Public Hearing On Marijuana Sales Scheduled in Chester; Free Trenton Food Canning Class

Sources: Mendham/Chester; Isles Garden Support Network An ordinance to ban the sale of marijuana in the town was introduced at last night’s Chester Township council meeting. If passed, the ordinance would prohibit the sale, testing, and growth of all marijuana...

HPV Virus Vaccine Expanded for Use By Adults Aged 27 to 45

Source: New York The Food and Drug Administration has announced that the vaccine Gardasil 9 is now approved for men and women aged 27 to 45 years old. It had been previously approved only for minors and people up to age 26. The vaccine works against nine strains of the...

Newark: Western Wards May Need Water Filters to Protect Against Lead In Pipes

Source: The City of Newark has received the results of a Lead and Copper Rule Compliance Study. It showed that the corrosion control presently used in a portion of the system is no longer effective. The City will immediately launch a campaign to provide water filters...

Exec To Be Honored At Children’s Specialized Hospital Benefit; Aetna Insurance Sanctioned For Privacy Breaches

Source: Amy Mansue, president of Southern Region of RWJBarnabas Health and former president of Children’s Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick, will be the recipient of the Distinguished Individual honor at the Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation’s 31st annual...

Featured Video: Infection Prevention Awareness

Infection Prevention Awareness: Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology ( Proper Hand Washing · Info For: Hospital Patients · Hospital Visitors · Athletics/Fitness · More According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1 in 25...

CT Head Scans For Children: Make Sure They’re Necessary

Source: Soniya Sheth, NJ Hospital Assocation I’m a pediatric nurse practitioner, but I’m also a mom. I understand completely when worried parents come into our practice and want quick answers about their child’s injury or illness. That’s especially important when it comes to head...