New Brunswick Program for Pre-Diabetics; Mets Baseball Announcer Declared Cancer-Free

Sources: NorthJersey.com;CentralJersey.com Saint Peter’s Healthcare System offers a free, year-long program that teaches improved nutrition, increased exercise, stress management and weight loss to prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes. The Prevent T2 program is open to anyone 18 years or older diagnosed with prediabetes or with a history of gestational diabetes. Taught […]

Hackensack: Hospital Announces No Coronavirus in New Jersey

Sources: Asbury Park Press; Texas A&M Online; The Weather Channel A patient at Hackensack University Medical Center was evaluated for possible infection with the coronavirus that has caused worldwide concern of a possible epidemic, but does not have the disease, the hospital announced. “After an evaluation of the patient and consulting with the New Jersey […]

Untrained Support Animal Airline Ban Proposed; $7.8M To Fight Opioid Crisis in NJ Jails

Sources: Fox9.com; Fox29.com The U.S. Department of Transportation on has proposed that only specially trained dogs qualify as service animals, which must be allowed in the cabin at no charge. Airlines could ban untrained “emotional support” dogs and animals which have included cats, pigs, pheasants, rabbits and snakes. Airlines lobbied the Department to crack down […]