Guest Column

April 14, 2020

I am expressing deep concerns about proposed legislation, A. 3910, designed to provide civil and criminal immunity to certain health care professionals and health care facilities during this public health emergency. Under this bill, an individual or family affected by COVID-19 would not have the ...

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Disasters make us want to talk. We talk to share information and compare notes, for the feeling of belonging, and to make sense of things. But what happens, as with the COVID-19 crisis, when everyone is dealing with the same bad event simultaneously, when we seek out listeners to hear our concerns, ...

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The coronavirus pandemic exposes a surprising fact: Ninety-percent of all antibiotics, common cold and flu, and pain-relief medications found in America’s medicine cabinets are made in China, not the United States. America’s largest pharmaceutical companies now outsource to China the manufacture ...

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In this public health emergency, I am pleased to see the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF) considers child care services to be “both critical and multifaceted,” while Gov. Phil Murphy describes child care professionals as “essential players.” We have seen school closures and a ...

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