Loose Ends 8/16: Seeing Eye dogs provide more than sight for people

By Pam Hersh On a Tuesday afternoon several months ago, Princeton resident Ira Fuchs scheduled an emergency computer video conference after dinner with his three...

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer honored in Red Bank

The Rockit Live Foundation honored 2015 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Ricky Byrd at its annual gala at the Two River Theater...

Loose Ends 8/9: The use of a common goal brings two groups together

By Pam Hersh I played matchmaker this past week by introducing two institutions - both the same age and both driven by their commitment to...

Health Matters 8/9: Bariatric surgery for weight loss 

By Wai-Yip Chau, M.D.  Obesity is a chronic, progressive disease affecting millions of Americans and increasing the risk for serious health complications, such as diabetes...

Loose Ends 8/2: Louise Grafton lives on through the spirit of creativeness

By Pam Hersh While sitting through the magical and innovative Princeton Summer Theater (PST) production of Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," I kept smiling –...

Health Matters 7/26: Emotional eating in adolescents

By Katie Gaffney, R.D. Intense emotional experiences and stressful events affect everyone differently, including adolescents who are especially vulnerable to the ups and downs that...

Loose Ends 7/26: Shea butter provides more than just skin care

By Pam Hersh While my grandkids last weekend were learning about Africa by watching "The Lion King," I was learning about Africa by listening to...

Health Matters 7/19: Managing diabetes for a happier, healthier you

By Sandra Byer-Lubin, R.D. An estimated 30.3 million Americans have diabetes, a chronic condition where your body does not produce enough insulin or does not...

Loose Ends 7/19: Andrena’s public interest service has Princeton buzzing

By Pam Hersh Has anyone noticed the change in the air quality of Princeton? You can’t smell it, see it or hear it. But you can...

Health Matters 7/12: Abdominal Pain: What Could It Be?

By Tomer Davidov, M.D. Whether from eating a big meal or catching a stomach bug, almost everyone experiences some sort of abdominal pain every now...

Loose Ends 7/12: Watson aims to preserve lands throughout the Garden State

By Pam Hersh John S. Watson Jr., a.k.a. Jay, grew up in an environment that featured the hallways and offices of New Jersey’s government buildings. For...

Loose Ends 7/5: Local Princeton author spies another bestseller

By: Pam Hersh Princeton’s playgrounds are treasure troves for all sorts of adventures, according to hundreds of kids - and one particular Princeton grownup. John Altman,...

Health Matters 7/5: Radiation therapy to treat cancer becoming more precise

By: Joseph M. Pepek, M.D. Radiation therapy is a common approach to treating many different types of cancer and has become increasingly precise as technology...

Loose Ends 6/28: Princeton Media Club still encourages in-person socialization

By Pam Hersh I had a back-to-the-future epiphany on Friday, June 14. Non-screen contact (NSC) with humans – the phenomenon that occurs when you make...

Health Matters 6/28: Thinking BIG to treat Parkinson’s

By Kelly Gray, P.T. Approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year, according to the Parkinson’s Foundation. And by 2020, nearly one million people...

Loose Ends 6/21: Wendy Benchley dives into environmental activism

By Pam Hersh Gov. Phil Murphy on June 10 announced the inductees for the incoming class of the New Jersey Hall of Fame – a...

Health Matters 6/21: Building healthy self-esteem in teens

By Michelle Reuben, L.P.C. Few, if any, teenagers escape adolescence without experiencing some feelings of angst along the way. Like a pop quiz in math or...

Loose Ends 6/14: Anthony ‘Skip’ Cimino fails to retire once more

By Pam Hersh Anthony “Skip" Cimino, who last year assumed the job of executive director of the New Jersey State Assembly Majority Office, recently told...
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