Cooper saw a nearly 10 percent increase in the volume of calls since taking over ambulance services in Camden. And at the same time improved response rates within eight minutes or less from 70 to 90 percent over the year.
New Jersey Attorney General Chris Porrino has sent a letter telling the medical profession the Christie administration is revising the rules from a 30-day initial opiate prescription to a five-day supply for acute pain in an effort to reduce addiction rates.
Sens. Ray Lesniak and Teresa Ruiz's bill would require school districts to pay for students to attend a recovery school if a medical or clinical professional determines a student has a substance abuse disorder and wants to transfer.
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