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Is It Time to Quit?

Welcome 2015! If smoking cessation is part of your New Year’s resolutions, I support you entirely. Besides the myriad of health benefits that smoking cessation provides, it may amaze you that there are important financial benefits as well. Those who continue to engage in smoking may be paying higher insurance premiums!

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 9:21 pm

The Flu Season Is Here

In late December, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared the beginning of flu season, and in recent weeks the flu has become widespread in New Jersey and the surrounding area. This year’s flu strain has been identified as the influenza A (H3N2) viruses.

Posted on 15 January 2015 | 3:27 pm

Veins, Veins Go Away: Get Your Legs Ready for Spring Starting Now

By Joseph V. Lombardi, MD, FACS Chief, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Program Director, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Director, Cooper Aortic Center Nearly 40 million Americans have varicose veins, the blue, bulging, gnarled veins in the legs that show through the skin. Telangiectasia (spider veins), the more delicate red or blue tracings that can pop up [...]

Posted on 2 January 2015 | 5:42 pm

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Health News

Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana

American Academy of Pediatrics says drug has potential to harm children.

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise.

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds

Disruptive behavior at age 5 was predictive in boys, age 10 for girls.

Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve Sleep

When managers and employees got more support in workplace, everyone got more rest, study says.