NEWTON: “Foodstock” donations boosts local food pantries

Source: NJ Herald Eleven local food pantries got a much-needed boost this weekend as more than 3,000 food items collected through Foodstock were distributed. Nine volunteers from Deloitte, global accounting network with offices in New Jersey, helped count, sort, pack and...
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Staffing Ratios — The Wrong Formula for Patients and Nurses

Source: NJ Spotlight My nursing career has spanned many decades. I’ve served in the Navy on a hospital ship, cared for patients in hospital ICUs and emergency departments, led healthcare quality and patient-safety programs, and earned my doctorate degree in nursing practice from...
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Hillsborough Elementary Schoolers Cut And Donate Their Hair

Source: Central Jersey.com For the 15th year, students at Amsterdam Elementary School in Hillsborough have participated in the annual drive that a teacher “accidentally” began in 2003. Fourth grade teacher Lisa Caudill had mentioned to her class that she was growing out her hair...
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Featured Video: Summer Blood Drive 2018

Summer 2018 Blood Donation Drive: Community Blood Services NJ Blood Svcs. · Central Jersey Blood Ctr. · NJ Red Cross Central Career School The need for blood is constant and critical. We have all come to expect that if we or our loved ones need blood in an emergency...
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Woodcliff Lake to ban all legal marijuana sales

Source: NorthJersey.com Woodcliff Lake is the latest Bergen County town to ban the sale of marijuana within its limits, in an attempt to circumvent a proposed state bill that, if passed, would legalize the drug in New Jersey. The prohibitions, adopted unanimously by the Borough...
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In Defense of the Potato (and Other Starchy Vegetables)

Source: Austin-American Statesman Vegetables are generally separated into two categories: starchy (corn, potatoes peas, carrots, beets and other tubers) and non-starchy (leafy greens, broccoli, cauliflower, peppers and mushrooms). Starchy vegetables contain more carbohydrates...
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