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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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Margate: Program Connects With Seniors To Provide Reassurance

Source: The Hammonton News Living an independent life is often difficult for the elderly and disabled — but CONTACT Cape-Atlantic helps people living in Cape May and Atlantic Counties do exactly that with a simple phone call. “Our Telephone Reassurance Program provides free...
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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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Exec To Be Honored At Children’s Specialized Hospital Benefit; Aetna Insurance Sanctioned For Privacy Breaches

Source: NJbiz.com Amy Mansue, president of Southern Region of RWJBarnabas Health and former president of Children’s Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick, will be the recipient of the Distinguished Individual honor at the Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation’s 31st annual...
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Featured Video: Infection Prevention Awareness

Infection Prevention Awareness: Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC.org) Proper Hand Washing · Info For: Hospital Patients · Hospital Visitors · Athletics/Fitness · More According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1 in 25...
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Newark 13-Year-Old’s Suicide By Cop Attempt Thwarted; New Jersey’s Driving Phobia

Sources: New Jersey Patch; New Jersey News 12 Newark police officers — working in concert with the family members of a local teenager — helped to avert a “suicide by cop” attempt, authorities said. Police arrived at a home near Clinton Avenue around 5:47...
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