Health News & Articles
Health Spotlight: Air Quality Resource, AirNow.gov
Wed, 06/07/2023 - 16:45
Need to check your local area's air quality?
June is Men's Health Month
Thu, 06/01/2023 - 17:54
Throughout June, Men’s Health Month aims to enc
Hydrating for Health: Why Drinking Water Is So Important
Thu, 05/04/2023 - 15:15
About two-thirds of your body weight is water.
Advances in ALS: Unraveling Its Causes and Finding Treatments
Thu, 05/04/2023 - 15:08
Getting a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral scle
Complementary Health Approaches for Pain Relief
Thu, 05/04/2023 - 14:58
Pain is the most common reason people seek medi
Digging Into Vitamin D: All About the “Sunshine” Vitamin
Thu, 05/04/2023 - 14:45
Getting enough vitamins and minerals is importa
How active joints in the summer reduce winter pains
Thu, 03/30/2023 - 14:29
Your joints do know when it’s cold outside
Would you know if your kid was vaping?
Thu, 03/30/2023 - 13:39
Nearly half of parents in a national poll felt
Bivalent Boosters Block Severe COVID-19
Thu, 03/30/2023 - 13:57
COVID-19 vaccines have saved many lives.
Focus on Your Feet!: Take Steps to Protect Foot Health
Thu, 03/30/2023 - 14:18
Most of us go through each day without ever thi
Candida auris: The deadly fungus on the rise
Thu, 03/30/2023 - 14:54
What to know about the Center for Disease Contr
Shaping Clearer Vision: Is Eye Surgery Right for You?
Fri, 03/24/2023 - 10:22
Your eyes let you picture the world.
Healthy Mouth for Kids: Start Early to Protect Tooth Health
Fri, 02/24/2023 - 12:30
Oral health is important at every age.
Advances in Childhood Cancer: Making Personalized Treatments a Reality
Fri, 02/24/2023 - 12:12
Children often get bumps, bruises, sneezes, and
Lung Health In The Community: Lung Cancer Screening, Smoking Cessation, New developments in COPD/Asthma & Beyond
Tue, 02/07/2023 - 20:26
Did you miss our Zoom program on "Lung Health i
Vision changes?: LEAP Classes Will be Available in Spring 2023
Thu, 01/19/2023 - 12:52
Do you know someone with a change in vi
Your Body's Disease Defenses: Building and Boosting the Immune System
Tue, 01/17/2023 - 14:26
Every day while you eat, sleep, work, and play,
WHEN TO GO TO THE ER VS. URGENT CARE VS. PEDIATRICIAN
Tue, 01/10/2023 - 14:52
Helpful Guide from Hackensack Meridian Children
RSV, COLD, FLU & COVID-19 SYMPTOM COMPARISON
Tue, 01/10/2023 - 16:02
Helpful Guide from Hackensack Meridian Children
Your Body’s Disease Defenses
Tue, 01/03/2023 - 14:24
Building and Boosting the Immune System
Healthy Weight Control: Balancing Eating and Exercise
Wed, 12/14/2022 - 15:37
Keeping off weight during the holiday season ca
Wipe Out Whooping Cough: Recognize and Prevent This Serious Illness
Wed, 12/14/2022 - 15:32
Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a s
Healthy Moments Radio Broadcast
Wed, 10/05/2022 - 11:14
One-minute tips on living a healthy lifestyle
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 988 for Help
Sat, 07/16/2022 - 10:42
The Federal Communications Commission recently
Little Hands, Big Futures
Mon, 05/23/2022 - 15:27
The Middlesex County Alliance for Child and Family Success
Middlesex County Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Mon, 03/14/2022 - 17:07
Millions of dollars in rent and utility relief
Heart Safe Snow Shoveling
Wed, 02/02/2022 - 19:32
Before you head outside with your shovel, brush up on these tips to keep your heart safe out in the snow.
Parents May Overlook Hazards of Sledding and Other Winter Sports
Wed, 01/26/2022 - 14:55
Injuries from winter activities aren’t uncommon. How parents can help their kids stay safe.
HEAL: Hypertension Education and Lifestyle Modifications
Wed, 01/19/2022 - 13:55
Resources from Rutgers Medical School students about high blood pressure
New Neuropatholator Visual Odyssey Database Available to EBPL Cardholders
Sat, 12/25/2021 - 07:51
Neuropatholator® Visual Odyssey depicts the human body, conditions that interfere with self-healing and peak performance, and additional information using computer animated software
6 Tips to Stay Active This Winter
Tue, 12/21/2021 - 14:20
Whether indoors or outdoors, be as active as you can—and have fun!
Six Tips to Enhance Immunity
Tue, 12/21/2021 - 11:20
A healthy lifestyle offers many benefits, including helping to prevent heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and other chronic diseases. Another important benefit is that healthy routines enhance your immunity.
COVID-19 Mental Health and Wellness Resources
Sat, 10/09/2021 - 15:43
Resources to help with your mental health and wellness during COVID-19.
Applying for Help with Housing or Utilities
Tue, 08/31/2021 - 14:42
Resources for rental or utility assistance
Achilles Injuries Skyrocket as America Returns to Normal. Here’s How to Handle Them
Tue, 08/10/2021 - 14:36
Treating them early makes a huge difference.
Lost Your COVID Vaccine Card?
Thu, 08/05/2021 - 14:03
What to do to get a new copy of your COVID-19 vaccination card.
New Jersey Vaccine Information
Thu, 01/14/2021 - 13:32
Where to Find More Information in NJ
Poison Prevention: Candy Look-A-Likes and Other Risks
Tue, 11/17/2020 - 12:14
As young children become accustomed to consuming sweet treats, they also may be at a greater risk of helping themselves to a dangerous look-alike, like medicine, household cleaners, and other potentially poisonous products.
6 Ways to Relieve Your Work from Home Fatigue
Tue, 09/15/2020 - 18:08
Use these psychologist-approved strategies to fix and avoid the remote work burnout.
Water Safety: Rules for Kids
Thu, 08/13/2020 - 16:48
Learn about the basics of water safety and techniques that anyone can use to rescue anyone.
Let's Talk About Race, Racism, Bias, & Prejudice
Thu, 06/04/2020 - 11:24
Resources for families to get these conversations started
Join Together To Protect Your Heart and Celebrate During American Heart Month
Sat, 12/28/2019 - 14:07
February is American Heart Month
Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter
Sat, 12/14/2019 - 15:40
Winter storms and cold temperatures can be dangerous. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on older adults.
Healthy Good Tidings: 20 Ways to Manage Your Diet This Season
Sat, 11/30/2019 - 11:52
Two Michigan Medicine experts share advice on navigating the holiday food and drink scene in the healthiest way possible.
Seven Ways to Be Safe and Healthy This Halloween
Mon, 09/30/2019 - 11:10
Don’t let your health get tricked this Halloween!
Intermittent Fasting - Is it Right for You?
Mon, 08/05/2019 - 10:22
U-M dietitian Sue Ryskamp weighs in on intermittent fasting benefits, who it works best for and how to get started
Many Grandparents’ Medicines Aren’t Secure Enough Around Grandchildren
Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:02
Keeping medications in easy-to-reach places and easy-to-open containers can raise the risk of accidental poisoning or intentional misuse.
Are Unhealthy Sugars Hiding in Your Favorite Foods?
Tue, 07/02/2019 - 10:24
Many of your favorite foods may contain “added sugars” that offer zero nutritional value and can be harmful to your health. The biggest culprits may surprise you.
How Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Differ
Wed, 05/22/2019 - 15:22
These two diseases have similar early symptoms. A U-M rheumatologist sheds light on the two most common types of arthritis.
Making Up Sleep May Not Help
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 14:49
Catching up on sleep doesn’t reverse damage to the body caused by sleep deprivation, according to a new study.
Got a Picky Eater? Try These 11 Tips at the Table
Tue, 02/05/2019 - 16:28
New research shows parental reactions to picky eating can have long-term effects, for better or worse. Here’s how to make peace at mealtime.