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For First time in 100 years, Sussex Borough won’t have a health care center

Source: NJ.com Saint Clare’s Health is moving its urgent care center from Sussex Borough to Hardyston, seven months after reducing services and hours at the former hospital. The relocation is expected to begin next Tuesday or Wednesday, Sussex Mayor Katherine Little said...
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New year brings new breastfeeding civil rights protections to New Jersey working women

Source: Press Of Atlantic City The new year began with a win for working women in New Jersey as new and strengthened protections for breastfeeding mothers were signed into law: it would be a violation for a working woman to be fired or discriminated against for taking that time...
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Did Serena Williams have to save her own life after giving birth?

Sources: The Grio.com, Vogue.com Serena Williams’ beautiful Vogue cover inspired lots of oohs and aaahs, but the story that accompanied the cover has caused a stir online. According to Vogue: (Serena’s daughter) Olympia was born by emergency C-section after her heart rate...
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Light of Day Winterfest Benefit App; Warm Clothes Needed in Livingston

Sources: Light Of Day Foundation; Western Essex Tribune The Light Of Day Foundation is offering a free app to help guide you through their 15-day, 33-event Winterfest 2018 benefit for Parkinson’s disease research. You’ll be able to browse through the schedule of shows...
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Woo Alert: “Raw Water,” the latest pseudo-scientific craze

Sources: The Young Turks; TheVerge.com Proponents of drinking unfiltered, untreated, and expensive “raw” water that comes straight out of the ground claim that its health benefits include naturally occurring minerals and microbes. But the reality of inadequately treated water...
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NJ Senate Committee to hold hearings on child mortality

Source: North Jersey.com Calling New Jersey’s rates of death among babies and new mothers “a public health crisis,” Senate Democratic leaders said Wednesday they will make maternal and infant health a priority of the next legislative session. Following a report...
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