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Studying Symptoms and Treatments of Concussions

12-8-14
Doctors are still figuring out exactly what happens with patients who have suffered a concussion.
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Doctors’ offices must be wary of data breaches as use of electronic records grows

12-3-14
By Beth Fitzgerald for NJBIZAs physician practices switch from paper charts to electronic medical records, they're coming under more pressure to guard against data breaches that deliver sensitive patient records and valuable personal information ...
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Elderly, Disabled Could Become New Medicaid Enrollees

12-2-14
New Jersey residents in need of long-term care who were once considered ineligible for Medicaid could become new enrollees through a new trust.
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AAA Survey: Seniors Say They Should Take Driving Tests

12-2-14
A recent AAA survey found 80 percent of seniors over age 75 favor requiring medical screenings and a driving test for license renewal.
Elaine Diegmann, a professor who heads nurse midwifery education at Rutgers School of Nursing, has delivered nearly 5,000 babies, including two grandsons. Photo: Jeff Tolvin.

Midwife Fills Career with Magical Moments

12-2-14
Rutgers’ Elaine Diegmann continues to bring recognition to midwifery education.
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NJ Health Policy Expert: Physical and Mental Health Need to be Treated Together

12-1-14
Center For State Health Policy Director Joel Cantor says that physical and metal health issues need to be treated together.

No croaking: New frog species groans, coughs

11-29-14
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Scientists have discovered a new frog species in southern New Jersey that makes some un-froglike sounds. The Atlantic Coast leopard frog groans and makes coughing noises rather than croaking sounds. The unfamiliar call ...
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Holiday Season Brings Additional Calories, Along with Cheer

11-28-14
According to the Calorie Control Council, most people ate more than 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving and the entire holiday season is often marked by heavy eating.
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Teens Use Stickers to Help Prevent Underage Drinking

11-28-14
A group of teens are putting neon green stickers in liquor stores to remind people of the dangers of buying alcohol for minors.
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Health Benefits of Popular Thankgiving Side

11-26-14
Cranberries, which are popular for the Thanksgiving holiday, offer many medicinal benefits.