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160721Vannozzi

Geography Makes a Difference in Life Expectancy

7-21-16
A new analysis finds children born just a few miles apart can have more than a decade difference in their life expectancy.
160713Flanagan

Rutgers Strikes Exclusive Deal with Coca-Cola

7-13-16
Coca-Cola will pay Rutgers University millions in exchange for a monopoly on soda sales. Some are questioning the university's move since it houses a medical school.
160711Koubiadi

Anti-Poverty Network of NJ’s Executive Director Grew Up Living in Poverty

7-11-16
The New Executive Director of APN, Renee Koubiadi, grew up in Camden living in poverty.
160706Flanagan

Offering Zika Virus Advice in English and Spanish

7-6-16
New Jersey Deputy Health Commissioner Arturo Brito spoke to residents in English and Spanish about the risks of traveling to areas where the Zika virus is prevalent and ways to avoid infection.
160706Helen

Report: 1 in 5 Women is Sexually Assaulted in College

7-6-16
Helen Archontou, CEO of the Bergen County YWCA, says resources for victims, in addition to teaching proper behavior to young children, are key in raising awareness about sexual assault.
160630Delmore

Disposing of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

6-30-16
Covanta, a waste energy plant in Newark, disposes of unwanted prescription drugs that residents turn in to the police through drug take back programs.
160623Delmore

Clinging Jellyfish Found in New Jersey

6-23-16
The dime-sized clinging jellyfish are small, but they have very potent stings. They have been confirmed in New Jersey, mainly in quiet waters.
160622Vannozzi

Trauma Center Access Prevents Unnecessary Deaths

6-22-16
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine finds up to one in five people may be dying unnecessarily from car crashes, gunshots and other traumatic injuries because they lack access to quick trauma care.
160621Delmore

Wireless Device Offers Easier Way to Monitor Patients

6-21-16
Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck is using ViSi Mobile, a device patients wear on their wrists, to monitor vital signs continuously without poles, wires and tubes that are traditionally used.
160621Vannozzi

Nursing Boot Camp Teaches High School Students About the Profession

6-21-16
The JFK Muhlenberg Snyder School of Nursing offers a free course to teach high school students what being a nurse is all about. Since the program started six years ago, more than 100 students have circulated through, all from the Plainfield and Edison area.