Monthly Archives: October 2018

Make strides to Point Pleasant Beach Oct. 21

Nearly 250,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. That could be your mother, sister, daughter, your wife, or even you. The ACS holds Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks so anyone … Continue reading

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6 ways to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every October, we participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. The National Breast Cancer Foundation offers these six important ways you can help support this important cause: Download a free Know the Symptoms … Continue reading

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Study links stress in women to reduced fertility

In North America, 20 to 25 percent of women and 18 to 21 percent of men of reproductive age report daily psychological stress. Although previous research has suggested that stress can decrease the odds of conception, few studies have examined … Continue reading

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NJ Gestational Carrier Act clarifies surrogacy rights

In May, Gov. Phil Murphy signed the New Jersey Gestational Carrier Act, which “provides legal protection to New Jersey couples struggling with infertility and sign a contract with a woman willing to carry their child,” according to NJ.com. Surrogacy is … Continue reading

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Help spread awareness about breast cancer prevention

Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women, affecting about 1 in 8 women in the United States at some point in their life. Fortunately, women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A … Continue reading

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Updated information on LGBTQ family building services

We recently updated our web site page on our LGBTQ family building services. At Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey (RSCNJ), we proudly offer LGBTQ family building services. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning individuals and couples who dream of … Continue reading

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Study links lead exposure linked to lower fertility

New research that examined the impact of exposure to lead in the air and topsoil on fertility in the United States has found that exposure matters for both women and men. It is the first study to find causal evidence … Continue reading

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“40 years later, why is IVF still not covered by insurance?”

A recent article on CNN.com explores the “economics, ignorance and sexism” that has kept health insurance companies from covering fertility care. The article states, “A movement to expand insurance coverage for infertility treatment in the United States has taken off … Continue reading

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Free breast health guide available online

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 240,000 women get breast cancer and more than 40,000 women die from the disease each year. Most breast cancers are found in women who are 50 years old … Continue reading

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