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High-risk drinking rose about 30% between 2001-2002 and 2012-2013. Heavy drinking can cause high blood pressure, heart problems, stroke, cancer and infections, and liver problems. These biggest increases were seen among women, older adults, minority groups, and people with low education or income levels. Americans are drinking too much. High-risk drinking among …

  Calories add up real fast while you can burn them off with exercise it takes a lot longer than actually eating them. This video shows some of your favorite foods and the time it takes to burn those calories off.

TRENTON, New Jersey — Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a law Friday making New Jersey the third state to raise its smoking age to 21. Christie cited the strain on the health care system caused by tobacco-related illnesses. He also noted his mother died from the effects of smoking. “By …

Hospital mergers continue to take place in New Jersey at a fast pace. Recently Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson Health System merged into RWJ Barnabas Health System. Hackensack University Health Network and Meridian Health joined forces to become Hackensack Meridian. “We are definitely seeing an increase in hospital mergers …

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer In a court hearing on Thursday (July 13), the parents of Charlie Gard, the critically ill baby in Britain, were at odds with their son’s hospital over a seemly straightforward fact: The size of their baby’s head. By why is head size such an important metric …

One of the first things we learn as kids is that it’s important to wash our hands. Handwashing helps prevent disease spread. It can keep an office running instead of shutting it down due to a viral illness. It’s especially important to wash your hands if you are interacting with …

Vision-Dieter glasses claimed to reduce food cravings. At least these are less harmful than the cigarettes.Flickr/FDA The Arkansas man who “invented” this product in the 1970s claimed that they used “secret European color technology” to curb cravings and hunger pangs. Obviously, they could do no such thing, and most of …

Many of us sometimes at work or at home go to Youtube and look up videos on how to do something and something that I feel we all have in common is that we always feel like we have bad skin and on our nose’s we often see black heads. And for …

Article From CNN The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled Wednesday that courts may consider vaccines to be the cause of an illness, even in the absence of scientific evidence confirming a link. The EU’s highest court said that if the development of a disease is timely to …

Source: News 12 NJ EDISON – Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of its Mibelas 24 Fe products due to a labeling mistake that could result in unintended pregnancies, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. A confirmed market complaint indicated a packaging error, where the blister was …