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The Salty Girl from the Jersey Shore Raises Awareness About Cystic Fibrosis

5-29-15
Rosie Raabe has Cystic Fibrosis, a genetic illness that affects some 500 people in New Jersey. She recently was part of a photo series called the Salty Girls Project that aims to bring awareness to the disease and simultaneously showcase the beauty and strength behind the scars and medical equipment.
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Health Care Workers Push for Greater Workplace Safety

5-27-15
Statistics show those working in the health care and social service industries are more likely to experience workplace violence than others in the private sector. Now they're pushing for legislation that they believe will improve their safety at work.
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Asw. Lampitt: NJ Should Regulate Biosimilar Drugs

5-26-15
Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt says that a bill requiring pharmacists to notify doctors when they substitute biologics with biosimilars should pass to increase patient safety.
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Department of Defense Eliminates Funding for Vets4Warriors Hotline

5-25-15
The Department of Defense has eliminated funding for Rutgers-based Vets4Warriors, a 24/7 peer crisis counseling service for veterans, to save $5.5 million.
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Rep. Pallone Discusses Reopening Sandy Claims, 21st Century Cures Legislation

5-22-15
Congressman Frank Pallone says he believes the process of FEMA reissuing letters to Sandy victims for the flood insurance program is good. He also explains the 21st Century Cures legislation that he has sponsored to help get more research for diseases that have no cure.
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Diagnosing and Treating Genetic Abnormality 22q

5-20-15
After Down's syndrome, 22q is the most common genetic abnormality, caused by a missing section or deletion of chromosome 22.
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Asw. Huttle: Bill Would Protect Couples, Gestational Carriers and Baby

5-19-15
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D) says that a bill aimed at protecting couples struggling to conceive children would allow them to enter legal agreements with gestational carriers.
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Using New Tests to Better Diagnose Thyroid Cancer

5-19-15
Two new tests are hitting the market this spring that use a person's genetic code to accurately diagnose hard to find cancer cells.
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Going Gluten-Free After Celiac Disease Diagnosis

5-19-15
When those with Celiac disease eat gluten, their bodies attack their intestines. So those suffering from the disease look for gluten-free options in their diet.
An Apple Watch will track patients' activity and how they cope with treatment. - (APPLE INC.)

Cooper’s MD Anderson center to use Apple Watch to track breast cancer patients’ health, help them with treatment

5-19-15
Breast cancer patients will use the Apple Watch as part of a pilot project to gather real-time data.