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Move over carrots: other key nutrients for healthy vision

Move over carrots: other key nutrients for healthy vision

Popeye trumps Bugs Bunny – at least for your eyes. An overwhelming majority of Americans – 89 percent – identify carrots as the best food to eat to ensure healthy…

NASCAR driver drives to stop diabetes

NASCAR driver drives to stop diabetes

Ryan Reed, 20, of Bakersfield, Calif., is chasing his dream to become a top NASCAR driver. He’s racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series events this year as a development driver…

Ridge Ranch Germ Busters

Ridge Ranch Germ Busters

Students in Christine Chiaramonte’s and Shira Zimmerman’s first grade class at Ridge Ranch School of Paramus learned that washing hands is the best way to stay healthy.  After watching a Brain…

Summer: The season of barbeques, baseball and burglaries

Summer: The season of barbeques, baseball and burglaries

School is out and summer vacations are in full swing. But while many of us are relaxing, thieves are working overtime. Summer is theft season, at least according to Federal…

Making wellness programs work for your wallet and lifestyle

Making wellness programs work for your wallet and lifestyle

By now you’ve probably heard the message loud and clear: Staying well through preventive steps is cheaper, healthier and easier for everyone than waiting until a health condition becomes an…

Poise Martial Arts & Fitness Now Open

Poise Martial Arts & Fitness Now Open

      Rodrigo Villagomez brings Poise Martial Arts & Fitness (4 Bergen St.) to Hackensack, where he is offering fitness kickboxing classes for adults and children, ages 5 and up.       Visit…

The safety net that helps Americans with disabilities stay afloat

The safety net that helps Americans with disabilities stay afloat

John Miller never much thought about the possibility that he might one day become disabled; he was too busy building and renovating homes throughout suburban Washington, D.C. For 40 years,…

County Breaks Ground on Health Center

County Breaks Ground on Health Center

More than 100 Bergen Community College students, faculty, staff and guests gathered on Aug. 22 to witness the groundbreaking of the $26 million Health Professions Integrated Teaching Center at the…

Revealed: keys to getting kids to eat more veggies

Revealed: keys to getting kids to eat more veggies

Incorporating veggies into your family’s diet this summer can be easier than you ever thought. How? Creative parents know that adding flavor and making veggies a crunchy, fun treat can…

HackensackUMC EMS Awards

HackensackUMC EMS Awards

Hackensack University Medical Center recently celebrated its 22nd Annual Emergency Medical Services Excellence Awards Dinner at the Stony Hill Inn of Hackensack. First responders from across the county were honored…