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For paralyzed men, sexual function just as important as walking

Source: CNN While practicing for a national motocross competition in 2009, Kent Stephenson’s motorcycle suddenly locked up and crashed, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down. He was just 21 years old and would never walk again…For three years Stephenson...
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Cooper University Hospital Opens Cardiac Care Addition

Source: NJ.com Cooper University Hospital hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open its newest addition. The hospital unveiled two new floors of patient rooms in the Roberts Pavilion. Each floor has 25,000 square feet of space featuring 30 private patient rooms designed...
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Autism CARES Act signed into Law

Source: NJ.com Every year, some 50,000 youth with autism come of age in the United States. No one can say for sure what adulthood will hold for them, but legislation signed into law by President Obama Friday will help ease the burden on them and their families. Known formally as...
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Featured Video : Immunization Awareness Month – For Medicare Patients

Immunization Awareness Month: Information for Medicare Patients http://medicare.gov ·  1 800 – MEDICARE Sources: Medicare.gov, Centers For Disease Control Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) normally covers: One flu shot per flu season. Influenza (flu) is a contagious...
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What I See As an New Jersey Abortion Clinic Escort

Source: Reproductive Health Reality Check.org I’ve been a volunteer escort at an abortion clinic in Englewood, New Jersey, for the past six months. For the first three months of my time as a clinic escort, our clinic had no buffer zone. Our clinic escort program was started in...
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Health Officials Work to Calm Fears about Ebola Virus

Source: North Jersey.com As a deadly Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, health officials are working to calm fears about how the virus spreads, while encouraging those with symptoms to get medical care. Typically, outbreaks of the disease have been in other parts of the...
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