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November is American Diabetes Month

According to the American Diabetes Association, if current health trends continue, by 2050, one in three Americans will be living with diabetes. To help stop this possibility from coming to pass, the Association urges Americans to join them in American Diabetes Month this November. The Association especially wants to hear from people whose lives have […]

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Photo Gallery: National School Lunch Week at New Brunswick Middle School

NJ Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher visited New Brunswick Middle School on Oct. 16 in recognition of National School Lunch week. He was joined by Mayor Jim Cahill, John Gallagher of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Superintendent Richard Kaplan and John Santiago, Director of Dining Services for New Brunswick Public Schools. New Brunswick serves […]

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Fresh Fall Food to be Featured at Food Alliance Feast

The New Brunswick Community Food Alliance invites the public to taste delicious, locally grown fruits and vegetables at a potluck event from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29 in the community room of the Robert Wood Johnson Fitness and Wellness Center, 101 Kirkpatrick St. “Harvesting Healthy Recipes: Sharing Our Bounty With the Community” will be hosted […]

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Welcome Back Students! Don’t Forget the Most Important Meal of the Day!

Another school year has begun in New Brunswick, and schools officials are making sure that all students are receiving the nourishment they need to start the day. “Breakfast After the Bell,” is a program that ensures every elementary and middle school-age child in the City’s public school system begins their day properly nourished. Insulated tote […]

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RWJ, County Launch “Look Before You Lock” Awareness Campaign

As the summer enters its final weeks, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Bristol Myers-Squibb Children’s Hospital and the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders have launched a county-wide campaign to raise awareness of the danger of leaving children in hot cars. According to Safe Kids Worldwide,  since 1998, more than 550 children across the U.S. […]

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