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Featured Video: New Jersey 2014 Summer Blood Donation Drive

New Jersey 2014 Summer Blood Donation Drive: Click Here For Local Blood Donor Sites Sources: Central Jersey Blood Center.org, NJ Blood.org Why should I donate blood? There are several reasons to donate blood in New Jersey, mainly because blood is perishable, supplies of it need...
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Fatal Tracy Morgan car accident shines light on the importance of sleep

Source: Greater Media News The six-car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike June 7 that killed one man and critically injured three others, including popular comedian and TV star Tracy Morgan, brought to light a serious national health issue “Drowsy Driving.” According to media...
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Study of Former NFL Players Plagued With Chronic Headaches

Sources: MedicalXpress.com; NFL.com An evaluation of eight retired football pros found that the former players averaged more than 19 headache days per month. Twelve of those 19 days involved migraines, said study author Dr. Frank Conidi, director of the Florida Center for...
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Holiday Fireworks Can Trigger Memories Of Combat For Veterans

Source: nwiTimes.com For veterans like 44-year-old Juan Becerra, the sounds and smells around the July 4th holiday can trigger memories of combat. “At the Fourth of July, we sort of expect it and anticipate it,” he told The Times. “It’s leading up to the...
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From St. Barnabas Hospital: Tips For Controlling Stress

Source: Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center No one can avoid all stress, and a certain amount actually is good for you. But it’s always best to keep unhealthy levels in check when possible. Understand what stresses you. Both positive and negative situations can tip the...
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4th insurer to sell Affordable Healthcare Act Plans In NJ

Source: NJ.com Health Consumers who buy their health insurance through the federal marketplace will have more choices next year, as a fourth company will begin selling policies in New Jersey. UnitedHealthcare, which currently sells policies in a dozen other states through the...
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