Health

Josette Sheeran: Ending Hunger Now

November 19, 2013 Why, in a world with enough food for everyone, do people still go hungry, still die of starvation, and still use food as a weapon of war?  Josette Sheeran, the former head of the UN World Food…

New Jersey Registers High Cancer Rate

October 18, 2013 According to NJ Spotlight, the incidence of cancer in New Jersey is quite high.  Give us a call if you’d like to do something about that. From NJ Spotlight: New Jersey’s rate of cancer is high —…

NJ’s Childhood Obesity Rate Drops

August 26, 2013 New Jersey’s childhood obesity rate is beginning to show some improvement – part of a national trend according to a Center for Disease Control (CDC) report. Nationally, health officials are seeing a slight drop in childhood obesity…

National HIV Testing Day: Where Do You Stand?

July 12, 2013 Have you been tested? In a recent article by NJ.com, the U.S. Center for Disease Control estimates that only 40% of American adults have been tested for HIV. This number needs improvement, advocates say, as 32% of…