Mullica Woman with Muscular Dystrophy teaches disability rights

Source: Press of Atlantic City Muscular dystrophy has restricted Lydia Fecteau’s physical movements, but not her intellect or career. Fecteau, 44, an adjunct professor at Richard Stockton College, (soon to become Stockton University) teaches a broad range of classes, including...

Featured Video: Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Source: National Eating In the United States, 20 million women — and 10 million men — suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder at some time in their life, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge...

N.J. hospitals reduce early elective delivery births (with one exception)

Source: Health In just four years, New Jersey has cut by more than half their rate of early elective delivery births (due to induced labor or planned cesarean surgery), according to a national report released today. The report on maternal care was released by the...

Would State’s New Rules for Developmentally Disabled Do More Harm Than Good?

Source: NJ Spotlight Health Two key provisions of a state plan to better integrate people with intellectual or developmental disabilities into their communities are meeting fierce resistance from those who provide housing and other services to those disabled… Opponents are...

More Discoveries About the Potential of Medical Marijuana (Part 2)

Source: Alternet PART ONE Here’s four more amazing ways scientists are showing that cannabis actually helps to keep your brain safe from disease, dementia and even death: Promotes new brain cell growth Government scare campaigns often claim that cannabis kills brain...

Ringwood resident to cycle across the country to raise awareness of traumatic brain injury

Source: North For Ringwood resident and Lakeland Regional High School grad Daniel Mollino, his impending cross-country bike ride represents his own journey from traumatic brain injury (TBI) to triumph… On Aug. 11, 2010, while making repairs to some overhead...