why folks should roll out the mat to improve both physical and emotional well being. Those numerous and growing pluses ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Warming centers are available to residents who may need to come out of the cold for the remainder of the week as the Garden State is hit with the polar vortex that has been making life miserable for people in the Midwest this week. The following centers are open: The ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - To improve patients access to health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System has joined with another company to arrange transportation to and from non-emergency medical appointments. The hospital entered a partnership with RoundTrip, a two-year old Philadelphia-based company that ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the mid-way point of the winter season approaches, Middlesex County is offering additional clinics for residents to receive flu vaccinations. “Preventions like vaccines keep us healthy during harsh winter weather, and ensure good health for our families and co-workers," ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  – The American Cancer Society kicks off its new fundraising season in Middlesex County on Saturday, February 9th 2019 – 4-6 pm at the Brunswick Square Mall, 755 NJ-18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.  Together we can beat out biggest rival.  The entire Middlesex County community is ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Many residents may have started 2019 by making a New Year's resolution. Popular ones include losing weight, quitting smoking, taking control of finances and learning something new. South Brunswick's Adult Community School can help residents keep those resolutions and more with ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The happy part of Happy New Year came less than three hours after the ball dropped for families who each welcomed new babies born just minutes apart at New Brunswick's two hospitals. Adina and Binyamin Bril became parents for the first time when their daughter was born at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jeffrey Carson has built a career becoming an expert on blood. As a physician, Carson has challenged the efficiency of common practices for blood transfusions, established national standards for when to give transfusions, and led an international research team in a study of ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - World-renowned Rothman Institute has opened their newest office in Monmouth Junction/Princeton. Founded by the late Dr. Richard Rothman, a pioneer in the field of Orthopedic Surgery, has seen his latest dream with the opening of the latest addition to his practice in the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Senior Class of 2018, and the Public Health Club at South Brunswick High School joined forced to produce this year's annual Blood Drive at the local high school.  Students, faculty, and support staff all participated in the two day blood drive this past week. The ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Sayreville Police Chief John Zebrowski, sees the reports his officers file. Several times each week his officers respond to calls of an opioid drug overdose and find a person near death. Officers must apply Narcan, a power antidote dispensed through the nose, that quick ...

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MONTGOMERY, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Health, one New Jersey’s largest integrated health networks, and Carrier Clinic, a leader in behavioral health with a 100-year history in the state, have signed a letter of intent to explore a partnership to deliver behavioral health care to the region. “We ...

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TRENTON, NJ — If you were at Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday, March 12 between 12:45 and 9 p.m., you may have been exposed to measles and should contact your health care provider. The N.J. Department of Health has issued a public health alert after a child with a confirmed case of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party fundraiser affair is coming up. The event, which will be held Friday, March 16 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, is focused on raising funds to support Komen’s BOLD GOAL:  to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by ...

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