Author: Leslie Garisto Pfaff

The Mindfulness Revolution

January 10, 2017

Stress–it's a 21st-century fact of life in multitasking, plugged-in, mile-a-minute New Jersey. But wait! The mindfulness movement has a better idea...

Seen in: Health

Meditation has been shown to mitigate anxiety and depression, reduce blood pressure, slow the aging process and improve attention.

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Hoboken’s Aldo Civico has made conflict resolution his life’s work. Sometimes, it gets a little hairy.

Seen in: Jersey Celebrities

A Night in Trauma

November 15, 2016

Gunshot wound? Blow to the head? Crushed hand? There's a good chance you'll find yourself in one of New Jersey's three Level I trauma centers.

Seen in: Health, Science, Top Doctors

As the founding dean of Seton Hall’s new med school, Bonita Stanton aims to rewrite the book on health education.

Seen in: Jersey Celebrities, Jersey Living

Urban Success Stories

September 2, 2016

These exceptional high schools provide a road map for teaching inner-city kids.

Seen in: Towns & Schools

Mary Alice Williams relishes her role as the face of NJTV, the state’s 5-year-old public-TV network.

Seen in: Film & Television, Jersey Living, Politics & Public Affairs

A fascination with wiggly creatures led William Campbell to a cure for one of mankind’s worst diseases—and earned him a Nobel Prize.

Seen in: Books, Jersey Celebrities, Outdoors, Science

The Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center will release the first batch of seeds for the new Rutgers tomato this month.

Seen in: Jersey Living, Science

Paulette Brown, the first woman of color to lead the nation’s lawyers, has an ambitious agenda for diversity and judicial fairness—but just one year to get the job done.

Seen in: Jersey Celebrities

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