Toxic Hackensack River Requires Swift Action, Congressmen Say

Source: Hackensack Daily Voice Two North Jersey congressmen are hoping the federal government will take quick action in determining if the Hackensack River should be declared a Superfund site. Following reports of elevated pollution levels in the Hackensack River from recent...
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Health Department Distributes Potassium Iodide Pills Around Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant

Source: NJTV Online “I just heard about it and I would like to get more information about it,” said Phyllis Toledo. a Waretown resident. That seemed to be the general consensus after speaking with dozens of people living, working and shopping in the Lacey Township area. The Ocean...
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Featured Video: The North Jersey Community Research Initiative (NJCRI)

North Jersey Community Research Initiative (NJCRI.org) Recovery Empowerment · Community Patient Care · LBGTQ Services Source: NationalBlackAIDsDay.org NJCRI distinguishes itself by its 25 year history. Over 25 years of providing HIV/AIDS care and treatment to individuals in...
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Healthy Spine, Healthy Body — part 2

Click here for part one Source: GNN News HealthThe Importance of Posture At the top of the spine rests a 10-pound “bowling ball,” otherwise known as the head. Proper posture helps us balance that weight without putting too much stress on the neck muscles. (If you’ve ever had a...
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Healthy spine, healthy body

Source: GNN News Health The spine is like the Interstate 95 of our bodies. All of our sensations, motor skills and coordination travel through nerves in the spinal column. When those nerve connections are disrupted by injuries or wear and tear to the spine, it can cascade into a...
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Sandyston: Teen drums up support for Moebius syndrome

Source: New Jersey Herald Austin Halls may not have always been able to smile but that didn’t stop him from singing. In fact he says he still has a videotape of him singing karaoke when he was just 3 years old. “I’ve always loved to sing,” he said. Now 18,...
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