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150422Vannozzi

Finding High Lead Levels in Residents’ Blood After Hurricane Sandy

4-22-15
Demolition after Hurricane Sandy struck caused a lot of lead paint to be released into the air and now doctors are finding people have high levels of lead in their blood.
150420Flanagan

E-Cigarette Use Up Among Teens

4-20-15
According to the CDC, e-cigarette use among high schoolers tripled last year.
150420Wanko

Preventing Canine Flu in Man’s Best Friend

4-20-15
A new strain of canine flu has been spreading throughout states in the Midwest. NJTV News spoke with a veterinarian who explains ways to prevent pets from contracting the virus.
150416Flanagan

Encouraging Discussions About End-of-Life Health Care

4-16-15
Princeton, Goucester and Tenafly are participating in a pilot program called "Conversation of a Lifetime" where residents are encouraged to discuss end-of-life health care with their loved ones.
150416Hill

Rutgers Researcher Finds More Awareness in Coma Patients

4-16-15
Dr. Elizabeth Torres of Rutgers University used wrist sensors and found a coma patient's brain and nervous system were directing her movements.
150416Greenstein

Sen. Greenstein Discusses How Health Care Has Changed Since Closing of Family Planning Centers

4-16-15
Sen. Linda Greenstein spoke about the how health care has changed for women since the closing of 58 family planning clinics.
150414Wanko

Recognizing the Gift of Life from Organ Donors

4-14-15
Organ donation recipients and families of donors see the process of organ donation as a gift of life.
150413Hill

Cracking Down on Fraudulent Ambulance Charges

4-13-15
A government audit found ambulance companies transporting patients by stretcher when it wasn't medically necessary and fraudulently billing Medicare.
150408Vannozzi

Medicare Rules Make It Hard for Some to Get Home Health Care

4-8-15
Because of Medicare rules, some New Jersey residents are finding it difficult to secure home care to keep loved ones out of nursing homes.
150408Wanko

Transitioning Developmentally Disabled to Community Living

4-8-15
Instead of living in an institution, some developmentally disabled patients have been transitioning to group homes. Rutgers has an education program for families to help with the transition.