Bed-Related Baby Deaths In Essex County Sparks Health Alert

Source: RLS Media Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that they are urging parents to take proper precautions to protect children in the wake of three baby deaths over a 40-hour period last week. Authorities said the deaths await final autopsy results...

Byram: EPA to provide clean water to affected residents near Mansfield Dump site

Source: The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its decision to construct a water line to connect certain residents to a drinking water supply as part of the cleanup of the Mansfield Trail Dump Superfund site in Byram Township, N.J. According to its...

Take the Mental Health Awareness Stigma-Free Pledge

Source: National Alliance On Mental Illness ( Fifteen years ago, a U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Mental Health — the first and still only such report to date — identified stigma as a public health concern that leads peoples to “avoid living, socializing or...

Brick: 6th Ocean County Health Center Opens; $15K Raised at 27th Annual Benefit

Source: Jersey Shore Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), a federally qualified health center (FQHC), opened its sixth site in Ocean County at 1608 Route 88, Suite 207 in Brick and is accepting new patients. The Brick Health Center, formerly run by Ocean Medical Center, has...

Featured Video: Cranio-Facial Acceptance

Children’s Cranio-Facial Asssociation: Syndrome Info · #ChooseKind · Blog · Donate Wonder by RJ Palacio: The Books · The Store · The Movie (Nov. 17) 2017 marks the 13th year CCA will observe Craniofacial Acceptance Month across the nation. Each year CCA...

Belle Meade: Families, mental health advocates look to reverse rise in youth suicides

Source: Kenny Baker was 19 years old when he committed suicide. “It was a horrific experience. I don’t want anybody to go through it ever,” said Kurt Baker, Kenny’s father. “Kenny was just a great kid, he had a kind heart. He was thoughtful, he was considerate, he was a...