First responders work to increase addiction outreach, support

Source: Press of Atlantic City After her son was revived from a heroin overdose in Atlantic City, Elisa Ford wrote a letter thanking the police officer who used Narcan on her son that night. Atlantic City police officer Joe Bereheiko had never gotten any correspondence like that...
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Featured Video: Summer Child Car Safety

Summer Child Car Safety: KidsAndCars.org · Safety Checklist Res-Q-Me™ Window-Shattering Tool · Other Car Hazards To Children An average of 37 children die needlessly every year from vehicular heatstroke. This year, twenty-eight children have died already. “No one thinks...
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Experts: Plan to institute military oath against suicide could backfire

Source: Stripes.com Rep. Brian Mast, (R-FL), who took office this January, is an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan lost both of his legs in 2010 from a roadside bomb, championed the “Oath of Exit” on the House floor last month because servicemembers are known for honoring...
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The Battle of Bayonne: Turf Wars Over Satellite Emergency Departments Part 2

Source: New Jersey Spotlight PART ONE On July 24, the state Department of Health granted Barnabas permission to open an SED in a sprawling new building it has constructed in Bayonne. Clinical care would be connected to Jersey City Medical Center, the organization’s only full...
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The Battle of Bayonne: Turf Wars Over Satellite Emergency Departments

Source: New Jersey Spotlight Surrounded on three sides by parts of Upper New York Bay and fenced in by the New Jersey Turnpike on the fourth, Bayonne — with roughly 65,400 residents — feels like a small town far from the rest of Hudson County’s urban boom. But in the past few...
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Wear and tear on joints can cause osteoarthritis

Source: CentralJersey.com More than 50 million American adults, or 1 in 5 people over age 18, have some form of arthritis, according to the Arthritis Foundation. And by the year 2040 that number is expected to rise to 78 million. Arthritis is a general term meaning joint...
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