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160802Schmertz

CDC Issues Warning After Zika Virus Transmitted by Mosquitoes in Florida

8-2-16
Pregnant women are being given what has been called an unprecedented warning. The CDC is advising them not to travel to areas where the virus is known to be present, including a section of Miami.
160802Vannozzi

Research: Law to Prevent Kids from Tanning Ineffective

8-2-16
New research shows the 2013 law put in place to prevent children younger than 17 years old from hopping in a tanning bed hasn’t worked.
160801Delmore

Charter School Head Coins Term for Inner-City Kids’ Anxiety

8-1-16
Village Charter School Head Dale Caldwell uses the term urban traumatic stress disorder, UTSD, to describe the chronic anxiety felt by inner-city kids.
160801Pallone

Rep. Pallone on Tackling Mental Health Issues

8-1-16
Congressman Frank Pallone talks about the need for more mental health services and the need for more doctors to practice psychiatry and psychology.
160728Flanagan

New Rules Aim to Reduce Farmworkers’ Exposure to Pesticides

7-28-16
Government officials revealed tougher EPA regulations aimed at providing consistent protection to farmworkers across the country.
160721Vannozzi

Geography Makes a Difference in Life Expectancy

7-21-16
A new analysis finds children born just a few miles apart can have more than a decade difference in their life expectancy.
160713Flanagan

Rutgers Strikes Exclusive Deal with Coca-Cola

7-13-16
Coca-Cola will pay Rutgers University millions in exchange for a monopoly on soda sales. Some are questioning the university's move since it houses a medical school.
160711Koubiadi

Anti-Poverty Network of NJ’s Executive Director Grew Up Living in Poverty

7-11-16
The New Executive Director of APN, Renee Koubiadi, grew up in Camden living in poverty.
160706Flanagan

Offering Zika Virus Advice in English and Spanish

7-6-16
New Jersey Deputy Health Commissioner Arturo Brito spoke to residents in English and Spanish about the risks of traveling to areas where the Zika virus is prevalent and ways to avoid infection.
160706Helen

Report: 1 in 5 Women is Sexually Assaulted in College

7-6-16
Helen Archontou, CEO of the Bergen County YWCA, says resources for victims, in addition to teaching proper behavior to young children, are key in raising awareness about sexual assault.