New Jersey moves closer to joining states that allow medically assisted suicide

Source: North Terminally ill patients in New Jersey may soon be able to legally end their own lives with medical help as top Democratic lawmakers are backing the latest attempt to turn an emotionally charged proposal into law. Lawmakers still have a weighty decision ahead of them, as Thursday’s testimony on the bill showcased […]

Woodbridge: “Have-A-Heart” Food Drive Through Feb. 14

Source: Central Woodbridge Township officials are challenging township businesses, retail food service outlets, hospitality industry, corporate businesses and offices, community organizations, schools and residents to see if collectively they can best the amount set last year. “As we enter the New Year, let’s not forget that there are many less fortunate families throughout Woodbridge […]

Warren: Thirteenth Doctor To Be Punished For Drug Prescription Misuse

Source: Hackettstown NJ Patch Dr. George Beecher, an ear, nose and throat specialist in Warren, has surrendered his medical licenses and was sentenced to 10 years in state prison after pleading guilty to second-degree charges of conspiracy and distribution of oxycodone. Beecher, a 78-year-old resident of New Providence, is the latest New Jersey doctor to […]

African Heritage and Health Week

Source: The ancestors of African Americans brought many wonderful food traditions to parts of the Caribbean, South America, and the southern states of the U.S. Over the generations, many of these food traditions have been lost. But whether we look to Virginia, Jamaica, Nigeria or Brazil, we find this overall healthy eating pattern shared […]

Fruit Recall From New Jersey Walmarts; “Healthy Small Food Retailer Act” Signed into Law

Sources: Food And Drug; Fresh nectarines and peaches sold by Walmart and Fairway supermarkets in New Jersey and New York have been included in a multi-state recall due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall was the result of a routine sampling program by Ja. Vandenberg Inc. packing house in Yonkers New York, […]

Featured Video: Maternal and Neo-Natal Health Awareness 2019

Maternal and Neo-Natal Health Awareness: Nurture NJ · Birth Defects Prevention · Pregnancy Complications · Premature Birth · Birth Complications · Maternal Death · Donate New Jersey March For Babies Events: E. Rutherford · Piscataway · W. Windsor · Voorhees (April 28) · Glassboro · Augusta (May 5) Birth defects are not completely preventable. But […]