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FREE Prostate Cancer Screenings

According to the National Cancer Institute, prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men, other than skin cancer. Early detection is key to receiving appropriate treatment, if necessary. FREE Prostate Cancer Screenings provided by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Free […]

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Workshop to Help Parents with Picky Eaters — *CANCELED*

*PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BELOW EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED* Details regarding the event cancellation can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/nbfpl/posts/10151561042826906   A 2-hour workshop of “5-Keys for Happy, Healthy Family Eating” is offered to help parents worrying about their children’s eating habits, including picky eating, over eating, and avoidance of fruits and vegetables, in the Carl […]

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Workshop to Help Parents with Picky Eaters at the New Brunswick Public Library

A 2-hour workshop of “5-Keys for Happy, Healthy Family Eating” is offered to help parents worrying about their children’s eating habits, including picky eating, over eating, and avoidance of fruits and vegetables, in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room of New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, on Saturday, August 24, from […]

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Project Inspire – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Inspires Youth to Live Healthy and Active Lifestyles

F RE E/GRATIS Project Inspire is a 4-day interactive program, for children ages 10 to 14 years old, that inspires young minds in the New Brunswick community to live a healthy and active life. The program provides educational lessons about nutrition, healthy snacks and ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle while exercising, playing sports and enjoying outdoor activities. When? EVERY SATURDAY in September […]

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Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center Opens at Wellness Plaza

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – A ribbon cutting ceremony signaled the official opening of the Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Fitness & Wellness Center at Wellness Plaza on Friday, February 15. The Hon. James M. Cahill, Mayor of the City of New Brunswick; Ronald Rios, Deputy Director of the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders; Robert Wood […]

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Eric B. Chandler Health Center Opens New Location in New Brunswick High School

Eric B. Chandler Health Center Opens New Location in New Brunswick High School New Brunswick, NJ – The Eric B. Chandler Health Center hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new satellite location in the New Brunswick High School on October 9, 2012. The new Chandler Health Center satellite will begin providing medical care in addition […]

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STATE OFFICIALS URGE RESIDENTS TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST MOSQUITOES, TO SAFEGUARD AGAINST WEST NILE VIRUS

The Department of Environmental Protection and Department of Health are urging state residents to take precautions to protect themselves from mosquito-borne West Nile Virus by taking some simple steps to reduce populations of the insect on their own properties. Late summer and early fall are typically the most critical times of the year to be […]

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