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Robert Wood Johnson Uses Robotic Arm Assistance in Surgeries

2-4-15
Surgeons at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton are using a robotic arm to assist in hip and knee replacements.
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Christie Gains National Attention for Comments About Parent Choice with Vaccines

2-3-15
Gov. Christie said that parents should have some choice in vaccinating their children, which drew criticism from some and praise from others.
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Winter Weather Increases Blood Shortage

2-2-15
New York Blood Center has declared a blood emergency after winter weather has delayed or canceled blood drives.
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Vaccination Debate: Legal Ramifications for Failing to Vaccinate?

2-2-15
Some doctors believe it may take litigation to get people to understand that choosing not to vaccinate their children affects others.
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Deep Dive on Vaccinations

1-30-15
NJTV News Correspondent Briana Vannozzi offers a series delving into the debate over vaccinations.
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Vaccination Debate: Personal Choice Versus Public Health

1-30-15
Some parents want to be able to opt out of vaccinating their children, but others say it's putting public health at risk.
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Rutgers Director for State Health: Higher Medicaid Reimbursements Improved Appointment Availability

1-30-15
Director of the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy Joel Cantor says that a study by New England Journal of Medicine showed that a higher reimbursement in Medicaid improved appointment availability for patients.
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Vaccination Debate: Parents, Doctors Discuss the Pros, Cons of Immunizations

1-29-15
Some parents don't want to immunize their children, for fear of doing harm. Most doctors say the vaccines are safe.
Mice exposed to a commonly used pesticide in utero and through lactation exhibited several features of ADHD, including dysfunctional dopamine signaling in the brain, hyperactivity, working memory, attention deficits and impulsive-like behavior.

Common Pesticide May Increase Risk of ADHD

1-29-15
A Rutgers study suggests that pregnant women and young children are more susceptible.
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NJ Not Making the Grade When it Comes to Tobacco Control

1-28-15
The American Lung Association says New Jersey isn't doing enough to stop tobacco use.