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Just For The Health Of It

Welcome to Just for the Health of It, East Brunswick Public Library's prescription for the best Health and Wellness information around town!

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News & Recent Blog Posts

You’re feeling pretty lousy. You’ve got sniffles, sneezing, and a sore throat. Is it a cold, flu, or allergies? It can be hard to tell them apart because they share so many symptoms. But... Read More

Is there anything more delicious and nutritious than vine-ripened tomatoes, just-harvested peaches and corn, or fresh herbs and spices? Growing your own edible plants—whether in a backyard garden... Read More

Studies show that not getting enough sleep or getting poor quality sleep on a regular basis increases the risk of high... Read More

Blood Pressure Matters

About 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure, but many don’t realize it. High blood pressure is sometimes called a “silent killer,” because it usually has no warning signs, yet it can... Read More

This 6-part workshop taught by instructors from the Middlesex County Office of Health Education will teach you how to:

  • Manage symptoms
  • Get started with healthy eating... Read More

Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator

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

SUBSIDY CALCULATOR

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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HEALTH & PROGRAM VIDEOS

Dr. Michael Nissenblatt, "Cancer: Is it Bad Genes or Bad Luck?"

Frankly Speaking Cancer

EBPL Cancer Immunotherapy Programs