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CDC: E-cig use increasing in high schoolers

Use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled over three years, according to a new government report released Thursday.

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Obamacare open enrollment begins Nov. 15

The next open enrollment period to get health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, begins Nov. 15. It runs through Feb. 1, 2015. Free help is available in choosing the right plan and getting coverage is important because those who don't have health care by the time the enrollment period closes will be fined.

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For some, sadness may be seasonal

Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression that begins and ends about the same time every year.

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Community MRSA cases on the rise

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, better known as MRSA, is typically associated with healthcare settings, affecting those who have been hospitalized or on a breathing machine for an extended amount of time, but the experts claim community-acquired cases are on the rise.

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School lunch vs. packed lunch: Which is healthier?

New research claims lunches packed at home are not as healthy as the lunches served at school.

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Hundreds of kids harmed by detergent ‘pods:’ Study

CHICAGO (AP) -- Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets sometimes mistaken for toys or candy landed more than 700 U.S. children in the hospital in just two years, researchers report. Coma and seizures were among the most serious complications.

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Home health industry faces supply and demand problem

Faced with an aging population, the home health care industry in New Jersey and across the country is bracing for what could be its highest demand ever.

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Dr. Robert Fuller provides medical care to an earthquake survivor in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 2010. (AP Photo/International Medical Corp, Margaret Aguirre)
Dr. Robert Fuller provides medical care to an earthquake survivor in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 2010. (AP Photo/International Medical Corp, Margaret Aguirre)
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Ebola volunteers wrestle with quarantine mandates like NJ’s

NEW YORK (AP) -- Dr. Robert Fuller didn't hesitate to go to Indonesia to treat survivors of the 2004 tsunami, to Haiti to help after the 2010 earthquake or to the Philippines after a devastating typhoon last year. But he's given up on going to West Africa to care for Ebola patients this winter.

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AAA: Drowsy driving kills thousands each year

More than 20 percent of fatal crashes in the U.S. involve driver fatigue, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

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New insurance tool for parents of disabled children

In an effort to help parents, the Children's Specialized Hospital has come up with a new online tool to help parents of special needs children choose the right insurance.

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