Medical marijuana seen to have dramatic effect on symptom relief

Source: Philly.com Before buying cannabis at South Jersey’s only medical-marijuana dispensary, patients must circle one of six animated faces that stare out from a clipboard. The row of smiling, wincing, frowning, and sobbing cartoon faces is being used to rank the degree...
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A new report finds teen pregnancy, birth, and abortion rates at a historic low

Source: National Journal.com Teens are getting smarter about sex. About 6 percent of female teens (ages 15 to 19) became pregnant in 2010, according to a report released Monday by the reproductive health nonprofit, the Guttmacher Institute. That’s down 15 percent from two...
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Better Hearing and Speech Awareness Month: Take a free hearing test by phone

If you’re a little bit worried about your hearing – but not yet ready to see a doctor – you can take a free screening test over the phone, courtesy of the group National Hearing Test. The test typically costs $5, but it is being offered free for all of May,...
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Featured Video: Dr. Stephen G. Silver, Orthopedic Medicine

Stephen G. Silver, MD – Hackensack, NJ http://DrStephenSilver.com 360 Essex Street Suite 303   (551) 996-8830 Stephen G. Silver, MD is a skilled, board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, shoulder, elbow and knee injuries. He gives his patients...
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New Jersey Reproductive Services Counselor Confronts Abortion Stigma

Source: Think Progress.com A women’s reproductive services counselor in New Jersey knew that she wanted to use her own abortion story to help other women making their own decisions about whether to end a pregnancy. At first, she thought she would write a blog post about her...
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Habits of People Who Have Lost and Kept Off 20 – 30lbs (Part 3)

PART ONE – PART TWO Source: Organize Yourself Skinny.com 11. Meal plan along with preparing meals and snacks ahead of time Creating a menu plan and preparing your foods ahead of time helps you become more intentional with the food you are eating. When you are intentional...
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