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150831Hill

Parents Continue to Fight For Daughter’s Use of Medical Marijuana

8-31-15
A family continues to fight for the right to administer medical marijuana to their 16-year-old autistic daughter. A state judge has ruled that administering the drug at school violates the drug free school zone law, but the family says they are hopeful they will be able to administer the medication.
150825Wanko

Ovarian Cancer — A Survivor’s Story

8-25-15
Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of death among women. In New Jersey, about 2,338 women have died from the disease from 2008 to 2012.
150818Hill

Healthy Heart Program Aims to Save Lives

8-18-15
University Hospital's Healthy Heart Program aims to save lives and cut the nation's $29 billion hospital readmission price tag for heart patients.
150818Delmore

Heroin Overdose Fatalities in NJ More Than Triple the National Average

8-18-15
In a law signed by Gov. Chris Christie, drug court participants can still graduate from the mandatory program while on methadone.
150817Wanko

Mary’s Place Provides Emotional Healing For Women Undergoing Cancer Treatment

8-17-15
Mary's Place by the Sea in Ocean Grove welcomes women fighting any type of cancer, at any stage and help them maintain their own emotional and physical health. All of the services provided at Mary's Place are free of charge.
150813Vannozzi

New Rotator Cuff Surgery Uses Bio-inductive Implant, Leads to Quicker Recovery

8-13-15
Lourdes Medical Center in Burlington County is now performing a new rotator cuff surgery that allows for a quicker recovery, compared to other methods available.
150811Delmore

New Jersey Sees First Two West Nile Virus Cases This Season

8-11-15
Experts say getting rid of standing water and limiting exposure to mosquitoes is the best way to prevent West Nile virus.
150810Hill

NJ Med School Professor Recounts Tale of Reattaching Girl’s Limbs in Former Soviet Union

8-10-15
Dr. Ramazi Datiashvili, who teaches surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, reattached a young girl's lower limbs after an accident 32 years ago in the former Soviet Union.
Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. - (WIKIPEDIA)

Saint Michael’s hospital files for Ch. 11; hopes move will hasten sale to Prime

8-10-15
Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, which it hopes will expedite its sale to Prime Healthcare.
150807Vannozzi

NJ Hospitals Hit with Medicare Penalties for High Readmission Rates

8-7-15
Sixty-four of 65 New Jersey hospitals face lower Medicare reimbursements because of their high patient readmission rates.