”….. medical trials — the basis by which a drug’s effectiveness, dosing, and adverse effects are determined — often fail to include older participants.”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent Boston Globe article http://www.bostonglobe.com * noted for older patients the “cardiologist must develop a treatment plan despite little published evidence to guide his clinical decisions...
Hoboken school board candidates to appear at Elks Lodge forum
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN — On Wednesday, Hoboken voters will have a chance to hear from at least some of the candidates in the upcoming election for three Board of Education seats. All of the candidates have been i...
Columbus Day observed in Union City
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UNION CITY – Mayor Brian Stack and the Board of Commissioners announce that the City of Union City will hold an Italian flag-raising ceremony commemorating Columbus Day on Friday, Oct. 10 at noon i...
Secaucus police arrest three in 'reverse' prostitution sting
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SECAUCUS – The Secaucus Police Department arrested three individuals following an undercover reverse prostitution sting on Friday evening at a local hotel. A 34-year-old male from Union City and tw...
Cello and bass duo to perform on Oct. 12 at the Secaucus library
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SECAUCUS – Cellist E. Zoe Hassman and bassist Boots Maleson will perform at the Secaucus Public Library and Business Resource Center at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct 12. This will be an encore performance ...
Marist High School students walk for a cause
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BAYONNE – Hundreds of Marist High School students took to the streets on Friday, Oct. 3, to raise money to benefit the school’s operating budget, and ultimately, their own education. The annual wal...
Zacche to be sworn in as new Jersey City police chief
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JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop will swear in Philip Zacche as Chief of the Jersey City Police Department on Tuesday. Zacche was appointed Acting Chief of the Department in July, with Mayor Ful...
“ Can corporations shift workers with high medical costs from the company health plan into online insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act?”
by by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
 A recent Kaiser Health News article http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org * noted “….Employers are inquiring about it and brokers and consultants are advocating for it." “Health spending is driven large...
Jersey City lawsuit settlement will help Heights park including reservoir
Oct 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- A settlement between the city with IESI Corporation and the New York City Department of Sanitation for the expansion of their industrial property at Greenville Yards will result in t...
A night with the NJ Devils to benefit Hudson County foster children
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Hudson County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) announced a partnership with the New Jersey Devils in their home-opener against the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Prud...