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More than 60 percent of the measles cases reported are among adults – a statistic that led the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to urge adults to be vaccinated. Courtesy: Shutterstock

Measles Outbreak: What You Need to Know

2-6-15
A Rutgers infectious diseases expert discusses the myths and realities of the measles outbreak and the “vaccine gap” that has put certain adults at risk.
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RWJF Teams Up with Michelle Obama to Fight Childhood Obesity

2-5-15
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced it's doubling down its financial commitment to fight childhood obesity.
Used to treat anxiety and depression, St. John's wort is a common and popular herbal supplement.

DNA Tests on Herbal Supplements Prompt Safety Warnings to Consumers

2-5-15
New Jersey poison control official cites allergic reaction concerns. Industry representatives dismiss testing method as unreliable.
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Robert Wood Johnson Uses Robotic Arm Assistance in Surgeries

2-4-15
Surgeons at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton are using a robotic arm to assist in hip and knee replacements.
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Christie Gains National Attention for Comments About Parent Choice with Vaccines

2-3-15
Gov. Christie said that parents should have some choice in vaccinating their children, which drew criticism from some and praise from others.
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Winter Weather Increases Blood Shortage

2-2-15
New York Blood Center has declared a blood emergency after winter weather has delayed or canceled blood drives.
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Vaccination Debate: Legal Ramifications for Failing to Vaccinate?

2-2-15
Some doctors believe it may take litigation to get people to understand that choosing not to vaccinate their children affects others.
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Deep Dive on Vaccinations

1-30-15
NJTV News Correspondent Briana Vannozzi offers a series delving into the debate over vaccinations.
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Vaccination Debate: Personal Choice Versus Public Health

1-30-15
Some parents want to be able to opt out of vaccinating their children, but others say it's putting public health at risk.
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Rutgers Director for State Health: Higher Medicaid Reimbursements Improved Appointment Availability

1-30-15
Director of the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy Joel Cantor says that a study by New England Journal of Medicine showed that a higher reimbursement in Medicaid improved appointment availability for patients.