Children with autism grow up
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the last 20 years, the number of children with autism and related conditions in New Jersey has skyrocketed. While schools are working to meet the needs of these children, little att...
Nutrition panel tells all
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The U.S. Advisory Panel on Dietary Guidelines has finally mustered the courage to recommend that Americans eat less meat and dairy products. And not just to lower our risk of heart dis...
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St. Anthony’s McDuffie comes of age at right time
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It was about a month or so ago when St. Anthony legendary Hall of Fame basketball coach Bob Hurley said that his team didn’t have sufficient senior leadership on the floor. Those were words that hi...
BRIEFS
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Altercation between two homeless men leads to stabbing A 42-year-old homeless man was taken into custody early Sunday, Feb. 22 in North Bergen after allegedly stabbing a 39-year-old homeless man in...
Assembly candidate escorted from council meeting
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – As a result of a confrontation because he was not allowed to speak, state Assembly candidate Bruce Alston was escorted by police from the Jersey City Council meeting on Feb. 26. Counc...
Is the annual physical exam outdated?
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently NorthJersey.com http://www.northjersey.com * noted: “Among tests recommended as part of an annual general physical for healthy patients exhibiting no symptoms, according to local doctors: ...
Aetna, Barnabas reach a deal
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY - The health insurer Aetna and Barnabas Health, New Jersey' s largest health care provider, announced Thursday they have reached a new, two-year contract, effective March 1, averting ...
Former Jersey City Mayor Cucci dead at 92
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Jersey City Mayor Anothony Cucci died at age 92 on Feb. 25. Cucci most recently served as trustee on the Jersey City Board of Education, but served as mayor twice, and as a city councilman, ...
Slushy mess predicted for Monday through Wednesday
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- Hold on to your rain hats. And boots. Accuweather predicts three days of rain and wet snow next week. It will be in the upper 30s and lower 40s while the wet stuff hits us from Mon...
Keeping up with the Joneses, hospital edition
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently the Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/ * noted: “You might have heard of the medical arms race in health care — hospitals investing millions of dollars in new, unproven technol...