Wayne resident still in need of kidney transplant

Source: North Jersey.com Unfortunately, New Jersey resident Pasquale “Pat” Fatica (is) still in dire need of a kidney donor… Fatica, now 58, has type “O” blood, an important factor to note in cases involving kidney donation. He is now on dialysis, a...
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Video: 2014 Influenza Vaccination Awareness

Sources: New Jersey Department of Health; Centers For Disease Control With the cold weather upon us, the New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner encourages all residents to be vaccinated against seasonal influenza, which each year leads to an estimated 36,000 deaths...
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Gloucester County College Boasts 95 per Cent Nurse Licensing; N.J. Senator Boasts Veganism

Rowan College at Gloucester County recently announced that 95 percent of its students currently enrolled in the program have passed the National Council Licensing Examination. According to the college, the success rate is the highest in the state during the year among applicable...
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‘Aid in dying’ bill draws hundreds to N.J. Senate hearing

Source: NJ.com Janet Colbert of Lakewood is terminally ill with a rare form of liver cancer but she isn’t looking for sympathy, because “I am having a great life.” What the 68-year-old former oncology nurse said she wants is the legal right to choose how she...
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Draft of CDC Guidelines: Circumcision benefits outweigh risks

Source: Asbury Park Press.com U.S. health officials released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it…The CDC started working on the guidelines about seven...
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Is the National Hockey League on the Verge of a Mumps Outbreak?

Sources: CBS Sports.com; Center For Disease Control.gov Another day, another diagnosed case of the mumps in the NHL. Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo confirmed on Thursday that defenseman Ryan Suter has the mumps, making him the latest player in the NHL to be diagnosed over the past...
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