Pet Peeves of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Source: HealDove.com The Guessing Game: “Hey — do you know who I am?” Yes, they will recognize familiar voices, but please, resist the temptation to prove it to others by quizzing them. Be considerate and identify yourself! Fearing the “s” word:...
READ MORE

Outgoing N.J. senator and Christie friend gets job on Horizon board

Source: NJ.com Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday appointed longtime friend and outgoing state Sen. Joseph Kyrillos to the board of directors of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey — the insurance company that has been the target of the governor’s verbal attacks...
READ MORE

‘Tis the Season To Cook Healthy and Manage Stress

Source: Post Eagle Newspaper Family holiday customs include trimming trees, lighting candles, and making traditional foods and sweets we know and love. But, it is also a time of overindulgence. Today, with about one in three American kids and teens overweight or obese, it is more...
READ MORE

Lung Cancer Awareness: NJ Quitline/Great American Smokeout 2017

Lung Cancer/Nicotine Awareness: Lung Cancer Alliance.org New Jersey QuitLine: 866 657 8677 · Quitnet.com Risks For Non-Smokers · Quitting Guide PDF · Helping Someone Quit Source: New Jersey Quitline Quitting tobacco is not easy. Most ex-smokers report that it takes several tries...
READ MORE

Democrats want speedy financial restoration of women’s health support

Source: NJ Spotlight.com If all goes as planned, the 2017 election results will benefit the hundreds of thousands of women and their families who depend on free and low-cost clinics for cancer screenings, birth control, and other healthcare services. Supporters have said the...
READ MORE

Northvale: 7-year old cancer patient lauded by local and national luminaries

Source: NorthJersey.com A 7-year-old with a rare, inoperable brain cancer (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma) recently underwent weeks of treatment at a Houston hospital. Though Vivienne Knopp is now home with her vitals stabilized, “the hard truth is that this type of treatment...
READ MORE