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RWJ, Barnabas Health Merger Creates NJ’s Largest Health Care System

4-8-16
The new RWJBarnabas, the product of a merger between Robert Wood Johnson and Barnabas Health, includes 11 acute care hospitals and dozens of other facilities and will reach nearly 5 million people.
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Bill Package Would Require More Transparency From Health Insurance Companies

4-8-16
Assemblyman Reed Gusciora says new legislation would require health insurance companies to disclosure how hospitals and doctors are classified and to make sure that there are tier one hospitals serving low income people.
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Christie Announces Expansion of Integrated Health Care

4-7-16
Catholic Charities of Trenton has a successful integrated health care program with behavioral and physical health care under one roof. Gov. Christie says he's expanding the model by seven new agencies in New Jersey.
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Camden County Police Learn About Autism

4-7-16
Members of the Camden County Police Department will receive training on how to identify and interact with those in the community affected by autism.
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Pfizer, Allergan Merger Called Off

4-7-16
After the Obama administration announced new regulations to prevent companies from moving their headquarters overseas, the merger between Pfizer and Dublin-based Allergan was called off.
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Christie Announces $10M for Lead Abatement

4-5-16
Gov. Christie announced $10 million in the state budget has been reallocated to support a lead abatement and containment program.
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NJTV News Live Coverage: Gov. Christie on Lead Remediation

4-5-16
Gov. Chris Christie held a press conference to discuss lead remediation and containment efforts.
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Changing Attitudes About Opioid Prescriptions

4-4-16
Because of the heroin epidemic, health care professionals are looking to reduce the number of opioid prescriptions. It means changing attitudes about the medications, which have been pushed by pharmaceutical companies.
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Newark Superintendent Addresses Lead Levels in Schools

4-1-16
Newark Public Schools Superintendent Chris Cerf discusses issues surrounding the high levels of lead found in Newark schools' water.
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Lead Found in All Eight Tested Newark Schools

3-31-16
The Newark School District received results from lead testing that found all eight non-traditional buildings tested had at least one water fountain or faucet with lead levels of at least 15 parts per billion.