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Local magician asks youth to pledge to never touch cigarettes

Source: The Hudson Reporter At a performance at the Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Union City, magician Micky Magic excited his young charges with the usual magician’s trick: the handkerchief he suddenly made appear from a participant’s sleeve; his trademark of...
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Featured Video: 2017 Flu Vaccine Awareness

#FightFlu 2017: Awareness · NJ Vaccine Provider Finder · Treatment Tips: (NJ Dept. Health) Source: Huffington Post Influenza vaccine, though not perfect, is the best way to prevent flu. But if you have always avoided vaccination and have never had the flu, you may wonder, “Why do...
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Health Benefits of Hominy Grits and Oatmeal

Source: BlackDoctor.Org Grits are made of hominy — small, ground chips of dried corn and considered a classic southern food. The texture resembles a loose polenta; both regular and instant-type grits are available, and common preparation includes water or milk. You can eat them...
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Alternatives to Cow’s Milk

Source: Asbury Park Press Studies show that cow’s milk’s spot on the kitchen table is diminishing. In fact, the average American is drinking nearly a third less milk than they did in 1975, down from about 247 pounds of milk a per year to just 154 pounds by 2016,...
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Holiday Coping Tips, Trenton Candlelight Vigil for people with substance abuse disorders

Source: New Jersey Department of Health As another holiday season unfolds, the New Jersey Depart of Health suggests coping strategies to help support people who are battling substance use disorders during an especially challenging period. While the weeks ahead are typically...
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Brown spots, growths, moles — and Skin Cancer

Source: Shore News Today Skin cancer is one of the most pervasive types of cancer, and just about everyone is at risk of getting it. the American Cancer Society says that over the past 30 years more people have had skin cancer than all other cancers combined. And according to the...
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