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FDA Warning Regarding NyQuil Chicken

A recent internet trend includes boiling chicken in NyQuil, a cold medicine. This trend, targeting teens, can lead to myriad health complications, including poisonings and chemical inhalation. The FDA is urging all parents to be cautious of this and is warning against the behavior.

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Passaic County NowPow

The Health Coalition of Passaic County now launched NowPow! Use it to search for medical and social services and resources in your area.

The Great American Smoke Out is November 17th!
Quitting smoking isn’t easy. It takes time. And a plan. You don’t have to stop smoking in one day. Start with day one. Let the Great American Smokeout event on the third Thursday in November be your day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life. You’ll be joining thousands of people who smoke across the country in taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing your cancer risk. Plus, the American Cancer Society can help you access the resources and support you need to quit.

You can use this guide if you are interesting in exploring quitting.