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150910Flanagan

More OSHA Violations at Bergen Regional Medical Center

9-10-15
Bergen Regional Hospital employees have issued an OSHA complaint against the hospital, citing instances of workplace violence from patients.
150910Wanko

Raising Awareness on Teen Suicide Prevention

9-10-15
The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide -- a non-profit launched in 2005 -- aims to raise awareness on teen suicide and how to recognize warning signs.
150909Kean

Asm. Kean: ID Cards For People With Disabilities Would Assist First Responders In Emergency Situations

9-9-15
Assemblyman Sean Kean has proposed a bill where people with autism or developmental disabilities may carry an ID card that would assist law enforcement officers and first responders in emergency situations.
150907Chi

Dr. Chiaravalloti: Tackle Football Should be Banned Until High School

9-7-15
Kessler Institute Director of Traumatic Brain Injury Research Dr. Nancy Chiaravalloti says that research has shown that young children are at a greater risk of getting a concussion for a variety of reasons. She suggested that tackle football should be banned until children reach high school.
150904Vannozzi

Doctors Study Adolescent Sleeping Patterns

9-4-15
Doctor at JFK Medical Center are studying adolescent sleep patterns and say that students are not getting the quality time of sleep to consolidate their learning.
150901Flanagan

Peanut Allergies On The Rise, Doctors Say Old Medical Advice Is Wrong

9-1-15
While peanut allergies within the state of New Jersey are on the rise, doctors say that old medical advice about not feeding peanuts to children under three may be wrong.
150901Vizzi

One in Five Kids in New Jersey is Hungry

9-1-15
More than a million people in New Jersey and one in every five kids faces hunger every day. September is Hunger Action Month and The Community Food Bank of New Jersey is setting out to raise awareness about the issue of food insecurity.
150831Hill

Parents Continue to Fight For Daughter’s Use of Medical Marijuana

8-31-15
A family continues to fight for the right to administer medical marijuana to their 16-year-old autistic daughter. A state judge has ruled that administering the drug at school violates the drug free school zone law, but the family says they are hopeful they will be able to administer the medication.
150825Wanko

Ovarian Cancer — A Survivor’s Story

8-25-15
Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of death among women. In New Jersey, about 2,338 women have died from the disease from 2008 to 2012.
150818Hill

Healthy Heart Program Aims to Save Lives

8-18-15
University Hospital's Healthy Heart Program aims to save lives and cut the nation's $29 billion hospital readmission price tag for heart patients.