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Featured Video: Autism Speaks New Jersey Walks May 2014

Highlights of Autism Speaks New Jersey 2014 Spring Walks Amount Raised By Southern New Jersey Walk (Mount Laurel 5/17/14): $147,417 Amount Raised by Northern New Jersey Walk (E. Rutherford 5/18/14): $323,217 Autism Speaks is proud of the signature fundraising event which brings...
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Alternative to Pap Test Is Approved by F.D.A.

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first alternative to the long-used Pap test as a primary screening method for cervical cancer, in the face of opposition from some women’s groups and health organizations. The new test, developed by Roche, detects the DNA...
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Puppy Love: Study Tests Power of Dogs Against Cancer

Source: NBC News New York.com …(T)he American Humane Association is launching what advocates say is the first clinical trial of the effects of what’s known as animal-assisted therapy, or AAT, on young cancer patients and their families. The goal is to gather the first-ever...
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Medical marijuana seen to have dramatic effect on symptom relief

Source: Philly.com Before buying cannabis at South Jersey’s only medical-marijuana dispensary, patients must circle one of six animated faces that stare out from a clipboard. The row of smiling, wincing, frowning, and sobbing cartoon faces is being used to rank the degree...
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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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