Fatal Tracy Morgan car accident shines light on the importance of sleep

Source: Greater Media News The six-car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike June 7 that killed one man and critically injured three others, including popular comedian and TV star Tracy Morgan, brought to light a serious national health issue “Drowsy Driving.” According to media...
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Mentally ill residents are ‘left to rot’ in Toms River residential health care facility

Source: Newsworks.com A New Jersey boarding home that mostly houses people with mental illnesses is coming under renewed scrutiny. Police report an increase in disturbances, and a former employee says the Toms River facility should be closed. Dover Woods is called a residential...
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Study of Former NFL Players Plagued With Chronic Headaches

Sources: MedicalXpress.com; NFL.com An evaluation of eight retired football pros found that the former players averaged more than 19 headache days per month. Twelve of those 19 days involved migraines, said study author Dr. Frank Conidi, director of the Florida Center for...
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Featured Video: On the Road With A New Jersey Visiting Nurse

Starring Jean Beccia, RN Salmon Visiting Nurse And Hospice of Greater Milford http://milfordvna.com Thanks: Milford Daily News You have the right to select the home health professionals you prefer to care for you…If you fall within (our) guidelines…you may ask to use...
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Holiday Fireworks Can Trigger Memories Of Combat For Veterans

Source: nwiTimes.com For veterans like 44-year-old Juan Becerra, the sounds and smells around the July 4th holiday can trigger memories of combat. “At the Fourth of July, we sort of expect it and anticipate it,” he told The Times. “It’s leading up to the...
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From St. Barnabas Hospital: Tips For Controlling Stress

Source: Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center No one can avoid all stress, and a certain amount actually is good for you. But it’s always best to keep unhealthy levels in check when possible. Understand what stresses you. Both positive and negative situations can tip the...
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