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Funerals
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Social media and mourning – Funerals may be the last frontier

Taya Dunn Johnson has been living large online for years, embracing Facebook, Twitter and other social streams to frequently share her most mundane and intimate moments.

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Doctor and Patient (wavebreakmedia, ThinkStock)
Doctor and Patient (wavebreakmedia, ThinkStock)
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NJ lawmakers take aim at out-of-network health care costs

After working on it for years, New Jersey lawmakers finally introduced a bill Thursday that would limit how much out-of-network doctors and hospitals can charge for their services.

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Senate panel approves ban on powdered caffeine for minors

Powdered caffeine may soon be outlawed for minors in New Jersey.

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Genetically Modified Foods Labeling
FILE - This May 10, 2013, file photo shows a genetically engineered potato inside J.R. Simplot's lab in southwestern Idaho. (AP Photo/John Miller, File)
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USDA develops new government label for GMO-free products

The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.

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A new study shows that many parents of overweight children believe their kids "look fine." (Prapass Wannapinij, ThinkStock)
A new study shows that many parents of overweight children believe their kids "look fine." (Prapass Wannapinij, ThinkStock)
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Study – Many parents of overweight kids believe their children are ‘just right’

A new study finds many, many parents of overweight kids believe their children's appearance is, "just right."

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Breast cancer ribbon
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New Jersey’s cancer research funding questioned

New Jersey's health commissioner was drilled on cancer funding during an Assembly Budget Committee hearing on Wednesday.

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Person smoking
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Smokers have better luck quitting when own money wagered

When it comes to offering cash to get smokers to quit, more people go for the carrots than the stick -- but the stick gets better results.

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Meat
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USDA rules will require safety labels on tenderized meat

The government will soon require labels on packages of beef tenderized by machines so shoppers know to cook it thoroughly.

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A new law in NJ will help caregivers. (Yuri Arcurs, ThinkStock)
A new law in NJ will help caregivers. (Yuri Arcurs, ThinkStock)
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New law gives boost to New Jersey caregivers

Currently in New Jersey, 1.7 million residents are caring for aging parents or a loved one at home. As of Tuesday, the Garden State became the second in the nation to enact the Caregiver, Record, Enable  -- or CARE -- act, which is a law designed to provide support for these family caregivers so their loved ones can receive the best possible care and, in most cases, keep them at home.  

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Bee Deaths
FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, a hive of honey bees is on display at the 82nd annual Vermont Farm Show in Essex Jct., Vt. (AP Photo/Andy Duback, File)
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Survey – More than 40 percent of bee hives died in past year

More than two out of five American honeybee colonies died in the past year, and surprisingly the worst die-off was in the summer, according to a federal survey.

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