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Attorney Jonathan Schochor, above, says Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly videotaped women's bodies in the examining room. (AP Photo/Juliet Linderman)
Attorney Jonathan Schochor, above, says Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly videotaped women's bodies in the examining room. (AP Photo/Juliet Linderman)
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$190M settlement in secret videotaping of women

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped women's bodies in the examining room with a pen-like camera he wore around his neck, lawyers said Monday.

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(Juriah Mosin, ThinkStock)
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Knee injuries in child athletes are preventable

More children across New Jersey and the country are suffering knee injuries playing youth sports.

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Purple Stride New Jersey (Photo by Pancreatic Cancer Action Network)
Purple Stride New Jersey (Photo by Pancreatic Cancer Action Network)
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Taking the fight to pancreatic cancer

Since 2007, the Northern New Jersey Affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has been raising money and awareness for the deadly disease.

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Before doctors check your vitals, check out theirs

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans consider insurance and a good bedside manner in choosing a doctor, but will that doctor provide high-quality care?

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Undated handout image from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with a warning that says: "Smoking can kill you." (HO/AFP/Getty Images)
Undated handout image from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with a warning that says: "Smoking can kill you." (HO/AFP/Getty Images)
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Fla. jury slams RJ Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

MIAMI (AP) -- A Florida jury has slammed the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.

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Graph shows annual number of HIV diagnoses.; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm. (AP Graphic)
Graph shows annual number of HIV diagnoses.; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm. (AP Graphic)
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HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

NEW YORK (AP) -- The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S.

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Lacey Spears, indicted June 17, 2014, in White Plains, N.Y., on charges of depraved murder and manslaughter in the death of her son, 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears.  (AP Photo/Westchester County District Attorney, File)
Lacey Spears, indicted June 17, 2014, in White Plains, N.Y., on charges of depraved murder and manslaughter in the death of her son, 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears. (AP Photo/Westchester County District Attorney, File)
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Experts: Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Experts say the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers purposely harm children and then bask in the attention and sympathy.

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(Digital Vision., ThinkStock)
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Cancer rates are down in New Jersey

Each year, 50,000 New Jersey residents will be diagnosed with cancer and 16,000 will die. While the rates of cancer are on a downward trend in the Garden State, there is still a great deal of work to be done.

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NJ’s rank not good for long-term elder care

New Jersey falls in the middle of the pack in its quality of long-term services and support for the elderly and developmentally disabled adults, according to a recently released state-by-state scorecard from AARP, The Commonwealth Fund, and The SCAN Foundation.

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Students taste a cannabis-infused dipping sauce prepared during a cooking class at the New England Grass Roots Institute in Quincy, Mass. July 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Students taste a cannabis-infused dipping sauce prepared during a cooking class at the New England Grass Roots Institute in Quincy, Mass. July 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
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Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Move over, pot brownies.

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