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Family to honor New Jersey boy stricken by virus

10-6-14
HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — His family plans to honor the memory of a New Jersey child who died of enterovirus 68. The medical examiner determined the virus that has been causing severe respiratory illness across the country claimed the life of ...

Access to NJ bridge curbed to prevent suicides

10-6-14
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — Officials are blocking pedestrian access to a New Jersey bridge as a way to prevent more suicides. The state Transportation Department installed barrels leading to the pedestrian and bike lanes on the Victory Bridge. The ...

Wal-Mart plans 1-stop health coverage shopping

10-6-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is taking its one-stop shopping to another area: health insurance. The world's largest retailer plans to work with DirectHealth.com, an online health insurance comparison site and agency, to allow shoppers to compare ...

Ebola ruled out as cause of air traveler’s illness

10-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal health officials say Ebola has been ruled out as the cause of illness for a man who had traveled in West Africa and became sick on a flight from Brussels to the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a ...

Official: Enterovirus 68 virus caused boy’s death

10-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey medical examiner says a virus that has been causing severe respiratory illness across the country is responsible for the death of a 4-year-old boy. Hamilton Township health officer Jeff Plunkett says the medical ...

Nun being beatified; credited with curing boy

10-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of people have gathered to witness the beatification of a New Jersey nun credited with curing a boy's eye disease. Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich (dem-JAN'-oh-vich) is being beatified Saturday during a Mass, led by ...

New Jersey child infected with virus dies

10-3-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Health officials say a New Jersey child who tested positive for a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country has died, although it's not clear what role the virus played in the child's death. A New Jersey ...
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Knowing the Signs of Heart Disease in Women

10-3-14
Heart disease manifests itself differently for men and women and it often goes undiagnosed for women.
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Cure Breast Cancer Foundation Raises Money for Breast Cancer Research

10-3-14
Cure Breast Cancer Foundation in Clifton raises money for breast cancer research that is conducted under the direction of Dr. Larry Norton at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2014 Events In NJ

10-3-14
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and there are events going on throughout the state that will benefit organizations fighting domestic violence.