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What You’re More Likely To Catch Than Ebola

Source: Yahoo Health Since the first case cropped up in Texas, tracking Ebola has become something of an American obsession — and not a healthy one. “The idea that Ebola will take over the United States is an unfounded fear,” says Dr. Liise-Anne Pirofski, chief of...
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Featured Video: Eye Health Awareness

New Jersey Macular Degeneration Foundation   · Eye Health and Safety Info Sources: Medical Daily.com, Prevent Blindness.org According to polls, Americans dread blindness more than any other disability. And as people age, their chances for developing eye diseases increase...
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Breast Cancer Drug Appears to Greatly Extend Patients’ Lives

Source: New York Times.com A drug used to treat advanced breast cancer has had what appears to be unprecedented success in prolonging lives in a clinical trial, researchers reported on Sunday. Patients who received the drug — Perjeta, from the Swiss drug maker Roche — had a...
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DermOne Opens New Vein Care Center in Northfield, NJ

Source: DermOne.com DermOne Dermatology, Cosmetic, & Scarless Vein Care Centers have opened a new location in Northfield NJ. They specialize in the minimally invasive treatment of varicose vein diseasem and also has the capability to provide services to patients seeking...
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Hamilton preschooler dies of respiratory illness, district says in phone alert to parents

Source: NJ.com Times of Trenton A 4-year-old student at Yardville Elementary School died Thursday of a yet-unidentified respiratory illness, according to a pre-recorded call sent to parents Friday morning from school principal Elena M. Manning. Jeff Plunkett, Hamilton Township...
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Number of N.J. uninsured cut in half, survey shows

Source: NJ.com Health On the eve of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act last fall, more than one in five New Jersey residents – 21.2 percent – reported they had no health insurance. A year later, that’s down to 11.5 percent, according to a survey...
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