Girls On The Run: Nonprofit promotes physical, emotional health in Verona

Source: North Jersey.com With the wind in their hair and the trails of Verona Park at their feet, local girls will have the chance to improve their physical and emotional health all at once. Girls on the Run, a nonprofit organization established in 1996, returned to Verona for...
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How does your county measure up when it comes to health?

Source: NJ Biz.com When it comes to health in the Garden State’s 21 counties, there’s northern New Jersey … and then there’s everywhere else. A collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute...
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Pregnancies in 4 N.J. counties affected by pollution, study concludes

Source: NJ.com While the health dangers of coal emissions have been long documented – asthma and cardiovascular problems – they now appear to extend to pregnancy as well. Researchers at Lehigh University reached that conclusion after combining three records: The...
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Featured Video: Trisomy Awareness

Trisomy Awareness: Brandon’s MT18 Journey.com Trisomy.org · Donate Trisomy refers to three copies of a chromosome. When three copies of any one of the chromosomes are present rather than the normal two, the outcome is 47 chromosomes in the cell, instead of the usual 46. The...
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How To Protect An At-Risk Heart – Part 2

Source: Courier-Post Online Here are seven things to keep in mind if you have a heart condition. 1. Reduce risks – Put those cigarettes down and make other changes to reduce risk, says Rainer. “Risk factor modifications such as controlling diabetes, hypertension and...
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How To Protect An At-Risk Heart

Source: Courier-Post Online Pat Bottino, 64, of Newfield, knew his mother and father both had heart disease, but never really worried about how it may affect him – especially when he was younger. But now he is living with heart disease, he has hardening of the arteries, and tries...
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