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Flexitarianism For Dogs—For The Environment, For Their Health And For Your Wallet

If U.S. dogs and cats were their own country, they’d rank fifth in global meat consumption. In fact, through their diet, our pets constitute about 25–30% of the environmental impacts …

Juneteenth & Why EVERYONE Should Care

Juneteenth is a day that celebrates the legal freedom of enslaved Black people.  Yet, Juneteenth is now celebrated as a federal holiday in only 20 states. Obviously, there is more work to be …

Restoring Plasticity Could Be The Secret To Reversing Brain Damage

For the world’s leading neuroscientists, unlocking the brain’s capacity to stimulate neural plasticity has become something of a Holy Grail.  That’s because enhancing …

Riding Jane Crow: Black Women And The Railroad

How to measure freedom and equality in American society? One way may be to look at how Black women are treated on the trains.Hidden History That’s the idea behind Riding Jane Crow, …
PSEG Announces Graduates of Supplier Diversity Mentorship Program

PSEG announced the 2022 graduates of its first Supplier Diversity Mentorship program.  The six-month program supports: -       economic development …

INAUGURAL MONTCLAIR PRIDE FESTIVAL is JUNE 11

Out Montclair Founder and President Peter Yacobellis, Montclair’s first out Town Council Member and former aide to Hillary Clinton will deliver the “Be You. Be Heard.” address, the …

Major Breakthrough for Breast Cancer Patients

A new announcement by the  Food and Drug Administration officially calls a drug treatment a "breakthrough" for women with severe cases of breast cancer, such as HER2-low breast …

New Study Reports 1 in 6 People die from pollution

The Lancet Planetary Health Journal, an esteemed scientific publication, just released its report that pollution is the Earth's most significant environmental health threat. Pollution, as of …

PSEG WARNS: High Winds, Severe Storms and Possible Hail/Tornadoes

PSE&G is prepared for the high winds, severe thunderstorms and hail and tornado threats forecast for this afternoon into evening. Winds of up to 65 mph are expected. These conditions …

WHO reports 14.9 million excess deaths associated with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021

New estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) show that the full death toll associated directly or indirectly with the COVID-19 pandemic (described as “excess mortality”) between …

New U.S. COVID Website guides you to treatments & IRL info

A new U.S. COVID federal website is now live with an easy-to-manage menu for all Americans. The website, Covid.gov, is updated in real-time daily, and includes sections with specific data and …

Do the Pandemic PIVOT

It sounds like a dance: the Pandemic Pivot.  Take two steps forward, one step back, and repeat. Omnicom numbers are going down in our area, which means we can pivot and get out more. But …

Governor Phil Murphy Announces School Mask Mandate to End Monday, March 7
Governor Phil Murphy kicked off his weekly Covid briefing by honoring US Navy Seaman Kyle Mullen, 24, who tragically died in training. Governor Murphy had some big news today about Covid-19 and …
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Have Ten Minutes? JAMA Reports Study with Data Showing 10, 20, 30 Minute Walk Adds YEARS to your Life
Do you have ten minutes a day? Would you like to add years to your life?  Studies conducted by JAMA report that if you walk even ten minutes a day, or increase your physical activity, you …
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Women  Beware: JAMA  Study Reports Women More Likely to Die 32% More if They Have Male Vs. Female Surgeon 
  If you are a woman planning to have surgery, it pays to filter your choices down due to services, your doctor’s recommendations, reviews, reputation, and now: if that surgeon is …
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Little Gems - A Personal Message about Despair, Humanity and Surprises
  Like so many of you, the pandemic has left me isolated, for the most part, with my work, my writing, and everyone I hold dear morphed into a digital face and voice. It's a time where my …
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FDA Approves Pfizer Covid Pill Offers 89% Efficacy for Avoiding Hospitalization
The FDA approved the new COVID pill late yesterday, and production and delivery are underway now. The pill is good for people over 12 and at least 88 pounds. The FDA said the pill is best used …
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Helping The Nervous System Heal Itself
(NAPSI)—For decades, medical researchers struggled to solve the mystery of how to reverse paralysis caused by serious spinal cord injuries. Finally, hope appears to be at hand.  Making Mice …
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