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Pet Peeves of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Source: HealDove.com The Guessing Game: “Hey — do you know who I am?” Yes, they will recognize familiar voices, but please, resist the temptation to prove it to others by quizzing them. Be considerate and identify yourself! Fearing the “s” word:...
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Outgoing N.J. senator and Christie friend gets job on Horizon board

Source: NJ.com Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday appointed longtime friend and outgoing state Sen. Joseph Kyrillos to the board of directors of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey — the insurance company that has been the target of the governor’s verbal attacks...
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Democrats want speedy financial restoration of women’s health support

Source: NJ Spotlight.com If all goes as planned, the 2017 election results will benefit the hundreds of thousands of women and their families who depend on free and low-cost clinics for cancer screenings, birth control, and other healthcare services. Supporters have said the...
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Northvale: 7-year old cancer patient lauded by local and national luminaries

Source: NorthJersey.com A 7-year-old with a rare, inoperable brain cancer (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma) recently underwent weeks of treatment at a Houston hospital. Though Vivienne Knopp is now home with her vitals stabilized, “the hard truth is that this type of treatment...
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Orthopedic Surgeon: Ugg Boots May Cause Serious Harm

Source: Black Doctor.org Ugg boots are the cozy, beloved footwear that many women wear both in and out of their homes. You can see them on everyone from celebrities to the girl next door, and they have been praised for their comfort. But according to a story in the UK Daily Mail,...
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Traffic Stop Yields 14K Bags of Heroin, 4 New Jerseyites

Source: RLS Media A traffic stop on a North Carolina highway has several New Jersey residents in custody after police recovered a large supply of illegal drugs in the vehicle they were occupying. According to a statement they released, police said on Saturday at approximately...
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