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PhRMA President: ACA Has Raised Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs

4-11-14
PhRMA President and CEO John Castellani says because the emphasis has been on lower premiums, out-of-pocket expenses have increased under the Affordable Care Act.

New Jersey doctor faces tax charges

4-11-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a northern New Jersey doctor on federal tax charges. Dr. Medhat El Amir of Saddle River owns a controlling interest in Immediate Care health service facilities at three locations in Hudson County. ...

Explosion at New Jersey hospital hurts an employee

4-11-14
PLAINSBORO, N.J. (AP) — Officials say an oxygen tank exploded at a New Jersey hospital and seriously injured a nurse. The blast occurred a little before 9 .m. Thursday in a room at Princeton Medical Center in Plainsboro. Officials are trying to ...

Nemours Foundation sues United Healthcare entities

4-10-14
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The foundation that owns the Alfred I. du Pont Hospital for Children in Delaware and various pediatric physician practices in the region is suing United Healthcare entities in three states for unpaid bills. Lawyers for the ...
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HealthCare Institute NJ Pres.: NJ Will Continue to be Strong Within Medical Industry

4-10-14
HealthCare Institute of New Jersey President and CEO Dean Paranicas says that the state has been strong in the medical industry and he is confident that designation will continue.

Baby born in taxi at NJ 7-Eleven

4-10-14
OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey police say two officers delivered a baby boy in the back of a taxi parked at a 7-Eleven convenience store. Ocean Township police say they were called to the parking lot a little before 6 p.m. Wednesday ...

NJ police administer heroin antidote

4-10-14
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Police in Seaside Heights are the first in New Jersey under a pilot program to save a life using an antidote to heroin. Officers on Sunday responded to a motel and found a person with a weak pulse, apparently having ...

Christie willing to consider medical pot changes

4-9-14
FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he's willing to consider new measures to make sure the right form of medical marijuana is made available to children who could benefit from it. He spoke about the issue Wednesday at a town hall ...

2 heroin deaths probed in south Jersey

4-9-14
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (AP) — Autopsy results have led officials to suspect two men in southern New Jersey died after overdosing on heroin. Police on Friday found a 29-year-old man dead in Middle Township. Officials say a hypodermic needle and ...
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Conference Promotes Awareness of Child Neglect and Abuse

4-7-14
Child advocacy center Wynona's House hosted the first national summit on child abuse and neglect in New Jersey.