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March of Dimes Works to Reduce Premature Births

11-19-14
The March of Dimes program Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait educates women and health care providers on how to prevent preterm births.
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Asw. Muñoz: Law Aims to Reduce Number of Hospital Re-Admissions

11-19-14
Assemblywoman Nancy Muñoz says that a new law will help reduce the number of patients re-admitted to hospitals after being discharged.
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Roundtable Addresses Heroin Epidemic

11-18-14
Members of law enforcement, legislators and treatment experts gathered to discuss ways to combat heroin abuse in New Jersey.

Lawyer: Morgan still recovering from brain injury

11-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A lawyer for Tracy Morgan says the actor-comedian is still recovering from a brain injury sustained in a highway crash in New Jersey more than five months ago. Lawyer Benedict Morelli said Tuesday the former "Saturday Night ...
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Criticism Grows Over Saint Michael’s Medical Center Sale

11-17-14
Proposed buyer Prime Healthcare Services is a for-profit company that has come under fire for its business practices at other hospitals around the country.

Doctor admits role in medical lab bribery scheme

11-17-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Another doctor has pleaded guilty in a long-running bribes-for-test referrals scheme involving a northern New Jersey firm. Federal prosecutors say 52-year-old Anthony DeLuca, of Point Pleasant, pleaded guilty Monday to ...

Year 2 of exchanges: Experience but new challenges

11-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The second time around for the health insurance exchange means New Jersey advocates for the program have experience but it could also bring new challenges. The enrollment period for the insurance plans that are a key part of ...

Health care push comes to bars, nail salons

11-15-14
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nail salons, mosques and bars are just a few of the places where the pitch for health care coverage can be heard. As the second sign-up period under President Barack Obama's health care law begins Saturday, advocates are ...
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Death with Dignity Bill Would Require Several Requests

11-14-14
The Death with Dignity bill which passed the Assembly and now moves onto the Senate, would require several requests.

Animal shelter quarantined after inspection

11-14-14
HELMETTA, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey animal shelter has been quarantined following an inspection by Middlesex County health officials and the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The Home News Tribune reports ...