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151007Delmore

Talking About Alcohol Abuse Following CC Sabathia Check In

10-7-15
According to the American Medical Association, nearly one in seven American adults has had a serious alcohol problem in the past year.
151006Flanagan2

Planned Parenthood Funding Debate Continues

10-6-15
Planned Parenthood has faced opposition in the wake of videos that show the practice of providing fetal tissue from abortions for medical research.
151005Vannozzi

Legislators Hold Hearing on Horizon Omnia Health Alliance

10-5-15
Legislators called for an explanation of how hospitals were selected to be in tier one of the Omnia Alliance.
151005Hill

Mahwah Police Take on New Approach Against Heroin Epidemic

10-5-15
Police in Mahway have decided to take a new approach in their battle against the heroin epidemic in the state. In order to take on the heroin epidemic, Mahway police say people need to have awareness and education to take on the issue.
151002Prieto

Prieto: Omnia Health Alliance Needs to be Addressed Before Problems Arise

10-2-15
Assemblyman Vincent Prieto spoke about funding for the Transportation Trust Fund and the Omnia Health Alliance, both of which have been under a lot of criticism.
151001Vannozzi

Omnia Health Alliance Critics Seek 90-Day Delay

10-1-15
Many lawmakers, health care providers and customers are calling for a delay in implementing Horizon's new Omnia Health Alliance. They want an explanation how certain hospitals were chosen for the plan and why others were left out.
150930Flanagan

Nourishment For Newark’s Food Drought

9-30-15
A new 70,000 square foot ShopRite opened in Newark, offering fresh produce and healthy food choices to residents. Additionally, the opening is providing jobs with 60 percent of its 350 workers calling Newark home.
150924Wanko

Failure to Reach Negotiation Could Lead to Largest Nurses Strike in South Jersey

9-24-15
Members of the Shore Nurse Union say they have been bargaining over a new contract agreement with Shore Medical Center in Somers Point. If both parties fail to reach an agreement, the nurses could be going on strike.
150922Flanagan

New CDC Report Urges Athletes to Report Concussions

9-22-15
A new CDC report says that concussions are dramatically unreported in young athletes. They say the answer lies in changing the culture behind "playing through pain."
150921Aron

Number of Uninsured in New Jersey on the Decline

9-21-15
The percentage of those in New Jersey without health coverage declined from 13.2 percent in 2013 to 10.9 percent in 2014, according to a Census Bureau report.