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HHS Regional Director Discusses Zika Preparedness

Jackie Cornell-Bechelli, regional director for the Department of Health and Human Services, says New Jersey has a well established mosquito control program should Zika make its way north.

CDC Issues Warning After Zika Virus Transmitted by Mosquitoes in Florida

Pregnant women are being given what has been called an unprecedented warning. The CDC is advising them not to travel to areas where the virus is known to be present, including a section of Miami.

Research: Law to Prevent Kids from Tanning Ineffective

New research shows the 2013 law put in place to prevent children younger than 17 years old from hopping in a tanning bed hasn’t worked.

Charter School Head Coins Term for Inner-City Kids’ Anxiety

Village Charter School Head Dale Caldwell uses the term urban traumatic stress disorder, UTSD, to describe the chronic anxiety felt by inner-city kids.

Rep. Pallone on Tackling Mental Health Issues

Congressman Frank Pallone talks about the need for more mental health services and the need for more doctors to practice psychiatry and psychology.

New Rules Aim to Reduce Farmworkers’ Exposure to Pesticides

Government officials revealed tougher EPA regulations aimed at providing consistent protection to farmworkers across the country.

Geography Makes a Difference in Life Expectancy

A new analysis finds children born just a few miles apart can have more than a decade difference in their life expectancy.

Rutgers Strikes Exclusive Deal with Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola will pay Rutgers University millions in exchange for a monopoly on soda sales. Some are questioning the university's move since it houses a medical school.

Anti-Poverty Network of NJ’s Executive Director Grew Up Living in Poverty

The New Executive Director of APN, Renee Koubiadi, grew up in Camden living in poverty.

Offering Zika Virus Advice in English and Spanish

New Jersey Deputy Health Commissioner Arturo Brito spoke to residents in English and Spanish about the risks of traveling to areas where the Zika virus is prevalent and ways to avoid infection.