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Nonprofit Brings Joy to Dogs’ Final Days

2-15-17
Monkey’s House offers nonprofit hospice care for dogs without a home.
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Seniors Discuss Consequences of Affordable Care Act Repeal

2-13-17
Freshman Congressman Josh Gottheimer held a gathering at the Oakland Senior Citizen Center, speaking about the potential impact of privatizing Medicare and retirement security in the wake of a repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
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Program Aims to Make Police Departments Safe Havens for Drug Addicts

2-13-17
The Heroin Addiction Response Program or HARP aims to intercept addicts before they overdose by pairing them with treatment and a recovery coach.
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Cost of Overdose Antidote Skyrockets

2-10-17
New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that in some cases, naloxone products shot up in price by as much as 500 percent.
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Hospital Becomes First in NJ to Offer Specialized LGBTQIA Services

2-8-17
The PROUD Family Health office is part of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, the first hospital in the state to offer specialized primary care services for the LGBTQIA community.
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How Racial and Socioeconomic Factors Impact Mental Health Care

2-7-17
A Rutgers-Camden study found that mental health treatment and counseling services are disproportionately received according to racial and socioeconomic factors.
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Debate Over Limiting Opioid Prescriptions to Five-Day Supply

2-2-17
Gov. Christie and Assembly Speaker Prieto support limiting opioid prescriptions to a five-day supply for acute pain, but the head of Carrier Clinic and Assemblyman Herb Conaway, who is also a doctor, disagree with that move.
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Christie Calls for Expansion to Addiction Recovery

2-1-17
Gov. Christie’s proposal nearly doubles the number of beds available to adults recovering from addiction and other issues.
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Christie Breaks Silence on Trump’s Executive Action

1-31-17
Gov. Christie praised the president’s good intentions, but strongly criticized the Trump administration’s executive order on immigration, both its broad scope and its poor implementation.
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Valley Hospital and Health System Announces Expansion

1-27-17
Valley Hospital and Health System executives announced plans to relocate the main campus from Ridgewood to Paramus.