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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Featured Video: Eating Disorder Awareness

Eating Disorder Awareness: nedawareness.org · Self-Screening Quiz · Helpline 1-800-931-2237 · Body Image: Proud2BeMe.org Everyone should get screened for an eating disorder. These illnesses often hide in plain sight, so whether you have serious concerns or...
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Paralyzed Ho-Ho-Kus Mom Stays Positive

Source: Hackensack Daily Voice The life of Christine Danza of Ho-Ho-Kus took a turn in December when she came home from a holiday party in heels, in the dark, and fell in her kitchen. “I broke my neck,” she said. “I don’t know if I hit the counter or the table but when I woke the...
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Your gut is at the root of your health

Source: Asbury Park Press Trust me, if you told me that a certain food was causing me to have health issues, I wouldn’t have believed you – I probably would have laughed. I didn’t understand the connection between what we put in our mouths and what manifested as yucky symptoms in...
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Battling Childhood Obesity: Part 2

Source: NewJerseyFamilies.com Click here for Part one Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center found that kids follow their parents’ behavior, whether they’re working out or sitting on the couch. Consider getting an activity tracker or pedometers for the whole family...
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Cervical Cancer Prevention Awareness: New Pap Test Schedules

American Sexual Health Organization (ashaSexualHealth.org): New Pap Test Guidelines · Condom Use Awareness More Info Pap smears involve taking a sample of cells from the inner and outer portions of the cervix. More recently we’ve referred to the Pap test: instead of being...
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