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Community Comes Together to Support 5-Year-Old With Cancer

9-12-14
Five-year-old Morgan Ackerman has Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia and the community is coming together to help her and her family.

Day care center worker who served bleach is fired

9-12-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey day care center where more than two dozen children and adults were accidentally served bleach-tainted water has reopened, and an employee has been fired. The parent company of the Growing Tree Learning II in ...

Everyone OK after drinking bleach mix at day care

9-11-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — More than two dozen children and two adults have been treated at a hospital after accidentally drinking a mixture of bleach and water at a New Jersey day care center. The incident happened at the Growing Tree Learning ...
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Raising Awareness About Suicide Prevention

9-10-14
During National Suicide Prevention Week, one family shares a story of loss and an exhibit meant to encourage people needing help to speak up.

Suicide Prevention Programs

9-10-14
Get a list of programs that are available to individuals who are struggling with suicidal thoughts.
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HHS Regional Director: Small Businesses Can File for Health Coverage Electronically

9-10-14
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regional Director Jackie Cornell-Bechelli says the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) can now be filed electronically.
Photo by Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University

Answering the Call for Hope

9-10-14
As the NJ Hopeline moves into its second year, the state’s suicide prevention hotline operated by Rutgers counts its success one call at a time.

Rutgers gets $10M pledge for cancer research

9-9-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — An anonymous donor is pledging $10 million to Rutgers University over two years to advance the treatment of patients with rare and resistant cancers that do not respond to standard therapies. New Jersey's largest ...
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One in Four Millenials Lacks Health Insurance

9-8-14
According to a new survey, one in four Millenials lacks health care coverage, despite the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.