A cheese and dairy company called Rizo-López Foods, based in California, is recalling more than 60 products sold across the country. This is because of a listeria outbreak that has made two people very sick and sent more than 20 others to the hospital.
At Henry J. Austin Health Center, your safety is our main concern. The FDA recently issued a warning about specific over-the-counter eye drop products that could pose risks to your eye health. These products have been linked to manufacturing issues that might lead to eye infections, which could even result in vision problems or blindness.
It’s officially fall and winter will be here before you know it. This year, we have to be aware of the Tripledemic. The Tripledemic happens when three illnesses - the flu, COVID-19, and RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) - all come at the same time. This can make lots of people sick, so it's extra important to take care of our health.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual reminder of the crucial importance of early detection, education, and support for individuals and families affected by breast cancer. Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) is deeply committed to the well-being of the Trenton community and believes that knowledge and early intervention are the keys to preventing and effectively treating breast cancer.
At Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC), we know that recovery isn't something you do on your own; it's a journey we take together toward healing and hope. This week, we want to talk about how important families and caregivers are in helping young people with their recovery.
As parents or guardians, it's crucial to recognize the subtle signs and signals that may indicate a young person is grappling with addiction or on the road to recovery. These challenges are complex and can manifest in various ways, from academic struggles to emotional turbulence.
Updated COVID-19 vaccines will be available soon to ensure you are protected from the latest coronavirus strains. Until then, Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) will not be scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments, and all existing COVID-19 vaccine appointments have been canceled.
September marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month and serves as a time of joy and reflection. Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC) celebrates the traditions and contributions of our Hispanic community members, while continuing our commitment to providing inclusive healthcare services for all.
Flu season is here, and it's important to stay healthy. There's a new kind of sickness called Eris-EG5, and it's like the flu and COVID combined. To stay safe, it's really important to get vaccines for both the flu and COVID. These vaccines make your body strong and help keep you from getting really sick.
Getting ready to go back to school? We're addressing a big concern: too many kids being overweight. Over 14 million kids in the U.S. are too obese, which isn't good for their health. It can also make them feel bad emotionally. But don't worry, parents and caregivers can help fix this!
According to the CDC's report, Florida and Texas have recently experienced an outbreak of locally transmitted Plasmodium Vivax Malaria cases. Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites transmitted through infected mosquitoes and continues to be a significant public health concern worldwide. This serves as a stark reminder that malaria isn't limited to specific regions and can affect any area where infected mosquitoes thrive, including New Jersey. Symptoms of malaria include cyclical fever with chills, headache, weakness, vomiting, and diarrhea. If you suspect signs of malaria, we encourage you to visit www.henryjaustin.org/service or call 609-278-5900 to be seen by a provider.
Wildfires in Canada have been creating smoky conditions affecting our community and the East Coast. The smoke from wildfires can harm our health as it contains gases and tiny particles that can travel into our lungs, causing respiratory and heart issues.
Summer is finally here, and it's time to enjoy the sunny days, warm weather, and delicious food. In this article, we'll talk about how to make the most of your summer eating, stay healthy, and make the most of your grilling adventures while incorporating fresh vegetables.
School’s out and it’s time for your kids to enjoy the sunshine and fun! It's important to know about common skin rashes in kids. Skin rashes can be concerning, but most of them are harmless and can be treated easily. We'll focus on insect bites, poison ivy, and a contagious skin condition called impetigo. We'll also provide some helpful tips to prevent kids from scratching and making things worse.
While most people associate Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) with the winter months, when the lack of sunlight can lead to feelings of sadness and depression, it's important to recognize that SAD can also affect individuals during the summertime. Summertime SAD, also known as reverse SAD, is a lesser-known condition that can have a significant impact on mental health. In this article, we will explore the symptoms, causes, and coping strategies for dealing with seasonal affective disorder during the summer months.
As back-to-school season approaches, one crucial task parents often overlook is ensuring their child is up to date on their vaccinations. If your child plans to attend a public school in New Jersey, it’s important to highlight which vaccinations are required for the school year.