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Featured Video: 10-year-Old With Brain Tumors to Host His Fourth Annual Fundraiser in Swedesboro

Mario Carpino’s 4th Annual Lemonade Stand Benefit For Children’s Cancer Saturday, June 7, 2014  ·  9:00am to 5:00pm Woolwich Fire Station  ·  1517 Kings Highway  ·  Swedesboro, NJ Sponsored by Alex’s Lemonade.org  ·  Info/Donate Facebook Page (ATT: Jon Bon Jovi)...
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Canadian Teenager Creates New HIV Test

Source: IFLC.com A faster, cheaper way to test for HIV is always exciting, but when the test is created by a 15 year old high school student it’s not surprising that people are taking notice. Nicole Ticea is a Grade 10 student at the private girl’s York House School,...
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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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