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Princeton bans tobacco sales to customers under 21

PRINCETON (AP) — Princeton has become the fifth New Jersey town to ban tobacco sales to customers under 21.

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Dr. Oz – We will not be silenced

Vowing that "we will not be silenced," television's Dr. Oz is fighting back against critics who are trying to get him removed from a faculty position at Columbia University.

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Infertility Awareness Week – Struggling couples are not alone

The stigma attached to infertility keeps many couples across the country from seeking treatment. But during National Infertility Awareness Week this week, specialists are highlighting the fact that they are not alone and there is help available.

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FDA – Safety problems prompted review of homeopathic remedies

A top federal drug regulator says that increased safety problems with homeopathic remedies contributed to the government's decision to revisit its oversight of the products at a public hearing this week.

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Rabies cases expected to spike during spring and summer in NJ

Rabid animals are counted by the hundreds each year in New Jersey. Nearly 50 cases were spotted in the first quarter of 2015, and that number is expected to shoot up during the warmer months.

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New Jersey awaits report on backlogged Medicaid program

New Jersey's Human Services Department chief told lawmakers Monday that the state expects to get an analysis of its Medicaid program in May that should help with development of a computer-based program to reduce a backlog of applicants.

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Kraft Mac & Cheese shedding the dyes

This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic colors.

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Doctor shortage in NJ – state officials lack ways to track it

For years, health experts have been sounding the alarm about New Jersey's growing doctor shortage, but it isn't known just how bad the problem is, or if there really is one.

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New dangers lurking in tanning beds

If you are looking to get a jump start on your tan for the spring and summer months, you may want to think twice.

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Deadly tick-borne virus is raising health concerns in New Jersey

The Powassan virus has gained the attention of health officials in New Jersey. It's rarer than Lyme disease, but this tick-borne illness is deadlier and has had some activity in the Garden State over the past couple years.

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