International Ear Care Day: Young Concertgoers and Music Fans are at risk for hearing loss

Source: PBS.org; HearNet.com More than one billion young people around the world are at risk of hearing loss because of recreational exposure to loud sounds, the World Health Organization said in a report. “As they go about their daily lives doing what they enjoy, more and more...
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Mullica Woman with Muscular Dystrophy teaches disability rights

Source: Press of Atlantic City Muscular dystrophy has restricted Lydia Fecteau’s physical movements, but not her intellect or career. Fecteau, 44, an adjunct professor at Richard Stockton College, (soon to become Stockton University) teaches a broad range of classes, including...
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Featured Video: Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Source: National Eating Disorders.org In the United States, 20 million women — and 10 million men — suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder at some time in their life, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge...
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No Scientific Consensus on Safety of Genetically Modified Foods: Environmental Journal Joint Statement

Source: Friends Of The Earth.org On the heels of the U.S. Department of Agriculture deregulation of the Arctic® apple (the first genetically engineered apple) leading consumer, food safety and environmental groups issued a response to widespread media reports characterizing the...
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N.J. hospitals reduce early elective delivery births (with one exception)

Source: NJ.com Health In just four years, New Jersey has cut by more than half their rate of early elective delivery births (due to induced labor or planned cesarean surgery), according to a national report released today. The report on maternal care was released by the...
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Would State’s New Rules for Developmentally Disabled Do More Harm Than Good?

Source: NJ Spotlight Health Two key provisions of a state plan to better integrate people with intellectual or developmental disabilities into their communities are meeting fierce resistance from those who provide housing and other services to those disabled… Opponents are...
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