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Mice exposed to a commonly used pesticide in utero and through lactation exhibited several features of ADHD, including dysfunctional dopamine signaling in the brain, hyperactivity, working memory, attention deficits and impulsive-like behavior.

Common Pesticide May Increase Risk of ADHD

1-29-15
A Rutgers study suggests that pregnant women and young children are more susceptible.
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The PARCC Test Discussion: NJ 101.5 Town Hall Series

1-29-15
NJ 101.5 presents a special discussion of the PARCC tests as part of its Town Hall series Thursday at 7 p.m.
It is estimated that more than 104 million surgeries involving anesthesia are done in the U.S. each year.

Knowing More about Anesthesia Can Help Patients during Surgery, Rutgers Researcher Says

1-28-15
A study finds many patients are unaware of what the anesthesiologist actually does.
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Two NJ Teachers Chosen to Observe Auschwitz Liberation Anniversary

1-23-15
Emily Bengels and Bobbie Downs have been chosen to visit Poland for the official observance of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
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Schools Chief Admits NJ Mishandled Construction Process in Needy Districts

1-22-15
Hespe concedes the state didn’t follow legally required procedure, but says it’s now complying with the law.
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Public Gets Chance to Air Views on Controversial New Testing for NJ Students

1-21-15
Hearings are set next week around the state on PARCC exams tied to the much-debated Common Core standards.
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Police Read to Camden Students

1-20-15
A new program meant to better community/police relations and literacy pairs Camden police officers with students.
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Assembly Bill Would Increase Suicide-Awareness Training for New Jersey Educators

1-20-15
New measure would require teachers to spend two hours each year learning ways to identify and avoid these tragedies.
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Obama Plan: Free Community College for Those with 2.5 GPA

1-15-15
President Obama has proposed offering free community college tuition for eligible students who maintain a 2.5 GPA and attend at least half-time.
Seton Hall President A. Gabriel Esteban shakes hands with Gov. Chris Christie at the news conference formally announcing plans for a new medical school in North Jersey. - (AARON HOUSTON)

Future Hackensack University Health Network-Seton Hall medical school heralded as ‘game-changer’

1-15-15
Plans for New Jersey's first four-year private medical school have been announced.