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New Law Requires CPR training for all NJ high school students

Source: GMN News Health Cardiac arrest is more common than one might think. It can happen to anyone at any time, including our youth. In fact, the American Heart Association estimates that there are approximately 100 student athlete fatalities each year from sudden cardiac...
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Medicaid fraud probe creates bureaucratic nightmare for patients — Part 2

Source: NJ.com PART ONE We looked into the state’s case against Zubari…and then we tracked down the right person in the state. The Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor, part of the Attorney General’s office, is working the case. “We believe patient...
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Medicaid fraud probe creates bureaucratic nightmare for patients – Part 1

Source: NJ.com Sometimes crime investigations have unintended consequences. The state has accused Rehan “Ray” Zubari of masterminding a Medicaid fraud and kickback scheme that allegedly raked in $8 million through 30,000 fraudulent Medicaid claims. His company...
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From 9/11 to Hudson River landing, retiring Jersey City paramedic has “Seen everything”

Source: NJ.com William Newby was in his early 20s when he first stepped foot into an ambulance for the Jersey City Medical Center as an emergency medical technician. It was 1978 and he was fighting his own nerves. Thirty-six years later, Newby is the JCMC-Barnabas Health...
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Princeton University Worker Told To Give Up Medical Marijuana or Job

Source: Chron.com A Princeton University employee and marijuana legalization activist said Tuesday he has been told by his employer to choose between medical marijuana and his job. Don DeZarn, 48, of East Windsor, said Princeton officials told him that he could not work in his...
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Wayne Police Prevent Drug Overdose The Day After Being Equipped with Antidote

Sources: North Jersey.com, StopOverdose.org The day after the opioid antidote Narcan was issued to Wayne township police, a 25-year-old man who had apparently overdosed was revived by two neighborhood officers utilizing it, authorities said Saturday. Law-enforcement agencies in...
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