New Jersey’s Priest Abuse Hotline: At First, So Many Calls, People Couldn’t Get Through

Source: A hotline set up by New Jersey officials for citizens to report sexual abuse by priests was so overwhelmed with calls that the state had to assign more workers to the hotline — and people are still having trouble getting through. New Jersey Attorney General...

The Health Hazards Of Skin “Bleaching Syndrome”

Source: Ronald Hall, There are few places in the world where dark skin isn’t stigmatized. Many Latin American countries have laws and policies in place to prevent discrimination relative to skin color. In many Native American communities, “Red-Black Cherokees”...

New Jersey First State to Regulate Carcinogenic Chemicals

Source: NJ Spotlight New Jersey became the first state to regulate the PFAS class of chemicals that have been linked to cancer and other illnesses, but which is not regulated by the federal government — despite a growing national focus on risks to public health from the...

Port Monmouth: Tattooing For Autism Benefit for Oasis Therapeutic Life Centers

The Under My Skin For Life Foundation (UMSFL) is a family-founded not-for-profit organization for those in need in honor of Ramon “Ray” M. Rodriguez, who was diagnosed with cancer (lymphoma) in 2005. Since then, he has undergone intensive rounds of chemotherapy and is...

Featured Video: Head Lice Prevention 2018

Head Lice Awareness: National Pediculous Association · Myths vs. Facts · · LiceMeister Comb Parents naturally put their children first, constantly seeking information to keep their families nurtured and safe. But when it comes to head lice, they’re often confronted...

Medical Warning Against Vaginal Glitter Capsules

Source: First, the trend was vajazzling — gluing crystals where your pubic hair used to be and running the risk of bacterial infections. Now it’s vaginal glitter capsules. Called Passion Dust, its manufacturers emphasize that the “only purpose” of the...