Health & Wellness Top Stories

March 25, 2019

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The co-anchor for ABC News’ 20/20 had recently turned 40 when she was asked to take a mammogram for a television segment. Amy Robach had every intention of turning down the story, but five years later Robach is thankful she did take the cancer screening. Speaking to about ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers University-led team, that includes two other major New Jersey higher education institutions, has been awarded a $29 million grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH)  to develop patient treatments based on results found in laboratories as well as in clinics, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County's Relay for Life, a community outreach program of the American Cancer Society, was out in full force this Saturday as cancer research supporters, family members of survivors, students and community health activists joined forces at the Brunswick Square Mall to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers University student has been diagnosed with meningitis, and the university has sent a message to other students about steps to take as a precaution. The student with the disease was hospitalized Monday is receiving treatment and is recovering, Dr. Melodee Lasky, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Saint Peter's UniversitHealthcarese Systems is jumping in to assist families of the federal workers who have been furloughed during the government shutdown. The hospital system announced today that it will waive certain co-pays and deductibles for federal employees and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University health facilities have joined the growing list of agencies and businesses chipping-in to assist federal employees who are not receiving paychecks during the government shutdown, now in its second month. Rutgers today announced that its health facilities ...

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CAMDEN, NJ—  Gov. Phil Murphy and his administration were in Camden today to announce new initiatives the state is launching to combat the opioid epidemic — including adding opioid addiction as a condition under the state’s medical marijuana program. The initiatives are part of $100 million ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Jack Morris, president and CEO of Piscataway-based Edgewood Properties, developer of The Edge luxury apartments on West Main Street, is deferring rent payments at all of his New Jersey residential properties for those federal employees impacted by the federal government ...

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