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Rutgers gets $10M pledge for cancer research

9-9-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — An anonymous donor is pledging $10 million to Rutgers University over two years to advance the treatment of patients with rare and resistant cancers that do not respond to standard therapies. New Jersey's largest ...
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One in Four Millenials Lacks Health Insurance

9-8-14
According to a new survey, one in four Millenials lacks health care coverage, despite the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
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Novartis Heart Failure Drug Shows Great Promise

9-5-14
Results of a study show a new medication from Novartis reduced the risk of death from cardiovascular death by 20 percent.

FDA OKs Merck drug, 1st in new cancer drug class

9-4-14
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug in a new class of cancer medicines that work by stimulating the immune system, a Merck drug developed for treating deadly skin cancer. The Food and Drug Administration ...
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Treating Childhood Asthma

9-3-14
Asthma is the leading cause of hospital stays and school absences for kids between 5 and 18 years old. The condition can be life threatening, but it's manageable.

Princeton worker put on leave over medical pot

9-2-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University employee and marijuana legalization activist who says he was told to choose between his job and using medical marijuana is on paid leave as the university works to figure out accommodations for his ...
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4-Year-Old’s Family Fundraising for Childhood Cancer Research

9-2-14
Family of 4-year-old Natalie Grace Gorsegner has set a goal of raising $150,000 for childhood cancer research and is hosting a fundraising event at McLoone's Pier House on Sept. 4.
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Helping Struggling Veterans

8-28-14
Community Hope aims to help veterans in North Jersey who may have issues with addiction, PTSD and homelessness.
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Camden Diocese to Sell Senior Facilities

8-28-14
The Catholic Diocese of Camden has lost money at its senior facilities and is now looking for buyers.
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Debate Over D.A.R.E. Curriculum

8-28-14
D.A.R.E. NJ wants to use a particular curriculum to help students stay drug-free, but D.A.R.E. America has banned it and supports a different learning plan.