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NJ Attorney General Outlines Opiate Prescription Limit Changes

1-24-17
New Jersey Attorney General Chris Porrino has sent a letter telling the medical profession the Christie administration is revising the rules from a 30-day initial opiate prescription to a five-day supply for acute pain in an effort to reduce addiction rates.
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Bill Would Require School Districts to Pay for Recovery School

1-23-17
Sens. Ray Lesniak and Teresa Ruiz's bill would require school districts to pay for students to attend a recovery school if a medical or clinical professional determines a student has a substance abuse disorder and wants to transfer.
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Rutgers’ Recovery House Helps Students Who Struggle with Addiction

1-20-17
The Recovery House at Rutgers University offers a living space for students who are recovering from addiction. The average GPA is higher than the rest of campus.
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Honoring Those Fighting NJ’s Heroin Epidemic

1-19-17
NJTV honored several members of the community who are part of the fight against New Jersey's growing heroin epidemic.
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New Rutgers Cancer Institute Director Talks Cancer Research

1-18-17
Rutgers Cancer Institute's newly appointed director, Dr. Steven Libutti, talks about the National Cancer Institute's designation, cancer research and more.
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Governor’s Focus on Drug Abuse Awareness Bumps Into His Lieutenant’s Campaign Launch

1-17-17
Gov. Christie met with recovering addicts and staff at a Newark drug treatment facility while Lieutenant Gov. Kim Guadagno officially announced she's running for governor.
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The Seeing Eye Celebrates 88 Years of Accessibility Work

1-13-17
Founder Morris Frank got the idea for a guide dog from Germany. Blind veterans used them after World War I.
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The Role of Dentists in the Growing Opioid Addiction Crisis

1-13-17
According to the FDA, dentists are the fifth most frequent prescribers of opioid pain relievers.
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If Obamacare is Repealed, Will it be Replaced?

1-13-17
Republicans say they want to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, but there is no discernible timeline for a replacement.
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Charlie’s Law Would Impose Fines for Denying Service Dog Access

1-12-17
A Cherry Hill high school student went to the State House in support of Charlie's Law, named after his service dog. The measure would fine those denying access to the animals.