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Getting a Good Start: PD 101

A program for the person newly diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

RWJ Fitness and Wellness - New Brunswick

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by Stephanie Abraham

The new Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” follows a high school student who takes her life by suicide after a series of traumatic but common teenage events. The main... Read More

Article by: Kevin Joy

Want to lower your blood pressure, lose weight and reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke?

Go take a walk.

A simple activity most... Read More

Article by Kevin Joy

When you feel a sudden rush of nerves or high emotion, it’s likely that your body responds in turn. Sweating, shakiness or feelings of nausea, among other... Read More

Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator

Find Out if you Qualify for Financial Help through the Affordable Care Act


This tool was developed by the Kaiser Family Foundation to help people figure out if they qualify for a subsidy when  purchasing insurance in new health insurance exchanges (or "Marketplaces") created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). You can enter different incomes, ages, and family sizes to get an estimate of your eligibility for subsidies and how much you could spend on health insurance.

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