Cancer-Preventing Dieting

Source: Eating right can lower your chance of developing cancer. In fact, nutrition guidelines for cancer prevention are similar to those for preventing other diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. These general guidelines can help reduce your cancer risk with your food choices. Reduce your intake of foods with added sugars and solid […]

Third Bacterial Outbreak In Morris County; Fatal Outbreak in Passaic Co. Children’s Hospital

Sources: Daily Record; North Legionella bacteria, which can lead to Legionnaires’ disease, has been found in the water system of the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, making the jail the third county-owned building to test positive since July. No one at the facility — which averages a daily population of 200 inmates — […]

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 within township limits, including medical marijuana. The sale of marijuana related paraphernalia, like bongs, […]

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 certified for lead reduction to households known or […]