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Featured Video: Dr. Stephen G. Silver, Orthopedic Medicine

Stephen G. Silver, MD – Hackensack, NJ http://DrStephenSilver.com 360 Essex Street Suite 303   (551) 996-8830 Stephen G. Silver, MD is a skilled, board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, shoulder, elbow and knee injuries. He gives his patients...
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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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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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Study links antidepressants in pregnancy to autism risk in boys

A new study finds that children, especially boys, of mothers who took antidepressants during pregnancy are at a greater risk for autism. The risk was much higher when the exposure was during the first trimester. What’s more, the study published this week in the journal Pediatrics...
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N.J. Hospital Association president has championed early childhood health in her role

Source: NJ.com As head of the New Jersey Hospital Association, Betsy Ryan takes a modest view of her own efforts to reduce infant mortality rates, birth defects and premature births. Recently, she received the March of Dimes’ Visionary Award for the research and improvements in...
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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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