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Kids participate in a program offered at Gigi's Playhouse in Hillsborough. Photo Courtesy of Erin Morris.

GiGi’s Playhouse Aims to Change the Way the World Sees Down Syndrome

7-31-15
Down syndrome achievement center GiGi's Playhouse recently opened a location in Hillsborough. Its president hopes more New Jersey locations can open in the future.
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SMART Program Shows Students Medical Careers

7-30-15
The New Jersey Medical School SMART Program is hands on, giving students real world medical problems to solve.
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Dept. of Health Regional Dir.: ACA Expansion Has Allowed Thousands Access to Medicaid

7-30-15
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regional Director Jackie Cornell-Bechelli says that about 400,000 New Jerseyans were able to access Medicaid through the expansion under the Affordable Care Act in New Jersey.
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Lawsuit Claims Legislation Transferring Ambulance Services is Unconstitutional

7-29-15
Virtua and Capital Health Systems have filed a lawsuit challenging a new law that would allow the transfer of ambulance services. They say it violates the Constitution.
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NJ Protestors Demand Congress Strip Planned Parenthood Funding

7-28-15
About 150 protestors gathered at the State House to demand Planned Parenthood lose federal funding. The response comes after videos surfaced of Planned Parenthood officials discussing selling parts of aborted fetuses.
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Using Bacteria to Fight Drug Resistant Diseases

7-28-15
Researchers have found ways to use bacteria to help combat drug resistant diseases like plague and lung infections.
Merck is paying $95 million in cash for cCAM Biotherapeutics. - (NJBIZ FILE PHOTO)

Merck buys Israeli biopharma firm for $95M

7-28-15
Kenilworth-based Merck has announced it's buying cCAM Biotherapeutics for $95 million in cash.
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Bill Would Allow ‘Medical Parole’ for Inmates with Incapacitating Illnesses

7-28-15
The legislation’s sponsor estimates the program could save the state $5 million to $9 million annually.
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NJ Home-Health Agencies Rank High in First-Time Federal Ratings

7-27-15
While consumers get valuable help in making health care choices, industry representatives say other criteria should be taken into account.