Health experts turn up their noses at less healthy school lunch laws

Source: NBC The U.S. Agriculture Department released a new school lunch rule Wednesday that would let cafeterias skip the whole grains and serve salty food, as well as sweetened milk. “Schools need flexibility in menu planning so they can serve nutritious and appealing...

Florham Park Surgeon named top Doctor; Nutritionist Opens New Office In Manalapan

Philip Seaver, MD, FACS, Thoracic and Vascular Surgeon at the Laser & Vein Center of North Jersey, and affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center, has been named a 2017 Top Doctor in Florham Park, New Jersey. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those...

Healthy Turkey Cooking Temperatures; Win a TV with a Blood Donation

Sources: U.S. Department of Argriculture, Community Blood Services Donate blood through Nov. 26th 2017 for your chance to be entered to win a 32” Smart HDTV! Click here to find a blood drive near you.

‘Tis the Season To Cook Healthy and Manage Stress

Source: Post Eagle Newspaper Family holiday customs include trimming trees, lighting candles, and making traditional foods and sweets we know and love. But, it is also a time of overindulgence. Today, with about one in three American kids and teens overweight or obese, it is more...

East Orange: ShopRite Hosting Free Medical Screenings

Source: ShopRite is joining forces with prescription benefits manager Paramount Rx hosting free blood glucose screenings at select ShopRite locations. In an effort to address the growing diabetes epidemic, ShopRite’s registered dietitians will assist with...

Wanted: Community Health Care Workers

Source: New Jersey Healthcare Talent Development Center In a rapidly changing employment market it is critical to have a fluid statewide workforce system that can respond quickly to the needs of employers and job-seekers. New Jersey is committed to using the implementation of the...