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Teens Use Stickers to Help Prevent Underage Drinking

11-28-14
A group of teens are putting neon green stickers in liquor stores to remind people of the dangers of buying alcohol for minors.
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Health Benefits of Popular Thankgiving Side

11-26-14
Cranberries, which are popular for the Thanksgiving holiday, offer many medicinal benefits.

Doctor loses license over improper prescriptions

11-26-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — State medical officials have revoked the license of a Jersey City neurologist who they say improperly prescribed opiate drugs and fraudulently overcharged Medicare. The state Board of Medical Examiners also ordered Magdy Elamir ...

At 1 month, US Ebola monitors finding no cases

11-26-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The federal program that requires weeks of monitoring for travelers from African countries with Ebola is turning a month old. And so far, no cases of the disease have turned up. The program tracks people for 21 days if they've ...

Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

11-26-14
CHICAGO (AP) — The Obama administration says more than 462,000 people selected a health plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through HealthCare.gov. And there's a new sign-up effort tied to shopping malls and Black Friday. The federal ...

Reports: Death of Cooper CEO’s wife was a homicide

11-25-14
MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The death of a hospital executive's wife who was pulled from her burning home in September has been ruled a homicide. But authorities still haven't determined what caused the death of her husband, who also was ...
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Questions Surround Price Hike for Heroin Antidote

11-25-14
Law enforcement personnel are wondering why the price of Narcan, which has saved the lives of heroin addicts, has nearly doubled.
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Using Virtual Reality to Help in Stroke Recovery

11-25-14
St. Joe's Hospital in Wayne is using virtual reality tools to help treat patients recover from brain damage caused by stroke.

Bayer: FDA will speed review of 2 respiratory meds

11-24-14
WHIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Two medicines Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. is testing for respiratory disorders will get priority review by U.S. regulators and other benefits under a 2012 program to boost development of new antibiotics. Bayer ...

Man jailed for defrauding elderly cancer patient

11-24-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man who defrauded an elderly woman of roughly $279,000 while she was hospitalized for cancer treatment is headed to prison. Federal prosecutors say 45-year-old Ralph Cozzino, of North Bergen, received a ...