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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 ...

NJ nearly meets health insurance exchange target

3-11-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey fell just short of a recent health insurance exchange enrollment target, and a bigger deadline looms at the end of the month. According to data released Tuesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department, ...
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NJ Has High Rate of C-Sections

3-10-14
About four out of every 10 babies in New Jersey are born by C-section, second in the nation behind Louisiana.

Doctor admits getting cash kickbacks for referrals

3-10-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a northern New Jersey doctor has admitted receiving cash kickbacks for diagnostic testing referrals of his patients and failing to file tax returns on $1 million of income over a three-year period. Yash ...
"An Evening On The Runway" 2013 Fashion Show Participants. Photo Courtesy of Beth Akkaway

‘An Evening on the Runway’ Highlights Heart Disease

3-7-14
Clara Maass Medical Center and the health departments in Montclair and Nutley have teamed up for the second "An Evening on the Runway" event, which raises awareness about heart disease, particularly in women.

Lehigh Valley Dairy announces orange juice recall

3-6-14
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Lehigh Valley Dairy is voluntarily recalling orange juice because it may contain milk, a common allergen. The Food and Drug Administration said the recall Thursday affects multiple brands distributed to both retail and ...
The Dorsett Family. Photo courtesy of Ady Dorsett.

Hayden’s Heart Raises Money to Benefit Familes Dealing with Heart Defects

3-6-14
Ady and Rob Dorsett started Hayden's Heart in memory of their son Hayden who passed away as an infant from a congenital heart defect.

Hospitals big lobbyers in NJ in 2013

3-6-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A report from New Jersey election law monitors finds hospitals spent more on lobbying state lawmakers last year than any other industry or group in a year when lobbying spending was up overall. Data released Thursday by the ...