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J&J accepts $4B Carlyle offer for diagnostics unit

3-31-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson says it has accepted an offer of about $4 billion from the private equity firm The Carlyle Group to buy its Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics business. J&J says the deal for the blood-testing unit should close ...

NJ woman gets nails done, gives birth at salon

3-29-14
GLEN ROCK, N.J. (AP) — What started as a day at the nail salon turned into a day a northern New Jersey won't soon forget. The owner of Eden Nails in Glen Rock tells The Record (http://bit.ly/1poYtPL) the woman, a regular customer of the salon, ...
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Study: NJ Has Highest Rate of Autism

3-28-14
A new study has found New Jersey has the highest rate of autism compared to 11 states analyzed with one out of every 45 children affected.
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Autism Awareness Month Events in NJ

3-28-14
April is National Autism Awareness Month and there are events going on throughout the state benefiting autism organizations.

Princeton U. cancels overnight stay after outbreak

3-28-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has canceled an overnight stay for incoming students because of a recent meningitis outbreak that's been linked to one death. The annual Princeton preview has been changed to one-day events in April. ...
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Montclair HS Faces Stomach Virus Outbreak

3-27-14
Nearly 300 students and 65 teachers called out sick from Montclair High School Thursday.
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Relay For Life Events in NJ

3-27-14
The overnight Relay For Life events raise money for cancer research through the American Cancer Society. There are walks throughout New Jersey from March 28 through October.
Families attending a previous Nassan's Place event. Photo courtesy of Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr.

5K to Raise Money to Open Educational Center for Autistic Children

3-27-14
A new organization that plans to help educate autistic children in New Jersey, Nassan's Place, is holding a 5K Walk for Autism to raise money for Autism New Jersey and to open a center.

Christie: Weight-loss surgery ‘life-changing’

3-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says undergoing stomach banding surgery more than a year ago was a "life-changing decision." Appearing on his monthly TownSquare Media radio show Wednesday night, Christie says he works out four ...
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How Healthy is Your County?

3-26-14
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s annual public health study has been released.