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Regular Dental Checkups Can Stave Off Diseases

10-12-15
Dentists recommend patients visit dentists twice a year to prevent buildup of bacteria and plaque. Bacteria in the mouth can move through the whole body and is linked to heart disease, stroke, Osteoporosis and Alzheimer's.
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Improving Health Through Social Services

10-8-15
Plainfield Health Connection helps uninsured and under-insured residents by providing access to social services to better improve their health.
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Angel Flight Provides Wings For Children In Need

10-8-15
Angel Flight NE is a non-profit that flies sick children and adults to the medical care they require, free of charge. Over the years they've flown 65,000 people.
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Camden County Introduces Heroin Treatment Program

10-7-15
Currently the program has $150,000 in grant funds, which is enough to provide treatment for about 50 people. If successful, legislators will seek out sponsorship funds so more people can take advantage of the opportunity to receive treatment.
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Talking About Alcohol Abuse Following CC Sabathia Check In

10-7-15
According to the American Medical Association, nearly one in seven American adults has had a serious alcohol problem in the past year.
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Planned Parenthood Funding Debate Continues

10-6-15
Planned Parenthood has faced opposition in the wake of videos that show the practice of providing fetal tissue from abortions for medical research.
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Legislators Hold Hearing on Horizon Omnia Health Alliance

10-5-15
Legislators called for an explanation of how hospitals were selected to be in tier one of the Omnia Alliance.
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Mahwah Police Take on New Approach Against Heroin Epidemic

10-5-15
Police in Mahway have decided to take a new approach in their battle against the heroin epidemic in the state. In order to take on the heroin epidemic, Mahway police say people need to have awareness and education to take on the issue.
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Prieto: Omnia Health Alliance Needs to be Addressed Before Problems Arise

10-2-15
Assemblyman Vincent Prieto spoke about funding for the Transportation Trust Fund and the Omnia Health Alliance, both of which have been under a lot of criticism.
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Omnia Health Alliance Critics Seek 90-Day Delay

10-1-15
Many lawmakers, health care providers and customers are calling for a delay in implementing Horizon's new Omnia Health Alliance. They want an explanation how certain hospitals were chosen for the plan and why others were left out.