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‘Aid in dying’ bill draws hundreds to N.J. Senate hearing

Source: NJ.com Janet Colbert of Lakewood is terminally ill with a rare form of liver cancer but she isn’t looking for sympathy, because “I am having a great life.” What the 68-year-old former oncology nurse said she wants is the legal right to choose how she...
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Draft of CDC Guidelines: Circumcision benefits outweigh risks

Source: Asbury Park Press.com U.S. health officials released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it…The CDC started working on the guidelines about seven...
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Women’s Golf Association Donates $22,000 for Mammography Van

Source: Cape May County Herald.com The Atlantic Medical Imaging Foundation’s Dr. Jan Astin Mobile Digital Mammography Van has received a $22,000 donation from the Greate Bay Women’s Golf Association. The donation represents proceeds from the group’s Swing For A Cure golf...
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Featured Video: Give Blood this Winter, Donate To Replace the New Jersey Bloodmobiles

New Jersey Winter 2014 Blood Drive: BloodNJ.org · Central Jersey Blood Center Donor Drives By County · Eligibility Info Thank you for supporting the mission of the Blood Center of New Jersey. Thanks to you and the thousands of other volunteer blood donors over the years, the...
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Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists introduce treatment for brain tumor patients

Source: GMN Health News Doctors at Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) have added a new and innovative form of therapy to their treatment arsenal in the battle against glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).Affecting nearly 10,000 Americans annually, GBM is the one of the most...
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First Human Ebola Vaccine Trial Produces Positive Results

Source: NBC News The first test of an Ebola vaccine in people shows it’s safe and appears to be working as designed, doctors reported Wednesday. A look at the first 20 people injected with the vaccine, which has been shown to protect monkeys from Ebola, shows no dangerous...
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