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N.J. to mandate abortion be covered by state-regulated health insurance plans. The lack of a mandate has been "a source of confusion and a potential obstacle to accessing the full range …

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N.J. health officials end COVID dashboard updates on …

(2 days ago) New Jersey’s COVID-19 online dashboard, which has been providing daily updates on cases, deaths and other data, no longer will be update on weekends and holidays, …

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N.J. to mandate abortion be covered by state-regulated …

(7 days ago) 1 day ago · NEW! The Murphy administration will soon require state-regulated health plans to provide coverage for abortions — a move recommended by the state’s top insurance regulator …

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N.J. health system gets strong financial ranking in U.S.

(4 days ago) A New Jersey health system has been named one of the financially strongest networks in the nation, according to Becker’s Hospital Review. Hackensack Meridian Health …

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N.J. hospital to close under proposed deal. Some services …

(3 days ago) The health system “plans to eventually demolish the physical structures once they are no longer needed. Trinity will work with the City to determine the best use of” the land, she …

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N.J.’s health system is failing underserved groups. How …

(4 days ago) The Commonwealth Fund analysis showed some promising gains for underserved communities in New Jersey. Black women, for instance, had the highest rate of having …

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RSV cases keep rising in N.J. But there’s finally hope for a …

(7 days ago) But for the very young, the elderly and people with certain health problems, it can be serious, even life-threatening. The virus can infect deep in the lungs, causing pneumonia, …

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Record 40M kids miss measles vaccine dose

(3 days ago) 2 days ago · The Associated Press. Measles immunization has dropped significantly since the coronavirus pandemic began, resulting in a record high of nearly 40 million children missing a …

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Kids are pouring into N.J. hospitals. A spate of respiratory …

(1 days ago) The state Department of Health also issued an advisory last week to pediatricians and hospitals warning of higher enterovirus and rhinovirus activity in recent weeks. It asked …

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N.J. duo helped run $38M healthcare fraud scheme, …

(6 days ago) 2 days ago · Samantha Zaretzky, 42, of Wayne and Lee Nichols, 43, of Fair Haven, each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud, according to a statement from …

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Huge health insurance increase could spur N.J. property tax hikes

(3 days ago) A post-pandemic surge in demand for health care services and record-high inflation are the two primary forces driving the massive increases, according to Aon, the risk …

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Legislator: New Jersey must get mental health services right or …

(8 days ago) Next school year, the state will shift funding away from its current program and use it to fund a new program. This has raised significant concerns among school officials and …

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Struggling during COVID, I helped my school develop a class …

(6 days ago) 11 hours ago · This lesson centers on the three R’s of consent: Rights, Respect and Responsibility. Another lesson asks students about the evolution of their ideas about mental …

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Miss Manners: Can I ask my mother-in-law to keep her opinions …

(Just Now) My mother-in-law brings up my disease in conversation whenever we see each other, and tries to convince me that I should be consuming a ketogenic diet because, in her …

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Cooper Health System to pay $625K to settle gender, racial

(Just Now) NEW! Cooper Health System has settled allegations of gender and racial discrimination against hundreds of prospective and current employees for $625,000, federal …

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A primary care doctor says his hands are tied when it comes to …

(2 days ago) A doctor at a family-run, second-generation practice that serves East Orange and Newark says your family doctor is likely the first medical professional to notice if you have …

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Why we need a massive mental health endeavor to help our …

(3 days ago) The Annie E. Casey Foundation reports that between 2016 and 2020, the year COVID-19 swept throughout the U.S., rates of anxiety and depression among young people …

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Pearl Harbor attack resonates still; The people always pay; Wise to

(5 days ago) 9 hours ago · If I may preface this letter indicating my 54 years of experience in the rendering of social and human services assistance programs in Hudson County: In the 1980s in the area of …

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Could the N.J. veteran’s home in Menlo Park be shut down

(3 days ago) Elizabeth Schiff-Heedles, the former CEO of Menlo Park, was fired in October 2020 as part of a wide-ranging shakeup of the veterans homes by Gov. Phil Murphy in …

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State asks for patience as hospital tries to fix loophole that let

(8 days ago) Staff at Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Canter in North Bergen are the first to receive COVID-19 vaccinations in Hudson County on Friday, Dec. 18, …

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Health officer Castro to make history as next North Bergen …

(Just Now) North Bergen Health Officer Janet Castro and Mayor Nicholas Sacco speak to the press during a tour of the North Bergen COVID-19 vaccination site inside the township's …

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North Bergen shows off COVID-19 vaccination capabilities

(5 days ago) North Bergen residents can register by calling the North Bergen Health Department at 201-392-2084. Officials say they are working on an online portal that will enable …

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