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150128Vannozzi

NJ Not Making the Grade When it Comes to Tobacco Control

1-28-15
The American Lung Association says New Jersey isn't doing enough to stop tobacco use.
It is estimated that more than 104 million surgeries involving anesthesia are done in the U.S. each year.

Knowing More about Anesthesia Can Help Patients during Surgery, Rutgers Researcher Says

1-28-15
A study finds many patients are unaware of what the anesthesiologist actually does.
150126Hill

Hospitals, Public Works Prepared for Blizzard

1-26-15
NJTV News Correspondent Michael Hill says Westchester Medical Center has several days worth of supplies and the White Plains Department of Public Works has 100 workers on hand to clear the roads.
150123Wanko

Seeking Blood Donations to Meet Demand

1-23-15
New Jersey often has to import blood from New York and other areas to meet its demand.
Promise of Grace Ministries Girl's Home. Photo courtesy of Karen Burke.

Two Central Jersey Organizations Help Pregnant Young Adults

1-23-15
ChoiceOne Pregnancy and Sexual Health Resource Centers located in Lawrenceville and Promise of Grace Ministries located in Ewing both help young adults going through unplanned pregnancies.
150120Aron

Health Care Summit Tackles Costs, Access, Quality

1-20-15
Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick led a health care summit at Kean University.
150119Aron

NJ Lawmakers Debate Right to Die Legislation

1-19-15
Senate President Steve Sweeney says he's waiting to call for a vote on the Death with Dignity bill in the Senate until he's sure there are enough votes to pass it. Gov. Christie has said he's unlikely to sign such legislation.
150119Diaz

Diaz: Death With Dignity Should Be an Option for Patients

1-19-15
Dan Diaz, the husband of Brittany Maynard, a brain cancer patient who decided to end her own life, says that the Death with Dignity law should be considered because it would allow patients to make their own decisions about how much pain they will endure at the end of their lives.
150116Bri

Treating Pediatric Cancer Patients for Life

1-16-15
St. Joseph's in Paterson follows up with children who underwent cancer treatment to help with any side effects that appear later in life.
150116HHS

HHS Regional Director: NJ Health Premiums Up, But Not as Much as Skeptics Expected

1-16-15
Region II Director of the Department of Health and Human Services Jackie Cornell-Bechelli says that while New Jerseyans getting insurance through the Affordable Care Act saw premiums increase, they didn't go up as much as some skeptics were predicting.