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When to go to the ER, when to go to urgent care

Far too often, urgent care is seen as a replacement for an ER — and that can be a costly or even dangerous mistake, according to a doctor in Freehold.

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Pet Tech
In this Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 photo, the Whistle pet tracker, a GPS-enabled device, on dog at Dolores Park in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
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Pet Tech offers to keep animals safe, healthy and connected

"Pet tech" entrepreneurs and investors see a big opportunity as pet ownership grows and owners show a willingness to spend serious money on their four-legged companions.

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Obama's New Proposed Regulations On Coal Energy Production Met With Ire Through Kentucky's Coal Country
A tractor trailer navigates mounds of coal in Cattletsburg, Kentucky. (Photo by Luke Sharrett/Getty Images)
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Coal industry on track for record low in mining deaths

Pennsylvania is leading the nation with three deaths, the most in that state since 2008. If the numbers hold it would be the first time since 2009 that West Virginia did not record the nation's most coal mine fatalities.

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Israeli Laboratory Leads Western World In Blood Testing
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Rare TB case shows diagnosing, treating children is tough

Drug-resistant tuberculosis is a global health threat, and it's particularly challenging for young children who are harder even to diagnose, much less treat.

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John Davis poses for photos at his home in Port Charlotte, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Health law’s 3rd sign-up season faces challenges from prices

The government's insurance website is faster and easier to use, but as a third sign-up season gets underway, President Barack Obama's health care law is approaching limits.
Enrollment on the federal and state exchanges began Sunday. While the law's expanded coverage has reduced the uninsured rate to a historic low of about 9 percent, the gains will be harder in 2016.

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The presidential motorcade carrying President Barack Obama, approaches Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The presidential motorcade carrying President Barack Obama, approaches Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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Acid reflux is causing President Obama’s sore throat

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) -- The White House says acid reflux is causing President Barack Obama's sore throat.

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Flu Vaccine
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New Flu Shows Up in NJ [POLL/AUDIO]

The calendar says mid-April, everything is turning green, the birds are singing, and yet in many parts of New Jersey there are reports of increased influenza-like illness.

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Doctors
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Focusing on an Ounce of Prevention [AUDIO]

Public health officials in New Jersey are encouraging residents to get out ahead of preventable diseases.

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National Public Health Week Begins With the Very Young [AUDIO]

Children and pregnant women are the focus of the first day of National Public Health Week, which kicks off April 7 and runs until April 13.

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Is Sugar Toxic? Experts Suggest Less is More [AUDIO]

The World Health Organization is proposing that we eat less sugar, making it less than 5 percent of our daily caloric intake. That is the equivalent of about 25 grams of sugar or six teaspoons.

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