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Enterovirus ruled out for New Jersey preschooler

10-22-14
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have determined that a second child who attended a New Jersey preschool where a child died of enterovirus D68 did not have the respiratory illness. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found no ...

Homeland Security orders new screening for Ebola

10-21-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers ...

Woman admits scamming her health care insurer

10-20-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey woman has admitted submitting fraudulent health care claims to her insurer that totaled more than $500,000. State authorities say 40-year-old Donna Dzienisewski, of Middletown, faces five years in prison ...
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Dr. Ruth to Speak at Rutgers Oct. 22

10-20-14
Dr. Ruth Westheimer will be delivering the first Richard D. Heffner Open Mind Lecture at Rutgers University Oct. 22.
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Newark Airport Ebola Screenings Begin

10-16-14
Although enhanced Ebola screening began at Newark Airport, many passengers said they were not checked for fevers.

AtlantiCare helping laid-off casino workers

10-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Laid-off Atlantic City casino workers are getting some help with health care and insurance. The AtlantiCare health care system on Thursday unveiled a program to assist those who recently lost jobs and health coverage ...
Sponsors of the Walk-A-Thon, the sister of the Ramapo College chapter of Sigma Delta Tau National Sorority, at last year's Walk-A-Thon. Photo Courtesy of Mihiri Pathirana.

Prevent Child Abuse NJ to Host Annual Walk-A-Thon to Benefit Child Abuse Prevention Programs

10-16-14
Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey is hosting its Fourth Annual Footsteps for Families Walk-A-Thon to raise money for their child abuse prevention programs.

Mayo Clinic files lawsuit against former executive

10-16-14
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Mayo Clinic says one of its former top executives was secretly hired by a competitor and continued to work for the Rochester-based medical practice and research group to steal trade secrets. The Post-Bulletin ...

Stepped up Ebola screening starts at 4 US airports

10-16-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola ...

Christie stops short of endorsing Ebola travel ban

10-15-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie stopped short of joining fellow Republicans in endorsing a proposed ban on travel from the West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak. Christie said during a Wednesday night radio interview that ...