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Enterovirus Hits 19 Princeton University Students. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Diagnosed

Princeton, NJ: Nineteen Princeton University Students Diagnosed with Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease. As of October 20, 2015, 19 students at Princeton University have been seen at the school’s health center for hand, foot and mouth disease, a school spokesman said. “University Health Services staff have advised the students affected to take precautions to avoid the spread of the disease,” Princeton University Spokesman Martin Mbugua said. “Additionally, building services staff have been doing extra cleaning in common access areas in all residence halls.” Hand, foot and mouth disease, a viral illness, can Social Share:  __________________________________ Non-polio enteroviruses are very common…
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Princeton launches UMatter health and well-being initiative

Princeton, NJ. : Princeton University has launched a comprehensive initiative called UMatter aimed at empowering students, faculty and staff to promote a healthier and safer community. UMatter unites health, well-being and safety efforts across campus, allowing the University community to easily find resources and learn skills to better care for themselves and others. The initiative focuses on preventing and addressing health and safety issues common to college campuses: high-risk drinking (limits matter); interpersonal violence (respect matters); and mental health distress (connecting matters). Through its website, social media and educational programs, UMatter encourages students and others to: Be an effective bystander:…
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Toast to Tourism Awards Breakfast Celebrates Mercer County

Princeton, NJ – September 16th, 2015 – The Princeton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau and Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted the first annual Toast to Tourism Awards, this morning, Tuesday, September 15th, 2015, from 8:00 :00 at Grounds for Sculpture. The ceremony began with a warm welcome and thank you to the tourism community from Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno. Brian Tyrrell of Stockton College and Travel and Tourism Training and Research Associates presented “The 2014 Economic Impact of Tourism in the Princeton Region” study. The study showed that Mercer County had two billion in tourism expenditure in 2014, which…
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September 11, 2001 Remembered across the Nation

Princeton, NJ 9/11/2015: The 9/11 Garden at Princeton University dedicated to the 13 Princeton Alumni who lost their lives on 9/11/2001.   Hamilton, NJ 9/11/2015: Hamilton Police monument to fallen first responders at Veterans Park 9/11 Memorial. Photograph by Stanley Brick (C)2015. Jersey City, NJ 9/11/2015: Jersey City’s Riverfront 911 Tribute displays a twisted steel beam draped with an American flag. The New York skyline stands tall with the Freedom Tower and beams of light representing the World Trade Center Twin Towers glowing in the evening skyline. Photograph by Stanley Brick (C)2015.
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Annual Healthcare Symposium offers in-depth discussion of how you can have good health and good business

Princeton, NJ – August 24, 2015 – The Princeton Regional Chamber’s Fifth Annual Healthcare Symposium will focus on giving guests a glimpse at “Good Health is Good for Business”. The Symposium will be held on Tuesday, September 22nd, 7:30AM-1:00PM at the Bart Luedeke Center at Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. “This is the place to freshen your knowledge about healthcare in the region,” said Peter Crowley, President and CEO of the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce. “Over the past three years, we have built a Healthcare Symposium that gives businesses access to experts and bring the area’s healthcare leaders together…
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