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Would you be in favor of banning cigarette sales to anyone under 21?

It’s come to Englewood, and it could be happening statewide, if certain lawmakers have their way.
The town has adopted an ordinance banning the sale of nicotine delivery products such as cigarettes, cigars, and e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 21

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Attorneys general want flavored e-cigarette ban

Attorneys general from more than two dozen states want federal regulators to impose restrictions on electronic cigarettes, including a ban on the more than 7,000 flavors now available.

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Dr. Kent Brantly
Dr. Kent Brantly is shown in this 2013 photo provided by JPS Health Network. (AP Photo/JPS Health Network)
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US doctor, aid worker with Ebola improving

An American doctor infected with Ebola while working in Liberia indicated Friday he's getting stronger every day, and the husband of a second aid worker with the deadly virus said his wife also seems to be improving.

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NJ: Get vaccinated before going back to school

It's National Immunization Month, and New Jersey health officials are encouraging residents to protect themselves.

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A banner encouraging people suffering from Ebola to go immediately to a health center for treatment is seen on a sidewalk in the city of Freetown, Sierra Leone
A banner encouraging people suffering from Ebola to go immediately to a health center for treatment is seen on a sidewalk in the city of Freetown, Sierra Leone (AP Photo/Michael Duff)
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WHO: Ebola outbreak is a public health emergency

LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread.

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House Foreign Affairs Cmte Holds Hearing On Combating The Ebola Threat
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 07: Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tom Frieden (R) testifies as Ariel Pablos-Mendez (L), assistant administrator in the U.S. Agency for International Development's Bureau for Global Health, listens during a hearing before the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee August 7, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The subcommittee held a hearing on the recent outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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CDC director: Scale of Ebola crisis is unprecedented

The current Ebola crisis in West Africa is on pace to sicken more people than all other previous outbreaks of the disease combined, the health official leading the U.S. response said Thursday.

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Information seen as key to calming Ebola concerns

The individual admitted to CentraState Medical Center in Freehold a couple of days ago, who was placed in isolation because there were fears the person might have the deadly Ebola virus, has been released from the hospital.

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August 5th - 202 pounds
August 5th - 202 pounds
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The Rossi Posse weight loss challenge: week one.

Here’s the deal!

Yesterday was the rude awakening. I visited the doctor and got what I didn’t want to acknowledge.

I’m overweight. Notice I’m not saying “fat” but overweight. In other words, time to get off my “overweight” ass and do something about it

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Now "gluten free" labels on packaged foods will be regulated. Previously manufacturers were free to apply their own standards.   (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)
Now "gluten free" labels on packaged foods will be regulated. Previously manufacturers were free to apply their own standards. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)
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New ‘Gluten-free’ labeling standards take effect

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Starting today, "gluten free" labels on packaged foods have real meaning. Until now, the term "gluten-free" was unregulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means.

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A South Korean quarantine officer, right, checks body temperature of a passenger against the possible infection of Ebola virus at the Incheon International Airport in South Korea, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Shin Jun-hee)
A South Korean quarantine officer, right, checks body temperature of a passenger against the possible infection of Ebola virus at the Incheon International Airport in South Korea, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Shin Jun-hee)
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Q & A for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) -- As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa grows, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes. Below are some key questions about the disease, what airlines are doing and how safe it is to fly.

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