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Debate to Legalize Marijuana in New Jersey

2-18-15
Psychiatrist David Nathan says while he supports legalizing marijuana in New Jersey for adults, it can be harmful to children.
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Vaccination Debate – NJ 101.5 Town Hall Series

2-18-15
Eric Scott hosts a New Jersey 101.5 Town Hall discussion about children's vaccinations Wednesday at 7 p.m.
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Ensuring Better Health Care for LGBT Community

2-17-15
A new website allows members of the LGBT community to write about their experiences with doctors and therapists to show areas of promise and concern.
Carolyn Burr used a motorized scooter to move around at Rutgers School of Nursing and stows it on airplanes or trains when she travels long distances. Photo: Kristen Stephenson.

A Career Spent Fighting Mother-to-Infant HIV Transmission

2-17-15
Rutgers’ Carolyn Burr did not let anything get in her way – not even MS.
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How to Stay Safe in Extremely Cold Weather

2-16-15
When wind chills reach subzero temperatures, it's important to know how to keep from getting frostbite and hypothermia.
Extra-virgin olive oil contains an ingredient, oleocanthal, that kills cancer cells without harming healthy cells, researchers have found.

Ingredient in Olive Oil Looks Promising in the Fight Against Cancer

2-16-15
Oleocanthal kills cancer cells with its own enzymes.
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Senate President Proposes Patient-Centered Health Care Pilot Program

2-12-15
Senate President Steve Sweeney hopes a three-year pilot program will improve patient care and lower costs.
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Teaching Financial Literacy to Help Domestic Violence Victims

2-12-15
New Jersey organizations are offering finance courses to domestic abuse victims to empower them to take control of their lives.
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New Jersey Sees Cases of Chickenpox, Measles

2-11-15
A baby in Jersey City contracted measles and two children in the Brick Township school system got chickenpox. Some blame the anti-vaccination movement for the resurgence of these illnesses.
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HIV/AIDS Cases Higher in African-American Population

2-10-15
The New Jersey Department of Health says minorities account for 78 percent of HIV/AIDS cases and 52 percent of those cases are African-Americans.