Reality: Weight training is a healthy exercise for women

By Ayotunde Adeyeri, M.D., FASMBS Source: GMN Health Misconceptions about weight training, often based on unproven fears of becoming “too muscular,” can prevent women from pushing their fitness levels. This is unfortunate because weight training provides several important health...

Kidney Health Awareness 2017: Heart Your Kidneys

Kidney Health Awareness: National Kidney Foundation ( Rate Your Risk Quiz · Donation/Transplant Info · Trenton Fundraising Walk May 21 The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is encouraging all Americans to Heart Your Kidneys (#heartyourkidneys) throughout...

Gambling Addiction Awareness

New Jersey Gambling Addiction? Call or visit 800 · Symptom Quiz · Gambling and Fantasy Sports · Contact March is officially National Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Throughout the next few weeks, the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey...

Survey: Americans are seriously stressed out about the future of the country

Source: Washington Post The American Psychological Association polls Americans about their stress every year, and it’s common for many of those polled to report anxiety around personal life issues like work and money. This time, however, people are also citing politics as a...

Defunding Planned Parenthood would curtail N.J. care

Source: North 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...

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...