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Christie Helps Former Staffer Open Addiction Recovery Center

3-2-17
Gov. Christie joined AJ Solomon, a former staffer, at the ribbon cutting for the Victory Bay Recovery Center in Camden County.

Cutting-Edge Technology Helps Researchers Study Your Gut

3-1-17
Rutgers University now has a SHIME, which mimics the functions of the human gastrointestinal tract.

Rep. Pallone Talks EPA, Affordable Care Act and More

2-27-17
Congressman Frank Pallone discusses change-ups at the Environmental Protection Agency, Republicans' possible replacement of Obamacare, the potential defunding of Planned Parenthood and more.

Treating Congenital Heart Defects

2-24-17
Congenital heart defects are the the most common birth defects in the world, according to the American Heart Association.

Panel Considers Adding Ailments Medical Marijuana Can Treat

2-22-17
A panel convened by the New Jersey Health Department is considering whether to expand the qualifications to use medical marijuana.

Concerns Over Possible Affordable Care Act Repeal

2-22-17
A New Jersey Policy Perspective report found over 1 million residents would lose benefits, the state would lose over $4 billion a year in federal funds, 86,000 jobs would be lost and almost 800 would die as a result of a repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Health Department Distributes Potassium Iodide Pills

2-20-17
The Ocean County Health Department is distributing free potassium iodide tablets to anyone within a 10-mile radius of the Oyster Creek Nuclear power plant.

More NJ Parents Seek Religious Vaccine Exemptions

2-17-17
The New Jersey Department of Health says religious vaccine exemptions more than doubled from 2009 to 2016, from 3,865 primary school children to over 9,500.

New Law Aims to Stem Opioid Addiction Crisis

2-16-17
Gov. Christie signed a bill that limits initial opioid prescriptions, requires insurance companies provide health coverage for up to six months for medically ordered substance abuse treatment and requires a doctor/patient conversation about opioid risks prior to prescribing.

Christie Signs Bill Addressing Opioid Epidemic

2-15-17
Immediately after the Assembly passed a bill that mandates six months of drug treatment and puts a five-day limit on prescriptions of pain pills, Gov. Christie signed.