Cumberland County mental health summit to address community issues May 29

Source: NJ The Cumberland County Guidance Center will host its second conference addressing the prevention of mental health tragedies in Cumberland County at its Mental Health Awareness Summit II. The free event will take place at the Luciano Conference Center at...

Video: Child’s Homework Assignment Growing Potato Plants Makes Case For Organic Food

Source: Collective As part of a simple school project a young student by the name of Elise was tasked with discovering how long it would take for a fully grown sweet potato to grow vines. The project itself is quite simple, and is a regular part of many elementary...

Why New Jersey’s EPA Victory Is Good For Air Quality

Source: New Jersey New Jersey receives a lot of jokes about its smells, but it’s a lot tougher when our state is “downwind.” The state’s air quality has long been affected because New Jersey is downwind of harmful emissions from power plants in 27 “upwind”...

Featured Video: Mental Illness/Suicide Intervention for Teens and Young Adults

New Jersey Mental Illness CounselingAnd Suicide Prevention · 1-800-273-TALK · New Jersey Hopeline 1-855-654-6735 New Jersey Division of Mental Health Services Suicide Warning Signs · Talking of: – wanting to die – “wishing” one were dead – killing...

Video: Government Warns That Toxic Jerky Treats are Killing Dogs

Source: Huffington Be careful what you feed your dog. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued another warning about toxic jerky treats, and it seems the poisonous pet snacks are still a problem. As of May 1, more than 1,000 dogs have died as a result of the...

Alternative to Pap Test Is Approved by F.D.A.

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first alternative to the long-used Pap test as a primary screening method for cervical cancer, in the face of opposition from some women’s groups and health organizations. The new test, developed by Roche, detects the DNA...