Just For The Health Of It Blog

Stethoscope

A cancer diagnosis can be unexpected and overwhelming. Use these tips to be informed and proactive in finding your care team.

Acne on a woman's chin

Controlling Problem Pimples

Assorted pills

Doctors use an 11-point checklist to help determine if a person’s opioid use signals a deeper problem. Here’s what they look for.

Sad girl in a tub

Suicide rates went up more than 30% in half of states since 1999. Why should you be concerned with the latest suicide data?

Swimming Safety

Each summer, news of secondary or “dry” drowning hits social media. An emergency department physician explains the nuance of this rumored risk.

Racoon

​The Middlesex County Office of Health Services is reporting that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Middlesex Borough, Middlesex County, in t