Uncategorized N.J. lawmakers advance bill restoring $7.5M for women's health, again
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TRENTON — In a move likely to result in a veto, the Democratic-controlled state Legislature on Thursday approved a bill spending $7.5 million to improve women’s health services at family planning clinics, including Planned Parenthood. Chis Christie has vetoed versions of both bills numerous times since 2010, citing the need to close a budget gap.

Uncategorized Is N.J.'s fractured medical examiner system ripe for change?
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For years, the state legislature has paid little attention to the state medical examiner’s system. "I think that it’s important that this system be revised," said state Sen. Joseph Vitale (D-Middlesex) and Bateman would give a chief state medical examiner "explicit supervisory authority over the entire medical examiner system," able to intervene in any medical investigations undertaken for a legal purpose in the state.

Uncategorized 6 Things you should be doing different on your period
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If you too play into PMS stereotypes and hunker down with a bag of chocolate and the saddest seasons of Grey’s Anatomy at the first sign of a premenstrual boob ache, we might be soul sisters. I know there are plenty of things I am doing wrong to feed this vicious cycle (eating too much junk, …

Uncategorized How Eating Foods With Healthy Bacteria Can Help Bust A Bad Mood
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She says to think of your gut and digestive system as a "second brain" that communicates with your actual brain; because of this connection, what exists in your gut can actually have a direct influence on your feelings and emotions. To take back control, Scritchfield says to turn to certain foods that contain healthy bacteria.

Uncategorized At-Home Glucose Kits - The Accu-Chek Aviva Blood Meter Lets Diabetics Keep Track of Sugar Levels (TrendHunter.com)
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The new and improved Accu-Check Aviva blood glucose meter helps diabetic patients monitor the illness from home. The compact, user-friendly kit comes without any necessary set-up, making the application process relatively simple. Further elements of convenience are delivered through established pre and most meal reminders, ensuring that diabetics will use the system regularly throughout the day.

Uncategorized Poll: Do you agree with the U.S. Supreme court decision upholding Obamacare?
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Supreme Court on Thursday ruled the federal government can subsidize health insurance purchases for millions of poor and middle-class Americans, including 172,000 in New Jersey. By a 6 to 3 majority, the nation’s highest court ruled that one cumbersome phrase buried in the voluminous law should not punish the 6.4 million Americans who count on the taxpayer-funded subsidies to make their monthly premiums affordable.

Uncategorized Screen time linked to weaker bones in teen boys
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Teenaged boys who spend too many hours in front of the computer or television without participating in enough weight-bearing exercise could develop weaker bones as they age, a small Norwegian study suggests. "We found a relationship between higher screen time and lower bone mineral density in boys," said Anne Winther, a physiotherapist at University Hospital of North Norway in Tromso and the study’s first author.

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