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Bergen Community College Pres.: Health Care Program Expanding to Meet Demand

10-8-14
Bergen Community College President Kaye Walter says that the school's health care program is expanding in order to meet the demand.

Expert rejects evidence of life in brain-dead girl

10-8-14
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A court-appointed expert says he sees no evidence to convince him that a 13-year-old girl he and two other doctors declared brain-dead 10 months ago is in fact alive. Stanford pediatric neurologist Paul Fisher told a ...

New Jersey acting governor returns to public view

10-8-14
COLLINGSWOOD, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's lieutenant governor is making her first public appearance since breaking two bones in a bicycling accident last week. Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno will be serving in her capacity as acting governor with Gov. Chris ...

Officials: Bear that killed hiker was not rabid

10-7-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State wildlife officials say a bear that attacked and killed a hiker in a northern New Jersey nature preserve did not have rabies. The information was included in documents made public Tuesday night by the Department of ...

NJ expands regional prescription drug partnership

10-7-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is touting a growing partnership with neighboring states that aims to combat prescription drug abuse by allowing doctors to access data about patients' prescription drug histories. Christie made the ...
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NJ Prepares for Possible Ebola Threat

10-6-14
New Jersey hospitals have precautions in place should a patient with the Ebola virus arrive.
Victor Shengkan Jin says it is important to find a drug for type 2 diabetes that attacks the root cause of the disease and not just symptoms. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University

Attacking Type 2 Diabetes from a New Direction with Encouraging Results

10-6-14
A Rutgers researcher is developing a drug aimed at treating the root cause of type 2 diabetes and reversing the disease.

Family to honor New Jersey boy stricken by virus

10-6-14
HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — His family plans to honor the memory of a New Jersey child who died of enterovirus 68. The medical examiner determined the virus that has been causing severe respiratory illness across the country claimed the life of ...

Access to NJ bridge curbed to prevent suicides

10-6-14
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — Officials are blocking pedestrian access to a New Jersey bridge as a way to prevent more suicides. The state Transportation Department installed barrels leading to the pedestrian and bike lanes on the Victory Bridge. The ...

Wal-Mart plans 1-stop health coverage shopping

10-6-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is taking its one-stop shopping to another area: health insurance. The world's largest retailer plans to work with DirectHealth.com, an online health insurance comparison site and agency, to allow shoppers to compare ...