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Mother of Killed Hillsborough Teen Receives Thank-You Letter For Organ Donation

Source: NJ.com Beth Colon received the letter in November. She tried to read it but was crying a river of tears before finishing the second sentence. “I am the recipient of the precious gift from your loved one…You have my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved...
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Fewer People Are Having Trouble Paying Medical Bills Thanks To Obamacare

Source: Huffington Post The number of Americans struggling to pay medical bills fell last year for the first time in nearly a decade — the latest sign that Obamacare is making health care more affordable. Sixty-four million people, or approximately 35 percent of the U.S....
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An avocado a day may help keep bad cholesterol at bay

Source: Science Daily.com Eating one avocado a day as part of a heart healthy, cholesterol-lowering moderate-fat diet can help improve bad cholesterol levels in overweight and obese individuals, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association....
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Christie announces plan to expand, streamline drug treatment in N.J.

Source: NJ.com Amid a growing heroin and opioid crisis in New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie announced in his State of the State address today plans for two significant efforts to bolster the way substance abuse treatment is accessed and provided… He said the state has created...
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Voorhees mom, 40, Dies Of Flu Complications

Source: Post-Courier Online A 40-year-old Voorhees mother of two died in a hospital Sunday from complications of the flu and pneumonia. Nicole A. Born had no chronic health conditions and was the “picture of health,” according to her father, Gary Born of Brigantine....
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Surge in flu cases in South Jersey

Source: Courier-Post Online Since mid-December, influenza has descended with a vengeance at some South Jersey hospitals. Though the area hasn’t yet experienced the high levels affecting other parts of the state, flu cases are increasing in both number and severity. About...
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