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Scientists Find The ‘Achilles Heel’ Of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Source: Business Insider.com The global threat of antibiotic resistance could finally be tackled after British scientists discovered a chink in the armour of deadly bacteria. Health experts have warned that within 20 years even routine operations like hip replacements and organ...
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Newark Hospital Emergency Room Co-Stars in “NY Med” TV series

Source: NJ.com Health To NY Med producer Terence Wrong… “reality TV” (is a) term has been so bastardized by manipulative footage and staged storylines that it has ceased to bear any resemblance to reality. His series, on the other hand, is about as real as it...
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Child thyroid cancer rates skyrocket three years after Japan’s nuclear accident

Source: FireDogLake.com Some 39 months after the multiple explosions at Fukushima, thyroid cancer rates among nearby children have skyrocketed to more than forty times (40x) normal. …(T)he deadly epidemic at Fukushima is consistent with impacts suffered among children near...
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Corpse Of Jahi McMath Reported To Be At New Jersey Hospital

Source: San Jose Mercury News Jahi McMath, the Oakland girl who was declared brain dead after a trio of nose and throat surgeries last December, is being kept at St. Peter’s Children’s Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, television station KPIX reported late...
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Zounds Hearing in Westfield, N.J., Donating Used Hearing Aids

Source: Zounds Hearing.com Zounds Hearing in Westfield NJ announces it is working with both the Westfield and Mountainside Lions Clubs to supply refurbished hearing aids to those in need. Every used hearing aid customers turn in when purchasing new devices will go to the Lions...
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Feds (And Governor Christie) Undermine Medical Marijuana at NJ Hospitals

Source: New Jersey Newsroom.com Confusion over medical marijuana laws prevent patients from using the drug in some New Jersey hospitals. Although the state law allows the use of marijuana under certain circumstances, federal law still considers the drug illegal. This creates a...
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