RWJBarnabas Health Receives Highest Scores for Patient Safety; Basking Ridge Anti-Vaping Workshop

Sources: HudsonReporter; Somerset Co. YMCA Eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities were awarded with “A” Hospital Safety Score ratings by the Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits, giving the hospital system...
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New Jersey’s 2019 Health Insurance Premiums will be 9.3 Percent Lower

Source: New York Times A tally by the Wesleyan Media Project found that the 2018 elections stand out not for how much Democrats talked about the tweeter in chief, but for how little. So what did the campaigns that led to a blue wave talk about? Above all, health care, which...
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Featured Video: Epilepsy Awareness

Epilepsy Awareness: Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey · EndEpilepsy.Org Types of Seizures · First Aid/Safety Techniques · #PurpleRougeChallenge · N.J. Specialists · Donate Public misunderstanding about epilepsy causes bullying, discrimination,...
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Glassboro: Rowan University Reverses Sports Bra Policy

Sources: The Odyssey Online; Rowan University Facebook If you’re running in a sports bra, then you must be asking for it, right? Well, according to a football player at Rowan University, this is true. I’ll have you know the real reason women run in sports bras, and...
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State Legal Marijuana Bills Unveiled, Voting To Start Monday

Source: NorthJersey.com After months of delays and strained negotiations, New Jersey lawmakers unveiled the bills they hope will legalize marijuana for recreational use, expand the state’s medical marijuana program and overhaul the rules for expunging drug-related and other...
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Centers For Disease Control Warns of Paralyzing Polio-Like Condition, Issues Ban On Romaine Lettuce

Sources: CNN; NJ.com; CDC.gov Children are being diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), the polio-like paralyzing illness, according to numbers released this week by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). There have now been 106 confirmed cases of AFM in...
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