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Modern terror tactics have forced physicians to think in new ways about diagnosing and treating patients.

Rutgers Medical Students Learn Terror Medicine

4-3-14
A course at New Jersey Medical School teaches preparedness in dangerous times.

NJ hospital cuts staff pending sale approval

4-3-14
PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — Northern New Jersey's St. Mary's Hospital has terminated or reduced hours for 30 employees while it waits for state approval of a pending sale. Hospital officials say the cuts are needed to help stabilize the budget and keep ...

FDA OKs 1st hay fever allergy immunotherapy tablet

4-2-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first tablet for gradually reducing hay fever allergy symptoms, an alternative to uncomfortable allergy-desensitizing shots. Oralair, a tablet that dissolves quickly under the ...
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Paulsboro Residents Worried About Safety of Tap Water

4-1-14
Residents of Paulsboro have filed a federal lawsuit against Solvay, claiming the company released chemicals affecting the tap water.
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Family of Autistic Teen Concerned for Future

4-1-14
The Valiant family worries for 18-year-old Genare who will lose school entitlements at age 21 and will likely face long waiting lists for day programs and employment.

Rutgers board votes to merge 2 nursing schools

4-1-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The Rutgers University Board of Governors has approved merging two nursing programs despite questions from union officials about the implications for employees. The new Rutgers School of Nursing will launch July 1. It ...
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NJAHP President: Obamacare Enrollment Surge Was Expected

3-31-14
New Jersey Association of Health Plans President Ward Sanders says there has been a surge in Obamacare enrollment in the last days before the deadline, as expected.

Autopsy: Missing man died of drowning, hypothermia

3-31-14
VENTNOR, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a southern New Jersey man whose body was found late last week in a waterway near his home died of drowning and hypothermia. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1ffAHma) reported the autopsy results for ...

J&J accepts $4B Carlyle offer for diagnostics unit

3-31-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson says it has accepted an offer of about $4 billion from the private equity firm The Carlyle Group to buy its Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics business. J&J says the deal for the blood-testing unit should close ...

NJ woman gets nails done, gives birth at salon

3-29-14
GLEN ROCK, N.J. (AP) — What started as a day at the nail salon turned into a day a northern New Jersey won't soon forget. The owner of Eden Nails in Glen Rock tells The Record (http://bit.ly/1poYtPL) the woman, a regular customer of the salon, ...