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Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. ~Henry Ford

No plan B or C needed. No crushed stone.  No alternate layout. The walking path can proceed forward as planned.  The report from our partners in the Engineers Department showed that the planned expansion of the walking path is not in wetlands.  246 more words

Shaping New Brunswick in Every Way!

The YES Program of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen continues to build partnerships throughout this project that have significantly improved our program and the surrounding community. 256 more words

Healthy Eating

You are NOT what you (or your mother) eats!

Mother Guilt

I recently had the privilege of sitting on a doctoral candidate’s dissertation committee.• She was researching maternal intuitive eating and how this can prevent children from developing obesity. 596 more words


Partners in Better Health

Our coalition is made of Jeff Ridgeway – Director of Salem County Public Works, Steven Schalick – Supervisor of Salem County Public Works, George Bradford- Mayor/Oldmans Township Municipality, Mary Blithe-Health Educator and Public Health Nurse, Jill Sheppard – Director of Health Education and Emergency Preparedness, and Kathy Massey – Office of Disabilities Services. 250 more words


Recipes to Survive the Food Desert

by Vienna McLeod in the Department of Epidemiology and Co-Vice President of Communications for Students for Food Policy and Obesity Prevention (FPOP), MPH’ 16   … 1,168 more words

On Campus

New CE Course on Adult Obesity - Prevention and Treatment

by Susan Moyers, PhD, MPH, LD/N

Adult Obesity: Prevention & Treatment is a 2-hour online CE course for dietitians and nutritionists. Overweight and obesity constitute one of the nation’s ten leading health indicators with nearly two-thirds of adults in the United States now classified as either overweight or obese. 177 more words

Nutrition & Dietetics

Campaign Recap: Active Children are Healthy Children

Campaign Recap:

My campaign, “Active Children are Healthy Children” addresses the issues of childhood obesity and promotes increased physical activity through physical education programs and after school programs. 679 more words