Medicare For All Explained With Partisan Math And Donuts

Source: Judging by the headlines alone, it would appear that the newly published study projecting that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders‘ widely popular Medicare for All plan would cost $32.6 trillion over the next decade was conducted by an official, neutral...

Old Bridge Blood Drive; East Orange Family Support Jobs

Sources: Saint Thomas the Apostle Church, in cooperation with the Knights of Columbus Council 4815, will hold a summer blood drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 4 in the parish auditorium, 333 Route 18, Old Bridge. Donors must be ages 16-75, weigh at least 110...

Study: Attending a concert once every two weeks can add nine years to your life

Source: Consequence of Sound Concerts can be daunting as you get older, what with late start times, a slew of opening acts, and the prospect of standing next to tall, sweaty people for several hours. A new study, however, claims that the effort’s worth it. Conducted by behavioral...

Seaside Heights: Overdoses, Underage Drinking Arrests Lead to Beach Club Shutdown

Source: A Memorial Day weekend party led to four arrests for underage drinking and six overdose calls at a local club, compelling local officials to try to close the establishment. Police Chief Thomas Boyd confirmed the arrests and overdose calls at Karma, a Seaside...

Exotic Tick Species Found In Union County

Source: NJ Department of Agriculture This week, confirmation was made by the National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) that the longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) was found at the Watchung Reservation in Union County. Samples had been originally collected in May of...

Clifton: Meridian Health/Seton Hall Med School Gets 1000 applications in first week

Source: In less than a week, nearly 1,000 people applied to the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University, New Jersey’s first new medical school in 50 years. By May 15, according to the school’s founding dean Bonita Stanton,...