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FDA strengthens warning on device linked to cancer

11-24-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients. The Food and Drug ...

Authorities probe death of man who fell at casino

11-22-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The death of a man who died two weeks after he fell at an Atlantic City casino is now under investigation. But Atlantic County prosecutors haven't said why they are looking into the accident that caused the death of ...

New Jersey lets 4th dispensary grow medical pot

11-21-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials have given a fourth dispensary permission to start growing medical marijuana, so it could start offering cannabis to patients in the spring of 2015. The Health Department issued the permit to Breakwater ...
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Pilot Program Offers Free Treatment to Addicts Who Detox

11-19-14
The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office has a pilot methadone project that offers heroin addicts who complete detox free entry into treatment.
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Ebola Volunteers Down After Quarantine Rules Imposed

11-19-14
An agency sending doctors to West Africa to stop the Ebola epidemic says since New Jersey and New York imposed a mandatory quarantine, there are fewer volunteers.
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March of Dimes Works to Reduce Premature Births

11-19-14
The March of Dimes program Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait educates women and health care providers on how to prevent preterm births.
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Asw. Muñoz: Law Aims to Reduce Number of Hospital Re-Admissions

11-19-14
Assemblywoman Nancy Muñoz says that a new law will help reduce the number of patients re-admitted to hospitals after being discharged.
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Roundtable Addresses Heroin Epidemic

11-18-14
Members of law enforcement, legislators and treatment experts gathered to discuss ways to combat heroin abuse in New Jersey.

Lawyer: Morgan still recovering from brain injury

11-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A lawyer for Tracy Morgan says the actor-comedian is still recovering from a brain injury sustained in a highway crash in New Jersey more than five months ago. Lawyer Benedict Morelli said Tuesday the former "Saturday Night ...
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Criticism Grows Over Saint Michael’s Medical Center Sale

11-17-14
Proposed buyer Prime Healthcare Services is a for-profit company that has come under fire for its business practices at other hospitals around the country.