Study: Attending a concert once every two weeks can add nine years to your life

Source: Consequence of Sound Concerts can be daunting as you get older, what with late start times, a slew of opening acts, and the prospect of standing next to tall, sweaty people for several hours. A new study, however, claims that the effort’s worth it. Conducted by behavioral...
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N.J. Medicaid Patients Now Qualify for Smoking Cessation Medications

Source: NJ Spotlight The state Department of Human Services announced yesterday that language changes in the recently adopted state budget would make it easier for Medicaid patients to obtain medications — like gums, lozenges, and skin patches — to help them quit. The revision...
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Christ Hospital Cuts Ribbon on Salon For Cancer Victims

Source: Hudson Reporter Representatives of Christ Hospital, the Mo’Hair Foundation of Jersey City, and local elected officials cut the ribbon for a new Mo’Hair Foundation Salon at Christ Hospital intended to help men, women, and children struggling to maintain their self-esteem...
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North Brunswick: Gracie’s House provides love, empowerment for women who need healing

Source: CentralJersey.com At age 12, Antonia Montalvo was given drugs by a family member who struggled with substance abuse; that person would leave her in New Brunswick while seeking a high. She went to Rutgers Preparatory School, but lived a “double life,” hanging around drug...
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Bridgewater Animal Rescuer Exposed To Rabies

Source: CentralJersey.com When Bridgewater resident Patricia Guest stumbled upon an unresponsive raccoon in her back yard, she didn’t hesitate to jump into action: “I own a pet-sitting business and I work in rescue. I’ve been around animals my whole life; it’s my...
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Featured Video: Group B Strep Awareness

Group B Strep Awareness: Group B Strep International.org · Centers for Disease Control · Donate Source: New Jersey Department of Health Group B streptococcus (STREP-toe-KAH-kiss) is a type of bacteria that is the most common cause of life-threatening infections in...
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