Newark Airport Special Olympics Airplane Pull Fundraiser; Wild Mushroom Poison Alert

Sources: NJ Poison Information Center; Special Olympics NJ A good portion of the summer has been plagued by soaring temperatures, high humidity and soaking rains — the perfect recipe for a dangerous mushroom season in the Garden State. This summer, nearly four dozen...

Cheap Healthy Foods For College Students

Source: Whole-Grain Cereal: Cold breakfast cereal is a staple in many college dorm rooms because it is inexpensive, can be stored at room temperature and it is ready to eat. Choose high-fiber, fortified, unsweetened varieties, such as shredded wheat and bran...

New Jerseyans Charged with Opioid/Health Care Fraud; Farmer’s Market Nutrition Class

Source: A doctor, a medical billing company owner and an MTA bus driver from Middlesex County were among the New Jerseyans charged this week as part of what federal officials are calling “the largest health care fraud and opioid enforcement action ever taken by the...

Barnegat Boil Water Advisory; Emergency Blood Shortage Declared

Sources: Jersey Shore Online; NJ101.5 Barnegat police advised certain residents to boil their water after a water main break occurred in the area near Bay Shore Drive. While this area is located within the boundaries of Barnegat Township, it is serviced by the Ocean (Waretown)...

Got Milk? Alternate Sources of Calcium

Source: Harvard School of Public Health Calcium is important. But milk isn’t the only, or even best, source. It’s not a news flash that calcium is key for healthy bones. Getting enough calcium from childhood through adulthood helps build bones up and then helps slow the loss of...

The Keto Diet: Popular, But Is It Safe? — Part 2

Source: PART ONE Entering ketosis is no picnic. According to Melanie Boehmer, a registered dietitian at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, people adopting the diet develop what’s called the “keto flu” as their metabolism shifts from...