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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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Meadowlands hospital runs low on cash, patients

Source: North New Jersey.com State officials say they are “actively monitoring” Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus amid news that layoffs are looming because the hospital has so few patients. The president and chief executive officer of Meadowlands, Tom Considine,...
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Mississippi Girl who declared ‘functionally cured’ of HIV now has active virus

Source: Los Angeles Times A girl who was seemingly cured of HIV following aggressive drug therapy just hours after her birth was recently discovered to be infected with the virus that causes AIDS after all, doctors announced Thursday. The so-called Mississippi baby, now nearly 4...
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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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