Eat Right NJ: How To Talk To Kids About Their Weight

Source: Encourage open dialogue. Go ahead and talk with your children about weight and encourage them to share their thoughts and feelings about body image whenever they arise. When children discuss feelings about weight with you, be sure to listen and acknowledge...

Featured Video: State of Emergency Summer 2017 Blood Drive

2017 Summer Blood Drive: Emergency Shortage Declared Community Blood Services · New Jersey Blood Services Central Jersey Blood Center · New Jersey Red Cross · Community Blood Council New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center...

Jersey City program seeks to keep kids healthy and fed this summer

Source: Former New York Yankee player Pat Kelly and Jersey City schools Superintendent Marcia Lyles were all in attendance at Lincoln Park on Friday as Jersey City announced its participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Free Summer Meals initiative this...

What You Need To Know about the Senate Healthcare Repeal Bill

Source: L.A. Times The Affordable Care Act repeal bill unveiled last week by Senate Republicans has aptly drawn universal scorn from healthcare experts, hospital and physician groups and advocates for patients and the needy. Yet some of the measure’s most egregious, harshest...

Jersey City Medical Center, honor commitment to build Emergency Room in Greenville

Source: Coalition for Greenville Health Access As our momentum is building, we believe it’s important we all stick together and stand up for Greenville. This is literally a “War on Racial Justice.” Jersey City Medical Center/Barnabas Health which is a nearly $6...

Jackson: Bartley Healthcare To Host Seminar On Memory Changes As We Age

Source: Micromedia Health Have you ever lost your keys, misplaced your wallet or forgotten someone’s name? These are all common experiences, but for people nearing or over age 65, such memory lapses can be frightening. Join us on June 19 at The Orchards At Bartley Assisted Living...