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FILE - In this June 27, 2012 file photo, blog writer Stephanie Klose, sips beverage as she participates in a soda taste test in New York. Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 said they'll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 percent over the next decade by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes, bottled water and diet drinks. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
FILE - In this June 27, 2012 file photo, blog writer Stephanie Klose, sips beverage as she participates in a soda taste test in New York. Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 said they'll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 percent over the next decade by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes, bottled water and diet drinks. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
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Soda makers pledge to reduce calorie consumption

NEW YORK (AP) -- Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper said Tuesday they'll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 percent over the next decade by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes, bottled water and diet drinks.

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18 patients in Monmouth have symtoms of enterovirus

Eighteen patients have visited Monmouth County medical facilities with symptoms similar to the respiratory illness known as enterovirus, a viral infection that has spread to at least 22 states, including New Jersey

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Legislation would create NJ task force to tackle drug abuse

Legislation to create a task force to tackle New Jersey's growing heroin and prescription drug abuse is being pushed in Trenton.​

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FDA suggests lower doses on popular sleeping aid Lunesta

The Food and Drug Administration wants new curbs on yet another popular prescription sleep medication because of concerns that adults may still be driving drowsy the next day.  

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CDC: Enterovirus now in 22 states, including New Jersey

NEW YORK (AP) -- Health officials say 22 states now have confirmed cases of an unusual respiratory illness in children.

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White House orders plan for antibiotic-resistant germs

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Signaling the seriousness of the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the government to create a national plan to fight them by early 2015.

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Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, receives a flu shot.  (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, receives a flu shot. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
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CDC urges healthy adults not to forget their flu shots

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.

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Reach out to friends who may be suicidal

As we mark Suicide Prevention Awareness month in September, the experts are reminding all New Jersey residents they should speak up whenever a friend or loved one becomes severely depressed and makes even a passing reference to harming themselves.

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NJ virus confirmation prompts warnings

New Jersey health professionals are on alert after receiving confirmation the state has its first case of a potentially dangerous respiratory illness known as enterovirus D68.

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Government Assistance Programs Aid Underprivileged Communities In New York State
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Study: Americans endure unwanted care near death

Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by "perverse incentives" for aggressive care and not enough conversation about what people want, according to a report released Wednesday.

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