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NJ Protestors Demand Congress Strip Planned Parenthood Funding

7-28-15
About 150 protestors gathered at the State House to demand Planned Parenthood lose federal funding. The response comes after videos surfaced of Planned Parenthood officials discussing selling parts of aborted fetuses.
150728Hill

Using Bacteria to Fight Drug Resistant Diseases

7-28-15
Researchers have found ways to use bacteria to help combat drug resistant diseases like plague and lung infections.
Merck is paying $95 million in cash for cCAM Biotherapeutics. - (NJBIZ FILE PHOTO)

Merck buys Israeli biopharma firm for $95M

7-28-15
Kenilworth-based Merck has announced it's buying cCAM Biotherapeutics for $95 million in cash.
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Bill Would Allow ‘Medical Parole’ for Inmates with Incapacitating Illnesses

7-28-15
The legislation’s sponsor estimates the program could save the state $5 million to $9 million annually.
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NJ Home-Health Agencies Rank High in First-Time Federal Ratings

7-27-15
While consumers get valuable help in making health care choices, industry representatives say other criteria should be taken into account.
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Keeping Pets Safe This Summer

7-24-15
Veterinarians say parasites are a big problem for animals in the summer. Keeping cool is also very important for pets.
150723Vannozzi

Experimental Drug May Slow Alzheimer’s Progression

7-23-15
Scientists with Eli Lilly found a medication has promising results by slowing cognitive decline for early stage Alzheimer's patients.
A hormone deficiency in the brain may be a reason why we eat even if we're not hungry.

Overeating Caused By Hormone Deficiency in Brain?

7-23-15
New Rutgers study finds absence of peptide linked to preference for fatty food and eating for pleasure rather than hunger.
150722Vannozzi

Concussion Rate High for Teen Girl Athletes

7-22-15
Teenage girls have twice the rate of concussions as their male counterparts. Doctors say the severity is also quite significant.
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Report Shows Child Poverty Up in New Jersey

7-21-15
The 2015 KIDS COUNT report has found a 13 percent increase in New Jersey children living in poverty.