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Cancers Related to 9/11 Rescue and Cleanup May Claim 3000 Additional Lives

Sources: We Party Patriots.com, Victims Compensation Fund.org The official number of deaths resulting from the infamous 9/11/2001 attacks stands at 2,996. But by the middle of this century, that number could as much as double. That’s because more than 2,500 of the workers who...
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Bloomfield offers vaccinations

Source: North Jersey.com The Bloomfield Health & Human Services offers residents of Bloomfield, Caldwell and Glen Ridge, 19-years and older, protection against diseases through its Adult Vaccination Program. There is a small, one-time, registration fee. Vaccines are free....
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Featured Video: 2014 "Choose Your Cover" UV/Skin Cancer Awareness On the Jersey Shore July 26

2014 Jersey Shore “Choose Your Cover” UV/Skin Cancer Awareness Saturday July 26 10AM – 2PM: Long Branch Beach More Info: Deb Levinson 732-286-3693 Source: Choose Your Cover.org This summer, the New Jersey Regional Chronic Disease Coalitions, sponsored by grant...
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Sports Medicine Physician advises parents to not let their kids play football

Source: Medical Xpress.com/Loyola University Health System Prominent sports medicine physician Dr. Pietro Tonino of Loyola University Medical Center has some blunt advice for parents of high school athletes who want to play football this fall: Don’t let them do it....
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Online Gambling in New Jersey Has Generated Increase In Requests for Addiction Help

Source: USA Today.com …According to Executive Director Donald Weinbaum, the New Jersey Council on Compulsive Gambling has seen an increased number of calls to its toll-free help line since the state’s online gambling law took effect in November. “We have gotten...
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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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