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140925Brenda

Three NJ Health Groups Get Medicare Bonuses

9-25-14
Three Accountable Care Organizations in New Jersey met their goals of improving patient care while saving money and received bonuses from Medicare.
140925Duffy

Ellis Island Museum Opens Hospital to Public

9-25-14
For the first time in more than 60 years, people will be able to tour the hospital on Ellis Island that detained thousands of sick immigrants.

Ellis Island hospital complex to open to visitors

9-25-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The historic Ellis Island hospital complex is opening to the public on Wednesday for the first time in 60 years. The complex of 29 unrestored buildings is located across the ferry slip from the fully-restored immigration museum. As ...
Jake Silverman cuts the start line ribbon to begin Jake's Ride for Dystonia Research. Photo courtesy of Christina Pepi.

Community Raises Money for Dystonia to Support Short Hills Native

9-25-14
Jake's Ride has been raising money to find a cure for dystonia, a disorder that causes muscles to contract involuntarily, since 2008 to support Jake Silverman of Short Hills.
140924Hill

Peer Support Group Mom 2 Mom Helps Those with Special Needs Children

9-24-14
The support group Mom 2 Mom connects mothers of special needs children with others in the same situation.
140923Wanko

Adult Family Care Program Gets Seniors Out of Nursing Homes

9-23-14
The Adult Family Care Program, launched in 1989, allows senior citizens to live with home care providers instead of nursing homes.
140923Kelley

The Seeing Eye Trains Guide Dogs for Visually Impaired

9-23-14
Since 1929, The Seeing Eye in Morristown has been giving sight in the form of guide dogs to the blind and visually impaired.

Man with special needs left alone on county bus

9-23-14
TINTON FALLS, N.J. (AP) — A bus driver who allegedly left a special needs man alone on a bus for more than two hours last week has been suspended without pay. The man apparently was not harmed during the incident. But further details have not been ...
140922Cruz

Booker, Pascrell Bills Would Target Health Care Disparities Among Minorities

9-22-14
The ReDUCE Act aims to lessen the disparities for health care among minority groups.

Clementi family become advocates after suicide

9-21-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The family of a New Jersey college student who committed suicide after his roommate recorded him with another man has emerged as a champion for LGBT and vulnerable youth. Founded by the 18-year-old's family, the Tyler ...