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Former Eagles Player Urges NFL to Lift Cannabis Restrictions

12-29-16
Todd Herremans is advocating to have the NFL accept marijuana for medical treatment as an alternative to opioids which he took after surgeries and injuries.

Opioid Disclosure Legislation Awaits Governor’s Signature

12-28-16
Proposed legislation would require doctors to disclose the dangers of prescription opiates to patients under 18 and their parents or guardians before prescribing them.

Rep. Pascrell Talks Affordable Care Act and Syria

12-27-16
Congressman Bill Pascrell wrote Gov. Christie warning of the dangers of repealing the Affordable Care Act and making changes to Medicaid.

Volunteers Provide Healing Meals to Sick Children and Their Families

12-26-16
Customized, family-style meals are made and delivered to places where Christmas-like miracles are wished for year-round: pediatric cancer units.

Therapy Dogs Calm Holiday Travelers at Newark Airport

12-23-16
Creature Comfort Pet Therapy in Morris Plains supplies dogs to help calm weary holiday travelers at Newark Airport's Terminal C.

Hugs for Brady Lights Up The Sky

12-19-16
The Hugs for Brady Foundation is a nonprofit that raises money for childhood cancer research and hospital upgrades, helps families with high medical bills and more.

Independent Hospitals Becoming Rare in New Jersey

12-16-16
There are around 75 total hospital facilities in New Jersey. A decade ago, nearly all were independent. But that’s changing as facilities are chasing economies of scale.

Researchers Take a Look at Retail Therapy

12-16-16
Rutgers Business School conducted a study that spent two years testing participants to see how they would spend or save their money under acute stress.

Bill Would Require Minors Getting Opioids Be Notified of Addiction Risk

12-16-16
Lawmakers are considering requiring doctors and dentists to discuss the dangers of opioid-based painkillers and alternatives before prescribing them to young people.

Working to Fix New Jersey’s Water Infrastructure

12-14-16
The Joint Legislative Task Force on Drinking Water Infrastructure met to discuss needed improvements to New Jersey's aging water system and how to fund them.