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New Jersey Reproductive Services Counselor Confronts Abortion Stigma

Source: Think Progress.com A women’s reproductive services counselor in New Jersey knew that she wanted to use her own abortion story to help other women making their own decisions about whether to end a pregnancy. At first, she thought she would write a blog post about her...
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U.S. one of 8 Countries with Rise In Maternal Deaths, New Jersey Ranks 41st Nationally

Source: USA Today.com The United States is one of just eight countries in the world where deaths related to pregnancy and childbirth rose between 2003 and 2013, a new report says. That puts it in the company of countries such as Afghanistan, Belize and El Salvador. While U.S....
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Featured Video: Poor Prenatal Diagnosis Pregnancy Termination Support

Ending A Wanted Pregnancy.com – After Abortion.com It took much too long to find the above video. It was easy finding memorial videos from parents who lost their children to genetic illness, either through stillbirth or during the precious few hours, days, or months...
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Colon Cancer Was The Last Thing On His Mind

By Dr. McCamy Taylor Colon cancer was the last thing on his mind when he went to see his new doctor under his new insurance to talk about his stress and blood pressure and back pain. But his sister had had colon cancer in her 50s, and he was 50, and the doctor said that he really...
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Proposed E-cigarette tax could help pay for heroin addiction treatment

Source: NJ Health. com Money generated by Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed tax on electronic cigarettes should be used to expand drug treatment services and combat the “public health crisis” of heroin and prescription drug addiction in New Jersey, the chairman of...
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Featured Video: Autism Advocacy Groups Want Federal Dollars Reallocated

Autism Awareness: Advocacy Groups AgeOfAutism.com – AutismNJ.org – AutismSpeaksNJ.org Source: DisabilityScoop.com With the nation’s primary autism legislation set to expire soon, some disability advocates are pressing for major changes in the federal government’s...
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