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Elderly woman dies from burns suffered in fire

3-18-14
BRICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say an elderly woman has died from severe burns she suffered in a fire at a southern New Jersey senior citizen community. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1gKkkum) reports 81-year-old Irene ...

Meningitis death tied to last year’s NJ outbreak

3-18-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal health officials say a Philadelphia college student died of the same type of meningitis that caused an outbreak last year at Princeton University in New Jersey. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...
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Secaucus Resident Fundraising After Rejecting Double Lung Transplant at 22

3-17-14
Amanda Quesada, a 22-year-old Secaucus resident, is raising money for her medical expenses after her body started rejecting her double lung transplant.

Parasitic worms found in exotic eel species

3-15-14
MIAMI (AP) — Federal scientists are warning consumers about parasitic worms found in an invasive eel species that's made a home in Florida. Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey say the worms were found in Asian swamp eels collected between ...
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Scutari: Legalizing Recreational Use of Marijuana Would Benefit NJ

3-14-14
Sen. Nicholas Scutari plans to introduce a bill that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state. He says it would be an economic benefit for New Jersey, as it has been for Colorado.
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Dept. of Health Director: Obamacare Deadline is March 31

3-14-14
Department of Health and Human Service Regional Director Dr. Jaime Torres says that the deadline to enroll for Obamacare is March 31.
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REACT Founder: NJDEP Did Not Consider Well Water in Landfill Proposal

3-13-14
Roxbury Environmental Action Coalition Founding Member Shannon Caccavella says the NJDEP did not take into consideration groundwater in its proposal for the Fenimore Landfill.
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Students Learn Healthy Eating Habits

3-12-14
Philip's Academy Charter School students are learning healthy eating habits and how to grow their own vegetables.
The chemical formula for vitamin A. Human beings need it, but can't make it, and many people, particularly children in the developing world, sicken and die for the lack of it.

Fighting Vitamin A Deficiency

3-12-14
Rutgers scientists could be one step closer to solving a global health problem -- vitamin A deficiency.

New Jersey judge blocks dad from delivery room

3-12-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Women in New Jersey can block a baby's father from the delivery room. A state judge, citing a woman's right to privacy, ruled that mothers can decide who will be with them when giving birth. In an opinion released Monday, the ...