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Third Bacterial Outbreak In Morris County; Fatal Outbreak in Passaic Co. Children’s Hospital

Sources: Daily Record; North Jersey.com Legionella bacteria, which can lead to Legionnaires’ disease, a severe case of bacterial pneumonia, has been found in he water system of the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, making it the third county-owned building...
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New Jersey Red Cross is Looking For A Few Good Blood Drive Hosts

Source: Red Cross Penn Jersey Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. To help meet the constant demand for lifesaving blood donations and prevent blood shortages this winter, the American Red Cross is urging individuals and organizations to be winter heroes by hosting...
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Asbury Park: Fifth Sinderella’s Ball Benefit for People with ALS Set For Dec. 1

Source: CentralJersey.com The fifth annual Sinderella’s Ball will be held on Dec. 1 at The Stone Pony, 913 Ocean Ave. in Asbury Park, according to a press release. The event, which will start at 6 p.m., will benefit the Joan Dancy & PALS (People with ALS) Foundation. It was...
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Featured Video: Breast Cancer Awareness 2018

Breast Cancer.org · National Breast Cancer Fndn. · I Touch Myself · Game Pink Minecraft Benefit · Male Breast Cancer Prevention Partners · N.J. Events and Fundraising Walks · #IDriveFor · “Pinkwashing” Alert · N.J. Mammography Clinics · N.J. Breast Cancer Doctors...
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Public Hearing On Marijuana Sales Scheduled in Chester; Free Trenton Food Canning Class

Sources: Patch.com Mendham/Chester; Isles Garden Support Network An ordinance to ban the sale of marijuana in the town was introduced at last night’s Chester Township council meeting. If passed, the ordinance would prohibit the sale, testing, and growth of all marijuana...
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HPV Virus Vaccine Expanded for Use By Adults Aged 27 to 45

Source: New York Times.com The Food and Drug Administration has announced that the vaccine Gardasil 9 is now approved for men and women aged 27 to 45 years old. It had been previously approved only for minors and people up to age 26. The vaccine works against nine strains of the...
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