Christie: 900 beds to be added to N.J. to treat drug addiction, mental illness

Source: New Jersey will add nearly 900 more treatment beds for people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol and suffer from a mental illness — expanding the state’s inpatient mental health system by almost 40 percent, Gov. Chris Christie has announced. In 2015,...

Battling Childhood Obesity: How?

Source: Several years ago, some New Jersey public schools sent home letters to parents whose kids were considered overweight or obese based on standard height and weight measurements. The so-called “fat letters” stirred up a debate that continues today: What’s...

Featured Video: New Community Corporation Extended Care

Newark Nursing · New Community Corporation Allied Health Training · Nursing/Dietician Job Openings · Donate Established in the midst of civil unrest in Newark in 1968, New Community Corporation was founded by Monsignor William J. Linder and a small...

Vorhees: How A Nurse Saved herself from a heart attack

Source: CourierPost Online Anne Bertino-Lapinsky had no idea she was in danger the day her body sent a warning. After a string of 12-hour work days, the 57-year-old Virtua nurse felt a sharp pain in her left shoulder one night in November as she washed the dinner dishes in her...

Pistcataway: Puppy Bowl MVP Teams Up With Family To Raise Funds For Son’s Autistic Therapy

Source: Jake the Chug, an adopted Chihuahua/Pug mix from Fair Lawn and Puppy Bowl VI Most Valuable Puppy, has lent his name and image to an art blanket project to help raise funds for an intensive autism program for 13-year-old Piscataway native Tyler Darlow. The...

Fort Lee and Union City: Bone Marrow Donation and Fundraiser For Briana Lopez

Bone Marrow Drive and Fundraiser for Briana Lopez – Register and donate at a location nearest you! Please register to become a bone marrow donor for Briana or anyone who is waiting for a match. ABOUT BRIANA: On January 2016, Briana Lopez was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid...