Dr. Matthew Corcoran of Margate, director of endocrinology AtlantiCare, was featured in the new edition of Diabetes Forecast: The Healthy Living Magazine as a "Diabetes All-Star” and is on the publication’s 2016 list of “People to Know.”

Cold and flu season seems to arrive earlier and earlier each year. As more people begin to sniffle and sneeze and feel lousy, they may look for ways to shorten the time they spend battling the flu.

  • Staff Reports

Seasonal influenza poses a serious risk. According to the Atlantic County Division of Public Health, the highly contagious respiratory illness afflicts an average of 5 to 20 percent of the nation's population each year, resulting in 36,000 deaths and 200,000 flu-related hospitalizations annually.

  • By Fred Wager

Four years ago a colleague in his 60s came up to me and asked if I would teach him to surf. Over the years I had given instruction to many including my daughters, friends and acquaintances, and all had survived and learned. This was a new challenge, and I welcomed the prospect. Four years la…

Dr. Matthew Corcoran of Margate, director of endocrinology AtlantiCare, was featured in the new edition of Diabetes Forecast: The Healthy Living Magazine as a "Diabetes All-Star” and is on the publication’s 2016 list of “People to Know.”

Cold and flu season seems to arrive earlier and earlier each year. As more people begin to sniffle and sneeze and feel lousy, they may look for ways to shorten the time they spend battling the flu.

VENTNOR – Chabad Chai Center, 6605 Atlantic Ave. has partnered with the Acme Savon Pharmacy to offer flu and pneumonia shots 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. The event is open to the public.

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The team of three so-called “suit wranglers” told me to relax as they strapped me into the contraption, but the heart rate monitor attached to my finger gave away the fact that I was a little uncertain as to what I had gotten myself into last week.

  • Staff Reports

Seasonal influenza poses a serious risk. According to the Atlantic County Division of Public Health, the highly contagious respiratory illness afflicts an average of 5 to 20 percent of the nation's population each year, resulting in 36,000 deaths and 200,000 flu-related hospitalizations annually.

  • By Fred Wager

Four years ago a colleague in his 60s came up to me and asked if I would teach him to surf. Over the years I had given instruction to many including my daughters, friends and acquaintances, and all had survived and learned. This was a new challenge, and I welcomed the prospect. Four years la…

AVALON – Home and health will be blended in the annual 7 Mile Island Home and Health Show, planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Avalon Elementary School.