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Rescuing the rescuer: NJ group tackles mental health issues among first responders

Mission Hope NJ was created by Pine Hill resident Eric Hicken, along with his wife and son, so New Jersey's emergency service providers have "a place to go" when the stresses of the job become too difficult to bear.

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Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016

Traffic fatalities were up 9 percent in the first six months of this year compared with the same period last year, continuing a surge in deaths that began two years ago as the economy improved and travel picked up, according to preliminary estimates released Tuesday by the National Safety Council.

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Carlos Varas, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Carlos Varas, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Florida: 5 new Zika cases including 1 in the Tampa Bay area

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday announced a non-travel-related case of Zika in the Tampa Bay region.

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Chris Ryan, Getty Images
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Organ donation in NJ: What it’s like to be in the operating room

We were Inspired by the tragic story of 15-year-old Luke David Bautista. Here's info on how to register, as well.

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FILE - This Oct. 10, 2013, file photo, shows an EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Hendersonville, Texas. Mylan reports financial results Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)
FILE - This Oct. 10, 2013, file photo, shows an EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Hendersonville, Texas. Mylan reports financial results Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)
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Lawmakers demand information on EpiPen price increase

Lawmakers are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed.

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FILE - In this May 23, 2016, file photo, an Aedes aegypti mosquito sits inside a glass tube at the Fiocruz institute where they have been screening for mosquitos naturally infected with the Zika virus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The U.S. surgeon general is urging Puerto Rico on Thursday, Aug. 11, to step up its public education campaign against Zika as he warned that 25 percent of the island will be infected with the mosquito-borne virus by year's end. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
FILE - In this May 23, 2016, file photo, an Aedes aegypti mosquito sits inside a glass tube at the Fiocruz institute in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
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Florida: 5 new Zika cases including 1 in the Tampa Bay area

Florida's governor says that state has confirmed five new non-travel-related cases of Zika, including one in the Tampa Bay area, though officials aren't so far declaring that a zone of active local transmission.

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High on … Imodium? It’s happening in New Jersey

And it's readily available in any drug store.

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GUANGZHOU, CHINA - JUNE 21: An adult female mosquito is seen uder a microscope at the Sun Yat-Sen University-Michigan University Joint Center of Vector Control for Tropical Disease on June 21, 2016 in Guangzhou, China. Considered the world's largest mosquito factory, the laboratory raises millions of male mosquitos for research that could prove key to the race to prevent the spread of Zika virus. The lab's mosquitos are infected with a strain of Wolbachia pipientis, a common bacterium shown to inhibit Zika and related viruses including dengue fever. Researchers release the infected mosquitos at nearby Shazai island to mate with wild females who then inherit the Wolbachia bacterium which prevents the proper fertilization of her eggs. The results so far are hopeful: After a year of research and field trials on the island, the lab claims there is 99% suppression of the population of Aedes albopictus or Asia tiger mosquito, the type known to carry Zika virus. Researchers believe if their method proves successful, it could be applied on a wider scale to eradicate virus-carrying mosquitos in Zika-affected areas around the world. The project is an international non-profit collaboration lead by Professor Xi Zhiyong, director of the Sun Yat-Sen University-Michigan University Joint Center of Vector Control for Tropical Disease with support from various levels of China's government and other organizations. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
An adult female mosquito is seen uder a microscope at the Sun Yat-Sen University-Michigan University Joint Center of Vector Control for Tropical Disease on June 21, 2016 in Guangzhou, China. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
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NJ Zika cases jump to nearly 100: How many in your county?

The number cases of Zika in New Jersey has grown, but so far, no one has contracted the disease while in the state.

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U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, foreground, speaks as Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, right, and Adrian Gonzalez, background left, owner of David's Cafe Cafecito look on during a news conference at the cafe in Miami Beach, Fla., on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. Wasserman Schultz and Levine say more federal resources are needed to combat the spread of the Zika virus in South Florida. Mosquito-borne Zika cases have been found in two neighborhoods of Miami-Dade County. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, foreground, at a news conference at the cafe in Miami Beach, Fla., on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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Congresswoman, mayor say more resources needed to stop Zika

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine asked for more federal resources Monday to combat the spread of the Zika virus in South Florida.

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Pfizer's corporate headquarters stand in midtown Manhattan
Pfizer's corporate headquarters stand in midtown Manhattan (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Pfizer buying Medivation in deal valued at about $14B

Pfizer is buying the cancer drug company Medivation in a deal valued at about $14 billion.

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