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160602Vannozzi

Immunotherapy Offers Hope to Brain Tumor Patients

6-2-16
Immunotherapy works by stimulating the body's own immune system to attack brain tumors. Patients who have participated in clinical trials have seen success from the treatment.
160601Flanagan

Baby Born at HackensackUMC with Zika Related Birth Defect

6-1-16
A woman from Honduras traveled to New Jersey to give birth to a baby girl who was affected by Zika-related microcephaly.
160530Delmore

Veterans Explore Benefits of Using Medical Marijuana for Treating PTSD

5-30-16
PTSD is not on the list of approved illnesses that are able to obtain a medical marijuana prescription under state law. A panel of eight medical professionals was set up to determine whether the drug can effectively treat PTSD.
160526Beauchamp

Mental Health Association President Discusses Mental Health Month

5-26-16
May is Mental Health Month. The Mental Health Association in New Jersey's president discusses what issues face the mental health community and the need to raise awareness.
160525Hill

OpenZika Project Uses Public to Help Find Zika Virus Cure

5-25-16
OpenZika offers an opportunity for anyone to help find a cure for the Zika virus. Through a website, you can sign up to run calculations on your computer or Android device.
160524Flanagan

Legalization Advocates: Marijuana Could Bring in $300M in Revenue

5-24-16
New Jersey could harvest an estimated $300 million, according to a report prepared by New Jersey Policy Perspective, if it legalized recreational marijuana use and taxed it at 25 percent.
160524Hill

Study: Medical Errors Are Third Leading Cause of Death

5-24-16
A Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine study reveals deaths by medical mistakes are way under reported and actually are the third leading cause of death in the U.S.
160519Flanagan

County Executive Orders More Officers to Bergen Regional Medical Center

5-19-16
After ongoing security issues at Bergen Regional Medical Center, the county executive has ordered increased officer presence at the facility.
160517Vannozzi

Camden Syringe Exchange Program Helps Intravenous Drug Users

5-17-16
Intravenous drug users can visit Camden's syringe access program to get clean needles and health care, including addiction services.
160516Delmore

Menendez Announces New Affordable Care Act Grant Money for NJ

5-16-16
New grant money under the Affordable Care Act is making its way to New Jersey: nearly $36 million, spread among 16 health centers.