November 2014

Featured Video: Heartburn/GERD Awareness at Digestive Health Care Center

Digestive Healthcare Centers: Hillsborough · Somerville · Warren Sources: DH; At Digestive Healthcare Center, we are a group of physicians specialized in gastroenterology, the medical field dedicated to digestive health. We are always striving to fulfill...

McDonald’s “Just says no” to FDA-approved genetically modified potatoes

Source: Idaho The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co.’s new genetically modified potato. But one of the company’s oldest business partners — McDonald’s — hasn’t. The fast-food giant says it...

Walmart Employees Place Food Donation Bins at Doorstep of Alice Walton’s New York City Condo

Source: Alternet In response to the demoralizing food donation bins placed in some stores to help out its underpaid employees, Walmart workers have chained a massive donation bin in front of the luxury Manhattan apartment of heiress Alice Walton, daughter of Walmart founder Sam...

Paterson community health center gets $1.4M in federal grants

Source: North The Paterson Community Health Center has been awarded $1.4 million in grants to help the facility continue providing medical care to low-income residents, Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. announced on Tuesday. One of the grants is for $247,590 to provide assistance...

The physical, mental health, and other benefits of volunteering

Source: Asbury Park Press Active schedules can make it difficult to find the time to volunteer. Those who make the effort, however, can reap numerous benefits. The right volunteer fit can help individuals find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and protect...

New Hospital Exec Job of N.J. Health Commissioner’s Spouse Creates Conflict of Interest

Source: NJ Former Christie administration Chief of Staff Kevin O’Dowd’s move to become senior executive vice president and chief administrative officer for Cooper University Health Care has prompted state Health Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd, who is his wife, to order...