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Protestors Demand Princeton Fire Tenured Professor Who They Say Advocates Killing Disabled Babies

6-12-15
Princeton University Bioethics Professor Peter Singer says severely disabled infants should be euthanized to save on health care costs, an idea that doesn't sit well with many who are calling for the university to fire him.
150610Flanagan

Families of Disabled Protest Return Home NJ

6-10-15
Those with developmentally disabled family members in facilities out of state protested Return Home NJ, which aims to move them back to New Jersey.
150610Wanko

Prostate Cancer Second Leading Cause of Cancer Death in Men

6-10-15
Doctors say men should get a PSA test and exam, which indicates a risk for prostate cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in men.
150609Vannozzi

Colon Cancer Rates Higher for African-Americans

6-9-15
Statistics show colon cancer occurs more frequently and earlier for African-Americans. Doctors say the best defense against the disease is a colonoscopy.
150608Aron

Lawmakers Discuss Legislation to Help Patients Avoid Unexpected Out-of-Network Charges

6-8-15
Members of a Senate committee talked about a bill that would require insurers and providers to enter arbitration to resolve billing disputes instead of billing patients for unpaid out-of-network charges.
150608Cruz

Pallone Calls For Reauthorization of Zadroga Act, Hearing Set for Thursday

6-8-15
Congressman Frank Pallone visited Rutgers to advocate for the permanent reauthorization of the James Zadroga Act, which helps first responders who have medical conditions related to their work at Ground Zero after 9/11.
150608Hill

Tenafly Committee Investigates Later HS Start Time

6-8-15
Tenafly is one of the school districts in New Jersey considering changing its high school start time to 8:30, about an hour later than it currently begins.
150605Wanko

Soccer Star Helps Others with Tourette Syndrome

6-5-15
Tim Howard participated in a Rutgers event raising awareness about Tourette syndrome and helping show kids with the disorder that they're not alone.
150604Vannozzi

Telehealth Care Allows for Remote Monitoring of Patients

6-4-15
Home telehealth care uses an electronic system that sends patients' vital data to a medical professional who can intervene on their behalf.
150602Hill

Parents Fight for Daughter’s Right to Take Medical Marijuana at School

6-2-15
Lora and Roger Barbour are appealing a decision so that their 16-year-old autistic daughter with epilepsy can take an additional dose of cannabis oil while in school. They argue the school district's refusal violates the state's Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act.