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Paralyzed Ho-Ho-Kus Mom Stays Positive

Source: Hackensack Daily Voice The life of Christine Danza of Ho-Ho-Kus took a turn in December when she came home from a holiday party in heels, in the dark, and fell in her kitchen. “I broke my neck,” she said. “I don’t know if I hit the counter or the table but when I woke the...
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Battling Childhood Obesity: Part 2

Source: NewJerseyFamilies.com Click here for Part one Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center found that kids follow their parents’ behavior, whether they’re working out or sitting on the couch. Consider getting an activity tracker or pedometers for the whole family...
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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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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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Featured Video: Heart Health Awareness 2017

Go Red For Women · Donate · Rod Carew Update merican Heart Association New Jersey Chapter Source: American Heart Association More than $41 billion a year in Medicare costs could be saved if all beneficiaries achieved ideal levels for five to seven heart-healthy habits to reduce...
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Little Ferry schools close following illness outbreak

Citing a “staggering” number of student absences due to a range of illnesses, including influenza, the superintendent of Little Ferry public school district canceled classes on Friday so the buildings could be disinfected — a process that he said would continue over...
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