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ShopRite of Northvale NJ September Cholesterol Education Events

Source: MyBergen.com September, which is National Cholesterol Education Month, is a good time to learn about food and lifestyle choices that help people of all ages – from seniors to young Americans and children – prevent or manage high cholesterol. Throughout this month,...
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New Law Requires CPR training for all NJ high school students

Source: GMN News Health Cardiac arrest is more common than one might think. It can happen to anyone at any time, including our youth. In fact, the American Heart Association estimates that there are approximately 100 student athlete fatalities each year from sudden cardiac...
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Ray Rice video boosts calls to N.J. domestic violence hotlines

Source: NJ News.com The video of football player Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee had been visible barely a half-day before New Jersey’s domestic violence hotlines started seeing a jump in calls. “High profile cases like this really help raise awareness in every one of our...
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Annual Passaic County walk spotlights substance abuse recovery

Source: North Jersey.com An estimated 700 people who joined in Passaic County’s fourth annual Recovery Walk, a steamy two-mile trudge meant to raise awareness of the step-by-step struggle against addiction and mental illness. The event was held to commemorate September as...
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Sleep Disorders During Pregnancy: A Plea for Universal Screening

By Dr. McCamy Taylor While women of childbearing age are generally at low risk for sleep disorder such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the changes of pregnancy can suddenly make them high risk. OSA is an inherited condition in which a person has a decreased ability to keep the...
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Wayne Police Prevent Drug Overdose The Day After Being Equipped with Antidote

Sources: North Jersey.com, StopOverdose.org The day after the opioid antidote Narcan was issued to Wayne township police, a 25-year-old man who had apparently overdosed was revived by two neighborhood officers utilizing it, authorities said Saturday. Law-enforcement agencies in...
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