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How to Help If Your Kid Stutters

Source: NJ Family.com, StutteringHelp.org As many as five percent of school-age children stutter at some point, says Jane Fraser, president of The Stuttering Foundation of America. Three-quarters of affected kids recover by late childhood, leaving about one percent with a...
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Philadelphia teen seeks repair of disabled sister’s transportation, car dealership responds

Source: Shareably.com Sixteen-year-old Maiya James’ mother struggles every day to take care of her disabled sister Mariah, and to make ends meet. Mariah suffers from cerebral palsy and epilepsy, is completely blind, and in addition, recently had her spine fused. As a...
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Defunding Planned Parenthood would curtail N.J. care – Part 2

Source: North Jersey.com Now with Mike Pence as vice president and Republicans in control of Congress, the possibility of cutting federal funds to Planned Parenthood may be within reach, anti-abortion activists say. Pence and Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to the president, both...
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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Medical Info · Wear Blue Photo Contest · Donate by Congressman Leonard Lance Colon cancer. This is not a topic family and friends enthusiastically put at the top of their lists of things to discuss, and getting screened for colon...
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Cervical Cancer Prevention Awareness: New Pap Test Schedules

American Sexual Health Organization (ashaSexualHealth.org): New Pap Test Guidelines · Condom Use Awareness More Info Pap smears involve taking a sample of cells from the inner and outer portions of the cervix. More recently we’ve referred to the Pap test: instead of being...
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Toxic Hackensack River Requires Swift Action, Congressmen Say

Source: Hackensack Daily Voice Two North Jersey congressmen are hoping the federal government will take quick action in determining if the Hackensack River should be declared a Superfund site. Following reports of elevated pollution levels in the Hackensack River from recent...
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