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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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Newark: Western Wards May Need Water Filters to Protect Against Lead In Pipes

Source: NewarkNJ.gov The City of Newark has received the results of a Lead and Copper Rule Compliance Study. It showed that the corrosion control presently used in a portion of the system is no longer effective. The City will immediately launch a campaign to provide water filters...
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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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Lack of planning has left parts of N.J. without grocery stores nearby

Source: NJ.com As a nation that is several decades into an obesity epidemic that has brought far-reaching and negative consequences, we are waking up to the fact that the items we select at the supermarket will go a long way towards determining the quality and length of our...
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