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OpenZika Project Uses Public to Help Find Zika Virus Cure

5-25-16
OpenZika offers an opportunity for anyone to help find a cure for the Zika virus. Through a website, you can sign up to run calculations on your computer or Android device.
160524Flanagan

Legalization Advocates: Marijuana Could Bring in $300M in Revenue

5-24-16
New Jersey could harvest an estimated $300 million, according to a report prepared by New Jersey Policy Perspective, if it legalized recreational marijuana use and taxed it at 25 percent.
160524Hill

Study: Medical Errors Are Third Leading Cause of Death

5-24-16
A Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine study reveals deaths by medical mistakes are way under reported and actually are the third leading cause of death in the U.S.
160519Flanagan

County Executive Orders More Officers to Bergen Regional Medical Center

5-19-16
After ongoing security issues at Bergen Regional Medical Center, the county executive has ordered increased officer presence at the facility.
160517Vannozzi

Camden Syringe Exchange Program Helps Intravenous Drug Users

5-17-16
Intravenous drug users can visit Camden's syringe access program to get clean needles and health care, including addiction services.
160516Delmore

Menendez Announces New Affordable Care Act Grant Money for NJ

5-16-16
New grant money under the Affordable Care Act is making its way to New Jersey: nearly $36 million, spread among 16 health centers.
160513Vannozzi

TBI Survivor Continues Making Progress

5-13-16
Traumatic Brain Injury survivor John Francisco continues to make progress on his road to recovery. Sixteen months after our last report, he's now able to walk and is enrolled in college.
160512Hill

Controlling Mosquitoes to Ward Off Zika

5-12-16
Areas of New Jersey are working to lessen the mosquito population in part to help prevent the spread of the Zika virus.
160512Vannozzi

Protecting Young People from Concussions

5-12-16
Congressman Frank Pallone and several members of the House sent letters to collegiate and youth sports leaders asking them to outline how they plan to prevent and mitigate the risks of brain injuries in their athletes.