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131118Wanko

Princeton University Students on Alert with Meningitis Outbreak

11-18-13
Since March, seven people, mostly Princeton University students, have been diagnosed with Type B meningitis, which isn't covered by the vaccine given in the U.S.

Princeton University considers meningitis vaccine

11-18-13
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University officials are deciding whether to give students a meningitis vaccine that hasn't been approved in the U.S. to stop the spread of the disease. A decision could be made as early as Monday. The Food and ...

CDC importing meningitis vaccine to NJ

11-15-13
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Officials at Princeton University in New Jersey are considering measures to stop the spread of meningitis on the Ivy League campus. A spokeswoman for the Centers for Disease Control says federal health officials have agreed ...
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Lubitz Says Obamacare Will Allow More Mental Health Treatment

11-14-13
Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness NJ, Phil Lubitz says that more people will be able to get mental health treatment through the Affordable Care Act.

7th possible meningitis case on Princeton campus

11-11-13
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has its seventh case of meningitis this year. The university says a student was diagnosed Sunday morning. Tests are being conducted to determine to what strain of the illness he has. The six other ...

NJ gov: Mall suicide a wakeup call for lawmakers

11-5-13
MENDHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says a suicide inside a mall is another example of why more attention needs to be given to mental health issues. He says the state Legislature failed to address the issue when it took up ...

NJ couple sues Christie over gay ‘therapy’ ban

11-4-13
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey couple has sued Gov. Chris Christie over his signing of a bill banning so-called gay conversion therapy, claiming it violates their constitutional rights. The couple, who isn't identified in the court ...
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Thousands of NJ Residents Lose Health Plans with Rollout of Obamacare

11-1-13
With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, 800,000 New Jerseyans have been told they can't keep their existing health insurance plans.
131031Brenner-mez

Doctor Says With More Hospitals Opening, Surgery Quality Decreases

10-31-13
Executive Director of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers Dr. Jeffrey Brenner says that as more hospitals open their doors and compete for surgeries, each individual hospital won't be as good at completing the procedures.
131030Lance-mez

Rep. Lance Says Obama Needs to Address Heatlh Care Website Issues

10-30-13
After the issues with the new health care website, Congressman Leonard Lance says that President Obama needs to tell the American people why they need new policies, when some are satisfied with the ones they have.