Honoring Freedom, Service and Veterans

IN 1776, GEORGE WASHINGTON commissioned Philadelphia seamstress Betsy Ross to create a flag for our new nation and, on June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress approved the design of a national flag. Our flag. Since 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day, Americans have commemorated the adoption of the Stars and Stripes by
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When Managing Diabetes, Medical, Food and Lifestyle Decisions Matter

ACCORDING TO DATA FROM THE Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes is the country’s seventh leading cause of death. While 25.8 million people are living with diabetes in the United States, seven million of those cases are undiagnosed. “Self-management is a critical component of diabetes treatment,” explains Mary O’Connor, RN, BSN, CDE, Diabetes Program Manager at Englewood Hospital and
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Early Detection of Cancers: A Key to Saving More Lives

IN 2018, MORE THAN 53,000 MEN, women and children in New Jersey will hear these words from their doctor: “You have cancer.” More than 16,000 people in the Garden State will lose their lives to this “killer” disease. In fact, more than a third of Americans, some 120 million people, will be diagnosed with cancer sometime during their lives. It
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Honoring New Jersey Companies That Care

MORE THAN 200 New Jersey business leaders attended the Fifth Annual Companies that Care Awards, co-presented by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and COMMERCE. Held at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville, New Jersey, on March 20, 2018, the event recognized companies for their charitable and philanthropic programs that care for veterans; help children; feed the
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Chronicling Prince’s Purple “Reign”

WITH HIT SONGS LIKE PURPLE Rain, Kiss, Raspberry Beret, 1999, When Doves Cry and Little Red Corvette and electric performances of lesser-known tunes that put his genius on display, Prince was an innovator, a pioneer and an inventor rolled into a rock star in heels. His colorful and stylized clothing, as well as his music, sent a clear message to
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