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Mid-Size Businesses To Reconsider Health Plans Under Affordable Care Act

1-1-14
Mid-size business owners nationwide are now considering their health care plan options under the Affordable Care Act.
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Heroin Addictions are Hitting Suburbs Hard

12-30-13
Heroin addictions are hitting suburbs hard, with an increase in deaths caused by the drug.
Parents Suzan and Julio Lopez of South Amboy check on their child with Saint Pete's University Hospital's new videoconferencing system.

Saint Peter’s University Hospital To Keep Parents Updated With New Videoconferencing System

12-30-13
Saint Peter's University Hospital is installing a new videoconferencing systems in the NICU, allowing parents to check in on their babies remotely.

Family that fought for NJ pot law change to move

12-27-13
SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. (AP) — The family of a New Jersey toddler who became a symbol in a push to change the state's medical marijuana laws this year is moving. Meghan and Brian Wilson of Scoth Plains tell The Philadelphia Inquirer ...
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Proposed Program Would Reimburse Primary Physicians in NJ for Schooling

12-23-13
New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians Executive Vice President Ray Saputelli says there is a pending bill for a program that would reimburse up $200,000 for primary care physicians' schooling, over four years, who stay in the state.

NJ Assembly passed bill to expand medical pot

12-20-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill that would let registered medical marijuana users in New Jersey obtain pot legally in other states faces an uncertain future. The Assembly passed the bill 50-23 with 7 abstentions on Thursday. The Senate has yet to pass ...

Find a Health Care Enrollment Center Near You

12-19-13
The federal government is offering application assistance throughout New Jersey. Monday is the deadline to enroll to get health care coverage beginning New Year's Day.
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Rep. Lance Favors Reform of Affordable Care Act

12-19-13
Rep. Leonard Lance says that he wants to reform the Affordable Care Act system.
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CDC Warns About Rare Lyme Disease Complication

12-18-13
Health officials say Lyme carditis is a rare heart infection that can happen to people with Lyme disease. So far three people have died from the complication.
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Medications Developed for Other Uses Show Potential to Curb Cervical Cancer

12-18-13
Drug characteristics explored by Rutgers research team may also aid HIV treatment.