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Universal health coverage for New Jersey kids: Let’s make it happen | Blue Jersey
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Senator Joe Vitale, Chair of the Senate Health Committee, joined Friday with New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP) and members of the NJ for Health Care coalition in the State House to unveil a roadmap to achieve universal health coverage for all of New Jersey’s children. We all should join in this crusade. New Jersey Policy Perspective […]

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New Jersey creates e-cigarette task force amid vaping health concerns
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Gov. Phil Murphy ordered a new electronic-cigarette task force to come up with recommendations for ways his administration and the Legislature can protect residents, especially teens, from the dangers of vaping. The task force is expected to make its recommendations by Oct. 3, Murphy said at a news conference Thursday. “If products that come with […]

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Health: Top 10 causes of death in New Jersey
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CLOSE Heroin and other opioid deaths kept rising in New Jersey from 2012 through the first six months of 2015. Ken Serrano Chris Christie, Phil Murphy to meet for first time since election SEXUAL HARASSMENT: Ocean Co. settles lawsuit vs. Vicari for $550,000 According to  the New Jersey Death Certificate Database, here are the top 10 […]

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MoreMonmouthMusings  » Blog Archive   » O’Scanlon’s Framework For Health, Liberty and Prosperity in a COVID-19 Impacted New Jersey
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Senator Declan O’Scanlon followed his call for insurrection by moon gazing with a serious framework for New Jersey to contain COVID-19 while unleashing our economic engines. Sen Declan O’Scanlon and Governor Phil Murphy discuss the micro management of sports betting at Monmouth Park, January 2019 By Senator Declan O’Scanlon Under the leadership of Governor Phil […]

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New Jersey receives first-place ranking for student athlete health and safety policies
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New Jersey has been ranked first in the nation for its health and safety policies for student athletes by the Korey Stringer Institute, scoring best in four categories, including exertional heat stroke, one of the top causes of sudden death in sports. Samantha Scarneo, vice president of sport safety at the institute, says each state is […]

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New Jersey Health Officials to License Over 100 New Medical Marijuana Businesses
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The New Jersey Department of Health announced on Monday that it plans to issue more than 100 new licenses for cannabis cultivators, manufacturers, and retailers to operate under the auspices of the state’s medical marijuana program, according to a release from the agency. The health department plans to issue up to 38 new licenses for […]

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What You Need To Know: Latest Coronavirus Information From Pennsylvania, New Jersey And Delaware Health Departments – CBS Philly
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware are prepared to deal with the coronavirus. The health departments for each state have put out information about the coronavirus and what you should know. Click on the links below for the latest information: This content was originally published here.

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