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150624Aron

Closing Arguments in Gay Conversion Therapy Case

6-24-15
Lawyers gave their closing arguments in Jersey City in the case of a religious group offering "gay conversion therapy," which is billed as a therapy that turns a homosexual person straight.
150624Vannozzi

Camden Lawmakers Want to Transfer City’s Paramedic Services

6-24-15
Democratic lawmakers in Camden are fast tracking a bill that would transfer control of the city's paramedic services from Virtua Health to rival Cooper University Hospital.
150623Vannozzi

Advocates Call for Christie to Restore Funding for Women’s Health Services

6-23-15
Women's health advocates gathered to call for Gov. Christie to restore family planning services to the state budget.
150618Vannozzi

Drug Overdoses on the Rise

6-18-15
Drug overdoses have become the leading cause of injury in New Jersey and 36 other states. Fatalities by overdose have more than doubled in the last 14 years.
150618Derose

Kessler Foundation Pres.: Disabled Face Challenges in the Workplace

6-18-15
Kessler Foundation President Rodger DeRose says that disabled individuals face several challenges in the workplace, including lack of training, transportation issues and attitudes from supervisors and coworkers.
150617Vannozzi

FDA Gives Food Manufacturers Three Years to Remove Trans Fats

6-17-15
The FDA has set a three-year deadline for food manufacturers to remove trans fats and partially hydrogenated oils from the food supply, saying it could greatly reduce the number of heart attacks.
150617Wanko

Spike in Injuries Seen in Summer

6-17-15
During the summer months, Jersey Shore University Medical Center sees a significant spike in injuries.
150616smoke

Proposed Bill Aims To Make Smoking With Minors in Cars Punishable

6-16-15
A proposed bill by Sen. Joseph Vitale aims to prevent drivers from smoking in a car with minors inside. Drivers could receive fines and in order to cite someone for smoking, police would have to stop the driver for some other traffic violations.
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Insurers Balk at Legislation That Would Make Them Pay for Safer Painkillers

6-15-15
But deal may be reached to lower patients’ out-of-pocket costs for some of the newer abuse-deterrent opioids.
150612Hill

Protestors Demand Princeton Fire Tenured Professor Who They Say Advocates Killing Disabled Babies

6-12-15
Princeton University Bioethics Professor Peter Singer says severely disabled infants should be euthanized to save on health care costs, an idea that doesn't sit well with many who are calling for the university to fire him.