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Newark Airport Passenger does not have Ebola

Source: NJ.com The passenger whose on-board illness and West African travel origin raised concerns about Ebola has tested negative for the disease, according to the N.J. Department of Health. The unidentified health care worker was originally taken directly from the plane –...
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Seton Hall U, Hackensack Health Network Plan Medical School at Old Hoffmann La Roche Facility

Source: NJ.com A bold plan has been forged by Seton Hall University and the Hackensack University Health Network to start a private medical school, which is expected to open its doors to students in the fall of 2017. The school is expected to occupy about 14 acres of the more...
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Give Kids A Smile Day to Provide Free Dental Care for Children In New Jersey

Source: GMN Health The dental offices of Dr. Peter L. DeSciscio of South Amboy will be among more than one hundred and fifty throughout New Jersey participating in the New Jersey Dental Association annual Give Kids A Smile event on Feb. 6, providing underserved children with free...
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Mother of Killed Hillsborough Teen Receives Thank-You Letter For Organ Donation

Source: NJ.com Beth Colon received the letter in November. She tried to read it but was crying a river of tears before finishing the second sentence. “I am the recipient of the precious gift from your loved one…You have my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved...
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Fewer People Are Having Trouble Paying Medical Bills Thanks To Obamacare

Source: Huffington Post The number of Americans struggling to pay medical bills fell last year for the first time in nearly a decade — the latest sign that Obamacare is making health care more affordable. Sixty-four million people, or approximately 35 percent of the U.S....
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An avocado a day may help keep bad cholesterol at bay

Source: Science Daily.com Eating one avocado a day as part of a heart healthy, cholesterol-lowering moderate-fat diet can help improve bad cholesterol levels in overweight and obese individuals, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association....
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