Defunding Planned Parenthood would curtail N.J. care

Source: North Jersey.com It’s business as usual these days at the Planned Parenthood center in Paterson, but if Republicans in Congress succeed in defunding the organization, big change may be coming. On a recent afternoon, a 22-year-old woman stopped by to pick up...
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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Medical Info · Wear Blue Photo Contest · Donate by Congressman Leonard Lance Colon cancer. This is not a topic family and friends enthusiastically put at the top of their lists of things to discuss, and getting screened for colon...
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Take the Diabetes Risk Test on March 22

Source: GMN News American Diabetes Alert Day is March 22. On this day, the American Diabetes Association invites you to take a free Diabetes Risk Test to find out if you are at risk for Type 2 Diabetes. The test asks users to answer simple questions about weight, age, family...
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Very First sign of Alzheimer’s disease identified

Sources: RawStory Memory loss and cognitive decline are commonly thought to be the earliest signs of the neurodegenerative disorder Alzheimer’s, but a new study has found declines in glucose levels in the brain come even sooner — before the first symptoms appear. Even...
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Raise Funds And Awareness for Sleep Disorders — spend a weekend in bed

Project Sleep-In 2017: Register or Donate · Participant Guide · About Narcolepsy On the weekend of March 10-12, 2017, Project Sleep invites you to join the international #SleepIn2017 to raise awareness about sleep health and sleep disorders during National Sleep...
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Horizon offered Christie $135M for health programs

Source: NJ.com On Friday, in a statement released to NJ Advance Media, Horizon officials confirmed offering the administration a substantial but unspecified amount of money. The money, Horizon officials said, would be used over two years to create a temporary fund for health care...
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