May 2015

Speech And Hearing Awareness

Speech And Hearing Awareness: American Speech Language Hearing Association Protect Yourself At Concerts: For Fans · For Musicians New Jersey Audiologists · New Jersey Speech/Hearing Specialists Symptoms of Hearing, Language, or Speech Disorders Children: Lack of attention to...

Scientists Crack A 50-Year-Old Mystery About The Measles Vaccine

Source: National Public Radio Back in the 1960s, the U.S. started vaccinating kids for measles. As expected, children stopped getting measles. But something else happened — Childhood deaths from all infectious diseases plummeted. Deaths from diseases like pneumonia and...

Health commissioner backs sale of St. Clare’s to for-profit company

Source: Daily Record The state health commissioner has approved the sale of St. Clare’s Health System to California-based Prime Healthcare Services, a for-profit company. In two May 4 letters to CEO Les Hirsch announcing the decision, state Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd wrote...

JFK Medical Center: Brick Man Aided By Deep Brain Stimulation

Source: Asbury Park Press At the age of 36, John Leonard Jr. began suffering tremors in his hands and legs, which became more debilitating as time went on…But today, the 46-year-old Brick resident has a new outlook on life, thanks to a surgical procedure he underwent last...

Nuts : A Nutritional Powerhouse

Source: New York Times I had been mistakenly told as a teenager that nuts were fattening and constipating, effects I certainly wanted to avoid. But based on what I have learned to the contrary from recent studies, I now enjoy them daily as nuts or nut butters in my breakfasts,...

United Healthcare ‘Health Bee’ slated for May 28 in Elizabeth

Source: Suburban News It’s time for seventh-grade students in New Jersey to show that they’ve paid attention in their science classes, studied their fitness facts and beefed up their nutrition knowledge. The event takes place on Thursday, May 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at...