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Bill would ban smoking at parks, limit at beaches

6-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawmakers are sending Gov. Chris Christie a bill that would put new limitations on smoking in New Jersey's outdoor public spaces. The state's Senate and Assembly voted Thursday to ban smoking at state, county and municipal ...
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Allies, Inc. Nonprofit Helps Disabled be More Involved With the Community

6-25-14
Allies, Inc. is a nonprofit organization in New Jersey that helps people who are disabled engage more in their communities.
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Some Worry Moving Disabled from Centers Will Be Harmful

6-23-14
While some with disabilities agree with moving out of state-run facilities, others say moving could harm the residents.
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AtlantiCare Offers Special Care Center to Help Patients with Chronic, Costly Conditions

6-23-14
AtlantiCare's Special Care Center provides patients with a health coach as a way to try to reduce the rising costs of health care.
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Nursing Home to Close Amid Allegations of Failing to Report Abuse

6-20-14
Gloucester Manor in Sewell has told residents to move out after filing a plan to close. The federal Health Department imposed a $50,000 fine and has moved to terminate all Medicare and Medicaid payments to the facility.

NJ college to break ground for nursing center

6-19-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is among those expected to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for Thomas Edison State College's new Nursing Education Center. The $26.2 million center will be built at the site of the former Glen Cairn Arms ...
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NJ Pays Highest Health Insurance Premiums Through Obamacare

6-18-14
According to a report from the Department of Health and Human Services, New Jerseyans pay 55 percent more than the average monthly premium for health insurance through the federally-facilitated marketplace set up by the Affordable Care Act.
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Cooper University Health Care to Launch Veteran Program

6-18-14
Starting July 1, Cooper University Hospital will provide health care to veterans through its Veterans VIP Priority program.

Christie stresses addiction at groundbreaking

6-18-14
PITTSGROVE, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie continues to discuss the need for a new approach to the war on drugs. The governor touted treatment over incarceration at Wednesday's groundbreaking for Daytop New Jersey's expanded adolescent drug ...

US: New Jersey has high health exchange premiums

6-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new federal government analysis of federal health insurance exchanges finds that New Jersey residents have higher premiums than most even after subsidies. The Health and Human Services Department analyzed the 36 states where ...