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Who are more New Jerseyans developing allergies? (Dimitri Zimmer, ThinkStock)
Who are more New Jerseyans developing allergies? (Dimitri Zimmer, ThinkStock)
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More New Jerseyans are developing allergies

It's not your imagination. A growing number of adults and children in New Jersey are developing allergies, at all times of the year, even in the dead of winter when there's snow on the ground. 

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Court – New health law doesn’t infringe on religious freedom

The federal health care law doesn't infringe on the religious freedom of faith-based nonprofit organizations that object to covering birth control in employee health plans, a federal appeals court in Denver ruled Tuesday.

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Early clue to why some children may have reading woes, say study

New research suggests it may be possible to predict which preschoolers will struggle to read -- and it has to do with how the brain deciphers speech when it's noisy.

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Cigarettes are displayed (Jan Pitman/Getty Images)
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North Jersey town raises age for buying nicotine products

 

RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rutherford has become the ninth New Jersey town to raise the age for purchasing "nicotine-delivery" products.

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Rough play is riskier than heading in youth soccer, says study

Heading takes the heat in youth soccer, but limiting rough play might be a better way to prevent concussions and other injuries, a nine-year study of U.S. high school games suggests.

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Study – Silent cancer in moms a rare result in prenatal tests

For pregnant women, abnormal results from certain prenatal tests may signal that something is wrong -- with the moms-to-be, not the fetus, a preliminary study suggests.

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Blue Bell ice cream rests on a grocery store shelf in Lawrence, Kansas.
Blue Bell ice cream rests on a grocery store shelf in Lawrence, Kansas (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
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Justice Dept. – Food companies risk prosecution for outbreaks

Following a deadly listeria outbreak in ice cream, the Justice Department is warning food companies that they could face criminal and civil penalties if they poison their customers.

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New Jersey’s emergency room wait times higher than average

If you visit an emergency room in New Jersey - be prepared to wait.

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Sexy women taking sun clinking cocktails
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‘Sun art’ dangerous trend, say dermatologists

A new body art trend has doctors sounding the alarm.

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Doctor Cancer Fraud
This Aug. 12, 2013 file photo shows the office of Dr. Farid Fata in Oak Park, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
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Detroit-area cancer doctor gets 45 years in prison for fraud

Calling the scheme "horrific," a judge sentenced a Detroit-area cancer doctor to 45 years in prison Friday for collecting millions from insurance companies while poisoning more than 500 patients through needless treatments that wrecked their health.

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