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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.
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Rep. Holt Calls for Continued Moratorium on Fracking

3-26-14
Congressman Rush Holt is calling for the Delaware River Basin Committee to ban fracking because many people in New Jersey are dependent on the Delaware River for their drinking water and what happens upstream affects it.
One of the musical acts at a previous Candlelight Conert for Epilepsy Awareness. Photo Courtesy of Eric Miller.

Concert Series to Raise Awareness About Epilepsy

3-26-14
The Candlelight Concert for Epilepsy Awareness in Ewing aims to raise awareness about the disease and honor the life of concert creator Eric Miller's wife.
Wynona's House logo. Photo courtesy of Wynona's House Executive Assistant Cayla Belnavis.

NJ Child Advocacy Center to Hold First National Summit on Child Abuse and Neglect

3-26-14
The first and only co-located child advocacy center in New Jersey, Wynona's House, is holding the first Child Advocacy National Summit on Child Abuse and Neglect April 7 and 8.

Report: Hunterdon is NJ’s healthiest county

3-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Hunterdon County is home to New Jersey's healthiest people. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's annual public health student released Wednesday credits Hunterdon County's economic climate, along with parks, health clubs and ...

Doctor admits role in medical lab bribery scheme

3-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New York City doctor has pleaded guilty in a long-running bribes-for-test referrals scheme involving a northern New Jersey firm. Federal prosecutors say 46-year-old Surender Gorukanti of Brooklyn pleaded guilty Tuesday to ...
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U.S. Sec. of Health: There’s a Surge of Interest in ACA

3-24-14
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius says that there has been a surge of interest and signups in the Affordable Care Act as the deadline to enroll approaches.