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Care2Caregivers Helps Those Caring for Alzheimer’s Patients

3-3-15
The peer support group Care2Caregivers gives those who care for Alzehimer's and dementia patients a help line for support. Those who answer the calls have experience caring for others with those health conditions.
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2015 March For Babies Walks In NJ

3-2-15
March for Babies is a March for Dimes event, being held across New Jersey this spring.
A new Rutgers study reports that middle-aged people are particularly vulnerable to suicide in times of economic and financial stress.

Suicide Rates Strongly Influenced by State of the Economy, Rutgers Study Finds

2-27-15
Research shows suicides among middle-age adults have increased by 40 percent since 1999.
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Record Photojournalists Discuss ‘In Heroin’s Grip’ Series

2-26-15
The Record Photographer Tyson Trish and Videographer Tom Franklin discuss the "In Heroin's Grip" series.
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Seasonal Affective Disorder Causes Depression During Winter

2-26-15
Many people suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder during the winter season, showing symptoms of low energy, fatigue and a change of appetite or sleep.
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Showing Students the Dangers of Driving Under the Influence

2-20-15
The Ocean County Health Department used fatal vision goggles to show students how difficult it is to do everyday tasks while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
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Bipartisan Coalition Calls for Legalizing Marijuana

2-18-15
Members of New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform believe legalizing marijuana will end court backlogs and produce revenue for the state.
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New Rule Limits Contact for High School Football Players

2-18-15
The NJSIAA is imposing a rule for the 2015 football season that limits contact to 90 minutes a week. It's an effort to reduce the number of players who suffer from concussions.
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Dept. of Health Director: ACA Signups Exceeded Goals

2-18-15
Region II Director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Jackie Cornell-Bechelli says the large number of people who have signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act shows that people want health care coverage.
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Eagles Player Visits Fan with Huntington’s Disease

2-18-15
Philadelphia Eagle Jon Dorenbos met with fan Ron West at his rehab center in Lakewood. West has Huntington's disease, an incurable neurological disorder.