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Nurturing More Equitable Maternal Health in New Jersey [montclair.edu] | ACEsConnection
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By Mary Barr Mann, Montclair State University News, February 16, 2021 One year after headlining Maternal Health Day activities at Montclair State, New Jersey First Lady Tammy Snyder Murphy recently unveiled the Nurture NJ Strategic Plan, with the aim of “making New Jersey the safest and most equitable place in the nation to give birth […]

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How Can Philanthropy Ensure that the Most Distressed Communities Aren’t Left Behind? | NJHI – New Jersey Health Initiatives
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Communities’ human, social, and financial assets determine their residents’ opportunities to enjoy safe parks and playgrounds, live in affordable housing, drink clean water, and shop in stores that sell healthy and affordable food. These community characteristics do not just influence the well-being of adults but also predict the opportunities children will have to attend good […]

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New Jersey prioritises public health with decarbonisaton projects
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In the USA, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has just announced an investment of more than $100 million in clean transportation projects that range from the decarbonisation of cargo port handling to charging structure, ride-hailing and electrifying garbage and delivery trucks. The investment amounts to $100 million and comes from proceeds from the New Jersey’s […]

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New Jersey man has first successful face and double hand transplants at NYU Langone Health – ABC7 New York
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GMA interviews Eduardo D. Rodriguez, MD, DDS about performing the groundbreaking transplants. This content was originally published here.

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Cut sugar to improve reproductive health | Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey Blog
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If COVID restrictions have turned you toward the cookie jar more often, you’re certainly not alone. But both men and women looking to boost their odds of getting pregnant should consider this: “Research in recent years has shown that consistently high sugar intake can negatively impact both male and female fertility,” says the website Open […]

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NJPHA Annual Conference Follow Up Information – New Jersey Public Health Association
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Founded in 1875, the New Jersey Public Health  Association is the oldest public health organization in the U.S. Its mission is to strengthen, advocate and  advance public health in New Jersey. This content was originally published here.

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New Jersey Health Commissioner Quarantining After Staffer Tests Positive For COVID-19 – News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and Philly’s Top Spots
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Judy Persichilli is working from home because a staffer who works in her office tested positive for COVID-19 Wednesday night. This content was originally published here.

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How Do We Vaccinate People Who Don’t Come to Get the Shot? | NJHI – New Jersey Health Initiatives
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Bob Atkins, director of New Jersey Health Initiatives and an associate professor of nursing and childhood studies at Rutgers University, says we can’t wait for certain communities to come to get a vaccine, we must go to them. Above, he gives the vaccine to the best nurse he knows: his 80-year-old mother Elizabeth Atkins. Public […]

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New Jersey Extending Enrollment Period For State’s Official Health Insurance Marketplace – News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and Philly’s Top Spots
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Gov. Phil Murphy says he’ll sign an order to create a working group on health care affordability. This content was originally published here.

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New Jersey Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli Quarantining After Staffer Tests Positive For COVID-19
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TRENTON, N.J. (CBS/AP) — New Jersey’s health commissioner is in quarantine again after possibly being exposed to someone with the coronavirus. Judy Persichilli is working from home because a staffer who works in her office tested positive for COVID-19 Wednesday night. Just yesterday, Persichilli appeared at a coronavirus news conference with Gov. Phil Murphy. She […]

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