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West Essex YMCA Launches Free LIVESTRONG Program for Adults Diagnosed With Cancer

September 29, 2016

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Adults who have or had cancer and their families are invited to enroll in a free 12-week wellness program beginning Oct. 4 at the West Essex YMCA in Livingston. 

The West Essex Y is launching LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA, which has helped more than 41,000 cancer survivors nationwide regain stamina, strength and emotional wellbeing since its creation in 2007, ...

Record Numbers Attend 26th Annual Mayor's 5K Run/Walk in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A record number of supporters participated in the 26th annual Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk to “break the silence” on ovarian cancer on Saturday, which also commemorated the run’s ten-year partnership with the Downtown West Orange Alliance (DWOA) and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC).

The NOCC thanked the mayor’s office and all ...

Ovarian Cancer Survivor Encourages Local Supporters to Participate in West Orange Mayor's 5K Run/Walk

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In addition to walking or running alongside friends, family and sponsors, ovarian cancer survivors will also be invited to put their handprints on a survivor banner at the 26th annual Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk on Sept. 25

Sunday’s event benefits the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC), whose mission is to fight tirelessly to prevent and cure ovarian cancer ...

PlayDay South Orange Postponed to Sun., Sept. 25

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - PlayDay, South Orange's largest public event, has been postponed from this Sunday, Sept. 18, due to the weather forecast predicting rain and thunderstorms. PlayDay is rescheduled for Sunday, Sept. 25, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. For a full schedule of PlayDay events and activities, click here.

PlayDay is part of South Orange's 3rd annual Stay ...

AT&T "It Can Wait" Video Filmed in West Caldwell; Mayor and Council Comment on Dangers of Distracted Driving

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — AT&T recently used the streets of West Caldwell to film an informational video for its “It Can Wait” distracted-driving campaign.

This week, Mayor Joseph Tempesta, Jr. and Council President Joseph Cecere, who is also the chairman of the West Caldwell public safety committee, supported what Cecere described as a disturbing but impactful video and the ...

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Guests to Receive Complimentary Services at Mecca Integrated Medical Center Grand Reopening Event on Sept. 28

September 27, 2016

FAIRFIELD, NJ – Members of the community are invited to attend the Grand Reopening of Mecca Integrated Medical Center, on Wed., Sept. 28, from 6 p.m. to 9.p.m., at 333 U.S. 46 West, Building A Suite 135, in Fairfield, NJ. Guests will be offered gratis mini facials and massages; chiropractic adjustments; and complimentary pain, acupuncture and aesthetic consultations. All are welcome and ...

Falls Can Be Fatal For Older Adults

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on September 22, 2016 in conjunction with the 9th Annual National Council on Aging Falls Prevention Day,  showed that 29 million falls occurred in older adults in 2014 causing 7 million injuries resulting in 27,000 deaths.

For a summary of the report go to: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/313064.php

For the ...

What I Learned From The Precision Nutrition Certification

You cannot change your life without changing your behaviors. Sounds simple right? Sounds pretty obvious right? Well, after going through the Precision Nutrition Certification and then comparing it to the hundreds of adults we have spoken to and worked with over the years there is two very different philosophies at work here.

In this article I am going to shed some light on what I learned and ...

What I Learned From The Precision Nutrition Certification

You cannot change your life without changing your behaviors. Sounds simple right? Sounds pretty obvious right? Well, after going through the Precision Nutrition Certification and then comparing it to the hundreds of adults we have spoken to and worked with over the years there is two very different philosophies at work here.

In this article I am going to shed some light on what I learned and ...