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Seton Hall President A. Gabriel Esteban shakes hands with Gov. Chris Christie at the news conference formally announcing plans for a new medical school in North Jersey. - (AARON HOUSTON)

Future Hackensack University Health Network-Seton Hall medical school heralded as ‘game-changer’

1-15-15
Plans for New Jersey's first four-year private medical school have been announced.
The former Roche campus sits on 119 acres in Nutley and Clifton. - (NJBIZ FILE PHOTO)

Hackensack University Health Network, Seton Hall to create medical school on former Roche campus

1-15-15
The two entities have signed a memorandum of understanding to start a private four-year medical school.
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NJ Acute Care Hospitals Offered Better Care in 2013

1-12-15
According to Partnership for Patients, New Jersey hospitals had more than 9,000 cases of patient harm averted in 2013, which saved $125 million.
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NJ Mother of Two Dies After Getting Flu

1-9-15
Nicole Born of Voorhees, 40, died after contracting the flu. Experts say this year's flu strain mutated, making the season worse than usual.
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Helping Hospitalized Kids Feel at Ease

1-9-15
At K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital, the Child Life Team works to make the hospital a more comfortable place for kids.
Work crews prepared to hoist the derailed tanker cars from the Mantua Creek in Paulsboro.

Most Emergency Workers at Paulsboro Toxic Leak Didn’t Wear Masks, CDC Says

1-9-15
The federal agency tracked the health of first responders and recommends new safety procedures for train derailments.
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Taxes More Complicated for Affordable Care Act Recipients

1-8-15
Those who get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act must fill out additional tax forms when filing their returns.
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Medicare to Cut Payments to Hospitals with High Rates of Infection

1-7-15
Hospitals found to have high rates of hospital-acquired infections and avoidable injuries will get a 1 percent cut to Medicare payments.
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Brain Injury Now a Medical Specialty

1-6-15
The American Board of Medical Specialties has decided brain injury needs its own division and one Edison facility is focused on helping patients recover.
Runway of Dreams founder Mindy Sheier, right, poses with focus group participants. Photo courtesy of Mindy Sheier.

NJ Mom Hopes to Make Clothing for Disabled Mainstream

1-5-15
Mindy Scheier of Livingston created Runway of Dreams to make clothing that is easier for those with physical disabilities to wear more readily available and more mainstream.